Linux: How to Install and Configure a Seedbox

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mkdir ~/install
mkdir /var/www/files
mkdir /var/www/watch
mkdir /var/www/.temp
chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www
 
apt-get update
apt-get -y upgrade
apt-get -y install apache2 apache2-utils autoconf build-essential ca-certificates comerr-dev libapache2-mod-php5 libcloog-ppl-dev libcppunit-dev libcurl3 libcurl4-openssl-dev libncurses5-dev ncurses-base ncurses-term libterm-readline-gnu-perl libsigc++-2.0-dev libssl-dev libtool libxml2-dev ntp openssl patch libperl-dev php5 php5-cli php5-dev php5-fpm php5-curl php5-geoip php5-mcrypt php5-xmlrpc pkg-config python-scgi dtach ssl-cert subversion zlib1g-dev pkg-config unzip htop irssi curl cfv nano unrar-free mediainfo libapache2-mod-scgi
ln -s /etc/apache2/mods-available/scgi.load /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/scgi.load
 
cd ~/install
svn checkout http://svn.code.sf.net/p/xmlrpc-c/code/stable xmlrpc-c
cd xmlrpc-c
./configure --disable-cplusplus
make
make install
 
cd ~/install
wget http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/downloads/libtorrent-0.13.2.tar.gz
tar xvf libtorrent-0.13.2.tar.gz
cd libtorrent-0.13.2
./autogen.sh
./configure
make
make install
 
cd ~/install
wget http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/downloads/libtorrent-0.13.2.tar.gz
tar xvf libtorrent-0.13.2.tar.gz
cd libtorrent-0.13.2
./autogen.sh
./configure
make
make install
 
nano ~/.rtorrent.rc
#PASTE THE FOLLOWING
 
# Configuration file created for www.filesharingguides.com for single user rutorrent seedbox
# Maximum and minimum number of peers to connect to per torrent.
# min_peers = 25
max_peers = 100
# Same as above but for seeding completed torrents (-1 = same as downloading)
min_peers_seed = -1
max_peers_seed = -1
# Maximum number of simultanious uploads per torrent.
max_uploads = 100
# Global upload and download rate in KiB. "0" for unlimited.
download_rate = 0
upload_rate = 0
# Default directory to save the downloaded torrents.
directory = /var/www/files
# Default session directory. Make sure you don't run multiple instance
# of rtorrent using the same session directory. Perhaps using a
# relative path?
session = /var/www/.temp
# Watch a directory for new torrents, and stop those that have been
# deleted.
schedule = watch_directory,5,5,load_start=/var/www/watch/*.torrent
schedule = untied_directory,5,5,stop_untied=
# Close torrents when diskspace is low.
schedule = low_diskspace,5,60,close_low_diskspace=100M
# The ip address reported to the tracker.
#ip = 127.0.0.1
#ip = rakshasa.no
# The ip address the listening socket and outgoing connections is
# bound to.
#bind = 127.0.0.1
#bind = rakshasa.no
# Port range to use for listening.
port_range = 6890-6999
# Start opening ports at a random position within the port range.
#port_random = no
# Check hash for finished torrents. Might be usefull until the bug is
# fixed that causes lack of diskspace not to be properly reported.
#check_hash = no
# Set whetever the client should try to connect to UDP trackers.
#use_udp_trackers = yes
# Alternative calls to bind and ip that should handle dynamic ip's.
#schedule = ip_tick,0,1800,ip=rakshasa
#schedule = bind_tick,0,1800,bind=rakshasa
# Encryption options, set to none (default) or any combination of the following:
# allow_incoming, try_outgoing, require, require_RC4, enable_retry, prefer_plaintext
#
# The example value allows incoming encrypted connections, starts unencrypted
# outgoing connections but retries with encryption if they fail, preferring
# plaintext to RC4 encryption after the encrypted handshake
#
encryption = allow_incoming,enable_retry,prefer_plaintext
# Enable DHT support for trackerless torrents or when all trackers are down.
# May be set to "disable" (completely disable DHT), "off" (do not start DHT),
# "auto" (start and stop DHT as needed), or "on" (start DHT immediately).
# The default is "off". For DHT to work, a session directory must be defined.
#
dht = disable
# UDP port to use for DHT.
#
# dht_port = 6881
# Enable peer exchange (for torrents not marked private)
#
peer_exchange = no
#
# Do not modify the following parameters unless you know what you're doing.
#
# Hash read-ahead controls how many MB to request the kernel to read
# ahead. If the value is too low the disk may not be fully utilized,
# while if too high the kernel might not be able to keep the read
# pages in memory thus end up trashing.
#hash_read_ahead = 10
# Interval between attempts to check the hash, in milliseconds.
#hash_interval = 100
# Number of attempts to check the hash while using the mincore status,
# before forcing. Overworked systems might need lower values to get a
# decent hash checking rate.
#hash_max_tries = 10
scgi_port = 127.0.0.1:5000
 
######################################################
 
To test: 
screen
rtorrent
# NEXT INSTALL ruTorrent UI
cd ~/install
wget http://rutorrent.googlecode.com/files/rutorrent-3.5.tar.gz
tar xvf rutorrent-3.5.tar.gz
mv rutorrent /var/www
wget http://rutorrent.googlecode.com/files/plugins-3.5.tar.gz
tar xvf plugins-3.5.tar.gz
mv plugins /var/www/rutorrent
mv /var/www/rutorrent/* /var/www
chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/rutorrent
 
#Set up authentication
nano /etc/apache2/sites-available/default
#paste this:
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
AllowOverride All
Order allow,deny
allow from all
 
nano /var/www/.htaccess
#paste this:
AuthType Basic
AuthName "Protected Area"
AuthUserFile /var/passwd/.htpasswd
Require valid-user
 
#change permissions to enable www-data group
chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/.htaccess
 
 
# create pw file using Apache's htpasswd util
mkdir /var/passwd
htpasswd -c /var/passwd/.htpasswd testuser
chown -R www-data:www-data /var/passwd
 
 
#run on boot
nano /etc/rc.local
# add this before ‘exit 0’:
screen -S rtorrent -d -m rtorrent