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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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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HELP! Install Ubuntu on late 2006 Macbook Without CD

I have been trying for 14+ hours to install ubuntu linux on my late 2006 macbook. My macbook has functional usb drives, but the optical drive is bad. I have tried all kinds of "how-to" guides online ...
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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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How do I configure Deluge BitTorrent client to use my proxy?

At college I have access to an open WiFi network, but in order to connect to internet, I have to use a proxy (IP 192.168.1.1, port: 3128). Now I'm able to access internet through my web browser, but ...
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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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How can I use btdownloadcurses via terminal?

I have a file share website and I would like to allow users upload from .torrent . (torrent not means warez) How can I use btdownloadcurses via terminal correctly? I would like to set that the ...
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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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Transmission : permission denied on network source

everyone. I have a problem with transmission as well as with other torrent-clients(qBitTorrent, Avuze etc). I have small WiFi LAN at home: Netgear, Desktop, Laptop, media-player etc. IP-Addresses are ...
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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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ubuntu server + magnet links + watch directory

Long background: I have an ubuntu 12.04 server running as my download server. rtorrent is set up with a watch directory (a dropbox folder) so I can find a torrent from any computer or phone and upload ...
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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 share files by local network from one Ubuntu PC to another Ubuntu PC using torrents?

How to share files by local network from one Ubuntu PC to another Ubuntu PC using torrents? I need to transmit many files (above 160GiB) but I have slow connection that can disappear.
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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 ...
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Where does Deluge store active torrent files?

I had some torrent files downloading when I made fresh install after I backed up everything. So now files are incomplete and I want to find the former torrent files (.torrent) in my backup in order to ...
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How do I download Ubuntu using BitTorrent on Windows?

I am trying to download and install Ubuntu. I was told that downloading a torrent was a good option, as it can deal with interrupted downloads very well. Where should I go to download an Ubuntu ...
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How do I set Deluge as default Torrent client?

I would like to set deluge as primary, but i can't find it in the file system. When i download froma certain pirating site, it says "choose client to download with" Transmission alaways shows up, but ...
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Transmission kills my connection (torrent) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transmission slows down internet connection I have a simple one today, I've been using transmission for a couple months now and since the beginning I noticed that if I ...
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What daemon torrent clients are available on Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a daemon torrent client for my server, which is running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to be able to connect to this client from my laptop, which is also running Ubuntu 12.04, preferably with a ...
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“Error: no data found! Ensure your drives are connected” when trying to make a torrent in Transmission

I just finished Debianizing a game (with the author's permission, or course,) and was just about to make it into a .torrent (I don't want to waste 31 MB of my precious Drobpox space on a bunch of ...
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What's the best BitTorrent client for 12.10 excluding utorrent? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List of GUI Based BitTorrent clients The reason why I've excluded utorrent is because utorrent server doesn't appear to work for me with the details of such difficulties ...
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How do you set your Default Bittorrent Application?

Additional details are: OS = 12.10 Present Default Torrent Application = qBittorrent Preferred Default Torrent Application = Vuze My main area in of which I'm looking for advise is magnet links. ...