Trying to get my transmission-daemon to pick up files from a dropbox folder, to make remote starting easier (it's a headless system).
As far as I can tell, the settings.json file is as expected, but none of the files I place in the folder get picked up.
I have checked that dropbox is syncing correctly.
Here is the whole settings.json file, but the relevant lines are included below:
"watch-dir": "/home/john/Dropbox/torrents", "watch-dir-enabled": true
It appears to be a permissions issue. From /var/log/syslog:
Unable to watch "/home/john/Dropbox/torrents": Permission denied (watch.c:79)
I have tried stopping the daemon ->
sudo service transmission-daemon stop -> changing permissions of folder using chown ->
sudo chown -R john /home/john/Dropbox/torrents -> restarting daemon ->
sudo service transmission-daemon start
Same result, however
Permissions for the folder are:
drwsrwsrwx 2 john debian-transmission 4096 2012-04-09 19:40