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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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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Transmission not downloading even after getting peers…tried everything

I have Ubuntu 15.04. I am trying to download a torrent file using transmission. The file is connecting to peers, but not downloading the file, it always downloads every file at '0 KB/s' all the time. ...
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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 ...
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Transmission Permission issues

I keep getting the Transmission "Permission denied" error when adding a magnet/torrent. Initially, I looked up this pretty common problem, yet the solutions did not solve my issue. I ran ps -ef | ...
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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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.torrent or .exe file?? confused! [closed]

I am new with ubuntu here. I have installed kubuntu on my pc. I want to download a torrent file, I have done that before and also have used transmission. But I recently downloaded 'wine' a software ...
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How to route transmission traffic

Trying to get Transmission to only use my wifi interface (wlan0), while everything else uses ethernet (eth0). I was able to bind Transmission to the wlan0 IP but can't get it to work unless I ...
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preventing transmission-daemon from auto start?

On Xubuntu 14.04 I have installed the package transmission-daemon. It appears to start automatically when I start the computer. Is it possible to prevent this from happening and instead I would like ...
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transmission “Permission denied” error

I installed web version of transmission on my Ubuntu Server 14.10 To make it work with my home folder I did this: cd /home/nat/Downloads mkdir transmission sudo usermod -a -G ...
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Starting/removing/upgrading transmission-daemon wont work

When I type sudo apt-get upgrade the following is output: Setting up transmission-daemon (2.84-0ubuntu0.14.10.1) ... start: Job failed to start invoke-rc.d: initscript transmission-daemon, action ...
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Transmission-daemon - dangling symlink and dpkg error

After some attempts to install Transmission I couldnt get the webUI working. This made me want to make a fresh start by removing all my transmission files. I encounter the following on my Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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transmission-cli connected to peers but not downloading

I'm using my Ubuntu-Server and transmission-cli to download torrents overnight. When I try to download the Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server torrent transmission connects to various peers, but doesn't download ...
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Route only traffic on specific port through VPN

I would like to route only traffic on a specific Port. In my case for torrents through a VPN. For Transmission the port is 51413 I think. I only found tutorials how to set this up on a router but I ...
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Is it possibile to put two transmission servers in a cluster?

I have two servers in two different lan's. The servers are connect with openVpn. Is it possible have the servers operate as a cluster with 1 server as master and 1 server as slave? They would both ...
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Transmission does not download or upload torrent

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and Transmission 2.84 (14307) does not download or upload torrent. Port 51413 was closed in the beginning but after I made a port forwarding on my router and added in Ubuntu ...
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transmission-gtk before login

I know, probably Im asking too much, but... is there any chance to run transmission-gtk even if any user is logged in? I should have transmission-daemon installed instead of gtk, but I love GUI..
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changing default program

I accidentally changed my torrent magnet link default file to terminal instead of transmission, and the remember this application check box is checked. So now i am stuck in opening up terminal ...
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Transmission daemon over OpenVPN on a BeagleBoard ARM SBC

I have recently acquired a BeagleBone Black, onto which I've installed Ubuntu using this method. It has all worked so far. I want to use my BeagleBone as a torrent box, but I don't want to do it ...
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Can I unencrypt a specific directory under home directory while the entire home directory is encrypted?

The reason why I'm asking this is that the encryption leaves up to a length of 143 characters to be used as filename. While normally it doesn't seem like a trouble, it becomes one when the name of a ...
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Blocking web seeds in transmission-gtk

Transmission crashes (?) when I attempt to download a torrent with web seeds; it works for awhile and then it closes itself. There is a 5-peer limit for each torrent, which is being disrespected by ...
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Transmission Web UI does not work although daemon does, when restarting transmission, web UI loads?

Transmission-daemon loads fine, I can view the GUI but occasionally the web interface is not available. Simply restarting it seems to fix this problem. Any way to get it right the first time on ...
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Why doesn't Transmission-qt use Oxygen theme in Kubuntu?

transmission-qt doesn't use oxygen theme on Kubuntu. The buttons are GTK style. How do I get Transmission to use Oxygen theme? Thanks.
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Default program for downloading torrents changed, can't download

I was having no trouble downloading torrents with the default program in Ubuntu 14.10, Transmissions, but then I changed something, don't ask me what, and now it defaults to Videos, which of course ...
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Transmission fails to start on Ubuntu 14.04

I haven't used Transmission for a few months. Today I needed to download something and Transmission does not start (no error dialogues or exceptions are displayed in the DE). Trying it from the ...
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Transmission doesn't show finished torrents

I am new to Ubuntu and Transmission. My question is: although I download torrents just fine and I can see how many torrents are active,downloading, seeding, paused but can't see any of the ...
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Torrent doesn't upload

I have a laptop which has windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS installed. Windows seeds the torrent back but Ubuntu doesn't. I have tried several client on Ubuntu but I got the same issue. It can Download ...
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Set turrent client to automatically start downloading a torrent when it's available

It's tedious to continue checking for a movie until it has a torrent. Is there a plug in (for transmission) that will save my "wanted" list and look for my movies automatically? And notify me when I ...
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Transmission not uploading

I cannot upload with my transmission client. I have no problem with downloading the. Once it finished downloading is says that 0/0 peer connected. sometimes it displays 0/1 peer conencted but after a ...
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How to use proxy for Transmission? [duplicate]

I have heard that Proxy Support in Trasmission has been removed as of version 2.12. Is it possible to use proxy by any other method?
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Transmission BitTorrent Client doesn't work

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I use Transmission BitTorrent Client but it has stopped working since past few days. I googled about it and saw many posts, there was told to change Port Number from ...
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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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Networking Transmission Details

Is there some way in Ubuntu(commands or tools) to find Network Connection data packet's detail at Physical layer or Upper layers(Data, Network, Transport) up-to bit level. I want to analysis the whole ...
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Installed app with weird problem: Text entry doubles keystrokes - EExxaammppllee

I installed the app transgui on a couple of machines with Ubuntu 14.10. On one (and only one) of the machines, each and every text field exhibits the strange behaviour of all keystrokes counted double ...
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ubuntu server: transmission watch-dir not working after update

I've recently updated my ubuntu server form 12.04 to 14.04. On 12.04 the transmissions watch-dir worked well. After update the watch-dir not working. Nothing else was changed (except the update). ...
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Transmission. Started with a “permission denied”, now it won't even run

So I just ventured into the land of Ubuntu. It was a pleasant stroll until I came onto the chasm of users and permissions. I installed transmission-daemon. Everything looked nice and easy, but once ...
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Torrents don't download in kubuntu

I have a problem with torrents i've been using linux(kubuntu) for about two months...and i also liked the torrent client that came with it i.e (ktorrent) but recently i noticed that ktorrent dosen't ...
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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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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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How to 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 go to Properties → Files, there are no ...
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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 ...