How To Install Cloud Torrent on Debian 9

Install Cloud Torrent on Debian 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Cloud Torrent on Debian 9. For those of you who didn’t know, Cloud torrent is a self-hosted remote torrent client, written in Go (golang). You begin torrents remotely, that are downloaded as collections of documents on the local disk of your host, that is subsequently retrievable or streamable via HTTP.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Cloud Torrent on a Debian 9 (Stretch) server.

Install Cloud Torrent on Debian 9 Stretch

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal:

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade

Step 2. Installing Cloud Torrent on Debian 9.

First, Download the latest version of Cloud Torrent and install it:

curl https://i.jpillora.com/cloud-torrent! | bash

Then, create a systemd service to launch it at boot time:

mkdir /home/user/cloud-torrent

Now create the systemd service file:

nano /etc/systemd/system/cloud-torrent.service

And add:

[Unit]
Description=cloud-torrent

[Service]
WorkingDirectory=/home/user/cloud-torrent/
ExecStart=/usr/local/bin/cloud-torrent --port 8080 --config-path /home/user/cloud-torrent/cloud-torrent.json --title "Cloud Torrent" --log --auth "user:password"
Restart=always
RestartSec=3

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

*You will need to replace the user: password variable by the one you want as it will be used to access to your Cloud Torrent instance.

Now enable it and start Cloud Torrent:

systemctl enable cloud-torrent
systemctl start cloud-torrent

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Cloud Torrent. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Install Cloud Torrent on Debian 9 Stretch system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Cloud Torrent website.

VPS Manage Service Offer
If you don’t have time to do all of this stuff, or if this is not your area of expertise, we offer a service to do “VPS Manage Service Offer”, starting from $10 (Paypal payment). Please contact us to get the best deal!