Continuously running Raspberry Pi torrent client

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Mindaugas from ScienceProg came up with another interesting article which is based on his previous one about setting up a NAS for the Raspberry Pi.

Having a NAS and doing nothing with storage is a waste. To prove its usefulness the next logical step is to implement a torrent client on the Pi. The benefit is obvious, you have NAS server which his always available and also torrent client which downloads/seeds files without the need for power hungry PC.

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You can find many torrent clients that can be used in Raspberry Pi, but it seems that lots of people prefer Deluge which has plenty of features and requires small memory to run. Deluge is great in its flexibility, it has the ability to run on the desktop through the web interface and through ThinClient. The other popular packet is Transmission, which is also lightweight and has great WebUI. Transmission is able to handle magnet links from web interface. And it seems it is easier to configure.

Read the full article here and get your torrents going!

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