Transmission is a cross-platform BitTorrent client

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How to control tomato firmware's transmission torrent client to download within certain time window?

I have Linksys E4200 router with Tomato firmware installed. Under the USB and NAS -> BitTorrent Client setting I want to ensure the download only happens within certain window (e.g. between 2am and ...
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Ethernet audio transmitter for long ranges?

I need to make up a solution for transferring audio file from server to speakers (preferred option via Ethernet). The problem is that in worst case the server may be ~300 km away. Is there any ...
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Transmission asks if there is another version of transmission running

I have recently installed transmission daemon, while trying to config my user settings from the commadline, i noticed this line. [04:07:41.304] Couldn't bind port 51413 on 0.0.0.0: Address already in ...
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In uTorrent, how to configure to (only) receive from encrypted peers?

On Mac uTorrent has a setting for forcing encryption on outgoing traffic, but does not have one for (preferring) using encrypted incoming traffic, like Transmission does? ...
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Is there any way to disable file preallocation in Transmission on OSX?

Is there any way to disable file preallocation in Transmission on OSX? I've tried: defaults write org.m0k.transmission PreAllocation 0 defaults write org.m0k.transmission Preallocation 0 defaults ...
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How do I proxy just certain sites?

Time Warner has apparently blocked access to trackers that are used by thepiratebay. I need to bypass this somehow, but I don't need to bypass everything. Turns out after downloading the initial ...
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Remove from the transfer list when seeding completes

Remove from the transfer list when seeding completes + Remove Data File... When the torrent finishes downloading, hazel starts to process. The only problem Is I would like to seed. So I use the ...
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transmission-daemon web 403 forbidden

Using transmission-daemon on a Raspberry Pi with Respbian, I always get 403 Forbiden when I try to visit RPi_IP:9091/transmission/ from another computer via local network. My settings.json: ...
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Can't access Transmission remotely on WIndows

After some years as a Linux user, today I started to migrate to Windows again to get rid of dualbooting since I don't need Linux as my main OS anymore, just as VM. So far, I have almost everything ...
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How do I restore original configuration file that's in the home directory?

I'm asking in general but also because I'd like to know how to restore a configuration file of the Transmission bittorrent client (apt package is named transmission-gtk). I'm on Ubuntu 13.10, and it ...
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Transmission cannot be started in Unix

I once opened Transmission in some computer in the computer centre of my institute, and maybe forgot to exit Transmission and locked the screen. Then on some later day I log in from another computer ...
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How to have more than five torrents downloading concurrently with transmission?

I've installed transmission on my Raspbmc distro and it's been working great. The only thing I've noticed is that it can only download five torrents concurrently; anything after that is queued. I've ...
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Trouble Seeding

I'm trying to distribute some large video files from a recent talk I helped organize, and figured putting torrents up for the HD versions would be a good approach. I've used these instructions ...
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transmission-remote commands are erroring with Unexpected response: <h1>401: Unauthorized</h1>Unauthorized User: deflate, gzip

I'm running the latest Raspbian distribution and just installed the transmission packages. I've been unable to set it up properly because whenever I run a transmission-remote command - say, to alter ...
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Is it possible run Transmission daemon and Qt/GTK GUI at once in sync?

The title is the question. Originally this Ubuntu machine was meant to be headless, but I installed LXDE. Usually Transmission is run by the default GTK+ GUI. Instead of making sure the daemon runs ...
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Only Root Can Mount on Raspberry Pi

I am new to UNIX and I have been trying to setup Transmission on my new Raspberry Pi. I have formatted my external USB drive to ext4 and added the following line to the /etc/fstab. /dev/sda1 ...
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Transmission-daemon to port-forward

I have been using the Transmission BitTorrent GTK client to port-forward on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I would just go to the preferences and set specific port for it to open, and stop it from randomising the ...
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Transmission - 'Growing' files

I have noticed when using the Transmission WebUI on my Debian server that when a download begins, Transmission downloads about 5MB, and then stalls for a few minutes before continuing. On closer ...
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Restarting partially completed torrent with Transmission

I have the following issue with transmission. I have a collection of files, which form part of a torrent, some of which are complete and some of which are incomplete (and have a .part extension). I ...
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Transmission: permission denied on USB disk

I have Raspberry Pi running RaspBMC with a WD MyBook connected using USB. The drive is automatically mounted to /media/My Book. I have created a folder /media/My Book/downloads and I have set ...
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Linux download manager with automation feature?

I am looking for a debian download manager which can watch folders on a remote FTP site and download new files to my computer locally. This is a one way operation and not a sync, I simply need to get ...
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Would Transmission have caused my computer to crash, potentially?

I'm trying to form this question in a way that's suitable for this particular SE site. I have a MacBook, that was given to me for use on a professional basis. It worked perfectly. My rather older ...
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Transmission-daemon not picking up on watch directory

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 ...
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Is it possible to retrieve magnet link via transmission-remote?

I'm running torrents on the home server, and I talk to home server via the transmission-remote utility. I'd like to retrieve the magnet link for one of my torrents, however this seems to be ...
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.sh script is not executed as the user I want therefore scp does not work

I was using the GUI version of Transmission for Ubuntu. When my torrents were downloaded I ran the following script as user server with the corresponding ssh keys: #!/bin/bash cd ...
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How to set Debian/GNOME to normally end transmission when shutting down?

I'm using transmission and if i forget quit it before i shutdown computer it checks torrents at start-up like when i kill it. I don't know where is problem in Debian, GNOME or Transmission ...
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uTorrent or Transmission web interface hosted on web server

Is it possible to host my Transmission or uTorrent web interface on my web server? They have a local network web interface, and I don't want to port forward... Can I somehow configure it to it to log ...
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What is mixed transmission mode on my router?

In my EDIXMAX router's configuration I can choose B, G or B+G. What are the pros and cons of each and which should I choose to make transmission faster?
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getting transmission remote web server to work outside my network

I have a network that consists of a Netgear DG834 and an Apple Airport Extreme for wireless. I have managed to set up transmission to work on my router, but I can't seem to get it going outside of ...
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daemons and daemon users (specifically transmission-daemon) on OS X 10.5.8

I'm trying to set up transmission-daemon on a box running Mac OS 10.5.8. I want to do things the right way, which means (to my understanding) create a service user (_transmission, for example) for ...
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Watch folder in transmission — why do I have to acknowledge to add the torrent?

I use transmission on an ubuntu 10.10 nettop running the dropbox client. With transmission I watch a dropbox folder to which I add torrents on another computer. The syncing works great, and ...
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Permission denied problem in Freenas + Transmission

Running Freenas 0.7.2 (5543) and Transmission 2.11 The problem it that i can not save a torrent where ever i want.. For example... I can save in: /nmt/1-500gb/Tv/dexter but i can not save in ...
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403 Forbidden - Tranmission on Apple Tv

I am having a problem using Transmission on my Apple Tv .. I'm still getting a 403 Forbidden error when trying to view the web client, however when I go to my settings.json under ...
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Organize my bittorrent downloads?

I would like to organize my torrent downloads automatically into different target folders. Here's my setup, I'd like some ideas as to how to accomplish my aim. I trigger new torrent downloads using ...
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how to use transmission d/l through squid

my squid server is set to use the ncsa module to do authentication. and i can use this proxy with web browsers (IE/FF). i configured my transmission as: "proxy": "my.proxy.ip", "proxy-auth-enabled": ...
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Why is Transmission constantly active?

I am using Transmission (1.92, the latest version) in Mac OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard, and have noticed that, without any torrents (at all, not even paused), Little Snitch reports constant activity from ...
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How do you set a password for transmission-daemon, the BitTorrent client server?

The config file is ambiguous, and keeps getting overwritten when you restart the daemon in Debian, anyway. In /etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json, there are these options: rpc-username ...
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Slow wireless transmission problem

I have an XP SP3 Pro machine where I keep all my media. I also have a laptop with Windows 7 Ultimate and another laptop with Windows Vista Home. The thing is I want to be able to not only play my ...
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What does the “blocklist” do in Transmission? Does it affect download speed?

In Transmission bittorrent client, there is an option to "enable blocklist", which has over 200,000 rules. I've tried searching but haven't found anything saying what the blocklist actually does. Who ...
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Torrents files and completed downloads

I use Transmission on Mac for handling my torrents. I just reformatted and reinstalled Transmission. How do I go about letting Transmission know that the .torrent files I have, are already downloaded ...
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Transmission in snow leopard slow/torrent not starting

after installing snow leopard transmission has become very to start downloading or to start seeding. when i add a torrent with lots of seeders the torrent does not start downloading imidietly like it ...