Transmission is a set of lightweight BitTorrent clients (in GUI, CLI and daemon form). It is Ubuntu's default BitTorrent client since Ubuntu 8.04 LTS.

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Deluge & Transmission torrent issue [on hold]

I guess the best I can do is say that it won't download, and eventually comes back with an error, but I'm not sure what the error is at all. Never do I connect to any peers and never does it show the ...
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How do I upgrade the default torrent client (Transmission) in 16.04?

I have read the Changelog and I am very keen to upgrade Xenial's default torrent client Transmission. There have been many improvements and bug fixes since Transmission version 2.84 which comes with ...
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How can I make OpenVPN run two --up scripts?

Im running uBuntu and I have a OpenVPN connection to my VPN provider and it runs a upscript that starts transmission and a few other things and a --down script that closes it etc. But its leaking DNS ...
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Transmission not working on UUID disk and proper permissions

I cannot get any downloads finished, when it gets about 5mb downloaded, i get the Permission Denied error transmission is running on debian-transmission This answer does NOT work for me Also, the ...
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Transmission not downloading due to ufw

I set up ufw and it works nicely with every other service I have but Transmission is a mystery to me. It seems to start up and use different ports every time. Currently I've managed to get it to work (...
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Transmission gives Permission denied Error

I updated my home ubuntu server with a lot of updates (I think it was quite 1 year I didn't update anything). After this Transmission setting file /var/lib/transmission-daemon/info/settings.json ...
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Torrents blocked by ISP in Ubuntu but on Windows works fine

I have a dual boot system: Ubuntu and Windows. When I use Transmission for torrents, it doesn't download anything and in the browser torrents sites are blocked, But if I do same thing on Windows in ...
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Transmission crashes after adding torrent

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04 Transmission keeps crashing after adding any torrent. I've tried reinstalling, purging, removing ~/.*/*transmission*, running as root, using ppa:...
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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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Transmission will start running as soon as I log in

So that's pretty much it. Transmission will start running as soon as I boot my pc and log in and I would very much appreciate if it would just stop doing that. No particularly problematic, but quite ...
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Requested download is not authorized for use with this tracker

I want to set up Edubuntu for a small non-profit school in South Africa. I'm trying to download the file edubuntu-14.04-dvd-i386.iso.torrent from http://dl.stgraber.org/releases/edubuntu/14.04/ ...
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Transmission and deluge fail in ubuntu 16.04 LTS saving to external usb hard drive connected to another machine

I have transmission and deluge (trying to see if it's a problem with the app) and I'm having the same problem with both of them. When torrenting. I get an error " Operation not supported (/run/user/...
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how to stop transmission in the midst of “verify local data”?

I cannot seem to stop "verify local data": thufir@tleilax:~$ thufir@tleilax:~$ transmission-remote -t all --stop [2016-04-22 04:26:22.956 PDT] transmission-remote: (http://localhost:9091/...
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Transmission Remote (software center) does not initiate downloads in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I installed the "Transmission Remote" via software center. But for some reason when I click magnets, transmission does not initiate any downloads, instead it opens a "...
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Transmission auto shutdown after starting

Few days ago, when I launched Transmission 2.92, it started and then auto shut downed immediately. I don't know why. So anyone can help me? Please tell me an answer.
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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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transmission-remote: How to monitor list of torrents in terminal?

I have just installed transmission on my server which runs Ubuntu desktop. I have no issue with downloading files and so forth, but would like to keep a terminal window open on my work computer where ...
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transmission-daemon missing all previous torrents

Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, transmission 2.92-0ubuntu0.15.04.1 Just started up an updated version of transmission, and replaced my old config file. Now all my old seeding torrents are gone. All the torrent ...
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How does ubuntu ensure software security bfrom external developers [duplicate]

I was reading on the hack against the Transmission Bittorrent Client. http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/03/first-mac-targeting-ransomware-hits-transmission-users-researchers-say/ It got me ...
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File permission management

I would like to be able to move files downloaded by transmission in the name of my primary user. I added this user to the group debian-transmission, but it is not enough, only the owner has the ...
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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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Configuring Torrent Softwares

I am having trouble configuring my torrent downloader. I am running a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. On the windows partition, torrent download speeds easily reach 1MB/s while on Ubuntu ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Transmission Torrent Client uses High CPU when writing to NTFS partition

I use transmission client to download torrents. I noticed a few things: 1] Over ISP's local network, when downloading at high speeds from peering (say 790 Kbps), the CPU usage goes drastically high ...
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Trouble with Transmission

I have a 30gb root setup, and when i download anything from Transmission, it takes up the whole 30 gb. The save to location is Downloads. I tried changing the location to /media/.../Downloads, which ...
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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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Changing permissions of an NTFS partition for Transmission

I've been using ubuntu for a few years now, however this is my first time asking a question on the forums so please let me know if I have not provided enough info. I'm running 14.04 Home on an Intel® ...
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Completely unresponsive desktop in 15.10 when running Transmission

I've been having this problem in Ubuntu 15.10 where almost every day, my desktop becomes 100% unresponsive. The laptop won't sleep when the lid is closed, I can't switch TTY, I can't even use Alt+...
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Torrents on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I just configured several times a personal server Ubuntu Server 14.04. So I'm a beginner in this. I want to download via torrents in specific folder into server. In order to use those file on Plex or ...
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Transmission auto shut down enable [duplicate]

Is there any option to shut down my computer automatically when downloads get finished in transmission torrent client? thanks in advance.
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Trying to get split tunneling working with OpenVPN, using a tutorial, but I'm getting “route-up” exiting with error code 1

I am trying to follow this tutorial: Transmission daemon over OpenVPN (on a BeagleBoard ARM SBC) On an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server box, and I cannot get openvpn to start transmission. OpenVPN connects ...
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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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NFS share becomes unresponsive and prevents programs from functioning

Ive got a server with transmission, and a few other programs running. Im trying to connect to a WD My cloud network drive. Ive got it mounted as an NFS share, but if I use LS or have a program acsess ...
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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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Run script instead of opening Application (xdg-mime, gvfs-mime)

following this little hack, my goal is to upload any magnet link to my "remote" Desktop PC: https://blog.flo.cx/2011/02/how-to-open-magnet-links-on-a-remote-transmission-daemon-with-one-click/ ...
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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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exFat formatted HDD is faltering/stucking when Transmission is downloading

I have countless situations with exFat formatted HDD when I launch Transmission torrent client: the HDD's data transfer stops when Transmission tries to write something new on it. When I started a ...
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Transmission on Ubuntu Server 15.04 File permissions after download permission denied

I have setup my home server wrong I think, I have transmission for downloading my torrents it downloads to /mnt/external/Torrents/Finished if transmission downloads just a file to that folder ...
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transmission stopped working - doesn't download anything

Transmission has stopped working on Ubuntu 15.04. It doesn't download anything. Check the attached pictures. I am not sure how to debug this. Pls help. I installed Vuze and its able to download the ...
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Transmission opening up without torrents

I am running the following command to open Transmission: transmission-gtk But all i get is the UI. It somehow opens up and instance of Transmission without the torrents. Do i need to pass in some ...
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Google Chrome automatically opens all URIs

When clicking on URIs that should open desktop apps (magnet://, and steam://), Chrome will automatically open a new tab in a new window. I'm currently using Chrome version 43.0.2357.134, Ubuntu 14.0.2,...
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Unexpected response: <h1>401: Unauthorized</h1>Unauthor

I am very beginner Linux user I use Lubuntu-core (Minimal Install) maybe this could cause some of the beyond issues. I would like to use Transmission from the terminal because I use an old Laptop. ...
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Chrome : Accidentally pressed do not show this option again for torrent downloads

There was an option when I wanted to donwload torrents asking if I wanted to "Launch Application" with the file or "Do Nothing" I accidentally had "Do Nothing" and pressed "Don't ask again". Now I can'...
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Extracting a strange .zip

I just downloaded the Raspberry Pi (rate) image from the PirateBox webpage. I received a zip file containing only one file, called raw_arch_image (no extension). The zip itself is called ...
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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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Tansmission plugin permissions setup for FreeNAS 9.3

Firstly, I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS in an NFS Share with a FreeNAS 9.3 setup. I basically want to run the Transmission plugin on the FreeNAS with full permissions. The NFS share works just fine, ...
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Torrent being used by another person in the network [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I know it comes with Transmission (even through I never used it or any torrent client in Ubuntu). I know that it can be a little dangerous if you use torrent clients (...
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Running Transmission as Root

How can I run Transmission as root? I have tried sudo transmission with no joy. qBittorrent works, but I have to download it.
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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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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS File Sharing Permissions

Linux beginner here. I'm trying to make (what I think) is a very simple setup with my server, but I'm finding a ton of conflicting information. I'm using my server to share folders via samba to two ...