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 bay),...
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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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, debian-...
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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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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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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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How to exclude files in torrent from download?

Is it possible to exclude certain files within a torrent from downloading using the Transmission client? I can't seem to be able to find any such option. If I go to Properties → Files, there are no ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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: 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 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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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 ...