Effortlessly Download Torrents on Your Server with Aria2

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Introduction

Aria2 ↗️ is a popular, open-source, and lightweight command-line download manager that supports downloading torrents, as well as HTTP, FTP, and other protocols. With Aria2, you can easily download torrents on your server, saving time and increasing efficiency.

Using Aria2

Install Aria2

To install Aria2 on your server, use the package manager for your distribution. For example, on a Debian-based system, you can use the following command:

Terminal window
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install aria2

Download Torrent Files

To download a torrent file using Aria2, you can use the following command:

Terminal window
aria2c [torrent_file_url]

Manage Downloads

You can use Aria2 to manage your downloads, including pausing, resuming, and checking the status of downloads.

For example, to pause a download, you can use the following command:

Terminal window
aria2c --pause=[download_gid]

Adjust Settings

You can also adjust various settings in Aria2, including the number of connections, the download directory, and more.

For example, to set the maximum number of connections to 50, you can use the following command:

Terminal window
aria2c --max-connection-per-server=50 [torrent_file_url]

Conclusion

Aria2 is a powerful, lightweight, and open-source download manager that makes it easy to download torrents on your server and not just torrents but any files in that sense, but its capability to download and manage torrent files makes it stand out from others.

By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can install and set up Aria2, download torrent files, and manage downloads.

Start downloading torrents quickly and efficiently on your server with Aria2 today!

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