How To Install Transmission on CentOS 8

Install Transmission on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Transmission on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Transmission BitTorrent Client features a simple interface on top of a cross-platform back-end. Transmission is licensed as free software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL), with parts under the MIT License. Transmission, like any other BitTorrent client, allows users to download files from the Internet and upload their own files or torrents. By grabbing items and adding them to the interface, users can create queues of files to be downloaded and uploaded.

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 Transmission on a CentOS 8.

Install Transmission on CentOS 8

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Transmission on CentOS 8

Run the following command to install Transmission BitTorrent Client:

Once the installation process is complete, start the Transmission service and enable it to start on system boot:

Step 3. Configure Transmission.

Tune configuration files have been created as follows:

Install Transmission on CentOS 8

Next edit conf /var/lib/transmission/.config/transmission-daemon/settings.json:

Install Transmission on CentOS 8

After editing and saving the settings.json file, start the transmission-daemon using the following command:

Step 4. Accessing Transmission Web Interface.

Transmission BitTorrent Client will be available on HTTP port 9091 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to http://your-domain.com:9091 or http://server-ip-address:9091.

Install Transmission on CentOS 8

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Transmission. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Transmission BitTorrent Client on CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Transmission website.

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