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-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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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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Transmission torrent client very inconsistent speeds

I have inconsistent download speed using the transmission bit torrent client. The speed will vary greatly between 400kb and 1kb per second (My internet is crap 400kb is a acceptable maximum). I also ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Tansmission plugin permissions setup for FreeNAS 9.3

Firstly, I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS in an NFS Share with a FreeNAS 9.3 setup. I basically want to run the Transmission plugin on the FreeNAS with full permissions. The NFS share works just fine, ...
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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 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 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 to set up i2p proxy on Transmission BitTorrent client?

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10, if that is of any use.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Transmission not downloading even after getting peers…tried everything

I have Ubuntu 15.04. I am trying to download a torrent file using transmission. The file is connecting to peers, but not downloading the file, it always downloads every file at '0 KB/s' all the time. ...