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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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 ...
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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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Start paused torrents when idle

is there is a torrent client that will automatically start downloading paused torrents when idle , and stop them when i move the mouse or start doing stuff on my Ubuntu ? i had searched for it they ...
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Transmission sort files alphabetically by default?

The first thing I usually do when interacting with files view is to sort them alphabetically. It gets tedious after a while. Is there some configuration option to turn on sorting by default?
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How to use Transmission on eth0 and web traffic on wlan0

I have a desktop computer with two interfaces, ethernet connected to cable modem and wireless connected to a dsl modem. I would like to use the ethernet connection for Transmission and the wireless ...
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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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Sharing older Vuze downloads with Transmission

I had downloaded some media (mainly free stuff) using Vuze for Windows but now I am using Ubuntu as my main system. I want to share my free downloaded files (as a retribution for the community) as ...
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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 ...
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How can I make Transmission stop limiting upload after downloading?

I often use Transmission to torrent at night, when I'm sleeping and can't adjust settings manually. Now what I'd like to do is make it respect my upload limit while torrents are still downloading ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...