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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Cant Resume Torrent Downloads After Restarting the PC

I was trying to download big files from torrent In my place the electricity is gone off for 2- 3 hours every 24 hour , which will interrupt my torrent download . On windows torrent when I turn on ...
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Why does the Ubuntu IPv6 Torrent tracker not track any releases newer than Ubuntu 12.10? [closed]

The Ubuntu IPv6 BitTorrent tracker (http://ipv6.torrent.ubuntu.com:6969/announce) does not track any releases newer than Ubuntu 12.10. When trying to announce e.g. ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64.iso, the ...
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How to autostart and resume any download in Bittorrent as soon as system starts?

I want Transmission Bittorrent to resume download as soon as system starts and any other download.
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Start paused torrents when idle

is there is a torrent client that will automatically start downloading paused torrents when idle , and stop them when i move the mouse or start doing stuff on my Ubuntu ? i had searched for it they ...
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Slow P2P sharing in ubuntu

Hi after installing ubuntu I found that my download speed , specifically torrent download speeds has gone surprisingly lower than before, I'm not really familiar with configuring network on ...
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I have the iso image but wubi again downloading the whole data?

I downloaded the Kubuntu 13.10 via torrent. But when I extracted the data and attempted to install Kubuntu while in Windows, the Wubi connects to the internet and downloads the whole ISO data again, ...
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Does TOR protect privacy of bittorrent clients like Transmission?

I am using the Tor bundle and its included browser to initiate torrent downloads with the Transmission client included with Lubuntu. Clicking on a torrent link provides a warning message that ...
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ubuntu wont find my tranmission to download torrents

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I cant download torrents. when I click the link to download and save a torrent file it doesn’t give me an option to save the file it just asks me what program to ...
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What software can I use to download torrents [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10, Saucy Salamander. I would like to install a different Linux distribution, but all of my download crash. I want to use a torrent instead. What software can I install to ...
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How to disable Bit Torrent Client

There is a lot of traffic generated by my Transmission Bit Torrent client which I don't use at all. I see that this application comes pre installed in Ubuntu 12.04. So, is there a way through which I ...
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Control my Transmission GTK remotely

While I'm not home I left Transmission running, usually at full speed. I've been mostly using the desktop gui (GTK) version. I have been toying with the cli version (not sure which is the proper one ...
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Torrent lens in 13.10 [closed]

I recently updated to 13.10, and installed the torrents lens. The torrent lens won't show up even after restarting. Is there a way to make it work with smart scopes? Thanks in advance!
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In Ubuntu 13.04 I cannot get Firefox to open .torrent files by default

I am trying to get firefox to open torrent files by default, it only gives me the option to cancel or save.... If I look in the Application section of preferences assigning Bittorrent or Torrent files ...
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How to access to synchronized folders via BitTorrent Sync?

Good day people! I installed Bittorrent Sync by this manual 'How to run BitTorrent Sync?' (first way). After synchronization with my remote computer by Bittorrent Sync, I got folder with only root ...
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Sharing older Vuze downloads with Transmission

I had downloaded some media (mainly free stuff) using Vuze for Windows but now I am using Ubuntu as my main system. I want to share my free downloaded files (as a retribution for the community) as ...
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Deluge, no incoming connections Help needed?

Im downloading torrents with Deluge, and it says no Incoming connections?? Everything was working perfectly before and suddenly it stopped, giving me this status... And I cant download any torrents ...
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Why can't I browse internet while downloading torrent or updates?

I've recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu since I was windows 7 made my laptop very slow. I thought updating Ubuntu before I start using it properly would be the best option, but when I start ...
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How to use UDP connections with Torrent clients?

I just set up Ubuntu and I am having lots of trouble getting torrents working. I used to use Linux a lot, but have not for years, so I'm pretty new at this again. I have ports forwarded on my router ...
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How can I remove Bittorrent from Ubuntu?

Hi I went to download OpenSUSE from Distrowatch and selected the bit torrent download. The download distro appeared in "My Downloads" within seconds. It usually take 3 hours for a distro to download ...
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Check if torrent file is complete before copying

I have a crontab command that daily copies .iso files found within my torrents folder into an iso directory on a separate partition. My problem is that multiple .iso files will still be in the process ...
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Bittorrent is unchosen how to choose it as default software for torrent download? [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 12.04, how can I choose Transmission as the default bittorrent client? Somehow I unchose it.
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torrent client with multi-trackers support (not command-line)

I'm looking for a torrent client that supports multi-trackers like utorrent does. I'm trying qbittorent, I open a magnet link with it and it works ok but if I add more magnet links from other trackers ...
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Massive issues with torrents

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 and until some weeks ago I was perfectly able to download torrents via KTorrent. But suddenly when opening a magnet link via KTorrent, the torrent didn't start anymore (not ...
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Why can't I select transmission to download torrents? [duplicate]

I've been using transmission for quite a while now for my torrents and up until recently everything has been fine. Now when I click a torrent download link, transmission, or any other torrent program ...
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Difference between transmission-daemon and service transmission-daemon

I made this question so as to make myself clear some things about linux, since I'm relatively new. I have and Ubuntu Server machine, which I access via ssh. I want to use it to handle my torrents from ...
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Does Ubuntu limit connections?

I want to use a torrent to download some files and on my Windows laptop I can get speeds of 1.4mbps (on average), the same was true when I had Windows on this desktop machine. However now I am trying ...
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Using apt-fast to download torrents

While surfing the net I came across a command called apt-fast which speeds up downloading packages. I'm not familiar with this command. Can that command be used to download torrents faster like an ...
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I can't find the file 'transmission' on my computer with the search function

I went to download a torrent today and Firefox asked me to choose an application to do so (although the bit torrent files normally go to transmission per the permissions I've set in Firefox). I go to ...
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Firefox downloading torrents gives me no application to open them with - just opens download folder

When I download a torrent it asks me to choose an application to open it with but it shows none - even though I have deluge and qbittorrent installed. Clicking on "choose app" takes me to the download ...
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Deluge daemon connection?

My deluge-console is suddenly giving me this error Failed to connect to 127.0.0.1:58846 with reason: Connection refused why is this error.I have done nothing and the GUI deluge runs fine.Its the ...
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Transmission torrent client very inconsistent speeds

I have inconsistent download speed using the transmission bit torrent client. The speed will vary greatly between 400kb and 1kb per second (My internet is crap 400kb is a acceptable maximum). I also ...
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How to start, stop and restart rtorrent?

I just installed rtorrent on my Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTE machine via apt-get. How do I start | stop | restart the service?
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Is possible to force only Deluge to connect via PPTP?

Is it possible to use my primary internet connection for all the traffic and force only Deluge to connect via PPTP?
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What are good torrent clients that are compatible with ubuntu? [closed]

Are there any good torrent clients that are compatible with ubuntu? Most of the main ones (BitTorrent, uTorrent) are only for Windows and Mac.
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Removing Transmission Bit torrent client

Simply want to remove this client, don't really like it. Can't figure out what packages it's installed as, tried both transmission and transmission-daemon, the first not being anything and the second ...
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block all Torrent traffic via dansguardian

i was wondering how to block all Torrent traffic via dansguardian
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How do I use uTorrent on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

This is a pretty broad question. I have uTorrent already downloaded and can access the Web UI, but this is as far as I "can get." Nothing happens when I paste the torrent URL into the... search bar? ...
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Get the first blocks of a torrent in priority

I'd like to be able to begin to watch a video as soon as I start a torrent to download. Is there an option in transmission for enabling this functionality as in µtorrent.
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torrents downloaded using python urllib2 fail to open in bittorrent client

I've been using python to download torrents for some time but for about a week or more, those torrent files have stopped opening in transmission. Here is the code: torrent = urllib2.urlopen(torrent ...
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remove completed downoads from rutorrent

I just setup rutorrent after being a long time rtorrent user. I want to remove the completed downloads. When I use a .torrent file i just have .rtorrnt.rc remove the file and rtorrent removes it from ...
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Ubuntu Server - bandwidth prioritising

My Ubuntu Server HTPC runs a torrent client, and I also use it as a WiFi bridge to connect my laptop to. There are no other devices on my network. It does not function as a router, I still use a ...
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What is this python script doing?

What I need is an executable file (so that I can double click and open) of Deluge Bit torrent client. I found this, deluge.py is my usr/bin folder. #!/usr/bin/python # EASY-INSTALL-ENTRY-SCRIPT: ...
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How to run BitTorrent Sync?

I am in Ubuntu 12.04 (precise) 64bit and downloaded the btsync executable from http://labs.bittorrent.com/experiments/sync/ but running it doesn't seem to have any effect. Double-clicking the ...
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Multiple User Account bit-torrent client

So I recently setup Ubuntu 12.04, and currently looking for a bit-torrent client where I can create multiple user accounts. The plan is to have more than 1 user accounts, and each user can monitor ...
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Magnet Links in Opera [duplicate]

I know you can open .torrent files using Opera, but not magnet protocol links. I have tried "Opera > Settings > Preferences > Advanced > Programs > Add > Protocol" and typed "magnet", but I don't know ...
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Is there any way to automatically download torrents? [duplicate]

I want to be able to set up downloads of weekly TV shows so the .torrent is automatically downloaded to my computer, ie. I just tell the program that I want (for example) Adventure Time to download as ...
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BitTorrent client that shows download and upload speed graph? [duplicate]

uTorrent on Windows shows an informative download and upload speed graph. Is there any BitTorrent client for Ubuntu that displays such information?
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How to download bulk .torrent files?

I have 2000 links of .torrent files in .txt file in the following format: http://torrage.com/torrent/57CB57A8D0BC355B28A850CA6707365CBACBBD4C.torrent ...
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How do I install utorrent after I encounter the problems in the description?

How do I install utorrent? I have downloaded the tarball from here, extracted it to /home/brentonhorne/utorrent-server-v3_0 and run: cd /home/brentonhorne/utorrent-server-v3_0 ./utserver Which ...