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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 stops responding at all, RPC and HTTP connections time out

So, my server started doing something strange. transmission-daemon will run for a couple minutes, then suddenly all RPC or HTTP connections to it just stop. systemctl status shows the following: ● ...
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Running a Torrent Box with Transmission and a VPN

I have tried looking around a lot to find some answers around this topic. My end goal is to run Ubuntu Server on a Hyper-V VM. I want to be able to port forward my ssh ability and also port forward ...
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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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Unable to open magnet link with Transmission from Firefox

I have followed this answer but it's not working for me: How can I make Firefox open magnet-links in Transmission? Also I can see this as bug: Firefox does not associate magnet links to Transmission ...
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How to setup transmission-daemon under OpenVPN on Debian? [closed]

I tried this tutorial on my dedicated server : Transmission daemon over OpenVPN When I run the command to start OpenVPN it's locked out from the server and I have to restart it from the host admin ...
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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-daemon/-remote 404, 409 & 401 responses. Refuses rpc connections

I have transmission-daemon/transmission-remote working on two machines, but on this third one (Ubuntu 18.04, transmission-daemon v.2.92), I am having trouble. Invoking transmission-daemon from the ...
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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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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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Nginx transmission url

I have Nginx acting as a proxy for the transmission-daemon service on my server with hostname "estuary". My transmission.conf file is as follows: server { server_name transmission.estuary; listen [::]...
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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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Give transmission read and write permission to shared folder?

Im trying to achieve so one of my machines can write to a shared folder, on another computer, running Freenas. I have successfully been able to mount the share on the first machine. I did that by ...
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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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Transmission-cli how to get the id of torrent?

for example i've added a torrent file to watch-dir with an id in his name like mytorrent_123.torrent after the download is done I want to be sure that the completed download was from this torrent, ...
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Transmission script-torrent-done not executing?

settings.json "script-torrent-done-enabled": true, "script-torrent-done-filename": "/var/lib/transmission/.config/transmission-daemon/torrent_complete.sh" the owner of the torrent_complete.sh - is ...
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How to change the GUI of transmission deamon?

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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Transmission won't download torrents to NTFS HDD. Permission denied"

I believe I have a permissions issue getting transmission-gtk to download to my NTFS drive. I'm on Ubuntu 17.04. I've edited the /etc/fstab file to automount my NTFS drive with the following ...
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how to save magnet links as files?

How do I configure firefox not to use transmission but to save magnet links as files? see also: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Register_protocol Notably, .torrent files are downloadable: thufir@dur:~$ ...
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Get magnet link to open with download center on LAN connected nas

I currently i get my magnet links to open in "transmission" on my laptop with which i browse the internet. Instead i would prefer the magnet links to (automatically open by "download center" on my ...
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Skype Bypass UFW While Transmission Can't Even Open Port

I'm new to Linux. On Windows I'm used to have the firewall triggered automatically by an application and then I authorize whether or not to let the application access real world. Linux using UFW has ...
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How use transmission-daemon with curlftpfs

I use an external ftp server for store data and I want to configure transmission so it can download directly into it. But even if it has all permission (when I add the magnet, it just create the ...
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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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Unable to download torrent in Transmission after updating firewall

I recently updated (enabled and updated) firewall setting using this guide on wiki.ubuntu.com. I followed Method 2 UFW. However, after completing the process am unable to download torrents in ...
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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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My crontab wont star when ubuntu is suspended

I've been trying to use crontab to start an app at 12am but for power issues I must let my equip suspended, and it seems that when suspended, crontab won't work. Sorry for the bad english, this is not ...
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Permission denied for sickrage and transmission

So I set up a mounted shared folder in fstab doing the following: //ALEX-PC/kodi /mnt/kodi auto user,pass=***,rw, async 0 0 The folder successfully mounts and as a user in ssh I can delete ...
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Transmission won’t connect properly

I installed Transmission using the Terminal (sudo apt install transmission-cli), but when I open it and try to connect it, I receive this message: Couldn't connect to server I am also trying to ...
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Granting daemon permissions to read/write to a folder owned by user

I recently installed Transmission and I'm trying to give it the ability to download files directly onto a ZFS storage pool that is owned by my main users. However, for now it says that permissions are ...
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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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Run service in its own ip netns namespace on Ubuntu 16.04

I used to run services in 14.04 by executing ip netns exec namespacename service start servicename But I realized that this doesnt work anymore on 16.04. The service starts in normal namespace. I ...
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Transmission Bittorrent Client Does Not See Data on Different ZFS Dataset

Issue: Transmission Bittorrent client does not see data on different ZFS dataset. Environment: OS: Ubuntu 16.04.2 x64 Harddrive 1: / - Ext 4 Filesystem /boot - Ext2 Harddrive 2: ZFS Pool: zp1 (...
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How to use Transmission BitTorrent Client with proxy?

I use Transmission BitTorrent Client v. 2.84 (14307). Could you please help me to find it's proxy settings? That's what I see on it's preferences/network tab:
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transmission-daemon ignoring settings.json

Since I upgraded my ubuntu server installation from 16.04 to 16.10, the transmission-daemon service seems to be ignoring settings.json. The symptom is that the web interface gives me: 403: Forbidden ...
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torrent download problem (xdg-open)

I've been a happy Ubuntu 16.04 user for some time now. Recently I experienced a problem when downloading torrent. Before everything went smooth (download torrent - open with transmission - and start ...
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Give permission to debian-transmission to write into a www-data directory

I want the transmission-daemon to have permission to write to a directory called /opt/www/ that already has the owner set to www-data(in order for the web server to serve files in it) The ...
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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 ...