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 search for transmission and the search function just turns up music files with the letters 'tran' in them. I'm very frustrated. I literally can't find the path to a file that's on my computer.

  • Are you sure you did not remove transmission? If it ever was used before and is still present you should see it in dash. What happens if you open a terminal and type ` transmission-gtk`? Does it start transmission? And does dash then show it again? – Rinzwind Jul 3 '13 at 22:52
  • I have transmission opened. It's definitely on the system. When I click a torrent link, Firefox asks me to choose an application to open it. I've already told firefox what to do with bittorrent seeds. Now I'm looking in .cache and .config and I have two transmission folders but neither one has an application file that firefox will accept. – Jonathan Jul 3 '13 at 22:58
  • Ok, I found some help here askubuntu.com/questions/316020/… But... when I found the transmission-gtk file, it has a ? sign instead of a disk image. Any thoughts? It's still not working. When I download the torrent, the box says there's no torrent there. – Jonathan Jul 3 '13 at 23:08

For the GTK+ client, all settings are kept in ~/.config/transmission

For the Daemon, all settings are kept in ~/.config/transmission-daemon

For the CLI, all settings are kept in ~/.config/transmission-cli

The default download folder is ~/Downloads

The transmission torrents file is located in ~/.config/transmission/torrents

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