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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Where is the settings.json file stored for Transmission?

I've bought a Raspberry Pi and I have managed to install xbian, samba and bittorrent (transmission). All the fun showed up when I tried to upgrade the older version from the repo to the latest ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Transmission Freezes in Ubuntu 13.04

Every time I go to download a file, the transmission window will USUALLY hang there for about 30 seconds to a minute. Other times, I either have to force quit or kill the process. Is there a possible ...
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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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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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How to use UDP connections with Torrent clients?

I just set up Ubuntu and I am having lots of trouble getting torrents working. I used to use Linux a lot, but have not for years, so I'm pretty new at this again. I have ports forwarded on my router ...
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Downloading flac with transmission

I am new to using transmission to d/l FLAC pkgs from Archive.org. I notice the files are huge, and include ogg vorbit and two versions of MP3. Is it possible to configure so I only get FLAC and ...
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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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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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cannot change permission of a dir

I mounted a windows folder into my ubuntu so i could just drop my .torrent files //192.168.1.61/shared/torrent on /root/downloads/torrents type cifs (rw) but, whenever i put .torrent file inside my ...
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Wifi painfully slow in Quantal

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on the Gnome3 desktop environment. I have a Lenovo S10-2 netbook with the following specs: Intel® Atom™ CPU N280 @ 1.66GHz × 2 Ram: 993.4 MiB Graphics: unknown ...
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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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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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Sharing older Vuze downloads with Transmission

I had downloaded some media (mainly free stuff) using Vuze for Windows but now I am using Ubuntu as my main system. I want to share my free downloaded files (as a retribution for the community) as ...
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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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How can I disable transmission-daemon autostart

I tried rcconf and update-rc.d but transmission-daemon starting each time i boot the system.
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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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Transmission won't go into overdrive

I am running the latest ubuntu 13.10 with all updates including latest version Transmission. I have searched but nothing comes close. I have no settings in Transmission. Everything but Open is greyed ...
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Transmission unable to access internet

It seems none of my BitTorrent clients are able to access the internet, including the system default, Transmission. I have recently changed my router's password and firewall settings,and I'm thinking ...
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edit mime type so that torrents are opened with Vuze 5.2.0.0

I installed Vuze from the website. How can I set it to the default application to open torrent files? I see it's possible to edit the mime app list: http://askubuntu.com/a/393410/45156 But it's ...
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Transmission stopped sending torrents to download folder

My transmission was working just fine, I updated my version of Ubuntu, and it still worked. A few days ago, I downloaded some files, and none of them went to the download folder. Even when I click ...
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How to cross compile for MIPS on ubuntu

I'm trying to find a way to install transmission on my home router. The device has a MIPS architecture and I downloaded the sources of transmission from its website. Now I think I'd need to ...
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Transmission use the same torrents in two Ubuntu profiles

I use Transmission for torrents download. But I have two profiles in Ubuntu (one for me, and another for my parents). Is there a way two transmission use "common" torrents. So If I added a torrent in ...
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Asking for: Brief tutorial for remote torrent client - Transmission model

I have a remote server, Ubuntu 12.04 server edition,which I access through ssh. I just want to be able to download torrents there, both to be able to seed without slowing my home connection, and ...
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Start paused torrents when idle

is there is a torrent client that will automatically start downloading paused torrents when idle , and stop them when i move the mouse or start doing stuff on my Ubuntu ? i had searched for it they ...
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Transmission sort files alphabetically by default?

The first thing I usually do when interacting with files view is to sort them alphabetically. It gets tedious after a while. Is there some configuration option to turn on sorting by default?
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How to use Transmission on eth0 and web traffic on wlan0

I have a desktop computer with two interfaces, ethernet connected to cable modem and wireless connected to a dsl modem. I would like to use the ethernet connection for Transmission and the wireless ...
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Several of the same application at the same time

I'm running Ubuntu Server 13.10 (previously 13.04) and 3 seperate instances with 3 seperate transmission-daemon's on a home Hyper-V server. Now the next project for me would be to combine those 3 ...
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Integration Opera and Transmission with Unity

How to integrate Opera and Transmission with Unity? I try this: http://askubuntu.com/a/41228 https://github.com/kriomant/transmission-unity-launcher but isn't work. I mean integration like number new ...
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Transmission : permission denied on network source

everyone. I have a problem with transmission as well as with other torrent-clients(qBitTorrent, Avuze etc). I have small WiFi LAN at home: Netgear, Desktop, Laptop, media-player etc. IP-Addresses are ...
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How to setup a specific application to use OpenVPN

How can I setup OpenVPN so that only Transmission ( Torrentclient ) uses OpenVPN, and any other traffic (browser etc) doesn't. I Use Ubuntu 13.04 x64.
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Transmission causes mount.ntfs use up to 100% of CPU

Today I tried to download a large file (12 Gib) and save it to a folder on an NTFS drive using Transmission bit-torrent client. When the download reached approximately 60-70% Transmission started ...
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Are there any known issues with Transmission 2.77 on Ubuntu 12.04?

The Transmission version in the official Ubuntu repositoSies for 12.04 is 2.51, which is buggy in my experience, especially with web interface. so I added the repository ppa:transmissionbt/ppa and ...
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Shutdown when download more than 2MB

Very strange problem with my Dell XPS M 1330. I am using Ubuntu 12.10, network hardware is: 09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5906M Fast Ethernet PCI Express (rev ...
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ln permission denied

So I've set up transmission (the torrent app) to run a script on my torrent to automagically move my torrents and create symlinks to them. This is the script: #!/bin/bash curl -d ...
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“Error: no data found! Ensure your drives are connected” when trying to make a torrent in Transmission

I just finished Debianizing a game (with the author's permission, or course,) and was just about to make it into a .torrent (I don't want to waste 31 MB of my precious Drobpox space on a bunch of ...