Simple Torrent Streaming in Linux

By | January 26, 2015

This is a solution how to enable single-click Torrent streaming (view without download) in Linux.

First, install Node.js and Peerflix:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:chris-lea/node.js

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install -y nodejs

sudo npm install -g peerflix


Then, create a helper script, let’s call it ~/

peerflix $1 --vlc


Add executable permission:

chmod +x ~/


Right-click a .torrent file in a file browser. Do Open With and choose the script. Next time, the option will be available in the context menu

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