Downloading and seeding Torrents from the computer or any other dedicated server consumes a very fair amount of energy, if you are seeding it 24×7. And it’s also not justified to put the laptop on all the time to just download the Torrent. So here our Pocket sized computer comes into picture: Raspberry Pi. It is a perfect choice for Torrent box as it consumes very little amount of power and can be remained on for long time. So you can have a cheap Torrent Box running all the time in a negligible running cost, downloading torrents for you. You can also run some other programs which require Raspberry Pi to be on for long time, like you can use it as Motion capture surveillance camera and can download the torrent at the same time. So let’s start!
There are mainly two most popular solutions for downloading Torrents in Linux System (Raspberry Pi): Transmissionand Deluge. Here in this Tutorial I am using Transmission, as I found it simpler, lighter and easier than Deluge.Read More