High Speed Cloud Torrent Client

Cloud torrent is a a self-hosted remote torrent client, written in Go (golang). You start torrents remotely, which are downloaded as sets of files on the local disk of the server, which are then retrievable or streamable via HTTP. The client is Fast and easy to setup with great setting to Leech only and No Seeding. This guide will walk you through the setup for Ubuntu 16 but should work with any Debian flavor of Linux.


*Single binary
*Cross platform
*Embedded torrent search
*Real-time updates
*Fast content server

Let start of with the prerequisite for the server.

 apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y && apt-get install git gcc nano

Now we need to install the Go language to run this application.

 wget https://storage.googleapis.com/golang/go1.8.linux-amd64.tar.gz
 tar -C /usr/local -xzf go1.8.linux-amd64.tar.gz
 rm go1.8.linux-amd64.tar.gz

Now we need to set the path for the Go command

 export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/go/bin

Now with the prerequisite out of the way lets install the Cloud Torrent Client

 go get -v github.com/jpillora/cloud-torrent

Start The Client

 /go/bin/cloud-torrent --port 3031 --config-path /root/cloud-torrent.json --title "CloudT" --log --auth "user:password"

Now Visit The client to Use


(Optional – Auto Start & Service Setup)

First We need to move the Binary to the usr/bin folder

 mv /root/go/bin/cloud-torrent /usr/local/bin/cloud-torrent

Now We need to create the Service file

 nano /usr/lib/systemd/system/cloud-torrent.service

ExecStart=/usr/local/bin/cloud-torrent --port 3031 --config-path /root/cloud-torrent.json --title "Cloud Torrent" --log --auth "user:password"


Enable the service

 systemctl enable cloud-torrent

Start the service

 systemctl start cloud-torrent

Confirm the service is running

 systemctl status cloud-torrent

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