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Is there a command I can use to start Trasmission in the background?
I added Trasmission to the list of aplications started at startup. Every time after log in the the trasmission window pops up and this is bugging me.

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Run as

transmission --minimized

This will launch it minimised to the notification area. For more information check out the man page

man transmission

For latest Ubuntu use

transmission-gtk --minimized
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Ubuntu 13.04 - this now appears to be transmission-gtk --minimized –  Mendhak Aug 16 '13 at 6:09
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install this Package: transmission-daemon (and the associated control interface transmission-remote)

$ sudo apt-get install transmission-daemon

So you can start it as a daemon (in the background) and use transmission via browser (transmission-remote)

Ciao.

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