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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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 computers/...
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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.