Transmission is a cross-platform BitTorrent client

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Transmission-Daemon does not upload, but can download

I have just installed transmission-daemon on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian (Jessie). When adding a torrent to the web interface, downloading works at high speeds, but it doesn't upload anything at ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Transmission-daemon and security [closed]

Recently I have installed and configured transmission daemon on my server, but I wounder how I can increase security of it. I am using nginx to provide access via ssl but I have a question about ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Where does this transmission rate come from?

In a webpage I saved from long time ago: Many people are happy when they purchase their first scanner because they can now attach images to the Email they send to friends and family. Little do ...
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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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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 - '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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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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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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Cannot disable Transmission-Daemon from starting at boot

I'm running Raspbian, and I want to disable Transmission-Daemon from running automatically at boot-up. According to this post, I should simply edit /etc/default/transmission-daemon and set the option ...
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How to set automatic transmission password?

Hello Guys i need help about transmission password set automatically Example echo "root password" > settings.json not good for the shadow file Sorry for my bad english
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A way to increase Transmission upload speed to take all bandwith?

I am using Transmission torrent client on Ubuntu. My upload speed never gets higher than 15% of available upload speed, even if I'm not using computer at all. How can I force Transmission to use all ...
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How to change transmission-daemon port?

In /etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json I changed "rpc-port": 9091 to "rpc-port": 69, but since then I've been getting ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED when I try to open website:69. Earlier, I was able to ...
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Proxy settings in Ubuntu Transmission Client

i want to add a proxy to transmission client of Ubuntu . I can add a proxy through Network Proxy but the proxy requires authenticate and thus doesn't work in transmission client. So is there any ...
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transmission does not create functional torrent

I am trying to share a file with a colleague by creating a torrent via transmission. Testing locally however doesn't seem to work. I'm testing this on my home network, from which it is known that I ...
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Transmission-Daemon can't start .service failed

I am with my Raspberry Pi trying to set transmission-daemon. I did it a lot of times with the same procedure; this time it doesn't work (I tried 4-5 times with clear raspbian). I followed an italian ...
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Transmission is using a weirdo file browser instead of my default kde file browser

I just install Debian Lenny with KDE. In transmission when I right click a torrent and choose "open folder" it opens in Baobab then I need to right click the file and choose "Open folder" to finally ...
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Transmission not downloading - can't connect to trackers

I've got Transmission 2.82 installed on my NAS drive (MyBookLive) and it has been working great for over a year now. I moved (physical locations) and now none of the torrents will download. When I ...
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Change transmission-daemon temporary files folder location

I have a NAS which is running transmission. The problem is that my downloads keep stopping because of this: [01:32:51.980] Couldn't save temporary file ...
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How to direct all internet data transmission as torrent?

I have 4 Mbps (which will be 500KBps) internet connection but it always gives torrent speed at 1.5 MBps. So cool, right? So, is there any way I can make the ISP see my whole internet data transmission ...
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Can not open port with Transmission on OpenWRT

I have installed OpenWRT on my router, and installed Transmission. Since Transmission is running on my router, I did not enable port forwarding in Transmission. Instead, I set to use a static peer ...
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Unable to download torrents on OS X Yosemite

I am unable to download using torrent on OS X Yosemite, but the weird part is that able to do that on a windows machine on the same network. Router reports that the port is open, but the torrent ...
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Mac proxifier to use with Transmission?

I am attempting to route just my Transmission traffic through a proxy instead of all of my traffic through a VPN. My attempts at getting this to work: Attempting to just route Transmission traffic ...
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transmission file selection with magnet links

Is it possible to select which files to download with transmission-cli(or daemon) when using magnet links? Maybe it is somehow possible to convert first to .torrent file and then continue with ...
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Transmission doesn't connect internet after ip address change

After I've changed ip address on raspberry pi I've got problem with torrent client Transmission. It doesn't start download or upload of torrent file. I've updated /etc/network/interfaces, but it ...
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Transmission-daemons settings file not saving. Watch doesn't work

I tried adding a watch folder to my transmission settings but I failed. I'm working on a Raspberry Pi and edited the file in /etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json with the fields: "watch-dir": ...
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Specify manually installed dependency with Synaptic install

Libevent2.0.5 is the latest version available in the repository but I want to use libevent2.0.21 instead as I'm troubleshooting an error with Transmission. I compiled libevent2.0.21-stable using ...