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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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 ...
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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 ...