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Short Description
Thin rtorrent build.
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Popular rtorrent client without rutorrent or any interface.


docker create --name=rtorrent \
-v <path to downloads>:/torrent \
-v /etc/localtime:/etc/localtime:ro \
-e PGID=<gid> -e PUID=<uid> -e TERM \
-p 9527:9527/udp -p 45566-45576:45566-45576 \


  • -p 45566-45576 - the port(s)
  • -p 9527/udp - the port(s)
  • -v /torrents - where rtorrent should store it's config files and downloads
  • -e PGID for GroupID - see below for explanation
  • -e PUID for UserID - see below for explanation

User / Group Identifiers

Sometimes when using data volumes (-v flags) permissions issues can arise between the host OS and the container. We avoid this issue by allowing you to specify the user PUID and group PGID. Ensure the data volume directory on the host is owned by the same user you specify.

In this instance PUID=1001 and PGID=1001. To find yours use id user as below:

  $ id <dockeruser>
    uid=1001(dockeruser) gid=1001(dockergroup) groups=1001(dockergroup)


  • Shell access whilst the container is running: docker exec -it rtorrent /bin/bash
  • Upgrade to the latest version: docker restart rtorrent
  • To monitor the logs of the container in realtime: docker logs -f rtorrent
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