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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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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Ktorrent torrents with 15(18) in the seeders column status is stalled

I'm using ktorrent and see torrents with 15 (18) in the seeders column yet it's status is stalled.Does anyone know why that is? Am I doing something wrong?
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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 ...
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Ubuntu and Torrents [duplicate]

I cannot download magnetic links from any site. I have downloaded multiple torrent clients such as Vuze, bittorent client, and Transmisson which was already downloaded when I got the computer. When ...
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Deluge keeps crashing

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 for almost a week now and tried Deluge 1.3.6 (through the ppa their website provided), but it keeps crashing. I don't really know why it does though. I had searched the internet ...
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How to download file on Ubuntu server [duplicate]

I want to download files from torrent to my ubuntu server. I want to install utorrent and download files using torrent. I wanna know if it is possible? I want to download that files on my server ...
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Multi-User seedbox in ubuntu?

Ok, so i need your help guys, i want to create a seedbox on my spare PC running ubuntu its basically a HTPC, so i will be using it via remote in all probabilities. so what i need to do is: have ...
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How to see if there are any qbittorent torrents from shell script?

I run a script on startup that opens a browser, irc, and qbittorrent. It looks similar to this: chromium-browser & qbittorrent & xchat & guake & Is there any way I can detect if ...
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How to run BitTorrent Sync web browser gui via ssl

I have installed BitTorrent Sync on my Ubuntu server, but noticed that the web gui does not use ssl for login (https://server:8888/gui does not work, however http://server:8888/gui does). This is both ...
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Using Ubuntu for a NAS server

I would like to setup a NAS server in my house something like this. Basically for storing and sharing files in my network, download torrents, keep a bitcoin node (just for me, to have my bitcoins in ...
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Torrent box, Torrentwatch-x setup install help

I'm trying to set up a ubuntu "torrent box" , samba file sharing transmission remote torrentwatchX - and this is where I am stuck, - what I have done so far is sudo apt-get install ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...