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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Difference between transmission-daemon and service transmission-daemon

I made this question so as to make myself clear some things about linux, since I'm relatively new. I have and Ubuntu Server machine, which I access via ssh. I want to use it to handle my torrents from ...
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In xubuntu, how do you find where programs reside in directory? [duplicate]

I am using xubuntu and I am having trouble locating where the software "Transmission" is located in the directory. I am able to search for "Transmission" using the Application Finder (on the bottom ...
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Does Ubuntu limit connections?

I want to use a torrent to download some files and on my Windows laptop I can get speeds of 1.4mbps (on average), the same was true when I had Windows on this desktop machine. However now I am trying ...
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Using apt-fast to download torrents

While surfing the net I came across a command called apt-fast which speeds up downloading packages. I'm not familiar with this command. Can that command be used to download torrents faster like an ...
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I can't find the file 'transmission' on my computer with the search function

I went to download a torrent today and Firefox asked me to choose an application to do so (although the bit torrent files normally go to transmission per the permissions I've set in Firefox). I go to ...
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Transmission won't start

When I launch transmission from Unity it won't start the first time. The second time I launch it, it takes a couple of minutes to start. I tried to launch it from the terminal and I got this message, ...
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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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Xubuntu 13.04 cant download magnets.

Upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 and cant open click on magnet links any more. Tried kTorrent instead of transmission. Same thing. Unable to detect the URI-scheme of ...
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What is “web seed”?

I'm downloading a file by transmission. it shows a connection to a web seed. see the below screenshot: What is that "web seed", shown in the picture? (Which kind of seeders?) Is it safe?
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Torrent magnet links open new window but not transmission

I've installed Ubuntu and Lubuntu a few times now and some of those times I've had the following problem, which I currently have. When I click a torrent magnet link in Chrome (usually from Pirate ...
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Removing Transmission Bit torrent client

Simply want to remove this client, don't really like it. Can't figure out what packages it's installed as, tried both transmission and transmission-daemon, the first not being anything and the second ...
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Transmission loses preferences

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 13.04. I installed a shell extension Transmission daemon indicator but that requires transmission to be started at the system startup. So I made an entry in startup ...
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Get the first blocks of a torrent in priority

I'd like to be able to begin to watch a video as soon as I start a torrent to download. Is there an option in transmission for enabling this functionality as in µtorrent.
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Changing the torrent programm for magnet URL

for the moment I'm downloading torrents via magnet sing Transmission, when the first time I was asked by chromium to open the magnet URL, I choosed Transmission and I checked the Remember my choice ...
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Transmission : permission denied on network source

everyone. I have a problem with transmission as well as with other torrent-clients(qBitTorrent, Avuze etc). I have small WiFi LAN at home: Netgear, Desktop, Laptop, media-player etc. IP-Addresses are ...
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How to setup a specific application to use OpenVPN

How can I setup OpenVPN so that only Transmission ( Torrentclient ) uses OpenVPN, and any other traffic (browser etc) doesn't. I Use Ubuntu 13.04 x64.
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cannot change permission of a dir

I mounted a windows folder into my ubuntu so i could just drop my .torrent files //192.168.1.61/shared/torrent on /root/downloads/torrents type cifs (rw) but, whenever i put .torrent file inside my ...
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Accessing Plex and Transmission remotely

I have setup plex and transmission to be accessed through the webui. My question is how can I let friends access these features from an entirely separate location?
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transmission-daemon: error loading working config-file. User priveliges?

Transmission-daemon has worked perfectly on a small headless server for a long time. However, it currently gives me the following error: transmission-daemon Error loading config file -- exiting. ...
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Can't SSH into server over internet while server is connected to VPN

So I have Transmission running on my Ubuntu 13.04 server that is connected to a VPN via OpenVPN. The problem is I want to be able to access the server over the internet, but it won't work while the ...
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A php script that I want it be run by Transmission client!

In transmission-gtk there is an option can run script: Edit > Preferences > Downloading > Call script when torrent is completed. Recently, I found this script that I do not know how to make it work ...
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Mr Transmission, please turn off the PC after all downloads are completed!

#!/bin/bash echo "password" | sudo -S halt I pointed this script to "Call script when torrent is completed" option under: Edit > Preferences > Downloading Problem: this script shut-downs the ...
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Scheduled download by transmission during nightly hours? (downloading just at a specified period of a day)

I want to limit transmission to work at 02:00 AM untill 08:00. How?
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Transmission causes mount.ntfs use up to 100% of CPU

Today I tried to download a large file (12 Gib) and save it to a folder on an NTFS drive using Transmission bit-torrent client. When the download reached approximately 60-70% Transmission started ...
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Write Permission Error

I have transmission-deamon running and it's giving me the error Permission Denied: /mnt/RyNet/Downloads/the-torrent/some-file.ext So it cannot write files to the download directory: ryguy@MPU ...
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Launcher doesn't respond and acts oddly [closed]

I have recently downloaded the 12.04 Ubuntu version and decided to try using Ubuntu after hearing many good things about it. So far, I've been frustrated with the results. The Unity Launcher doesn't ...
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Can I get transmission to quit instead of minimize?

Transmission has this incredibly aggravating tendency to not stop when I click the exit button. Instead, it minimizes. When I click to exit, I want the program to cease immediately, but I can't ...
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Where is the settings.json file stored for Transmission?

I've bought a Raspberry Pi and I have managed to install xbian, samba and bittorrent (transmission). All the fun showed up when I tried to upgrade the older version from the repo to the latest ...
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Transmission causes internet to stop working

I’m getting the same problem has anyone fixed this. Running ubuntu 12.10 and same thing as above. Start computer internet works fine. start bittorent client then connection goes south after 5 to 10 ...
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Are there any known issues with Transmission 2.77 on Ubuntu 12.04?

The Transmission version in the official Ubuntu repositoSies for 12.04 is 2.51, which is buggy in my experience, especially with web interface. so I added the repository ppa:transmissionbt/ppa and ...
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Transmission daemon: permission denied even if debian-transmission has root group

I've got something really strange. Transmission-daemon keeps telling me "Permission denied /home/transmission/downloads/.." (.. = name of torrent folder and files) I created this folder ...
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Wifi painfully slow in Quantal

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on the Gnome3 desktop environment. I have a Lenovo S10-2 netbook with the following specs: Intel® Atom™ CPU N280 @ 1.66GHz × 2 Ram: 993.4 MiB Graphics: unknown ...
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How do I change the user Transmission runs under?

I installed Transmission through a PPA and the daemon starts on boot. I want to change the user that runs the daemon because I want the downloaded files to be under the same user as my XBMC ...
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Transmission web client: strange charasters in file names

I have nas: Operating system: Ubuntu Linux 12.04.1 Kernel and CPU: Linux 3.2.0-34-generic on x86_64 Transmission 2.51 (13280) On all operating system (browser Chrome) web client Transmission in ...
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Shutdown when download more than 2MB

Very strange problem with my Dell XPS M 1330. I am using Ubuntu 12.10, network hardware is: 09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5906M Fast Ethernet PCI Express (rev ...
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Transmission-daemon keeps resetting

i have been trying to configure transmission-daemon so i can connect using the webui avaliable at http://server.ip-address:9091 , but i just get a message telling me that i should either disable the ...
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Transmission kills my connection (torrent) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transmission slows down internet connection I have a simple one today, I've been using transmission for a couple months now and since the beginning I noticed that if I ...
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ln permission denied

So I've set up transmission (the torrent app) to run a script on my torrent to automagically move my torrents and create symlinks to them. This is the script: #!/bin/bash curl -d ...
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How can I disable transmission-daemon autostart

I tried rcconf and update-rc.d but transmission-daemon starting each time i boot the system.
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Deluge torrent client says “no incoming connection”

Deluge is not connecting in my Ubuntu 12.04, whereas Transmission is. I have no firewall restriction/forward configured as far as I know, the port deluge uses (60233) is successfully tested by ...
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“Error: no data found! Ensure your drives are connected” when trying to make a torrent in Transmission

I just finished Debianizing a game (with the author's permission, or course,) and was just about to make it into a .torrent (I don't want to waste 31 MB of my precious Drobpox space on a bunch of ...
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Transmission won't work on port 80

I was trying to use Transmission's Web Interface, and it worked perfectly. I could access it via http://localhost:8080/transmission/web/, I could use my local IP, I could use 127.0.0.1, I could, after ...
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Permission denied when downloading with transmission deamon

I installed xubuntu and transmission daemon, set the download path to my home/user/TV shows, and get a permission denied when trying to download torrents through transmission. I tried chmod -r 777 on ...
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Downgrading Transmission

I am registered in one of the private torrent sites and according to the site rules, some torrent clients are allowed, others are banned. They happen to recommend the torrent client Transmission ...
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transmission core dump very often on ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I just ran transmission for the first time on 12.04. It is core dumping about every 10 minutes with a segmentation fault. The only message I am getting is: Segmentation fault (core dumped) exit ...
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Transmission won't connect to any peers

After my upgrade from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10, Transmission won't download from an anti-leech tracker (ALT). If I download a torrent via Magnet Link, everything works fine, but if I download from ...
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Is there a way to schedule the downloads in Transmission BitTorrent Client?

I have added a couple of torrent files to Transmission BitTorrent Client to be downloaded. I have a limited internet speed so I can't start all of them in a single go; so I have to peep in after ...
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WebSeeding Transmssion Client

I want to make a torrent file with web seed enable. Where is can find this setting in Transmission bitorrent client.
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How to have transmission in ubuntu 12.04 proxy the tracker requests? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transmission tracker and/or torrent traffic through proxy I cant find any settings in transmission preferences to proxy the tracker requests.I am behind a firewall and ...
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Transmission shutdown script for multiple torrents?

I have written a shutdown script for transmission. Transmission calls the script after a torrent download finishes. The script runs perfectly on my machine (Ubuntu 11.04 & 12.04). #!/bin/bash ...