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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I can't find the file 'transmission' on my computer with the search function

I went to download a torrent today and Firefox asked me to choose an application to do so (although the bit torrent files normally go to transmission per the permissions I've set in Firefox). I go to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Transmission-daemon keeps resetting

i have been trying to configure transmission-daemon so i can connect using the webui avaliable at http://server.ip-address:9091 , but i just get a message telling me that i should either disable 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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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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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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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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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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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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A php script that I want it be run by Transmission client!

In transmission-gtk there is an option can run script: Edit > Preferences > Downloading > Call script when torrent is completed. Recently, I found this script that I do not know how to make it work ...
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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 ...