Junel
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Torrent Box with WebGUI

Tue Jul 17, 2012 12:12 pm

Hi Guys,
Basically I'm off to Uni, and I won't be able to torrent my linux distro's whilst I'm in uni. So I want to connect over to my Pi at home and let it download my linux distro and then transfer it to my pc in Uni.
Also, I would like it to have a GUI if possible, would just be so much easier for me.

Thanks In Advance :)

Junel

Targettio
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Re: Torrent Box with WebGUI

Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:48 pm

Transmission or Deluge would cover the downloading with a webui. You could use an FTP running on the PI to get the files to you uni computer (just google "FTP install" and your choosen distro)

Junel
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Re: Torrent Box with WebGUI

Tue Jul 17, 2012 3:57 pm

Hey Targettio, thanks for the quick reply, will have a read into it or do a virtual machine and play around with it that way.

Been thinking, what could I use for remote desktop to connect to the RPi from a Mac?

Thanks

Junel

Targettio
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Re: Torrent Box with WebGUI

Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:49 am

Run an SSH server on the Pi. That way you can log in and control the system through commnad line.

Not sure what clients are available for mac, but I am sure they are out there.

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Re: Torrent Box with WebGUI

Wed Jul 18, 2012 11:31 am

Junel wrote:Hi Guys,
Basically I'm off to Uni, and I won't be able to torrent my linux distro's whilst I'm in uni. So I want to connect over to my Pi at home and let it download my linux distro and then transfer it to my pc in Uni.
Also, I would like it to have a GUI if possible, would just be so much easier for me.

Thanks In Advance :)

Junel
Why not forget downloading your linux distro's from torrent's and just find HTTP mirrors as this would save alot of messing around IMO
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Junel
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Re: Torrent Box with WebGUI

Thu Jul 19, 2012 5:12 pm

But then I won't have fun messing around with th Raspberry Pi.

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Re: Torrent Box with WebGUI

Fri Jul 20, 2012 7:35 am

I'm a linux noobie and I have a daily Google alert for the key words: raspberry, pi, and server. About a week ago I saw this blog post:

http://blog.snapdragon.cc/raspberry-pi- ... nt-server/

Seems like a half decent tutorial, check it out.

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