Torrents are a common way of sharing data. Many Linux distribution ISO files are shared via torrents. Having a dedicated server dealing with torrents without having the main PC turned on is also very useful. It has to be noted, however, that some storage for that torrent data is required. Having all data on a SD card is probably not wise. Have a look at the following command to install transmission, a torrent server:
packt@PacktPublishing:~$ sudo apt-get install transmission-daemon
After the transmission is installed, it will need to be configured if the remote administration is desired. By default, the remove administration feature will only listen on the localhost. Using
sudo, the configuration file should be opened, ...