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How do I install ruTorrent?

Install rTorrent + ruTorrent

How do I install ruTorrent?

Install rTorrent + ruTorrent

  1. Install ubuntu server 16.04. We will use Ubuntu Server as OS for this install as this will run headless.
  2. Install Rtorrent.
  3. Install Apache + PHP 7.
  4. INSTALL packages for plugins.
  5. Create .rtorrent.rc.
  6. Configure some basic settings.
  7. Restart Apache2.
  8. Install Screen.

How do I set up Rtorrent and ruTorrent?

Initial Setup

  1. Install rTorrent first before installing ruTorrent.
  2. For ruTorrent, add in your desired password in the textbox.
  3. Once installed, click Connect under ruTorrent.
  4. Enter your set credentials. Your username is your slot username, and your ruTorrent password.

How do I install ruTorrent plugins?

Plugins can be added to ruTorrent simply by adding its directory to ruTorrent’s plugins directory. This is possible in a number of ways, but the easiest is SSH. Since plugins are self-contained in their own directories, you can also just upload this to ruTorrent’s plugin directory.

Where is my Rtorrent configuration file?

The RTorrent configuration is stored in the user’s ~/. rtorrent.

How do I restart ruTorrent?

You can restart Rtorrent in the client area, the restart button will kill any rtorrent/IRSSI processes and then restart both applications.

  1. In the client area go to Services > My Services.
  2. Click the green Active button.
  3. Click the Restart Rtorrent button, the restart process will be complete within 30 seconds.

How do I update my ruTorrent?

You can now easily update your ruTorrent installation via a git pull command in it….EDIT: In case if you already have a git installation, you need to:

  1. Go inside the ruTorrent directory (ex.: cd /var/www/rutorrent )
  2. Create a commit => git commit -am “previous version”
  3. Update your installation => git pull.

What port does ruTorrent use?

You should now be able to access the rutorrent interface on localhost or 127.0. 0.1 on port 80 (assuming you did not change the default port for lighttpd).

How use Rtorrent Linux?

A Quick Introduction to Rtorrent

  1. Use your Package Manager to install ‘rtorrent’.
  2. Download the ‘convenient’ configuration file, rename it to ‘.rtorrent.rc’ and put it at the home folder.(Uncomment and modify the options as required)
  3. (Optionally) Set up your system to run it during startup automatically.

What is Electorrent?

Electorrent is a 64-bit desktop remote control client for µTorrent, qBittorrent, rTorrent & Transmission. With Electorrent, there’s no longer a need to copy and paste magnet links or upload torrent files through a web interface. You can also remote control your NAS, VPS, seedbox, and more.

How use rTorrent Linux?

How do I restart Rutorrent?

How do I access rutorrent on localhost?

You should now be able to access the rutorrent interface on localhost or 127.0.0.1 on port 80 (assuming you did not change the default port for lighttpd). To install plugins for rutorrent, download the archive of the plugin you want and extract to rutorrent’s plugin directory.

How to set up rutorrent with lighttpd?

rutorrent’s config files are in /srv/http/rutorrent/conf/ . We need to edit /srv/http/rutorrent/conf/config.php, and change the port to the one we used in rtorrent and lighttpd. Change the owner of the rutorrent to http (the user that lighttpd runs as by default). rutorrent should now be set up.

Where can I find the config files for rTorrent?

rutorrent’s config files are in /srv/http/rutorrent/conf/ . We need to edit /srv/http/rutorrent/conf/config.php, and change the port to the one we used in rtorrent and lighttpd.

How do I change the default port for rutorrent?

rutorrent’s config files are in /srv/http/rutorrent/conf/ . We need to edit /srv/http/rutorrent/conf/config.php, and change the port to the one we used in rtorrent and lighttpd. Change the owner of the rutorrent to http (the user that lighttpd runs as by default).