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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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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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 iptables 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 closed. ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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Cant Resume Torrent Downloads After Restarting the PC

I was trying to download big files from torrent In my place the electricity is gone off for 2- 3 hours every 24 hour , which will interrupt my torrent download . On windows torrent when I turn on ...
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ubuntu wont find my tranmission to download torrents

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I cant download torrents. when I click the link to download and save a torrent file it doesn’t give me an option to save the file it just asks me what program to ...
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Best install route for a server?

I have an old optiplex system which i want to use as an FTP and Media server. I'm wanting to get more into linux so I'm wondering a few things Would NOT running a GUI allow more room for the CPU and ...
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Control my Transmission GTK remotely

While I'm not home I left Transmission running, usually at full speed. I've been mostly using the desktop gui (GTK) version. I have been toying with the cli version (not sure which is the proper one ...
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Schedule task to close

I want to schedule transmission to close at a certain time every day in Gnome Schedule task. I figured out how to get transmission it open at 12:01am, but how do I make it close at 5:00am?
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I cant find transmisson

I’m really bad with computers and i recently updated my Ubuntu i don’t know what to and i cant torrent because it asks me what to open with and i cant find transmission to open torrents with please ...
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How to access web gui via dyndns?

What I want I want to have access to managing my Bittorent sync and Transmission applications from the outside of my home network. My system and network I have Xubuntu 13.04 on my laptop connected ...
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Why does CPU usage spike just when Transmission is finishing a download?

I noticed this when I was watching a video and it started lagging just before until shortly after a download finished. The second time I monitored it using top and the cpu rises above 100%. My ...
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Transmission stopped working

I was impatient with a torrent download and then I opened Transmission's Preferences and went changing everything I could to as close as possible to infinite, closed and OK. After seeing that the ...
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When logging in directly to an application, will the transmission-daemon run in the background?

I have a media computer running Ubuntu 12.04 and XBMC. I also have flexget and transmission-deamon set up to run automatically every hour with a line in my crontab. @hourly /usr/local/bin/flexget ...
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view transmission status through cli

I have installed transmission, and i have added a torrent to it, now how will i be able to view the details of the torrents. i have tried transmission-remote on local system. m@m-170:/home/m/$ ...
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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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My bittorrent client doesn't load by default

I have upgraded from 10.10 to 12.10. When I click a torrent link, it asks what I want to use, but I'm not sure where the application is actually located. Before it would just load Transmission by ...
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How do I move all my torrents from Transmission to Deluge?

What is the easiest way to move all my torrents? I'm not happy with Transmission's lack of features.
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Downloading flac with transmission

I am new to using transmission to d/l FLAC pkgs from Archive.org. I notice the files are huge, and include ogg vorbit and two versions of MP3. Is it possible to configure so I only get FLAC and ...
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Why can't I select transmission to download torrents? [duplicate]

I've been using transmission for quite a while now for my torrents and up until recently everything has been fine. Now when I click a torrent download link, transmission, or any other torrent program ...