Blocklist downloader

Quite a few softwares utilizes blocklist in bluetack format. I’m using blocklist for my bittorrent applications and needed an easy way of downloading and unpacking the blocklist. Call me lazy if you like. Wrote a simple script to download the blocklist and unpack it.



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8 thoughts on “Blocklist downloader

  • November 24, 2008 at 5:49 pm

    o.O looks like someone is already in holiday mood.. haha!

  • November 26, 2008 at 10:28 am


    Nah! Need to work hard! Just taking a break by writing something. lolx

  • December 8, 2008 at 11:55 am

    Great work! Would suggest that you might want to add the portion whereby to specific the -b option in


  • December 8, 2008 at 8:25 pm


    Yeap. I think your suggestion is great. Will do it. 🙂

  • January 25, 2009 at 4:18 am

    I need help. download the blocklist and unpack it ? how do l unpack the script.

  • February 5, 2009 at 11:44 am

    hmm.. so download the above file to :


    then edit with :

    “su $user -c “$command -f -b -g ${TRANSMISSION_HOME} …”

    restart the transmission and its all done with the blocklist?

  • February 5, 2009 at 11:49 am


    I think you should go to transmissionbt website. Read up on what is blocklist, how to enable transmission blocklist support, where can you download the blocklist, what format the blocklist should be in and lastly where should the blocklist be.

    Then you will know what this script does and where should you put the

    This script is to facilitate users who know what they are doing.

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