How to run Transmission torrent server on Linux server

This post is a quick tutorial on how to install and configure Transmission torrent client on Linux (Debian, Ubuntu) server in headless mode. Create directory to store downloads: mkdir ~/Downloads Install transmission (run as root or with sudo): apt-get install transmission-daemon Add your user to debian-transmission group (run as root or with sudo): usermod -a -G debian-transmission user Setup correct permissions to Downloads folder, for starters I suggest setting 777: