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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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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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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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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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 to make transmission work for all users

I tried opening a magnet link from a different (standard) user I created and it didn't work. It asked me to choose a program to open it with. There was no list of programs to choose from. I also ...
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Firewall rules for transmission

I have transmission installed, which listens on the default port 51413. I have tried opening everything for this port. iptables: Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source ...
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transmission crashing and data loss

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2109152 This is happening to me, in the sense that transmission is freezing, I have to force quit, and I lose all data downloaded since it was launched. It's ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 cant download magnets.

Upgraded to Xubuntu 13.04 and cant open click on magnet links any more. Tried kTorrent instead of transmission. Same thing. Unable to detect the URI-scheme of ...
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Transmission loses preferences

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 13.04. I installed a shell extension Transmission daemon indicator but that requires transmission to be started at the system startup. So I made an entry in startup ...
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Write Permission Error

I have transmission-deamon running and it's giving me the error Permission Denied: /mnt/RyNet/Downloads/the-torrent/some-file.ext So it cannot write files to the download directory: ryguy@MPU ...
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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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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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Torrent doesn't upload

I have a laptop which has windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS installed. Windows seeds the torrent back but Ubuntu doesn't. I have tried several client on Ubuntu but I got the same issue. It can Download ...
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Torrent client that saves files to torrent location

I currently use Flexget to download torrent files from an rss feed. Flexget automatically saves each torrent in its subfolder, according to a set of rules and names it accordingly. Now, what I want ...
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Transmission download doesn't work when on other user

Transmission doesn't work when on other user of the computer. Same magnet link, from the same website downloads when I use the computer as administrator, and doesn't work when I use it from a ...
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Torrent applications getting slow download speed?

Allowed port in iptables with this command sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 6881 -j ACCEPT. After ran this command, Transmission client port shows open but in next 30 seconds it's shows closed. ...
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Magnet link sometimes does not open Transmission

After doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, Magnet links sometimes do not open Transmission, Its my only torrent client and i need to restart mt computer to get it working. How can i fix this? Im ...
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Scheduling torrents in Transmission - using WD My Cloud

is there a way that I can Schedule downloads in the Transmission app to take place only during certain hours of the day. For example: from 19:00 - 08:00 That way when I use my internet the most it ...
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Torrent box, Torrentwatch-x setup install help

I'm trying to set up a ubuntu "torrent box" , samba file sharing transmission remote torrentwatchX - and this is where I am stuck, - what I have done so far is sudo apt-get install ...
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I have 3 different distros in use and I want to refer 3 Transmissions to one config file?

On my machine, 3 different Linux distributions are installed: Ubuntu + Magiea Gnome + Manjaro KDE I use a torrent client (called Transmission) within them. So I want to use one config directory for ...
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Changing my default bittorrent?

My deluge would not launch. I uninstalled it thinking that another one of my programs, i.e. . transmission, ktorrent would start opening my magnet links. I did not change my default program for ...
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How to get wlan tranmission statistics?

How to get the actual number of transmission by the hardware of wlan0? When a device communicates with other over wireless network, the actual data transfer and the actual wireless transmission on ...
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Best install route for a server?

I have an old optiplex system which i want to use as an FTP and Media server. I'm wanting to get more into linux so I'm wondering a few things Would NOT running a GUI allow more room for the CPU and ...
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I cant find transmisson

I’m really bad with computers and i recently updated my Ubuntu i don’t know what to and i cant torrent because it asks me what to open with and i cant find transmission to open torrents with please ...
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How to access web gui via dyndns?

What I want I want to have access to managing my Bittorent sync and Transmission applications from the outside of my home network. My system and network I have Xubuntu 13.04 on my laptop connected ...
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When logging in directly to an application, will the transmission-daemon run in the background?

I have a media computer running Ubuntu 12.04 and XBMC. I also have flexget and transmission-deamon set up to run automatically every hour with a line in my crontab. @hourly /usr/local/bin/flexget ...
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Installed app with weird problem: Text entry doubles keystrokes - EExxaammppllee

I installed the app transgui on a couple of machines with Ubuntu 14.10. On one (and only one) of the machines, each and every text field exhibits the strange behaviour of all keystrokes counted double ...
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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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How can I make Transmission stop limiting upload after downloading?

I often use Transmission to torrent at night, when I'm sleeping and can't adjust settings manually. Now what I'd like to do is make it respect my upload limit while torrents are still downloading ...
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Can't SSH into server over internet while server is connected to VPN

So I have Transmission running on my Ubuntu 13.04 server that is connected to a VPN via OpenVPN. The problem is I want to be able to access the server over the internet, but it won't work while the ...
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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-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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Transmission won't start

When I launch transmission from Unity it won't start the first time. The second time I launch it, it takes a couple of minutes to start. I tried to launch it from the terminal and I got this message, ...
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Transmission causes internet to stop working

I’m getting the same problem has anyone fixed this. Running ubuntu 12.10 and same thing as above. Start computer internet works fine. start bittorent client then connection goes south after 5 to 10 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Transmission doesn't show finished torrents

I am new to Ubuntu and Transmission. My question is: although I download torrents just fine and I can see how many torrents are active,downloading, seeding, paused but can't see any of the ...
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Transmission not uploading

I cannot upload with my transmission client. I have no problem with downloading the. Once it finished downloading is says that 0/0 peer connected. sometimes it displays 0/1 peer conencted but after a ...
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Transmission BitTorrent Client doesn't work

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I use Transmission BitTorrent Client but it has stopped working since past few days. I googled about it and saw many posts, there was told to change Port Number from ...
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ubuntu server: transmission watch-dir not working after update

I've recently updated my ubuntu server form 12.04 to 14.04. On 12.04 the transmissions watch-dir worked well. After update the watch-dir not working. Nothing else was changed (except the update). ...
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Is Enabling UPnP in Transmission Worth the Security Risk?

I'm wondering if enabling UPnP so that Transmission can select a random port on start worth the security risk. I am not asking if having a listening port is worth the risk but instead is it worth the ...
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Transmission started to detect torrents bigger than they are?

When I add a torrent the program in transmission it shows size larger than actual size(for example, If I add a torrent file of size 814 MB in transmission it shows its size is 854 MB and it downloads ...
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Transmission 'save to location' error for NAS

My NAS 3TB hard drive either goes into sleep mode, or isn't available because I am travelling away from home. When this happens, and transmission is open, it will run an error on the 'save to ...
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Seeding with transmission-cli

I am trying to seed a torrent on one of my servers which is CLI only. To create the file I am doing: transmission-create a.out then uploading with: transmission-cli -w . a.out.torrent Except that it ...
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Check media center status

Is there any software available to check the status (temperature, disk storage, error logs, etc) of my media center or home server remotely through a web ui? Like Transmission Remote.
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Transmission RPC slow down

I use transmission RPC to control transmission daemon on Ubuntu 12.4 with Nginx. When there are more than 25 active torrents, transmission RPC takes too long to respond, around 15 seconds to ...