How to create a torrent server
You can set up a server for your torrents by just typing two commands on your terminal.
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I am going to use qBittorrent as my bittorrent client. Using your package manager (
pacman, etc.), install
qbittorrent-nox, qBittorrent CLI application.
Run this to start qBittorrent:
- You can change default webUI port (8080) with
Then, ensure you have port 8080 open on your server firewall and go to http://
server-ip with your server IP). Default username and password are:
You can use the Web UI like a desktop application: add a torrent file or URL, pause and resume torrents, view statistics, etc. You can change
admin password by clickin on
Tools -> Options... -> WebUI.
Stop qBittorrent by killing its process.
$ ps -e | grep qbittorrent 223665 ? 00:00:38 qbittorrent-nox $ kill 223665
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