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Questions tagged [bittorrent]

A peer-to-peer file sharing protocol used for distributing large amounts of data over the Internet. Tag should be only used for questions on installing and configuring BitTorrent clients for Ubuntu.

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Can't open torrent magnet links

So far I could download torrents easily with qBittorent but now when I click on a magnet link, a new window opens saying "the link needs to be opened with an application. Send to:" qBitorrent is ...
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Transmission “Error: Unable to save resume file: File name too long”

Got a download error of "Error: Unable to save resume file: File name too long". When downloading a magnet using Transmission. I tried to fix it by downloading the torrent and changing the filename of ...
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Ubuntu releases .iso torrent SHA wrong

I have downloaded ubuntu-16.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso and ubuntu-16.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso using a torrent client transmission. ubuntu-16.04.5-desktop-amd64.iso was downloaded from the ubuntu downloads ...
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transmission on ubuntu 16.04 LTS write permission problem

I get a problem with my Transmission 2.94 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server. I used this guide to install Transmission. I tried different dir on my disks and all give me same problem. I tried reinstall and ...
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BitTorrent clients not downloading (even Transmission)

I have not been able to use my laptop to download torrent since I started using Ubuntu. Transmission always returns "error connection failed" or "could not connect to tracker". I've tried other ...
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Vuze not listed as an application and so cannot associate with torrent files

How do I ensure that vuze is listed in the apps for firefox to associate torrent files with it? Transmission is listed and works fine with Firefox, for what that's worth. Installed vuze with snap: ...
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Can't download torrent using magnet [duplicate]

I've always downloaded torrent files by using magnet download with a bittorrent application and Chrome at my Windows PC. Now I'm trying to do the same at my Ubuntu PC, first by using Firefox and ...
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Transmission can't download due to ufw

I can't download anything in transmission because ufw firewall didn't allow My ufw status is given below: Status: active Logging: on (low) Default: deny (incoming), allow (outgoing), disabled (...
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How does transmission-daemon work ? Download don't seem to start [duplicate]

I installed transmission-daemon in order to have a command-line torrent downloader which I could access through SSH. My problem is that I am struggling to understand how to use it. I have run ...
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How do I configure tixati to show downloads, I can't change the size of details tray?

It remains like this(as in screenshot), I can't maximize it or change it's length, only the right and left sides can be moved. I'm using ubuntu 17.10 and Tixati v2.56.
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Transmission is not downloading any magnet links!

Transmission can't download any magnet links! I tried many torrent websites but seems the problem is with transmission! Whenever I try to download a magnet link it is always stuck on the shown window ...
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can't download any torrent from different softwares

I tried to download several torrent files in several torrent softwares like deluge and transmission and they stuck 0% and don't connect to peers although they worked very well a week ago
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Prevent aria2c from uploading torrent files?

How do I prevent aria2c from uploading torrent files at download time? And aria2c is safe for that ?
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Not able to install any bittorrent client

I cant download any of the bittorrent clients online kristoffer@HP-Stream-Laptop-14-ax0XX:~$ sudo apt-get install rTorrent [sudo] password for kristoffer: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Proper port forwarding under Ubuntu

What is the correct way to open ports in Ubuntu and use Transmission in active mode? I opened port in my Technicolor 7200 router using this guide as follows: Then, I opened a port via terminal: ...
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How to serve a torrent file?

I have a rather large file (~100GB) on my Ubuntu Server that I would like to share with a few different people. I could tar it and give people a direct download link, but I thought it would be better ...
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What's wrong when VLC says “cannot find hdrl or movi chunks”?

I BT-downloaded an avi movie "Gintama 2017.avi". I want to play it but I fail. ffprobe: ffprobe version 2.8.11-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 Copyright (c) 2007-2017 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 5.4.0 (...
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“Failed to load the torrent…” when I try to open pdf files on another partition

I have qBittorent installed on my system Ubuntu 14.04. When going to my DATA partition which is NTFS. When trying to open the pdf I get this: Failed to load the torrent: /media/justin/DATA/Documents/...
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How to convert the Ubuntu 32bit torrent to an iso [closed]

Last night, we managed to get Linux mint off of my laptop. It had to be formatted through terminal cause nothing else worked. We booted to a Zalman last night and Ubuntu was booting, but it got ...
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How to download files with a specific extension only from an FTP server?

I'd like to batch download .torrent files from a FTP server (e.g. ftp://ftp.fau.de/gimp/gimp/) with one command or one click in a GUI (after entering the hostname and the root directory). The aim is ...
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How to open port for transmission bittorent while using internet from USB tethering?

I have a router and an old desktop pc running Lubuntu 16.04 64Bit. I use internet on my desktop PC like this: I connect my android phone (Marshmallow, Lenovo K 4 Note) to the wifi network of my ...
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KTorrent and ufw: firewall problems

I am at my wits' end and cannot get KTorrent to download under my current ufw settings. I am using Kubuntu 16.04. As I understand from reading the configuration window, KTorrent uses the following ...
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How to save and retrieve files being downloaded by transmission bittorrent client?

I need to repair a computer of mine and I believe I'll need to reinstall all OS on it (Ubuntu/Haiku/Windows multiboot) but I would like to save for later retrieval some files in an on-going download ...
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Torrent Not Downloading(Network Problem)

for the last few weeks my torrents have refused to download showing the error: connection timed out to trackers. I recently(around the same time the torrents stopped downloading) changed my ssid and ...
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How to write a disk image to a USB stick while downloading it from a torrent?

I am currently torrenting a bootable ISO image that I need to write to a flash drive. My download speed and my write speed to the drive are comparable, and to save time I was wondering if there is a ...
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“permission denied” when downloading with Transmission

I'm having trouble downloading torrents. A torrent starts off and after a while goes red, saying: "permission denied [file path]". It's the same whether I set a target folder on an USB drive (...
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Getting newest ubuntu ISO on a filesize-capped network

This question might not be best suited on this board, but I'll just give it a shot. The network at my workplace has a download cap for filesizes and the regular 16.04 download is too big. I can't ...
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Terminal based application for downloading torrent

How can I download torrent file from websites using command line? I've done it using Bittorrent and I want to know that is it possible to download torrent using terminal?
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How to make a copy of torrent to FTP location after download completion

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and using Transmission BitTorrent client for downloading files. All I want is a script which will run after the download has completed and this script will make a exact copy ...
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How do you get BitTorrent on Ubuntu?

I want to know if it is possible to get bittorrent for ubuntu. If yes, please answer. I tried searching for this but couldn't find anything.
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Make WebTorrent handle magnet links

I seem to have forgotten how to make WebTorrent, or any torrent application automatically grab the magnet torrent links from websites like thepiratebay.org? There's no file to download so I cannot ...
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Deluge does not work properly

My Deluge torrent client does not starts downloading or uploading files. Always says 0.0 kb/s.
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Lubuntu alternate installer torrent tracker error

I received the error: Requested download is not authorized for use with this tracker. When opening the link at: http://cdimages.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/releases/xenial/release/lubuntu-16.04-alternate-...
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running a lfpt cronjob mirror --only-missing from a seedbox, sometimes only pulls a partial file, how can i get the rest?

the following is saved to /usr/local/bin chmod 700 and ran crom /etc/crontab every 2 hours at the 37 minute mark. #!/bin/bash login="username" pass="*****" host="seedboxURL" remote_dir='~/folder/I/...
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Transmission “downloading 0 from 0 peers” [closed]

I really don't download bitorrents but there's one I really wanted. I got to 44.5% before it stalled. The torrent page claims "Seeds 55, Peers 31" but when I view Transmission/Properties/Trackers, I ...
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Permission denied on files downloaded by Transmission

On a fresh installation of Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 I installed Transmission using this procedure: sudo apt-get install transmission-cli transmission-common transmission-daemon sudo service transmission-...
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Cannot start deluged service (init.d)

I installed deluge, deluged and deluge-console. All of them work fine and I can start the deluged daemon using this command $ deluged but I cannot start it using the init.d script that comes with it....
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Cannot download torrents suddenly

So I have the oddest issue which I can't figure out. Out of the blue, my computer is refusing to download any torrents. I know it isn't an ISP issue because all other devices are. Also, when I play ...
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Cannot find “/usr/bin/deluge” but can open Deluge Ubuntu 16.04

Hello and thanks ahead for reading. I downloaded Deluge on my new Ubuntu 16.04 system running Firefox v48.0 . I downloaded Deluge and can run it if I search for it using the launcher. I'm trying to ...
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I am trying to torrent and install games

I am trying to download torrents like I did before I switched to Ubuntu. but I forgot to take into account I am not using windows OS. Is there a way to install these games even tho they are for ...
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How to open ports for Transmission?

I need to open port 51413 to speed up Transmission torrent. I tryed sudo ufw allow 51413/tcp and also sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 51413 -j ACCEPT But they don't work (if I go to ...
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how to boot iso. file via torrents

I downloaded xubuntu 16.04-desktop iso.torrent in order to install on my eee pc 900a. how do I go about creating a bootable usb with the torrent file? And furthermore how to install it on the netbook ...
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Torrent clients making file system write protected

IDK whats happening with the torrent clients. When I start torrent client after sometime my entire file system read only, write protected. Not able to do anything. Again I need to restart the system. ...
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Photoshop sc6 on Ubuntu 14.04 x86 [closed]

I want a link to download and install Photoshop CS6 in Ubuntu 14.04 x86 without problems, if possible on torrent. Thank you very much
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How do I stop BitTorrent Sync (Resilio) service?

Gui in http://localhost:8888/gui/ can only Pause synchronizing.
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Using deluge-console direct terminal

Is there a way to pipe deluge-console commands directly on the terminal? I wanted to perform something: deluge-console; add torrent-file-url.torrent I know that when you run deluge-console you're ...
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How to choose files to download in deluge using deluge-console?

I would like to ask if there is any command to choose between files to download in Deluge that can be used in the console (deluge-console). I'm using it on a Raspberry Pi and as I mostly connect via ...
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deluge-console keeps disconnecting from remote daemon

I have setup Deluge Daemon (with Web UI) on a RaspberryPi with allow_remote=True. Afterwards I installed Deluge on Windows 10 and ran sudo apt-get install deluge sudo apt-get install deluge-console ...
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The -o parameter in aria2c can't rename the downloaded file

aria2c -S /home/se.torrent Files: idx|path/length ===+=========================================================================== 1|./test.mkv |283MiB (297,429,086) ---+----...
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Failed to start Deluged and deluge - Service hold-off time over

I'm trying to install deluge as server on ubuntu 16.04 server. I'm looking at this guide, but deluged and deluge-webui services are not running Jun 17 11:53:32 Quel-Server systemd[1]: deluge-web....