I am running a home headless server and I want it to be able to download torrents for each of the home users.

I was looking at Transmission (with its transmission-remote frontend) but I don't like about it that all torrents are downloaded to a common location, since there is no per-user process, just a system-wide daemon.

Which torrent program can let me manage torrents on a headless server without mixing up each user's torrents?

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    How about a command line client like aria? Or utorrent? – muru Jul 20 '14 at 11:56
  • You can specify the path to the config file, so you could run multiple daemons on multiple users with their own config file. The only downside is that you'll need a seperate port for each server, but this can be fixed by using a reverse proxy. I don't know if this is possible, it's just an idea. – Louis Matthijssen Jul 20 '14 at 12:19
  • Oh well I can manage a separate port for each, no problem. UPNP seems to work with my router. I'm going to test this multiple transmission daemons thing :) – Severo Raz Jul 20 '14 at 21:31
  • It seems, however, that transmission-remote will only communicate with the first spawned transmission-daemon :=/ – Severo Raz Jul 20 '14 at 22:16

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