This can be achieved by using the ultra-lightweight text-based BitTorrent client "rTorrent".
If you are using Ubuntu, you can install

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Actually rtorrent uses VERY much memory comparing to (Enhanced) CTorrent client. CTorrent is very simple minimalistic command line driven BitTorrent client too. When I had separate computer for seeding, rtorrent was not able to fit even in 128 MB of RAM, while ctorrent successfully was seeding twice more torrents in 96 MB of RAM. Anyway, rtorrent is good client too. Comparing to ctorrent it supports SSL and DHT, PEX (AFAIK).

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