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Offline feddozz

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rtorrent - Could not lock session directory
« on: March 05, 2012, 02:18:40 PM »
Hi

I have a
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.session dir which contains .rtorrent.rc in
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/home/tc/Downloads
I run rtorrent from /home/tc/Downloads but i get the following error and rtorrent does not run

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Could not lock session directory: "/home/tc/Download/.session/", No such file or directory
I tried running
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sudo rtorrent The above error disappears but rtorrent says that it cannot find
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.rtorrent.rcCan anybody help? setting up rtorrent?

Offline gerald_clark

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Re: rtorrent - Could not lock session directory
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2012, 02:29:37 PM »
Don't use sudo.

Offline feddozz

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Re: rtorrent - Could not lock session directory
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2012, 10:48:07 AM »
Ok but If I do not use sudo rtorrent does not run at all!

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Re: rtorrent - Could not lock session directory
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2012, 01:21:00 PM »
Hi feddozz
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Could not lock session directory: "/home/tc/Download/.session/", No such file or directory
Download != Downloads

Offline feddozz

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Re: rtorrent - Could not lock session directory
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2012, 02:06:00 AM »
Hi feddozz
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Indeed! Thank you, well spotted.