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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Unexpected response: <h1>401: Unauthorized</h1>Unauthor

I am very beginner Linux user I use Lubuntu-core (Minimal Install) maybe this could cause some of the beyond issues. I would like to use Transmission from the terminal because I use an old Laptop. ...
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Chrome : Accidentally pressed do not show this option again for torrent downloads

There was an option when I wanted to donwload torrents asking if I wanted to "Launch Application" with the file or "Do Nothing" I accidentally had "Do Nothing" and pressed "Don't ask again". Now I ...
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Extracting a strange .zip

I just downloaded the Raspberry Pi (rate) image from the PirateBox webpage. I received a zip file containing only one file, called raw_arch_image (no extension). The zip itself is called ...
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Transmission daemon over OpenVPN on a BeagleBoard ARM SBC

I have recently acquired a BeagleBone Black, onto which I've installed Ubuntu using this method. It has all worked so far. I want to use my BeagleBone as a torrent box, but I don't want to do it ...
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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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How to port forward to Transmission behind VPN?

I'm trying to set up the transmission web GUI to run, but I don't know how (or even if I need) to port forward from behind my VPN. I've got the port set to 9091, but that's only on my local host ...
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Uninstalling Transmission will damage my computer?

When removing Transmission, it says: To remove Transmission BitTorrent Client, these items must be removed as well: Ubuntu mate - full desktop. What does this mean? Will the whole Ubuntu MATE be ...
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Transmission saves downloaded files in /root/Downloads [closed]

When I download a .torrent with Transmission, it saves the download in /root/Downloads, no matter what I set in options. For example, I configured Transmission to save the downloaded files in ...
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Download speed on torrents became slow

I recently installed Ubuntu, and was amazed how the internet became more stable at first. Usually my download speed would jump between 5.5 MB/s and 3.5 MB/s when running windows. When I downloaded my ...
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Trouble creating a torrent with Transmission-create on the command line

Having a look at the Doc's which can be found here. I've attempted to recreate there exact example although I keep running into this error. sudo transmission-create -o ~/home/files.torrent -c "My ...
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view transmission status through cli

I have installed transmission, and i have added a torrent to it, now how will i be able to view the details of the torrents. i have tried transmission-remote on local system. m@m-170:/home/m/$ ...
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Tansmission plugin permissions setup for FreeNAS 9.3

Firstly, I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS in an NFS Share with a FreeNAS 9.3 setup. I basically want to run the Transmission plugin on the FreeNAS with full permissions. The NFS share works just fine, ...
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I cannot download torrents any more! Files I download from torrent sites have the extension .exe

I recently tried to download a few torrents from various sites and found that the file extension of all the files I try to download is .exe, which neither transmission nor vuze nor I know what to do ...
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Torrent being used by another person in the network [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I know it comes with Transmission (even through I never used it or any torrent client in Ubuntu). I know that it can be a little dangerous if you use torrent clients ...
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Transmission not downloading even after getting peers…tried everything

I have Ubuntu 15.04. I am trying to download a torrent file using transmission. The file is connecting to peers, but not downloading the file, it always downloads every file at '0 KB/s' all the time. ...
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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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Running Transmission as Root

How can I run Transmission as root? I have tried sudo transmission with no joy. qBittorrent works, but I have to download it.
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS File Sharing Permissions

Linux beginner here. I'm trying to make (what I think) is a very simple setup with my server, but I'm finding a ton of conflicting information. I'm using my server to share folders via samba to two ...
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What does curruption in transmission(or bt in general) mean?

I use Transmission for bt downloading. I notice that many of my downloads has data corruption. But it doesn't report any error if I verify local data and I don't have problem playing the videos ...
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Transmission Permission issues

I keep getting the Transmission "Permission denied" error when adding a magnet/torrent. Initially, I looked up this pretty common problem, yet the solutions did not solve my issue. I ran ps -ef | ...
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How do I stop transmission-daemon?

How do I stop transmission-daemon? I've ran sudo /etc/init.d/transmission-daemon stop and after a while I get confirmation that it completed [ OK ]: greg@VManage:~$ sudo ...
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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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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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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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Transmission BT stops downloading, “Error: Protocol error”

I'm running headless transmission-daemon 2.84 on utopic 14.10. I tested a couple of torrents after first install and they completed downloading. However after 24 hours, I now have an error with any ...
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.torrent or .exe file?? confused! [closed]

I am new with ubuntu here. I have installed kubuntu on my pc. I want to download a torrent file, I have done that before and also have used transmission. But I recently downloaded 'wine' a software ...
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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 to route transmission traffic

Trying to get Transmission to only use my wifi interface (wlan0), while everything else uses ethernet (eth0). I was able to bind Transmission to the wlan0 IP but can't get it to work unless I ...
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Transmission fails to start on Ubuntu 14.04

I haven't used Transmission for a few months. Today I needed to download something and Transmission does not start (no error dialogues or exceptions are displayed in the DE). Trying it from the ...
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preventing transmission-daemon from auto start?

On Xubuntu 14.04 I have installed the package transmission-daemon. It appears to start automatically when I start the computer. Is it possible to prevent this from happening and instead I would like ...
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transmission “Permission denied” error

I installed web version of transmission on my Ubuntu Server 14.10 To make it work with my home folder I did this: cd /home/nat/Downloads mkdir transmission sudo usermod -a -G ...
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Route only traffic on specific port through VPN

I would like to route only traffic on a specific Port. In my case for torrents through a VPN. For Transmission the port is 51413 I think. I only found tutorials how to set this up on a router but I ...
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Starting/removing/upgrading transmission-daemon wont work

When I type sudo apt-get upgrade the following is output: Setting up transmission-daemon (2.84-0ubuntu0.14.10.1) ... start: Job failed to start invoke-rc.d: initscript transmission-daemon, action ...
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Transmission-daemon - dangling symlink and dpkg error

After some attempts to install Transmission I couldnt get the webUI working. This made me want to make a fresh start by removing all my transmission files. I encounter the following on my Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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transmission-cli connected to peers but not downloading

I'm using my Ubuntu-Server and transmission-cli to download torrents overnight. When I try to download the Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server torrent transmission connects to various peers, but doesn't download ...
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Is it possibile to put two transmission servers in a cluster?

I have two servers in two different lan's. The servers are connect with openVpn. Is it possible have the servers operate as a cluster with 1 server as master and 1 server as slave? They would both ...
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Transmission does not download or upload torrent

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and Transmission 2.84 (14307) does not download or upload torrent. Port 51413 was closed in the beginning but after I made a port forwarding on my router and added in Ubuntu ...
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transmission-gtk before login

I know, probably Im asking too much, but... is there any chance to run transmission-gtk even if any user is logged in? I should have transmission-daemon installed instead of gtk, but I love GUI..
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changing default program

I accidentally changed my torrent magnet link default file to terminal instead of transmission, and the remember this application check box is checked. So now i am stuck in opening up terminal ...
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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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Transmission keeps crashing when a web seed is connected

For some reason Transmission is crashing when I download a torrent file with a web seed. For example: I wanted to download the Netrunner 14 release as a torrent file and Transmission said there was 1 ...
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Blocking web seeds in transmission-gtk

Transmission crashes (?) when I attempt to download a torrent with web seeds; it works for awhile and then it closes itself. There is a 5-peer limit for each torrent, which is being disrespected by ...
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Can I unencrypt a specific directory under home directory while the entire home directory is encrypted?

The reason why I'm asking this is that the encryption leaves up to a length of 143 characters to be used as filename. While normally it doesn't seem like a trouble, it becomes one when the name of a ...
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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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Transmission. Started with a “permission denied”, now it won't even run

So I just ventured into the land of Ubuntu. It was a pleasant stroll until I came onto the chasm of users and permissions. I installed transmission-daemon. Everything looked nice and easy, but once ...
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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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Transmission Web UI does not work although daemon does, when restarting transmission, web UI loads?

Transmission-daemon loads fine, I can view the GUI but occasionally the web interface is not available. Simply restarting it seems to fix this problem. Any way to get it right the first time on ...
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Why doesn't Transmission-qt use Oxygen theme in Kubuntu?

transmission-qt doesn't use oxygen theme on Kubuntu. The buttons are GTK style. How do I get Transmission to use Oxygen theme? Thanks.
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Downloading Torrents

I recently moved on from windows 8 to Ubuntu 13.10. I torrented a lot of files but I can't seem to get it work. I tried qBittorrent and the files only stayed at 'stalled'. I tried Deluge but the files ...