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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Why isn't utorrent working? How do I remedy this problem?

I tried to install utorrent by following the instructions available at http://www.liberiangeek.net/2012/01/install-utorrent-in-ubuntu-11-10-oneiric-ocelot/ but when I got to the step of typing: ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Deluge Daemon continues to crash

I have been dealing with some issues on my server running Ubuntu 14.04. This problem is not occuring on my Ubuntu 12.04 server, the main difference between the two aside from the OS being the amount ...
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rtorrent multiple commands after download finish

I cannot get two commands to work after a download is finished in rtorrent. First I want the completed files to move to another folder which works fine, but then I cannot get it to fire the second ...
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Utorrent-server run when torrent state changes executes but nothing happens

I set up utorrent-server to call: "/bin/echo "test" >> /tmp/debug.log" (without external quotes) when a torrent state changes. In the log file, it is called but the command never executes. The /tmp ...
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How to move main Bittorrent Sync directory to another folder

I am in Xubuntu 14.04.1, 64bit, and downloaded and installed Bittorrent Sync via the method described by Qasim on How to run BitTorrent Sync?. The problem is that all its folders have installed itself ...
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Update VLC source code, on which ACE Player HD is based?

I use ACE Player HD for watching online videos from torrents, but the version for Ubuntu is based on some obsolete version of VLC which is very buggy (e.g. green screen while watching mkv files). ...
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I created a torrent but it cannot be downloaded

I created a torrent via Transmission, the source file is in my Downloads folder, but it can not be downloaded to any device. Magnet link opens torrent, but torrent doesn't start downloading. Magnet ...
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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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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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Moving torrents from BitTorrent (Windows) to rTorrent (Ubuntu)

Ordinarily torrents would be moved en masse by editing resume.dat, but is it possible to relocate torrents like this from BitTorrent to rTorrent? I have a hard drive with a bunch of seeding torrents ...
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Is Enabling UPnP in Transmission Worth the Security Risk?

I'm wondering if enabling UPnP so that Transmission can select a random port on start worth the security risk. I am not asking if having a listening port is worth the risk but instead is it worth the ...
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Seeding with transmission-cli

I am trying to seed a torrent on one of my servers which is CLI only. To create the file I am doing: transmission-create a.out then uploading with: transmission-cli -w . a.out.torrent Except that it ...
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qBittorrent only after Reboot

I'm having a problem with qBittorrent. If the server is left running for a while (day or so), qBittorrent can not connect to peers until I reboot. When the server comes back up, everything works ...
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Transmission RPC slow down

I use transmission RPC to control transmission daemon on Ubuntu 12.4 with Nginx. When there are more than 25 active torrents, transmission RPC takes too long to respond, around 15 seconds to ...
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Cannot change “Sudo Front Header” in Peer Guardian

I have been told this is not an issue with Peer Guardian. When setting up peer guardian I cannot change my "Sudo Front Header." I recieve no error messages but when trying to edit settings after ...
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deluge can write to file afger restart

if I restart deluge torrent downloader, the torrents do not continue downloading. the error meassge is: Permission denied in the file tab of each torrent. If I add new torrents to download, ...
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Deluge 1.3.6 with ubuntu 13.10 Socks5 Proxy HELP

I have deluge 1.3.6 running on ubuntu 13.10 trying to use with torguard socks5 proxy and it doesn't work, i hear there is a bug in libtorrent0.16 but what can i do to get this to work?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...