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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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 ...
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Wifi don't work when I use bittorrent apps!

When I use apps like Deluge, Transmission or KTorrent, the wifi stop working! Someone know why? (sorry for my english, in not a native)
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Why isn't Transmission working?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu and Transmission. According to Transmission, the file I am downloading has 0 peers and is idle, even though there are a few peers seeding it. Here's a batch ...
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How can I use transmission-daemon with a download folder on a ntfs file system?

I have a small partition for linux and a big partition that is ntfs so I can share files with my windows installation. I want to use transmission-daemon (this is a console-only installation) and I ...
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Running Transmission depending on which wi-fi you are connected to

I wish to set up Transmission so that it always runs on my home wi-fi network, but does not when I'm connected to any other networks. Is there a way to set things up so that this is the case? Thank ...
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Where is the transmission-daemon torrent list stored?

I don't remember sleepwalking, but this morning I found transmission-daemon uninstalled. I've reinstalled it, but when I open it up through the web interface or transgui, there are no torrents listed. ...
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Transmission not downloading

I'm using the Transmission which was shipped in 11.10. All the configurations in Ubuntu 11.10 are the same as they are in my Mac OS. In Ubuntu, Transmission is not downloading at all: 0 peers at all ...
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Why does Transmission BitTorrent client say “could not connect to tracker”?

I recently cannot download anything via transmission and the download process remains idle("downloading from 0 of 0 connected peers"). Going through properties> trackers, I see "could not connect to ...
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how do I limit the number of open torrents in transmission?

I want to limit the number of torrents that are simultaneously being downloaded in Transmission. I could find any such option in transmission preferences. How can I do this?
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Transmission tracker and/or torrent traffic through proxy

I am trying to get Transmission to connect through a SOCKv5 proxy. I am not able to find any settings in the graphical interface to Transmission that allows me to change proxy server for the program. ...
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Transmission configuration: how many torrents and privacity options? [closed]

How many torrents can I download at a time with Transmission? I don't understand why some blogs talk about 1-3 at a time. I have 10 at a time because it depends how many peers are connected. The ...
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Transmission causes network drop in Ubuntu 11.04 [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 on an ASUS eeePC netbook. I've noticed that when I am downloading using the latest (as of Aug 17) Transmission, my network completely drops (I cannot ping the gateway, all ...
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How to get rid of Transmission zombie process? [closed]

Problem: I was downloading a file over Transmission when I noticed that the Transmission window was grayed out and not responding. On clicking it, Ubuntu (10.04) asked to force-close which I did. What ...
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Upstart script for a transmission-daemon executed as a normal user

I have done a script to start transmission-daemon as a normal user: start on filesystem stop on runlevel [!2345] respawn respawn limit 10 5 pre-start script test -x /usr/bin/transmission-daemon ...
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How to configure chrome to open magnet url's with deluge?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 (natty) from 10.10, I can no longer open magnet (torrent) links in Chromium, and set deluge to automatically open and accept the url. (Edit: currently ".torrent" ...
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Transmission webui problem - Conflict 409

I am running the latest stable version of Transmission (version 2.31 from the Transmission ppa). Any time I try to log in to the web user interface, I get hit with this: 409: Conflict Your ...
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Transmission causes internet to stop working - log off required to make it work again

After some time of downloading torrents via Transmission the internet connection stops working, causing both torrents and sites to not load. This only happens on my machine (meaning other ...
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Some windows aren't recognised by Unity

Some apps, including Transmission in particular, are not recognized by the Unity window manager. I am not able to focus or select certain windows. Curiously, I also can't drag it to the launcher. ...
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Transmission torrent client hangs up after upgrade

I had a 10.10 ubuntu installation and upgraded to most recent 11.04. After the upgrade when I start the transmission the window appears but no components inside and after a while it becomes grey and ...
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How can I ensure transmission traffic uses a VPN?

I'd like to ensure that transmission only sends/receives traffic when the server it runs on is connected to a VPN. I found this question which is similar but I don't want to force all traffic ...
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Why doesn't Transmission respect my 1 KB/sec upload limit?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10, and have a question about the network activity of Transmission 2.22. Even though I set the global upload limit to 1kbs/s or even 0kb/s, my System Monitor/Conky shows a steady ...
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Why does my Transmission client tell me my tracker list contains invalid URLs?

When I type in custom trackers into the tracker list, and try to save the list I get a message saying: List contains invalid URLs Am I doing something wrong?
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Permissions issue with symlinks over samba

I'm having trouble accessing some files over a samba share. Here's my setup: I have shared /shared as Shared I have a user with the same name and pwd as my Linux user in my Windows machine I made ...
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Why is the version of transmission not the most recent?

Why is in Natty old version of Transmission 2.13? Current version in 2.22 released on March 4th.
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How can I start transmission-daemon service before login?

I want to run transmission-daemon as a service so that any user can log in and access the same instance of Transmission (via the browser or Transmission remote GUI). Is this possible, and how can I ...
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How to make Transmission download torrents behind a proxy?

Can anyone help me configure Transmission to download torrent files behind a proxy? I have http_proxy set in my .bashrc.
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Permission Denied when trying to download a torrent?

I want to know the solution to this and resume my downloading. I am running Ubuntu 10.10.