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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Block torrents over L2TP/IPSec VPN for certain users

I have setup my VPS to act as a VPN server. I would like to block torrent downloads over the VPN connection to conserve bandwidth, ideally for certain users, however my users don't have a fixed IP ...
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Changing my default bittorrent?

My deluge would not launch. I uninstalled it thinking that another one of my programs, i.e. . transmission, ktorrent would start opening my magnet links. I did not change my default program for ...
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Deluge will not launch, help!

My deluge is not launching. i have been using it for months with no issues... i thought to just install another version of it .. when i attempt to it says "this link needs to be opened with an app" . ...
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Only Transmission can use Internet, not Firefox or the Software Store [closed]

I have a slightly old PC which has Intel Pentium Dual Core @2.o Ghz and 512 MB of memory, which is obviously designed for Win XP. But since I like Linux over Windows, I just recently installed Ubuntu ...
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Deluge (daemon) + Webui + AutoAdd “Multiple Watchdir” plugins

I have a configuration problem with the plugin and AutoAdd option. I have set up my file manually autoadd.conf to use the "Multiple Watchdir". I have no GUI on Ubuntu Server and plugins has no ...
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couch potato and ubuntu problem

Couch potato is a good interface for automation of movie downloads. installation steps are written in main page as folows: Install GIT with apt-get install git-core 'cd' to the folder of your ...
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How can I download torrents in Ubuntu and what are the risks?

I have tried out downloading torrents on Windows. However, now I want to know how to do so on Ubuntu.I need an explanation and some instructions for it. I would also like to know the risks in it. Can ...
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Vuze azbuddy (Friends) Plugin Issues

My Vuze Plugins menu from the application menu does not open. Should it*?* I'd like to utilize the Friends plugin. It is enabled, unloaded (green) and shows version 1.0 in Tools/Options/Plugins. I ...
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How to make an automated installation package from compiling?

In this scenario I am looking at Twister and at the moment you can only compile Twister. How would one start making this installation process automaticly? Twister is the fully decentralized P2P ...
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Which is the application that i can open torrent files? [duplicate]

when i'm trying to download the torrent file to download some video,it was asking me select the application to open that torrent file. Could you pelase help me on that
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How to download torrents from the command line?

I want to download a large file through bittorrent on my server. For doing this, I downloaded the transmission command line client and the relevant .torrent file on the server, and then I run the ...
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Torrents won't download normally on Ubuntu

By not normally I mean that they will download with 100-200kb/s (max on my net is 1mb/s) for a few seconds, then 0kb/s and so on, always. I've used both Deluge and Transmission with no luck. I want to ...
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Constant freezes when downloading torrent to NTFS partition

I'm trying to download some large files and save them on an NTFS partition, but I'm experiencing heavy freezes. This does not happen when I, say, set the torrent location to /home/user/Downloads, but ...
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Downloading for bootable USB (lubuntu) - torrent vs download of standard image?

I think I'd better apologize right away for probably kind of stupid questions, I'm a real beginner when it comes to Linux or basically setting up operating systems at all. Or, even computer stuff ...
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edit mime type so that torrents are opened with Vuze 5.2.0.0

I installed Vuze from the website. How can I set it to the default application to open torrent files? I see it's possible to edit the mime app list: http://askubuntu.com/a/393410/45156 But it's ...
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Deluge loses track of .torrent after reboot

I have a problem with Deluge which I don't understand why it's happening. So I download a torrent, all works fine untill the next boot when Deluge practically "forget" that I already downloaded those ...
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How long should wubi take to install Lubuntu ?

I tried installing Ubuntu with wubi but it took too long on one file. I'm installing it with 18GB on a 64GB flash drive. It was an amd64.iso. torrent thing. So I tried installing lubuntu instead ...
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How can I open a magnet link in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have qbittorrent installed. When I click on a magnet link with Firefox it prompts me what program to use to open it. I would love to use qbittorrent, but it is not listed there. I search for it ...
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Torrent Problems

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with GNOME environment . I installed qBitTorrent and removed the base package Transmission can any one please tell me how to make qBitTorrent a default application to ...
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download torrents with aria2c

I have installed aria2 in my Ubuntu. But I am not sure of how to download the torrents with aria2c. I am very new to Ubuntu. Thank you.
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How do I download a torrent file from PirateBay? [duplicate]

When I try to download a torrent file I don't get prompted by Ubuntu 12.04 to select the location where to save the file, instead I get asked to select an application (which I'm not able to select for ...
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How can I get Firefox to open torrent files with Transmission?

Every time I download a torrent file (.torrent), Firefox thinks I should open it with a text editor. How can I get it to open with Transmission? In Edit -> Preferences -> Applications, there's no ...
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Asking for: Brief tutorial for remote torrent client - Transmission model

I have a remote server, Ubuntu 12.04 server edition,which I access through ssh. I just want to be able to download torrents there, both to be able to seed without slowing my home connection, and ...
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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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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 ...