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?

  • Did anyone figure out how to fix this issue with the latest version? I just started having problems with this yesterday once i opened bitorrent to find some older files.. now it is having this issue unless i just manually copy the link into utorrent.. – user263792 Mar 31 '14 at 6:14

Go to preferences -> advanced -> programs -> add Protocol = magnet

Choose your action:

Then tick Open with other application (and copy the line from below):

 /usr/bin/transmission %s

Parameter: leave empty (unchecked) Open in terminal

You need to wait 3 or 4 minutes until the peers list is completely loaded!

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    it works for me when u use /usr/bin/transmission-gtk %s instead.. thanks – Tapper Sep 4 '12 at 7:27

have you tried to follow this documentation : http://jamesisin.com/a_high-tech_blech/index.php/2011/01/tweak-opera-to-befriend-transmission/

It seems that you should just go to programs, add the protocol and open with transmission, and add '%s' in the parameters field.

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