Sign up ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free.

I want to make a torrent file with web seed enable. Where is can find this setting in Transmission bitorrent client.

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 2 down vote accepted

Try out buildtorrent to create a file. Buildtorrent provides Webseed functionality.

To install buildtorrent:

 sudo apt-get install buildtorrent


  buildtorrent [OPTIONS] -a input output
  buildtorrent [OPTIONS] -a -f filelist -n name output

To enable Webseed option

--webseeds        -w  <webseeds>   : webseed url list (format: a,b,c)
share|improve this answer
any gui ? I need gui version – BigSack Nov 1 '12 at 6:42

Transmission-create is a command-line utility to create .torrent files.

The syntax for the comnnad is as follows

transmission-create -p <use it only if private tracker> -o <filename.torrent> -c <comment> -t <Tracker> <source file or directory of files you want share>
share|improve this answer
where is web seed option in this? – BigSack Nov 1 '12 at 4:03

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.