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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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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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 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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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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Transmission Error: Unable to save resume file: File name too long

I'm trying to download this torrent with transmission-gtk 2.84 and I get Unable to save resume file: File name too long error. How can I rename files to be saved (so file names are short enough?
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Completely unresponsive desktop in 15.10 when running Transmission

I've been having this problem in Ubuntu 15.10 where almost every day, my desktop becomes 100% unresponsive. The laptop won't sleep when the lid is closed, I can't switch TTY, I can't even use ...
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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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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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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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Bittorrent clients don't remember my “save-to” or “move-completed-torrents-to” locations

I'm using Transmission BitTorrent client and whenever I start the computer it forgets the location where I told it to save my completed downloads as well as incomplete download location! I have to ...
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Mr Transmission, please turn off the PC after all downloads are completed!

#!/bin/bash echo "password" | sudo -S halt I pointed this script to "Call script when torrent is completed" option under: Edit > Preferences > Downloading Problem: this script shut-downs the ...
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Torrents on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I just configured several times a personal server Ubuntu Server 14.04. So I'm a beginner in this. I want to download via torrents in specific folder into server. In order to use those file on Plex or ...
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What does “Seeding to 3 of 4 connected peers 7kB/s ▲” mean?

This is Transmission BitTorrent Client: What does the "Seeding to 3 of 4 connected peers 7kB/s ▲"? What is seeding and what are peers? And why does this only appear after it has downloaded? Before ...
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Transmission auto shut down enable [duplicate]

Is there any option to shut down my computer automatically when downloads get finished in transmission torrent client? thanks in advance.
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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 access my BitTorrent Transmission over Web from another computer which is not on my network?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with BitTorrent transmission 2.82. I had already allowed the Remote Access with Default Port 9091 and username and password in the settings of Trasmission. Only from these IP ...
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NFS share becomes unresponsive and prevents programs from functioning

Ive got a server with transmission, and a few other programs running. Im trying to connect to a WD My cloud network drive. Ive got it mounted as an NFS share, but if I use LS or have a program acsess ...
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Run script instead of opening Application (xdg-mime, gvfs-mime)

following this little hack, my goal is to upload any magnet link to my "remote" Desktop PC: https://blog.flo.cx/2011/02/how-to-open-magnet-links-on-a-remote-transmission-daemon-with-one-click/ ...
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Transmission LPD not working

So uhm yea... I'm using transmission here, and LPD is not working. I have 1 PC (my server) who has the file, and another PC, yet they don't see eachother in transmission. they see 2 other peers (but ...
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How to download torrents from the command line?

I want to download a large file through bittorrent on my server. For doing this, I downloaded the transmission command line client and the relevant .torrent file on the server, and then I run the ...
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Why are my torrents not downloading?

I am using transmission-daemon and controlling it through the webgui. Currently I have two torrents from separate trackers that are on 0B of OB status. I am using transmission. On one torrent at last ...
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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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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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exFat formatted HDD is faltering/stucking when Transmission is downloading

I have countless situations with exFat formatted HDD when I launch Transmission torrent client: the HDD's data transfer stops when Transmission tries to write something new on it. When I started a ...
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What is “web seed”?

I'm downloading a file by transmission. it shows a connection to a web seed. see the below screenshot: What is that "web seed", shown in the picture? (Which kind of seeders?) Is it safe?
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Transmission on Ubuntu Server 15.04 File permissions after download permission denied

I have setup my home server wrong I think, I have transmission for downloading my torrents it downloads to /mnt/external/Torrents/Finished if transmission downloads just a file to that folder ...
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transmission stopped working - doesn't download anything

Transmission has stopped working on Ubuntu 15.04. It doesn't download anything. Check the attached pictures. I am not sure how to debug this. Pls help. I installed Vuze and its able to download the ...
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Transmission opening up without torrents

I am running the following command to open Transmission: transmission-gtk But all i get is the UI. It somehow opens up and instance of Transmission without the torrents. Do i need to pass in some ...
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Google Chrome automatically opens all URIs

When clicking on URIs that should open desktop apps (magnet://, and steam://), Chrome will automatically open a new tab in a new window. I'm currently using Chrome version 43.0.2357.134, Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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 ...