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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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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Problem in downloading Torrent file with Transmission Bit Torrent

I am pretty new in Ubuntu. I have just installed Desktop version of Ubuntu 14.4.3 LTS on my Laptop. My installation was successful. I have Transmission Bit Torrent Client on my Ubuntu now. When I ...
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how to block torrent traffic on ubuntu server?

I want to block all P2P (including bittorrent) traffic going through my Ubuntu Server. I have tried : Blocking certain strings, but it's not effective or user friendly Blocking IPs that resolve to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Downloaded ubuntu from this site but it is not an ISO file. How to make it bootable?

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Desktop (64-bit) using bit torrent link given on this site http://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads , but when i unzipped it, there was no iso file in it. ...
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Internet connection drops while using torrent

Every time I use a torrent client my internet connection falls for my computer, i installed the new drivers but it's still falling. I tried Plurge and Transmission. Ubuntu 15.10
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Getting Permission denied when trying to setup rTorrent with lighttpd

I want to create locally a rTorrent RPC server. I installed rTorrent, here is ~/.rtorrent.rc download_rate = 500 #upload_rate = 150 directory = ~/torrent/data session = ~/torrent/session ...
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Bittorrent clients don't remember my “save-to” or “move-completed-torrents-to” locations

I'm using Transmission BitTorrent client and whenever I start the computer it forgets the location where I told it to save my completed downloads as well as incomplete download location! I have to ...
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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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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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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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transmission torrent won't reconnect to data folder

I was about 90% through downloading a torrent when I needed to do a reboot. When I turned the computer back on and went back into Transmission to resume downloading I got the message: Error no data ...
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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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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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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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Why can't download the movie with torrent?

My router which run openwrt is 192.168.1.1 in the local net,and the other desktop pc is 192.168.1.101. /home/movie.mkv located on 192.168.1.01. To execute the command on 192.168.1.101 transmission-...
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How to open 'Magnet' style torrent links from Firefox in rtorrent?

I am using the commandline torrent client rtorrent under Xenial Xerus and I would like to: Find and click on a 'Magnet' style torrent link with Firefox Have the 'Magnet' link opened automically in ...
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lftp over sftp > data corruption?

I've got an issue with data transfers using lftp over sftp. I have a remote CentOS server on which I run Transmission (torrent client). Then I retrieve downloaded torrents from the server to some ...
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Problem running Transmission/Deluge

I have been using Firefox, Transmission/Deluge(mostly Deluge) on my Raspberry Pi now for a few weeks. I am facing this issue: Every time I click on a magnet link on the web, Firefox brings up ...
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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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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 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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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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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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BadLoginError deluged

I have a problem to start deluged daemon on Ubuntu 16 server. When I try to start it with systemctl start deluged, and then I check it with systemctl status deluged it gives me this error: Jun 20 10:...
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Failed to start Deluged and deluge - Service hold-off time over

I'm trying to install deluge as server on ubuntu 16.04 server. I'm looking at this guide, but deluged and deluge-webui services are not running Jun 17 11:53:32 Quel-Server systemd[1]: deluge-web....
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rutorrent / rtorrent - strange permission problems

rtorrent via rutorrent front end was working fine, then I did a sudo apt-get upgrade and all hell broke loose! (and plex stopped being able to access too). Original setup was for all completed ...
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Transmission BitTorrent Client Auto Shutdown

i used (Transmission BitTorrent Client) Application and it was perfect but i found it has'nt auto shut down after all downloads finished like (utorrent) in windows. The Questions Is There way to ...
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Multiple commands to rtorrent

I am trying to modify the .rtorrent.rc file because I need to run, if possible, 3 commands after a torrent is completed. The task would be : Get the dirname and print it to a file Move the files ...
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Security error trying to download stackexchange data dump

I was trying to download the data dump linked from meta. I first downloaded the torrent file. I then installed a bittorrent client (as root): apt-get install bittornado I started the download (as ...
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torrent blocker for network

Does anybody know of a great torrent blocker which blocks all torrent traffic in a network. We are currently using untangle, which works great, but i was just wondering if there are maybe other good ...
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Why are Deluge daemon and webui scheduler torrents are not starting or stopping automatically?

I have installed deluged and deluge-webui. In settings I have set it to use the scheduler plugin and I have set the times that I want downloads to start and stop. The problem is that torrents do no ...
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How to set up i2p proxy on Transmission BitTorrent client?

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10, if that is of any use.
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Torrenting, installing and using Ableton 9 on Ubuntu14

I would like to download Ableton Live 9 into my Ubuntu 14.04, there are some tutorials and instructions around but non of them refer to how to do it from a torrent. I tried doing it on my own, with ...
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Why does Deluge completely ignore proxy settings?

I had been using Deluge for quite some time on Ubuntu 10.04, but ever since I upgraded to a newer Ubuntu distro (15.04 Mate, currently) with a newer Deluge, proxy settings are ignored entirely. Like, ...
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KTorrent isn't working properly

Hi I don't know if there is somewhere solution to this problem (if so I have not found it yet) so my problem is I cant download anything from KTorrent... magnets doesn't work and if I download ...
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How can I access my BitTorrent Transmission over Web from another computer which is not on my network?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with BitTorrent transmission 2.82. I had already allowed the Remote Access with Default Port 9091 and username and password in the settings of Trasmission. Only from these IP ...
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Transmission LPD not working

So uhm yea... I'm using transmission here, and LPD is not working. I have 1 PC (my server) who has the file, and another PC, yet they don't see eachother in transmission. they see 2 other peers (but ...
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Where is qbittorrents auto-shutdown option?

Like the topic says. Where is qbittorrents auto-shutdown option? I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and qbittorrent 3.2.3. Have looked around for a couple of hours and Im finding reference to an auto-...
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deluge-webui permission denied for download on external hard drive directory

I followed this tutorial to set up deluge deamon and deluge-web-ui on my home ubuntu server 15.04. on my machine I have 2 hard drives: an SSD drive for the OS and a 2To hard drive for my personal data....
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Deluge Web-UI only auto-connects when I restart via CLI not upon reboot as it should

So I followed this guide Auto Connect Deluge Web-UI to deamon but as of now, It will not auto-connect upon reboot, only if I manually do sudo service deluged restart Could this be an Init issue? I ...
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qBittorent stops downloading when i lock my laptop

this has happened for past 4 days. I was downloading ubuntu 15.04 setup and set qBittorent to shutdown when downloads complete. When i locked it at 11 pm the download was at 11 percent. In the morning ...
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Can i use aria2 to upload file downloaded?

aria2 can be used to download torrent file such as aria2c movie_name.mp4.torrent Now movie_name.mp4 was downloaded,my pc was rebooted. I am sure the file movie_name.mp4 can be set into upload ...