VPS Torrent seedbox

Screenshot-Transmission-Web-Interface-IronHi Everyone,

Today we are going to see, how to convert low end LINUX VPS (i.e. minimum configuration 128 RAM) to torrent seeder. I saw many website charging more for this, but you can set it in 10 minutes. just follow the below steps to achieve that.

[mantra-pullquote align="center" textalign="center" width="75%"]I tried different methods in lowend VPS by changing the OS like Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and I  tried Fedora and Scientific also 🙁 But Finally I found Seedbox can be set up in CetOs very easily.[/mantra-pullquote]

Steps 

  1. Connect to your host as root. This can be done either using putty

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or from command prompt <Windows> or Terminal <Linux>

  1. ssh root@[your servers ip]

Check whether wget is installed on VPS. To check it try the following

  1. wget http://ursworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/test.txt

if it through error install it with following command
  1. yum install wget

  1. Update the missing or outdated files in VPS by

  1. yum update

  1.  Download the transmission script to your VPS/Server

  1. wget -O install-transmission.sh http://pastie.org/pastes/4676836/download

  1. Change the permission to the installer executable

  1. chmod u+x install-transmission.sh

  1. Execute the installer, it will ask the basic details to setup the seedbox in your server. For example the username and its password etc....

  1. ./install-transmission.sh

  1. Once Installation is successful just type the following in the web browser

  1. http://[your server ip]:9091

or
  1. http://[your server hostname]:9091

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