Questions tagged [transmission]

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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Ubuntu is not downloading any torrent

So, I recently sitched to Ubuntu 20.04, during work i effed up something and I had to reinstall it. Before that, i was downloading torrents regularly, but after the reinstallation, something went ...
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Transmission not opening, crashes

I'm on Ubuntu 19.10 and I have found that upon opening Transmission I am met with a crash error even after trying multiple times and rebooting. I decided to reinstall it by using sudo apt purge ...
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Transmission web client file properties

Ok so this question will be very similar to this one: How to exclude files in torrent from download? However, this is not the same question. In this question, I am wondering how you should go about ...
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Transmission 2.94 on Ubuntu 20.04 doesn't work

Transmission after a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 doesn't download anything. Tried many suggestions in Ask Ubuntu; like 'picking a random port' in the network options and also trying to operate it ...
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18.04 Transmission stopped being able to handle large files

When using Transmission torrents in 18.04, I'm getting "Error: File too large". When copying large files (22GB for example) in Nautilus it first copies a part of it and then it just crashes. This ...
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How can I fix transmission's bizzare layout?

A couple of weeks ago I installed Ubuntu 18.04.4 and I opened yesterday transmission for the first time and noticed that the layout is not what like I remembered it. As you can see the 'show' toolbar ...
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Transmission port not work

Anybody help me with my ubuntu transmission not work properly when I saw the issue. the issue is port is close. enter code here
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Ïs /etc/init.d/transmisssion-daemon file created after transmssion daemon installed, or I should creat it myself?

Ïs /etc/init.d/transmisssion-daemon file created after transmssion daemon installed, or I should creat it myself? I don't see it, so I creat it. but it does not solve my problem. The daemon still run ...
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Closed Port with Transmission

Quite new to ubuntu so still learning. I'm trying to get transmission working but it shows that 51413 is closed. I'm just looking at the settings in Transmission and under Network > Peer listening ...
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transmission watch directory permission

Here is my ls -al /NAS/ efirlus@Efirlus-NAS:~$ sudo ls -al /NAS/ drwxrwxr--+ 10 root root 4096 Feb 25 18:28 . drwxr-xr-x 4 root root ...
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Permission denied for transmission daemon event

I bit my teeth on this problem: I'm trying to set up transmission-daemon with an incomplete and done directory. Downloading to incomplete does work fine, but for the done directory I receive a ...
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Nginx reverse proxy only accessible from one device

Following this guide, I've set up Nginx reverse proxy for transmission, but for some reason it's only accessible through my laptop. On my laptop (Windows 10), I can access it with Chrome or Firefox, ...
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Transmission remote GUI remote path is not working Ubuntu 18.04

I am having issues with my Transmission remote GUI on Ubuntu 18.04. I'd like to open the folders directly from the Transmission GUI but nothing happens. It has to be something with the folder mapping, ...
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install deluged and deluged-console in a debian VM and serve new torrent in Transmission [closed]

I would like to share a local file via torrent. I created a torrent at home on my laptop with Transmission on Ubuntu 19.10 and successfully added the tracker udp://tracker.openbittorrent.com:80/...
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Is there a way to know if transmission-daemon currently active?

I have a laptop that i use as a media station connected to my TV, occasionally i would fall a sleep and forget to shutdown the laptop and that is unwanted behavior. so i use crontabs to shutdown my ...
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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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how to import magnet links, torrent files and downloads?

Can transmission "import" magnet links and files? How would those magnet links get backed up? The .torrent files and downloads are easy enough to backup. What I have in mind is to put the downloads ...
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How to retrieve magnet link from transmission?

How do I get the magnet links from transmission? I didn't realize that this information was even stored. I'd like to use just regular transmission, rather than remote. What I've tried: thufir@dur:~...
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how to backup and restore transmission torrents?

I don't quite grasp the relationship between magnet links and torrent file. That being said, I'm Looking to backup transmission "files" -- but which files? Most downloads I've added to transmission ...
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Transmission won't launch script after download on Ubuntu Server 18.04.2

I am on a completely fresh install. After installation I have only installed Transmission. (transmission-cli transmission-common transmission-daemon) Then I created a file under /var/lib/...
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Is it possible to pause Transmission and shut down the computer?

I am downloading a 3TB file through Transmission using 10 divided .torrent files, and it estimates that it will take around 10~20 days total. However I have to leave my house for 3 days due to a ...
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When I try to open a Torrent file, I get the message: Skipping unknown Torrent

While there was one active torrent, I tried starting another torrent I had downloaded. But, this next torrent did not open. Even after completion of previous torrent, when I tried opening the it ...
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Use OpenVPN only for one application/service

I am using a ubuntu server hosted elsewhere. On that server one of the things running is transmission. I was wondering if I could have the VPN only for that application as once I enable the VPN, I ...
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Why does transmission-daemon need to access my user dirs when run as a system user?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, and have a fresh install of transmission-daemon. It runs fine as a Systemd service. But when I try to run it standalone (with the service stopped), I see: ~ ⌘ sudo -u ...
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Transmission permission denied with mounted samba directory

I have 2 Proxmox VMs on the same server (for learning purposes) - primary docker server (ubuntu 18.04 server) 192.168.1.108 and samba/storage 192.168.1.109 On the primary server, I have Transmission ...
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Which packages to install to get Transmission torrent client?

I've been using Linux for a few days. I performed a minimal Ubuntu 18.10 installation, and am now looking to install Transmission via Terminal. An apt-cache search transmission showed me these ...
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Problem in downloading torrent file from a college network?

Today I have download a torrent file in my college from internet, so i decide it to download from college network (LAN / WI-FI) with the transmission in Ubuntu 18.04. 15 mins later, downloading status ...
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How to download multiple torrent links using transmission-daemon?

I am using transmission-daemon on my server with the WEB GUI. I was wondering if instead of each time clicking add torrent then paste the magnet link, I could instead call it in the terminal (SSH) ...
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How do I change which app Transmission uses on the “open folder” option?

When I right click on a torrent and use the "open folder" option on the drop-down it automatically opens in ranger (a terminal file browser) when I want it to open in the Dolphin file manager. When I ...
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Transmission Remote Error: portTested: http error 0: No Response but port is open

I have a transmission-daemon 2.94 (d8e60ee44f) set up on a Ubuntu 18.04.1 server, but it seems not to be working correctly. If i test the port using transmission-remote -n '_____:______' -pt I get the ...
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How to migrate from transmission to vuze?

Googling for "migrate from transmission to vuze" gives me such gems as: Migrate from Vuze to Transmission Is vuze so unloved that no one stays with it? Currently using both, would like to click a ...
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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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Split network traffic between two nic depending on app?

I'm running a transmission daemon. I'd like only its torrent traffic to only go through eth0 while its RPC traffic, and all other network traffic, to only go through eth1. I think I can configure ...
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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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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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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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Selective routing: how to route the traffic of specific ports through OpenVPN in Ubuntu Server 16.04.4 LTS

My home LAN is organized as follows: DHCP is assigned by a (very) basic modem provided by my ISP (Modem). A server runs Plex Media Server (uid=plex, hereinafter: PMS) and Transmission (uid=debian-...
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Can't install new version of Transmission via PPA [duplicate]

I'm still new to Ubuntu and I've been going out of my mind for days trying to install the new 2.92-31 version of Transmission with the security patch in it. Currently I am on lubuntu 16.04 after ...
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Restarted Ubuntu Server, now Transmission Daemon fails to start suddenly

SOLUTION https://github.com/transmission/transmission/issues/537#issuecomment-370660548 What tzeejay Commented: Create the directory and then place the file (sudo required if you're not root): ...
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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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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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How to change the GUI of transmission web interface?

I'am talking about this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TransmissionHowTo I see this web interface: http://92.245.108.213:9091/transmission/web where are stored the html files of this web ...
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Transmission don't remember session

Firstly sorry for my bad English, so I using transmission, but when I close the app and open again, I see nothing, completely nothing, I don't know why, but transmission doesn't remember session and ...
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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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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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Cannot open GUI applications through remote SSH using my phone

Right now I'm sending this command through SSH from phone to my Ubuntu laptop. echo SSHPASSWORD|sudo -S bash -c "export DISPLAY=:0"&&" + transmission-gtk Non-graphical commands work fine. ...
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I set permission with chmod, but files created later don't have the same permissions

I ran sudo chmod -R 0777 /home/thomas/media/ But when I make new sub directories with transmission they do not have 777 permission. Any tips?
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Bottlenecking on Transmission?

I'm facing with a bit of a problem right now. I got myself a fiber to my house and here is the problem - downloading torrent with transmission on my file server is at 10-15 MB/s, I have tasted speed ...

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