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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transmission-daemon configuration not working

I am trying to access transmission-daemon over HTTP. I have thus edited the rpc-whitelist option in /etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json. I did stop and restart the daemon while editing the config. ...
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restore transmission-daemon status and list from broken ubuntu install

today i lost one of my vm's (the disk image refuses to boot but is still accessible). given the age of the install i decided i would just go with a fresh install. i have restored almost everything, ...
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executing 'transmission-remote -l' returns ACCESS DENIED with an HTML response

Untill yesterday I was able to execute the transmission-remote -l command without sudo previleges. Somehow somethign changed on my system and if I execute the command, I get an HTML response with the ...
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Internet stops working on Ubuntu when opening any Torrent Client, but on Mac, It works just fine

This is how my network is set. I connect an iPhone 6 to Ubuntu via USB cable. The internet connection is fine until I open any Torrent Client App (Transmission, Deluge, etc). When I open any Torrent ...
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Pktgen Dpdk different socket ID on different cores error

I am facing the error " port 0 on socket ID 0 has different socket ID on lcore 1 socket ID 1" whenever I run Pkt gen Dpdk. I am running this on Host Machine. Pktgen Dpdk runs fine when I run ...
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How to eliminate TCP Retransmission/TCP DUP ACK from the server?

Introduction of the application We have an application which it receive data from a TCP protocol (IOT device) to our Ubuntu server. Both end send it's data receive confirmation to each other, in order ...
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Transmission and curlftpfs: Operation not supported

I have an FTP server mounted with curlftpfs. But when I try to download torrent with Transmission to the mounted folder it gives me an error: "torrent name" tr_fdFileCheckout failed for &...
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Is it correct that a torrent gets downloaded via enp3s0 (eth0) even if outgoing traffic is restricted to a VPN on tun0?

I modified my iptables according to the answer from Musclehead here so that my transmission-daemon can just send outgoing traffic to tun0 (which is a VPN). (Hint: My eth0 is called enp3s0.) Now, if I ...
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Transmission doesn't have write permissions and throws an error when downloading torrents

Operating System: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS ------------Kernel: Linux 5.4.0-58-generic -------------Architecture: x86-64 – I have a laptop running Ubuntu acting as a media server. I have transmission ...
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Can someone explain these rules for a specific user and a VPN in iptables?

I used a script from here to setup rules that make sure user transmission-daemon can only send traffic via the VPN i use. At least that's what the author says. I have troubles understanding the ...
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I can't seed a torrent without downloading it using transmission-daemon web interface

I am running Ubuntu server 20.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4, i seed a lot of torrents on my PC so i decided to install transmission-daemon on my rasp to have it working 24/7. I wanted to transfer some of the ...
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transmission-daemon is much slower than transmission-gtk

I am experimenting transmission-daemon on Ubuntu 20.04. It works fine, but is incredibly slow. Here is an example with a widely available torrent (tmr is an alias for transmission-remote): $ tmr -a &...
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Transmission Segmentation Fault on 20.04 in non-root mode

I just upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 and I'm facing a really strange problem with transmission-gtk. Here are the characteristics : In GUI, Transmission doesn't launch Typing transmission-gtk in a ...
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Transmission 2.94 not downloading

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 and then installed Transmission 2.94 since it worked fine on my 18.04. It wasn't downloading so I searched and found that sudo ufw status verbose returned that it was ...
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Torrent problem

I have Ubuntu Server without GUI with backup files inside it and would like to create a torrent file to download this backups to other PC. I`ve tried transmission-create but stuck on connecting to ...
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transmission ports still open after transmission “failed”

I am currently trying to get transmission to work on my Ubuntu 18.04.4 server. It's a torrent downloader, that can be controlled using the web interface and the command line. I have started it before ...
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Having issues with torrents on Ubuntu 20.04

I am having a weird issue with torrents on ubuntu 20.04. Whenever I try torrenting the torrent gets stuck at "loading metadata from 0 peers". I tried adding more trackers, forwarded the port ...
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Torrent clients don't seem to be working on 20.04

I've recently updated to 20.04 and everything seems to be running smoothely except none of the torrent clients I try seem to want to work. When I try using Transmission all that happens after I try ...
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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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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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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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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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