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A python app and library to watch series and movies magically

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How to install

sudo apt-get install python-libtorrent libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev python-lxml (or the name of the package on your
linux distro)
pip install touchandgo
(pip needs python-dev package to compile some libraries. If you don't
have installed run "sudo apt-get install python-dev")
if you have problems compiling lxml even with all the packages installed you
shoud try to install it like this:

CFLAGS="-O0" pip install touchandgo

How to use

touchandgo [series name] [season] [episode]

E.g.:  touchandgo Crisis 1 5
       touchandgo "true blood" 7 10
       touchandgo "true blood" 7 10 --sub spa
       touchandgo "never ending story"

How to run streaming proxy

In the computer


In your video player open http://<server address>:5000/crisis/1/5

just enjoy it.

If you run Touchandgo in debug mode (with --verbose), You will see this (see the screenshot)that we call"defrag". Defrag shows the current pieces status.


  • The number shows the piece priority. 1 is the lowest and 7 the highest.
  • v means that the piece is downloading.
  • # means that the piece is downloaded.
  • > means that the piece was served by http.

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