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There is a known problem with transmission: it can't download torrents with filenames longer than 255 bytes. What are the workarounds?

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I am here not to solve the problem, but to offer an alternative.

If you are not determined to use Transmission by any means, you might want to use Vuze. I invite you to download it and give it a try: sudo apt-get install vuze

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Vuze is feature rich software but it gives lot of headache once you get some java errors. check out Ktorrent or Miro – devav2 Aug 29 '12 at 10:55
I agree with what you said. – NlightNFotis Aug 29 '12 at 10:57
Can you please add how exactly does it solve the problem? – int_ua Aug 30 '12 at 0:23
Did you even read the answer? – NlightNFotis Aug 30 '12 at 6:29
Vuze also gets stopped on "File Name Too Long" error. – Aram Paronikyan Feb 5 '15 at 14:28

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