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Questions tagged [torrent-client]

Applications used to access the peer-to-peer file sharing protocol known as torrents. Tag should be only used for questions on installing and configuring torrent clients for Ubuntu.

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Deluge torrent client continue downloading files in a new Ubuntu installation, from the same state that was in a broken Ubuntu installation

My Ubuntu has broken. I had downloaded some files and I was downloading other files using Deluge Torrent client. I would like to install Deluge in the new Ubuntu installation that I am going to do, ...
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“verify local data” doesn't fix corrupt download

I can't specifically say, but I think one particular torrent keeps showing as corrupt. What I've done is to locate the specific folder, deleted all of the downloads, and then re-initiated the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes / hangs / lags when writing / downloading large files to disk

Whether it's using Deluge to download torrents, or downloading files from a browser, or cp / mving files, on main Ubuntu 16.04 SSD, when this happens the system tends to lag / freeze / hang for either ...
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Add multiple trackers at once with Transmission Remote

I recently bought a QNap I use as download station, so I switched from downloading files with uTorrent on my PC to downloading them with Transmission on the QNap. I use Transmission Remote to ...
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deluge has slower speed than transmission

I am wondering why does transmission has higher download speed than deluge on the same torrent files? As of right now, transmission downloads 4 torrent files at about 7 MB/s, while deluge downloads ...
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Open Torrent URL magnet link in transmission by default in Chrome

I tried by searching answer in google and StackOverflow, but none of the solutions worked. First I run this in terminal: sudo grep 'MimeType' /usr/share/applications/transmission-gtk.desktop And ...
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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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What's to consider when hosting Ubuntu torrents on a Raspberry Pi

Recently, I thought about how I could contribute to the Linux / Ubuntu community, since I am a regular user for years now. One way I came up with is, that I could use my Raspberry Pi to work as a peer ...
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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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Transmission test port

I changed downloading port in transmission from random one to port 80. Then I tried to test it and got a result that port is closed. How can I open it for downloading?
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How to connect to Ubuntu Server 16.04 from Chrome Browser?

I keep getting ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED. I can't connect through the browser, only the command line. I want to use it as a torrenting server with a web-based GUI for the torrenting client, something ...
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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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What is a good replacement for utorrent app? [duplicate]

What are good p2p clients apps for Linux? I use utorrent on Windows 10 and I really like it, but I never tried any p2p clients on linux. Can you please recommend me a good one? Thank You!
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downloading a torrent file using uTorrent in Ubuntu 14.04

So when I feed a torrent URL it doesn't get downloaded. How do you exactly feed a URL to get downloaded in utorrent? I need to download the English Wikipedia for NLP Research and they have provided a ...
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How to install qbittorrent in Ubuntu 16.10? [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.10 and unsuccessfully tried installing qbittorrent from Software center as I would do usually till 16.04, but it showed up some error.
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Torrent unable to be found in Windows partition

I've observed that in order for other programs (i.e. Partition) to access files from Windows partitions (I have dualboot with Windows7 and Ubuntu 16.04) I need to first open that partition manually. ...
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Torrent app for ubuntu? [duplicate]

What do people recommend for a torrent app for Ubuntu 16.04? And how do I install it? I tried downloading one but I couldn't install it? Do I have to type in some code? Thanks for the replies guys. I ...
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Deluge can't connect to remote seedbox

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Deluge 1.3.13 (from deluge-team PPA) but I can't connect to my remote seedbox. I'm able to ping remote hostname. I can telnet remote hostname and ...
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How do I upgrade the default torrent client (Transmission) in 16.04?

I have read the Changelog and I am very keen to upgrade Xenial's default torrent client Transmission. There have been many improvements and bug fixes since Transmission version 2.84 which comes with ...
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unable to download torrent in my ubuntu 14.04

I have installed BitTorrent , Transmission , K torrent , Vaduz etc. But I am not able to download any torrent files.I have already tried every thing but i cont do any thing. Could you help me with the ...
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Amule does not want to launch?

after I did reboot my system (required for an update), well, amule simply refuse to launch... I tried uninstall/reinstall then reboot, but I still have the problem, anyone can explain this to me? ...
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transmission-remote: How to monitor list of torrents in terminal?

I have just installed transmission on my server which runs Ubuntu desktop. I have no issue with downloading files and so forth, but would like to keep a terminal window open on my work computer where ...
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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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How to lock Deluge's configuration files to prevent their modification?

I'm setting up a seedbox for 3 users on Ubuntu Server 15.04. Each user runs his copy of deluged and deluge-web and has its home directory where deluge's configuration files reside. I optimized the ...
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(chrome) Set default handler for magnet links ? [duplicate]

When I click on a magnet link Chrome/Chromium open Transmission ... I'm would like to change this to use Tixati
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Torrent Software Download Help [duplicate]

I was wondering if someone could tell me what to do with a downloaded Torrent file.
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Magnet Links open Deluge but don't start the torrent

Initially, clicking a magnet link would do nothing, but after some research, I ran the following command: xdg-mime default deluge.desktop x-scheme-handler/magnet Now, as the title says, clicking a ...
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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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Which is the best torrent client for Ubuntu 14.10? [duplicate]

I searched utorrent site, but it is given for lower versions of ubuntu. Which one do you suggest ?
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How do I associate torrent files with Vuze?

OS: 14.04 Browser: Firefox Firefox is only saving torrent files to hard drive. How do I associate .torrent files with Vuze so it opens the client automatically?
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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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How can I create torrent files from transmission or deluge using GUI?

I can't find anywhere to 'create file' in Transmission/Deluge.
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Batch export torrent files from KTorrent

To export single torrent file: Right mouse click -> Advanced -> Export Torrent To export n torrent files: ???
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Torrents on a headless server

I am running a home headless server and I want it to be able to download torrents for each of the home users. I was looking at Transmission (with its transmission-remote frontend) but I don't like ...
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Using rss in Qbittorrent

How to make qbittorent download episode as soon as it's out there? what are rss rules for instance? I'm kinda lost on that section I don't want to download previous episodes, otherwise I'll end up ...
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How to play downloaded movies by torrent?

I have downloaded the movie (chef) with help of transmission bittorrent file it was successfully downloaded. It was in form of zip folder when exerted it is asking the password. There is small file ...
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Problem to use µTorrent

I'm with problem to install µTorrent I used this command in this link And appear this message I want to make download files in thepiratebay.se but the most files it can't be make using bit ...
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Which bit-torrent app has these specific features?

I'm searching for an Ubuntu bit-torrent client that has these two features: Start the download when idle (and pause download when user interacts with system) Download files in sequential order
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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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How to see if there are any qbittorent torrents from shell script?

I run a script on startup that opens a browser, irc, and qbittorrent. It looks similar to this: chromium-browser & qbittorrent & xchat & guake & Is there any way I can detect if ...
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Cant Resume Torrent Downloads After Restarting the PC

I was trying to download big files from torrent In my place the electricity is gone off for 2- 3 hours every 24 hour , which will interrupt my torrent download . On windows torrent when I turn on ...
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how do I download tv shows, etc.? [duplicate]

What do I have to do to download from The Pirate Bay? I understand utorrent and The Pirate Bay, but can not download movies. I used to be able to do it in Windows. Please keep explanations simple. I ...
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Why doesn't rTorrent support all types of torrent file?

When I tried to download a torrent file using rtorrent it showed: bash: syntax error near unexpected token `(' It happens only for some files, not for all. Why does it happen for some torrent files?
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Torrent magnet links open new window but not transmission

I've installed Ubuntu and Lubuntu a few times now and some of those times I've had the following problem, which I currently have. When I click a torrent magnet link in Chrome (usually from Pirate bay),...
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A php script that I want it be run by Transmission client!

In transmission-gtk there is an option can run script: Edit > Preferences > Downloading > Call script when torrent is completed. Recently, I found this script that I do not know how to make it work ...
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Mr Transmission, please turn off the PC after all downloads are completed!

#!/bin/bash echo "password" | sudo -S halt I pointed this script to "Call script when torrent is completed" option under: Edit > Preferences > Downloading Problem: this script shut-downs the ...
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Why Flush torrent client would not start?

Flush is a torrent client similar to Deluge or Qbittorrent, is the lightest, and I have used it along Qbittorrent without any problem for some time. But after reinstalling the OS I used only ...