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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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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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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How can I disable transmission-daemon autostart [duplicate]

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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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 ...
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Backup torrents for clean install

Tomorrow I'm going to do a clean install of Ubuntu 12.10, since I've been playing with some internals and now my system is quite messy. Everything is prepared, my files backed up and I've already made ...
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How do I get https web interface in Transmission?

I use Transmission's Web Interface, but I don't feel comfortable using it remotely (outside of LAN, e.g., from a friend's house) due to the lack of any sort of encryption. The idea of broadcasting my ...
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UFW not allowing Transmission to transfer

I have set the rules in ufw for Transmission but when I try to use it it will not transfer and it also says the port is closed when checked under preferences. If I turn the UFW firewall off it still ...
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Can I share the two lists of downloads with Transmission and Transmission-daemon?

I just discovered transmission-daemon so I installed it to use RPC calls. I successfully added a torrent, but when I launched Transmission in Unity, there was no trace of the download. I discovered ...
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How do I open port 51413 for Transmission?

Just moved to ubuntu on my macbook and spend whole day trying to open transmission port 51413. Already done: I have ufw but i opened ports there and tried without it - probably not the problem ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 transmission-daemon and zfsonlinux: bad file descriptor and corrupt pieces

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with zfsonlinux and transmission-daemon. The issues: sporadic Bad File Descriptor and Piece #xxx is corrupt errors. After I recheck the torrent, everything seems ...
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Transmission dependencies are not in repository

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 using Gnome3 through their ppa in launchpad. Went good until now. Today Ubuntu wanted to make some updates and I thought okay. But it didn't want to install all of them. ...
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How to download torrents with long filenames?

There is a known problem with transmission: it can't download torrents with filenames longer than 255 bytes. What are the workarounds?
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How do I limit the upload speed of Transmission client to below 5kB/s?

I want to restrict the upload speed of my transmission client to 1kB/s, is it possible? What changes do I need to make to lower the upload speed?
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Cannot bind Transmission (or any other app) to local IP when connected to VPN

I want all my applications to use VPN connection except for Transmission, which I want to use my eth0 interface. But when I set "bind-address-ipv4":"192.168.250.2" in the settings.jason , Transmission ...
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Is it needed to set Static IP and Port to get best performance from Transmission?

I've recently migrated to Linux from Windows and I work on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am trying to preserve my usual habits of Windows so that I can use Linux more regularly. One of those habits is P2P ...
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Transmission continues downloading even after Paused

Using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with Transmission version 2.51 (13280) I am uploading screens for better understanding. Transmission continues to Download the torrent even after Pausing . Not just with ...
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How to change the default permissions of files created by transmission-daemon?

I have a machine running Ubuntu 12.04 server with transmission-daemon running to handle bitorrents. Everything works fine except the transmission-daemon creates files as the user/group, ...
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How do I get an application to display on a “dummy monitor”?

I have a GTK program(transmission-gtk) which I would like to run from a console in one of the virtual terminals (over SSH, and locally). Is there a way to get this application(or any other GTK ...
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Can transmission automatically move a download after it's done seeding, again? [closed]

I have setup transmission so that it initially downloads to a hidden file. After the download is done it gets moved to my Downloads folder, for immediate using. However i want transmission to move the ...
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How to make Opera open magnet links?

I have Transmission 2.52 and Opera 11.64 x64, when I try to open a magnet link from The Pirate Bay, Opera says it cant recognize that protocol, how to set up?
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Where is Tor Browser opening Transmission from? How can I open the “same” Transmission?

When I launch Tor-Browser, it first launches Vidalia, then a special version of Firefox bundled with the Tor Browser package. If I try to download a (legal!) torrent in the Tor Browser version of ...
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Unable to save resume file. Too many open files

Every time i am getting Unable to save resume file. Too many open files error in transmission application. I got solution in this post. sudo sh -c "echo fs.file-max=$(dc -e '2 20 ^ p') > ...
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How do I compile & install the newest version of Transmission?

I'm trying to install Transmission 2.51 on Ubuntu 10.04. Compiling the source goes fine, but I can't seem to get it to compile the GUI as well. This is the configure output: Configuration: ...
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Transmission Remote GUI setup hangs on DHT attempting to bootstrap

I'm trying to install transmission on Ubuntu Server 12.04. But I'm running into few issues, The main one now is that the setup seems to hang on: DHT Attempting bootstrap from dht.transmissionbt.com ...
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Security Issues from Torrent Downloading

I am a new Ubuntu user (using it since last 1 month). When I was with windows there were all these Internet Security Suites that protected the PC. With Ubuntu there aren't any. I wanted to know if I ...
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Transmission started to detect torrents bigger than they are

When I add a torrent the program works fine but after a few minutes it increases the value of total size. Right now I am downloading a torrent of size 5.08 GB, but the program detects it as 5.45 GB. ...
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application locked to launcher without icon [closed]

I tried to drag and drop transmission to my launcher in Ubuntu 12.04, and this is what I got: As you can see - there is an icon shaped space where an icon ought to be. Transmission is locked to ...
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How do I tell Chromium to save a torrent file instead of starting Transmission?

When I donload a torrent file in chromium, it starts with transmission. But I want it to save on downloads folder. Where can I configure it? I am on natty
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Where does Transmission save my torrent files?

I have a lot of torrents and currently I am using transmission as my torrent client, there is a problem that after I change the the folder name (this is important for me to organize my music folder) ...
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How can I make Firefox open magnet-links in Transmission?

I can't find out how to make Firefox open magnet-links in Transmission. There is no option to make it the standard program for magnet-links in its properties, and as I am not experienced with the ...
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Is it possible to set Transmission to show list of files as collapsed by default?

When downloading a torrent with a large folder hierarchy, I often find myself losing overview of the content of the torrent as Transmission shows the entire folder structure expanded under Properties ...
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Transfer partially complete torrent from Windows to Ubuntu?

I have started a torrent in Windows (Vuze) and it is at 18%, however I wish to continue the torrent in ubuntu on another computer. Can I simply copy the so-far-completed downloaded files to ubuntu, ...
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Unity launcher & Transmission have strange behaviour

My Unity Launcher Behaves weirdly as you can see I get two Transmission icons in the launcher Also at times Transmission messes up... EG: If I check the indicator menu of transmission, there is a ...
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Transmission stopped working, says it's not installed even though it is

So transmission decided to randomly stop working. When I click on torrents transmission comes up as an option, but when I click ok nothing happens. When I go to the terminal and try to open ...
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How to transfer transmission configuration to another machine?

I'd like to know how can I keep my old Transmission data when I do a new system installation. Is there any way to keep my statistics, rate upload/download, etc., and use them in my new installation?
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Is there a Unity launcher progress bar for Transmission?

Like UnityFox (and the Nautilus launcher), is there a way to have Transmission's launcher show the progress of a download?
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Configuring Transmission for faster download

I have tested on the same PC with the same torrent/magnet links the following Torrent Clients: Transmission Ktorrent Deluge qBittorrent Vuze After 7 days of testing I noticed that the only one ...