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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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 ...
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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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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 ...