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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I upgrade the default torrent client (Transmission) in 16.04?

I have read the Changelog and I am very keen to upgrade Xenial's default torrent client Transmission. There have been many improvements and bug fixes since Transmission version 2.84 which comes with ...
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How can I prevent hibernating if CPU usage is above say 40%? (Plex, Couchpotato, Transmission)

I am using a netbook as Plex Media Server. I use wake on lan to start Ubuntu when I feel like watching a movie. Windows prevents my pc from going into hibernation when Plex is streaming a video to a ...
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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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How can I make OpenVPN run two --up scripts?

Im running uBuntu and I have a OpenVPN connection to my VPN provider and it runs a upscript that starts transmission and a few other things and a --down script that closes it etc. But its leaking DNS ...
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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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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 not working on UUID disk and proper permissions

I cannot get any downloads finished, when it gets about 5mb downloaded, i get the Permission Denied error transmission is running on debian-transmission This answer does NOT work for me Also, the ...
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Transmission not downloading due to ufw

I set up ufw and it works nicely with every other service I have but Transmission is a mystery to me. It seems to start up and use different ports every time. Currently I've managed to get it to work (...
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Torrents blocked by ISP in Ubuntu but on Windows works fine

I have a dual boot system: Ubuntu and Windows. When I use Transmission for torrents, it doesn't download anything and in the browser torrents sites are blocked, But if I do same thing on Windows in ...
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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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Transmission gives Permission denied Error

I updated my home ubuntu server with a lot of updates (I think it was quite 1 year I didn't update anything). After this Transmission setting file /var/lib/transmission-daemon/info/settings.json ...
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Transmission crashes after adding torrent

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 from 15.04 Transmission keeps crashing after adding any torrent. I've tried reinstalling, purging, removing ~/.*/*transmission*, running as root, using ppa:...
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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 BitTorrent Client Auto Shutdown

i used (Transmission BitTorrent Client) Application and it was perfect but i found it has'nt auto shut down after all downloads finished like (utorrent) in windows. The Questions Is There way to ...
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Transmission Remote (software center) does not initiate downloads in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I installed the "Transmission Remote" via software center. But for some reason when I click magnets, transmission does not initiate any downloads, instead it opens a "...
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Transmission will start running as soon as I log in

So that's pretty much it. Transmission will start running as soon as I boot my pc and log in and I would very much appreciate if it would just stop doing that. No particularly problematic, but quite ...
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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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Requested download is not authorized for use with this tracker

I want to set up Edubuntu for a small non-profit school in South Africa. I'm trying to download the file edubuntu-14.04-dvd-i386.iso.torrent from http://dl.stgraber.org/releases/edubuntu/14.04/ ...
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Transmission and deluge fail in ubuntu 16.04 LTS saving to external usb hard drive connected to another machine

I have transmission and deluge (trying to see if it's a problem with the app) and I'm having the same problem with both of them. When torrenting. I get an error " Operation not supported (/run/user/...
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how to stop transmission in the midst of “verify local data”?

I cannot seem to stop "verify local data": thufir@tleilax:~$ thufir@tleilax:~$ transmission-remote -t all --stop [2016-04-22 04:26:22.956 PDT] transmission-remote: (http://localhost:9091/...
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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.
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Transmission auto shutdown after starting

Few days ago, when I launched Transmission 2.92, it started and then auto shut downed immediately. I don't know why. So anyone can help me? Please tell me an answer.
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How can I have transmission start automatically when I open my computer?

My system runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and I use the transmission bit-torrent client which was installed on it. It works just fine but I would like it to open as soon as I get on the system instead of having ...
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transmission-remote: How to monitor list of torrents in terminal?

I have just installed transmission on my server which runs Ubuntu desktop. I have no issue with downloading files and so forth, but would like to keep a terminal window open on my work computer where ...
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How does ubuntu ensure software security bfrom external developers [duplicate]

I was reading on the hack against the Transmission Bittorrent Client. http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/03/first-mac-targeting-ransomware-hits-transmission-users-researchers-say/ It got me ...
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transmission-daemon missing all previous torrents

Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS, transmission 2.92-0ubuntu0.15.04.1 Just started up an updated version of transmission, and replaced my old config file. Now all my old seeding torrents are gone. All the torrent ...
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Set individual file priority (single torrent): Transmission

Is there a way to set priorities per file in a given torrent? The files tab only lets me change the names of files and has no other option. If not, is there other software that will do this?
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Transmission daemon over OpenVPN

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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File permission management

I would like to be able to move files downloaded by transmission in the name of my primary user. I added this user to the group debian-transmission, but it is not enough, only the owner has the ...
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transmission torrent won't reconnect to data folder

I was about 90% through downloading a torrent when I needed to do a reboot. When I turned the computer back on and went back into Transmission to resume downloading I got the message: Error no data ...
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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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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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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 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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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 /etc/init.d/transmission-...
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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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Configuring Torrent Softwares

I am having trouble configuring my torrent downloader. I am running a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. On the windows partition, torrent download speeds easily reach 1MB/s while on Ubuntu ...
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Xubuntu 14.04: Transmission Torrent Client uses High CPU when writing to NTFS partition

I use transmission client to download torrents. I noticed a few things: 1] Over ISP's local network, when downloading at high speeds from peering (say 790 Kbps), the CPU usage goes drastically high ...
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Trying to get split tunneling working with OpenVPN, using a tutorial, but I'm getting “route-up” exiting with error code 1

I am trying to follow this tutorial: Transmission daemon over OpenVPN (on a BeagleBoard ARM SBC) On an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server box, and I cannot get openvpn to start transmission. OpenVPN connects ...
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Trouble with Transmission

I have a 30gb root setup, and when i download anything from Transmission, it takes up the whole 30 gb. The save to location is Downloads. I tried changing the location to /media/.../Downloads, which ...
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Problem running Transmission/Deluge

I have been using Firefox, Transmission/Deluge(mostly Deluge) on my Raspberry Pi now for a few weeks. I am facing this issue: Every time I click on a magnet link on the web, Firefox brings up ...
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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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Changing permissions of an NTFS partition for Transmission

I've been using ubuntu for a few years now, however this is my first time asking a question on the forums so please let me know if I have not provided enough info. I'm running 14.04 Home on an Intel® ...
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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 bay),...