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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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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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 debian-...
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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 ...
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How Deluge calculate the ration

I use Deluge to download Ubuntu iso and seed them. In the image below you see (in French) that I downloaded 504.5 Mo and uploaded 629.4 Mo for the selected iso. The ratio is 0.914. How it is ...
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btsync doesn't start on 14.04

btsync 1.4.103 doesn't start as daemon on 14.04 x86_64. Here are my steps: Downloaded. sudo mv btsync /usr/local/bin. btsync --dump-sample-config > ~/.config/btsync/btsync.conf btsync At this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 issue with torrent applications daemons crashing causing network issues

Im having alot of issues with ubuntu 14.04 server when i install torrent applications. I have tried both deluge and utorrent server. I have reinstalled ubuntu about 6 times (im now ghosting a working ...
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Do you need to verify torrented ISO?

I torrented the ISO and was wondering whether or not I needed to verify the ISO, for security purposes. How secure are torrent downloads, in relation to file integrity? I'm using rTorrent if that ...
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How to automatically exit rtorrent after completing a download?

Help me to fix this problem. My intention is to execute another command after rtorrent shows "done" message. For example I want to run: rtorrent example1.torrent ; wget example2.mp4 But after ...
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Torrent client that saves files to torrent location

I currently use Flexget to download torrent files from an rss feed. Flexget automatically saves each torrent in its subfolder, according to a set of rules and names it accordingly. Now, what I want ...
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BTSync: Intall Bittorent Sync silently with no prompts on Ubuntu Server 14

Trying to install btsync in fully automatic mode - silent, without any prompts. I try to use assume yes feature of apt and also DEBIAN_FRONTEND env variable, but have no luck: export DEBIAN_FRONTEND=...
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A way to open magnet link with ktorrent without browser

Trying to open with ktorrent the following torrent here and am not able, was questioning me if was possible to give it to ktorrent having the magnet link URL magnet:?xt=urn:btih:...
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Where are mldonkey-server config files?

I have installed mldonkey-server with sudo apt-get install mldonkey-server It was installed and running. Neither telnet localhost, nor web interface availabe. $ telnet 127.0.0.1 4000 Trying 127.0....
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What is acmsoda running on port 6969?

When I scanned a web application for open ports using built in nmap command, it showed me that there is a closed port 6969 in which a service is running named acmsoda. When I did some googling on this,...
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Deluge losing track of .torrent after reboot in ubuntu 14.04

Every time after booting, I have to mount the partition and apply force re-check on the torrents in Deluge.Is there any way to avoid force rechecking or every time I start deluge or alternatively ...
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Torrents don't download in kubuntu

I have a problem with torrents i've been using linux(kubuntu) for about two months...and i also liked the torrent client that came with it i.e (ktorrent) but recently i noticed that ktorrent dosen't ...
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I cannot download torrents any more! Files I download from torrent sites have the extension .exe

I recently tried to download a few torrents from various sites and found that the file extension of all the files I try to download is .exe, which neither transmission nor vuze nor I know what to do ...
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Transmission keeps crashing when a web seed is connected

For some reason Transmission is crashing when I download a torrent file with a web seed. For example: I wanted to download the Netrunner 14 release as a torrent file and Transmission said there was 1 ...
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Can I delete Ktorrent *.dnd files?

I've noticed that *.dnd files in ~/.kde/share/apps/ktorrent consumed 8 Gb of disk space. As I understand, dnd means "do not download" -> just temp files? Wouldn't Ktorrent recreate/redownload it after ...
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Setting up a Tracker with Opentracker

I'm trying to run my tracker for the first time. I'd followed the instructions on (https://erdgeist.org/arts/software/opentracker/) and when I run ./opentracker it seems to be working (no error or ...
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How to exclude files in torrent from download?

Is it possible to exclude certain files within a torrent from downloading using the Transmission client? I can't seem to be able to find any such option. If I go to Properties → Files, there are no ...
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Tremendously slow torrent speeds on Ubuntu 14.04 as compared to 12.04

I have a few seedboxes running Ubuntu 12.04 then I decided to try one on 14.04 and noticed that I could only slowly creep up to about 20mbps on the giga connection. I tried this with 2 different ...
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Bittorrent Clients Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 32bit

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu (read - noob) and am finding it very difficult to determine if there is a BT client with the "Remove Torrent, Remove + Delete Torrent, Remove + Delete Torrent + Data" options ...
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Limit privileges for download folder

In Windows, I was able to use the ICACLS utility to set files/folders with a lower integrity, in order to keep them from modifying higher-integrity locations. I'd like to do something like that with ...
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What is the difference between the “start” and “start now” options in Transmission?

In Transmission, if you right-click on a paused torrent, you will get a menu. One option is "Start" and the one below that is "Start Now". Neither of these options have any tooltips associated with ...
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BitTorrent programs killing networking - Broadcom wireless

This started happening after I did a fresh install of 14.04 (previously I was on 13.04). When ever I launch a BitTorrent client my DNS very quickly stops responding, and then the network connection ...
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Using rss in Qbittorrent

How to make qbittorent download episode as soon as it's out there? what are rss rules for instance? I'm kinda lost on that section I don't want to download previous episodes, otherwise I'll end up ...
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How to login to your ubuntu account automatically in background?

I was wondering whether we could login into ubuntu account automatically but stay password protected. In my case, I want my torrent to automatically start when computer boots up. So I need to be ...
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Set individual file priority (single torrent): Transmission

Is there a way to set priorities per file in a given torrent? The files tab only lets me change the names of files and has no other option. If not, is there other software that will do this?
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Deluge headless not working at all

So i've created a home ubuntu server. Installed Ubuntu server 14.04 Selected install samba, mysql, lamp server, openssh server Now I am able to get onto the machine via SSH. *note: have not set a ...
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bitorrent sync is not starting after i login

Bitorrent is not starting after i log in to my computer I already tried to start it with service start btsync but is not working! how can i make Bit torrent sync to start when Ubuntu starts?
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qBittorrent seed files I've already downloaded

I'm currently downloading a lot of files over bit torrent because I would like to just help out and reseed (Debian, Ubuntu, Xubuntu isos). I'm downloading them now because I have good download ...
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Can't set Transmission to download files [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 12. on my new computer. When trying to download files I want to use Transmission but after I choose a file to download Transmission is not in the list of programs to run with (...
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I want to associate a file type to an installed program (Deluge), but it doesn't appear in the “Open with” menu.

I am trying to associate magnet links to Deluge, but it doesn't appear in the "Choose program to open with" menu, or the "More programs" menu. There is an option within Deluge to associate magnet ...