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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rutorrent / rtorrent - strange permission problems

rtorrent via rutorrent front end was working fine, then I did a sudo apt-get upgrade and all hell broke loose! (and plex stopped being able to access too). Original setup was for all completed ...
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Transmission gives Permission denied Error

I updated my home ubuntu server with a lot of updates (I think it was quite 1 year I didn't update anything). After this Transmission setting file /var/lib/transmission-daemon/info/settings.json ...
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Transmission 2.92 - Permission denied moving/erasing completed downloads [closed]

Dears, I installed Transmission 2.92 a few days ago on my Netgear Stora NAS. It works, there's just one issue. Whenever a download is completed and removed it is not possible to move or delete ...
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Transmission BitTorrent Client Auto Shutdown

i used (Transmission BitTorrent Client) Application and it was perfect but i found it has'nt auto shut down after all downloads finished like (utorrent) in windows. The Questions Is There way to ...
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Multiple commands to rtorrent

I am trying to modify the .rtorrent.rc file because I need to run, if possible, 3 commands after a torrent is completed. The task would be : Get the dirname and print it to a file Move the files ...
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how to stop transmission in the midst of “verify local data”?

I cannot seem to stop "verify local data": thufir@tleilax:~$ thufir@tleilax:~$ transmission-remote -t all --stop [2016-04-22 04:26:22.956 PDT] transmission-remote: ...
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Transmission Remote (software center) does not initiate downloads in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I installed the "Transmission Remote" via software center. But for some reason when I click magnets, transmission does not initiate any downloads, instead it opens a ...
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Security error trying to download stackexchange data dump

I was trying to download the data dump linked from meta. I first downloaded the torrent file. I then installed a bittorrent client (as root): apt-get install bittornado I started the download (as ...
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torrent blocker for network

Does anybody know of a great torrent blocker which blocks all torrent traffic in a network. We are currently using untangle, which works great, but i was just wondering if there are maybe other good ...
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Making a bootable 12.04 Ubuntu Image on a flash drive

Downloaded ubuntu-12.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads. Downloaded Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.3.exe from ...
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Why are Deluge daemon and webui scheduler torrents are not starting or stopping automatically?

I have installed deluged and deluge-webui. In settings I have set it to use the scheduler plugin and I have set the times that I want downloads to start and stop. The problem is that torrents do no ...
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How to set up i2p proxy on Transmission BitTorrent client?

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10, if that is of any use.
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Application BitTorrent Not Appearing After Installation

Just tried installing BitTorrent via CLI, but the application isn't appearing in the Dash and doesn't seem to want to run from Terminal, either. I used sudo apt-cache search bittorrent to verify it ...
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How does ubuntu ensure software security bfrom external developers [duplicate]

I was reading on the hack against the Transmission Bittorrent Client. http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/03/first-mac-targeting-ransomware-hits-transmission-users-researchers-say/ It got me ...
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lftp over sftp > data corruption?

I've got an issue with data transfers using lftp over sftp. I have a remote CentOS server on which I run Transmission (torrent client). Then I retrieve downloaded torrents from the server to some ...
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Deluge Daemon fails to start on Ubuntu 15 systemd error: code=exited, status=203/EXEC

Trying to install deluge by following this guide on a new Ubuntu 15.10 VM. I have looked at the two most likely linked questions, but I can't discern an answer and the error message is different from ...
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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 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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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 ...