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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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 got to Properties -> Files, there are no ...
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Transmission remote access to web interface

To start off I would like to mention that my SSH access from outside of my lan works, so I know how to portforward and that seems to work. However, I can't seem to get access to the transmission ...
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Port closed after update

The port number 51413 gets closed after every update even after creating a firewall rule it does not allow traffic to pass. Please help
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Movies downloaded using transmission bit torrent are asking for a password [closed]

I have tried downloading movies using transmission bit torrent client but the movie doesn't play because it requires me to write a password of which I don't know/have. Is there a way to watch such ...
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dht.dat and resume.dat files in the home directory?

I am a complete novice to Ubuntu. I have the following issue: I have a bunch of files such as rss.dat, dht.dat, dht_feed.dat and resume.dat in my Home directory, which are somehow created ...
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What does “Seeding to 3 of 4 connected peers 7kB/s ▲” mean?

This is Transmission BitTorrent Client: What does the "Seeding to 3 of 4 connected peers 7kB/s ▲"? What is seeding and what are peers? And why does this only appear after it has downloaded? Before ...
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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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How to control a torrent file to be downloaded item by item

Look at this img: Generally, Transmission tries to download all of items which are defined in a torrent file, concurrently. For example, if we have 10 item in a torrent file, after 1 hour, they can ...
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Transmission download doesn't work when on other user

Transmission doesn't work when on other user of the computer. Same magnet link, from the same website downloads when I use the computer as administrator, and doesn't work when I use it from a ...
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How to make transmission work for all users

I tried opening a magnet link from a different (standard) user I created and it didn't work. It asked me to choose a program to open it with. There was no list of programs to choose from. I also ...
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Start a transmission-gtk using a cron job

I'm trying to start my torrent client using a cron job. Following is the job I added to crontab file(contab -e) 00 20 17 07 * transmission-gtk I waited for the time but transmission-gtk didn't ...
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When Transmission is running, I can't reach Google and Youtube [closed]

I have just bought a new router and since I have installed and configured it, I have this problem: when Transmission is running and uploading/downloading files, I can't browse some important websites, ...
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Upstart does not satisfy resources usage requirements set by “limit” stanza

I am experiencing problems with Upstart. I am trying to start the transmission-daemon (a BitTorrent client) with a limit on the maximum resident set size (rss). This is the ...
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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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Transmission tracker “Could not connect to tracker”

I just upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 and updated transmission to 2.82 adrian@my-little-friend:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ...
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Torrent applications getting slow download speed?

Allowed port in ip tables with this command "sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 6881 -j ACCEPT". After ran this command, Transmission client port shows open but in next 30 seconds it's shows ...
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Transmission started to detect torrents bigger than they are?

When I add a torrent the program in transmission it shows size larger than actual size(for example, If I add a torrent file of size 814 MB in transmission it shows its size is 854 MB and it downloads ...
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Transmission 'save to location' error for NAS

My NAS 3TB hard drive either goes into sleep mode, or isn't available because I am travelling away from home. When this happens, and transmission is open, it will run an error on the 'save to ...
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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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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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Downloading Torrents

I recently moved on from windows 8 to Ubuntu 13.10. I torrented a lot of files but I can't seem to get it work. I tried qBittorrent and the files only stayed at 'stalled'. I tried Deluge but the files ...
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Check media center status

Is there any software available to check the status (temperature, disk storage, error logs, etc) of my media center or home server remotely through a web ui? Like Transmission Remote.
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Firewall rules for transmission

I have transmission installed, which listens on the default port 51413. I have tried opening everything for this port. iptables: Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source ...
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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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Magnet link sometimes does not open Transmission

After doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, Magnet links sometimes do not open Transmission, Its my only torrent client and i need to restart mt computer to get it working. How can i fix this? Im ...
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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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Scheduling torrents in Transmission - using WD My Cloud

is there a way that I can Schedule downloads in the Transmission app to take place only during certain hours of the day. For example: from 19:00 - 08:00 That way when I use my internet the most it ...
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How do I stop transmission-daemon?

How do I stop transmission-daemon? I've ran sudo /etc/init.d/transmission-daemon stop and after a while I get confirmation that it completed [ OK ]: greg@VManage:~$ sudo ...
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How can I change the default downloading folder for Transmission?

I would like to change the folder but I don't know where can I configure Tranmission.
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How can I prevent hibernating if CPU usage is above say 40%? (Plex, Couchpotato, Transmission)

I am using a netbook as Plex Media Server. I use wake on lan to start Ubuntu when I feel like watching a movie. Windows prevents my pc from going into hibernation when Plex is streaming a video to 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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I have 3 different distros in use and I want to refer 3 Transmissions to one config file?

On my machine, 3 different Linux distributions are installed: Ubuntu + Magiea Gnome + Manjaro KDE I use a torrent client (called Transmission) within them. So I want to use one config directory for ...
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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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Transmission won't go into overdrive

I am running the latest ubuntu 13.10 with all updates including latest version Transmission. I have searched but nothing comes close. I have no settings in Transmission. Everything but Open is greyed ...
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Only Transmission can use Internet, not Firefox or the Software Store [closed]

I have a slightly old PC which has Intel Pentium Dual Core @2.o Ghz and 512 MB of memory, which is obviously designed for Win XP. But since I like Linux over Windows, I just recently installed Ubuntu ...
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Transmission unable to access internet

It seems none of my BitTorrent clients are able to access the internet, including the system default, Transmission. I have recently changed my router's password and firewall settings,and I'm thinking ...
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Transmission says port is closed but seeding is happening

I'm using Transmission right now. The Transmission's test of the port says: port is closed. But there is seeding activity (around 160KB/s). I re-checked the port with an online site. It says ...
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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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How to get wlan tranmission statistics?

How to get the actual number of transmission by the hardware of wlan0? When a device communicates with other over wireless network, the actual data transfer and the actual wireless transmission on ...
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Transmission stops responding frequently / slowing down Ubuntu

So I'm using Transmission to download some files but it has been acting really weird recently. On the program, I'm getting a bit of slow download speed and the program freezes a lot, and sometimes ...
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Enable logging to service

I'm trying to figure out how to enable logging in transission. I know I can run the daemon in the front: transmission-daemon -f --logfile /your/path/to/transmission.log But this is not what I ...
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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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Why are my torrents not downloading?

I am using transmission-daemon and controlling it through the webgui. Currently I have two torrents from separate trackers that are on 0B of OB status. I am using transmission. On one torrent at last ...
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Transmission stopped sending torrents to download folder

My transmission was working just fine, I updated my version of Ubuntu, and it still worked. A few days ago, I downloaded some files, and none of them went to the download folder. Even when I click ...
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Transmission Freezes in Ubuntu 13.04

Every time I go to download a file, the transmission window will USUALLY hang there for about 30 seconds to a minute. Other times, I either have to force quit or kill the process. Is there a possible ...
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transmission crashing and data loss

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2109152 This is happening to me, in the sense that transmission is freezing, I have to force quit, and I lose all data downloaded since it was launched. It's ...
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How to cross compile for MIPS on ubuntu

I'm trying to find a way to install transmission on my home router. The device has a MIPS architecture and I downloaded the sources of transmission from its website. Now I think I'd need to ...
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How do i make transmission to start automatically when i open my computer?

My system runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and I use the transmission bit-torrent client which was on it. It works just fine but I would like it to open as soon as I get on the system instead of having to open ...
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Transmission use the same torrents in two Ubuntu profiles

I use Transmission for torrents download. But I have two profiles in Ubuntu (one for me, and another for my parents). Is there a way two transmission use "common" torrents. So If I added a torrent in ...
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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 ...