A peer-to-peer file sharing protocol used for distributing large amounts of data over the Internet. Tag should be only used for questions on installing and configuring BitTorrent clients for Ubuntu.

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Can't install torrent on my xubuntu

I have problem with installing torrent. ln: failed to create symbolic link ‘/usr/bin/utserver’: File exists amchodev@amchodev-LIFEBOOK-AH502:~/Downloads$ utserver -settingspath ...
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Torrenting, installing and using Ableton 9 on Ubuntu14

I would like to download Ableton Live 9 into my Ubuntu 14.04, there are some tutorials and instructions around but non of them refer to how to do it from a torrent. I tried doing it on my own, with ...
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Downloaded ubuntu from this site but it is not an ISO file. How to make it bootable?

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Desktop (64-bit) using bit torrent link given on this site http://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads , but when i unzipped it, there was no iso file in it. ...
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Why my google speed is slower than Bit Torrent speed? [closed]

I tried downloading something in google always the speed is no more than 10 or 5 kbps but after i closed google While downloading something from google and opened bittorrent my downloading speed is 60 ...
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Why does Deluge completely ignore proxy settings?

I had been using Deluge for quite some time on Ubuntu 10.04, but ever since I upgraded to a newer Ubuntu distro (15.04 Mate, currently) with a newer Deluge, proxy settings are ignored entirely. Like, ...
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transmission torrent won't reconnect to data folder

I was about 90% through downloading a torrent when I needed to do a reboot. When I turned the computer back on and went back into Transmission to resume downloading I got the message: Error no data ...
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Configuring Torrent Softwares

I am having trouble configuring my torrent downloader. I am running a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. On the windows partition, torrent download speeds easily reach 1MB/s while on Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu from torrent links [duplicate]

Is the Ubuntu which will be downloaded from the torrent link (given on this website) the full version that comes pre-installed on some laptops or will I have to pay some money to get it activated or ...
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Increasing download speed of torrent [closed]

Is it possible to increase the speed of downloading files from torrents using terminal commands? I am using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Internet connection drops while using torrent

Every time I use a torrent client my internet connection falls for my computer, i installed the new drivers but it's still falling. I tried Plurge and Transmission. Ubuntu 15.10
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Transmission Error: Unable to save resume file: File name too long

I'm trying to download this torrent with transmission-gtk 2.84 and I get Unable to save resume file: File name too long error. How can I rename files to be saved (so file names are short enough?
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Why isn't there any uTorrent desktop client available for Ubuntu? [closed]

I am using Deluge BitTorrent Client in Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS for handling torrents. I wanted uTorrent Desktop Client (like uTorrent for Windows); I searched couple of times but only found this way of ...
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Problem in downloading Torrent file with Transmission Bit Torrent

I am pretty new in Ubuntu. I have just installed Desktop version of Ubuntu 14.4.3 LTS on my Laptop. My installation was successful. I have Transmission Bit Torrent Client on my Ubuntu now. When I ...
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Getting Permission denied when trying to setup rTorrent with lighttpd

I want to create locally a rTorrent RPC server. I installed rTorrent, here is ~/.rtorrent.rc download_rate = 500 #upload_rate = 150 directory = ~/torrent/data session = ~/torrent/session ...
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Problem running Transmission/Deluge

I have been using Firefox, Transmission/Deluge(mostly Deluge) on my Raspberry Pi now for a few weeks. I am facing this issue: Every time I click on a magnet link on the web, Firefox brings up ...
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Torrents on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I just configured several times a personal server Ubuntu Server 14.04. So I'm a beginner in this. I want to download via torrents in specific folder into server. In order to use those file on Plex or ...
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KTorrent isn't working properly

Hi I don't know if there is somewhere solution to this problem (if so I have not found it yet) so my problem is I cant download anything from KTorrent... magnets doesn't work and if I download ...
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How can I access my BitTorrent Transmission over Web from another computer which is not on my network?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with BitTorrent transmission 2.82. I had already allowed the Remote Access with Default Port 9091 and username and password in the settings of Trasmission. Only from these IP ...
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Transmission LPD not working

So uhm yea... I'm using transmission here, and LPD is not working. I have 1 PC (my server) who has the file, and another PC, yet they don't see eachother in transmission. they see 2 other peers (but ...
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Bittorrent clients don't remember my “save-to” or “move-completed-torrents-to” locations

I'm using Transmission BitTorrent client and whenever I start the computer it forgets the location where I told it to save my completed downloads as well as incomplete download location! I have to ...
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How to lock Deluge's configuration files to prevent their modification?

I'm setting up a seedbox for 3 users on Ubuntu Server 15.04. Each user runs his copy of deluged and deluge-web and has its home directory where deluge's configuration files reside. I optimized the ...
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How to configure chrome to open magnet url's with tixati?

When I click on a magnet link chrome try to use transmission ... I'm actually using tixati torrent client ( very fast for me ) What I can do to fix this ? I'm running ubuntu 15.10
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Where is qbittorrents auto-shutdown option?

Like the topic says. Where is qbittorrents auto-shutdown option? I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and qbittorrent 3.2.3. Have looked around for a couple of hours and Im finding reference to an ...
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Transmission on Ubuntu Server 15.04 File permissions after download permission denied

I have setup my home server wrong I think, I have transmission for downloading my torrents it downloads to /mnt/external/Torrents/Finished if transmission downloads just a file to that folder ...
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deluge-webui permission denied for download on external hard drive directory

I followed this tutorial to set up deluge deamon and deluge-web-ui on my home ubuntu server 15.04. on my machine I have 2 hard drives: an SSD drive for the OS and a 2To hard drive for my personal ...
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Deluge Web-UI only auto-connects when I restart via CLI not upon reboot as it should

So I followed this guide Auto Connect Deluge Web-UI to deamon but as of now, It will not auto-connect upon reboot, only if I manually do sudo service deluged restart Could this be an Init issue? I ...
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how to block torrent traffic on ubuntu server?

I want to block all P2P (including bittorrent) traffic going through my Ubuntu Server. I have tried : Blocking certain strings, but it's not effective or user friendly Blocking IPs that resolve to ...
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qBittorent stops downloading when i lock my laptop

this has happened for past 4 days. I was downloading ubuntu 15.04 setup and set qBittorent to shutdown when downloads complete. When i locked it at 11 pm the download was at 11 percent. In the morning ...
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Uninstalling Transmission will damage my computer?

When removing Transmission, it says: To remove Transmission BitTorrent Client, these items must be removed as well: Ubuntu mate - full desktop. What does this mean? Will the whole Ubuntu MATE be ...
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need help with bit torrent clients

Hey everyone I'm new to the ubuntu world. Was given a computer with it installed. For some reason I cannot use the bittorrent clients. Everyone I try and download a torrent it asks to send it to ...
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Download speed on torrents became slow

I recently installed Ubuntu, and was amazed how the internet became more stable at first. Usually my download speed would jump between 5.5 MB/s and 3.5 MB/s when running windows. When I downloaded my ...
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Trouble creating a torrent with Transmission-create on the command line

Having a look at the Doc's which can be found here. I've attempted to recreate there exact example although I keep running into this error. sudo transmission-create -o ~/home/files.torrent -c "My ...
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Restrict Deluge to tun0 only but allow Deluge Web UI over eth0

After many searches I have been able to restrict deluge network traffic to only the VPN interface tun0 using the following command: sudo iptables -A OUTPUT -m owner --uid-owner deluge \! -o tun0 -j ...
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Problem with deluge “no incoming connection!”

I've been seeing the message No incoming connections at the bottom of my deluge program, but not in the web deluge, I tried turning firewall off and see if it removes, but it did not work. I ...
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Torrent Software Download Help [duplicate]

I was wondering if someone could tell me what to do with a downloaded Torrent file.
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Torrent content in Linux

How to view/explore a torrent file content using command line in Linux. I know I can use GUI such as transmission or qbitorrent .... This how you can obtain using transmission This picture is just ...
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What does curruption in transmission(or bt in general) mean?

I use Transmission for bt downloading. I notice that many of my downloads has data corruption. But it doesn't report any error if I verify local data and I don't have problem playing the videos ...
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Transmission Permission issues

I keep getting the Transmission "Permission denied" error when adding a magnet/torrent. Initially, I looked up this pretty common problem, yet the solutions did not solve my issue. I ran ps -ef | ...
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Transmission BT stops downloading, “Error: Protocol error”

I'm running headless transmission-daemon 2.84 on utopic 14.10. I tested a couple of torrents after first install and they completed downloading. However after 24 hours, I now have an error with any ...
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.torrent or .exe file?? confused! [closed]

I am new with ubuntu here. I have installed kubuntu on my pc. I want to download a torrent file, I have done that before and also have used transmission. But I recently downloaded 'wine' a software ...
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Upgrade BitTorrent Sync

I just received a notification for BitTorrent Sync 2.0 to upgrade. It takes me to a downloads page on the website, and I pulled down the appropriate package for my architecture (x64), kinda lost as to ...
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How do I get Bittorrent Sync to run automatically after a reboot?

I have to enter ./btsync in the terminal every time I reboot. Then I have to open a browser and enter my username and password, kind of a pita. Do have to make or edit an init file? Yes I am new to ...
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Deluge refuses to be purged; error persists

I'm trying to purge Deluge so I can use KTorrent, because Deluge stopped working. Every time I start a download, it gives me an error message. I tried downloading Ktorrent without purging Deluge to ...
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Is it legal to torrent Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to run a VPS for torrenting Ubuntu's upcoming release. Is it legal? Some VPS providers are unsure about it.
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transmission “Permission denied” error

I installed web version of transmission on my Ubuntu Server 14.10 To make it work with my home folder I did this: cd /home/nat/Downloads mkdir transmission sudo usermod -a -G ...
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transmission-cli connected to peers but not downloading

I'm using my Ubuntu-Server and transmission-cli to download torrents overnight. When I try to download the Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server torrent transmission connects to various peers, but doesn't download ...
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switching a job (pid) from running as root to just running as the current user

I recently installed BitTorrent Sync version 2.0. It's purdy awesome! I've made a terrible error though. During the install process I ran sudo ./btsync instead of just ./btsync. I'm pretty sure that's ...
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How do I associate torrent files with Vuze?

OS: 14.04 Browser: Firefox Firefox is only saving torrent files to hard drive. How do I associate .torrent files with Vuze so it opens the client automatically?
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changing default program

I accidentally changed my torrent magnet link default file to terminal instead of transmission, and the remember this application check box is checked. So now i am stuck in opening up terminal ...
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is it okay to torrent without an anti-virus? will it affect my windows 7 if I catch Malware?

Should I worry about viruses when I torrent on Ubuntu? what can I do to prevent it? Do I need to go to such lengths? I don't want to torrent something and find out there is a dormant virus in there ...