(precise) rtorrent: Could not open/bind port for listening

Bug #933432 reported by Pavlo Bohmat on 2012-02-16
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
rtorrent (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

In Ubuntu precise rtorrent does not work...

port_range = 6890-6999

$ rtorrent
rtorrent: Could not open/bind port for listening: Address family not supported by protocol

Debian Bug report logs - #635700

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: rtorrent 0.8.9-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-16.25-generic 3.2.6
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-16-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.91-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Feb 16 14:26:28 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: rtorrent
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-02-10 (5 days ago)

Pavlo Bohmat (bohm) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in rtorrent (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Johnny Patino (patino-johnny) wrote :

Any updates on this bug? I have the same problem and can't start rtorrent. Is there a workaround? I have Ubuntu Precise 12.04.1 LTS


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