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Transmission is a cross-platform BitTorrent client

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Convert torrent files from hybrid format to v1 format

I'm attempting to convert existing torrent files from hybrid format to v1 format, because transmission seemly has issues parsing torrent files in hybrid format. Basically, I remove the "file tree&...
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Transmission Linux bittorrent client not working over VPN

Transmission works fine over non-vpn on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. After I connect to an openVPN server, transmission does not download, it gets stuck on "downloading from 0 of 0 peers" and &...
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How to create and seed new torrent files for BitTorrent using transmisson client? (Issue)

I'm trying to create and seed a new torrent file. Assuming the file I wanna share using BitTorrent is foobar.tar and the tracker that I've used is udp://tracker.eddie4.nl:6969/announce, which I got it ...
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What is the difference between transmission and transmission-daemon?

I have watched some tutorials on how to install torrent program on raspberry. I have seen somebody installs like this: sudo apt install transmission Someone installs it like this: sudo apt install ...
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How can I "fix" my transmission-gtk state after having moved the download directory?

Suppose you use the transmission-gtk BitTorrent client (v2.94) on a Linux system to seed some files, e.g. Linux distribution ISOs and LibreOffice versions. Suppose that the basic "Save To ...
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How do I find torrents which are no longer registered on the tracker?

When a particular torrent is removed from the tracker, I can see that if I open the "Properties" dialog and look a the "Trackers" tab in Transmission: there is an error message ...
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Automatically prioritize seeding torrents with few peers

Is there a way to automatically prioritize torrents which don't have enough peers over torrents with a big swarm? For instance, is it possible to seed only torrents which have fewer than 10 peers? Or ...
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How do "peer-port" settings work in Transmission (especially for VPN & port-forwarding-enabled false)?

I am wondering how the "peer-port" settings should be configured when Transmission (specifically transmission-daemon) is working together with a VPN service provider, for which I intend to ...
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Transmission right click "Open Folder" opens xfburn instead of thunar

Regarding the Transmission bit torrent client, when I right-click the "Open Folder" option, the application xfburn opens instead of the file manager Thunar. How can I fix this? My operating system ...
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Strange Transmission-Daemon Configuration Behavior on Debian Linux

I am running a Transmission BitTorrent client on my Raspberry Pi computer, which uses Raspbian Linux. It is up-to-date as of 6/6/19. There is some strange behavior with the settings.json configuration ...
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UFW configuration for Transmission

It's driving me crazy but I can't figure out how to configure UFW for transmission-daemon. I have the following rule on UFW > 51412 ALLOW Anywhere &...
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Transmission-daemon permission denied in /home/pi/ folder. How to fix it?

I don't want to use any USB drive with my Raspberry Pi because my SD card has 32GB storage. So i put /home/pi/torrent/downloads and /home/pi/torrent/incompleted location in the /etc/transmission-...
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How do I migrate my Transmission state & settings to another user account?

Suppose I want to migrate my transmission configuration settings and current "state" (which torrents are active, which are paused, etc.) - from one user account to another, either on the same machine ...
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how to restore link between torrent and file?

I have several files downloaded with the Transmission bittorrent client. But for certain reasons (e.g. OS re-installation) these files have "lost" their torrents. How can I restore them, so that these ...
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transmission-daemon changes config folder on reboot

I am not sure why but transmission seems to be changing my settings on reboot. The folder where the settings are being held is /etc/transmission-daemon. I run the command sudo service transmission-...
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What determines transmitted and received data and why is a crossover cable and straight through cable needed in curtain situations?

I understand what RX and TX means when it comes to networking and I understand the difference between T568A and T568B wiring standards. But the one thing I don't understand is if the different colored ...
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Seed only when nothing is being downloaded in transmissoin bittorrent

A transmission torrent app running on a router. How to set transmission, so that it only seeds (uploads) when nothing is being downloaded ? Reason: Download speed fall big time, if uploads are ...
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Transmission daemon not working after trying to set up firewall to force it to use vpn

I tried to force transmission to use a my vpn by following these instrunctions. Now it doesn't work at all. I flushed the iptables rules and rebooted but it still doesn't work. Here are my current ...
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Unable to login after manual edit of /etc/passwd

Had a trouble with transmission daemon's permission. It keeps using default debian-transmission even after editing /etc/init.d/transmission-daemon. So I edited the /etc/passwd and set 0:0 to debian-...
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How to gracefully kill the transmission-daemon in a docker container?

I'm trying to dockerize a standalone transmission-daemon with https. So I'm using transmission-daemon and nginx packages, and the docker is based on alpine Linux. To run both programs, I'm using ...
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What does link transmission rate exactly mean?

I am very confused by 'transmission rate' and 'propagation speed'. When we say 100Mbps, what does it mean exactly? From what I read, the transmission rate is the amount of information that can be ...
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Permission Denied on my raspberry pi transmission

I installed on my Raspberry pi 3 running on Debian the headless version of transmission: sudo apt-get install transmission-daemon After this I stopped the service and I modified the settings: sudo ...
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Unable to Download Torrents After Windows 10 Install

I'm just trying to download a small, simple magnet torrent to see that everything is functioning (the magnet torrent from ipleak.net). It just sits there at 0KB, 0%, 0 peers and never moves. I have ...
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How to change/add a tracker to a .torrent file using the command line?

I use transmission-daemon on Debian for my torrents. For now, I've been using the website http://torrenteditor.com/ to add trackers to .torrent files. I'd like to edit .torrent files directly using ...
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launch transmission-daemon as root

have trouble with transmission daemon. I need to write files to external hdd, but always get Error: Permission denied Some guys write something about auto-mounting bug, but I can't mount it each time ...
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Transmission can't find downloaded movie in new location

I've downloaded a movie with Transmission. After the download, I've noticed it has downloaded into the wrong folder (Downloads instead of Videos), so I moved it to the desired folder. Now, ...
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RPi2 OSMC Transmission NFS Permissions error

I'm having trouble with transmission accessing my NFS share, giving a "permission denied" error. I'm using the most recent OSMC on RPi 2, with the transmission app as downloaded through the osmc app ...
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SEGV Error Transmission-daemon CentOS

Something strange happend with Transmission. It had worked perfect all day, but after I added it to autoboot (via systemctl), it broke. There is no difference which hdd use to downloading. After few ...
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Transmission: Watch-dir correctly configured, finds torrent, doesn't add

Running transmission-daemon on a debian 7 box and everything works perfectly. Except the watch dir. Transmission picks up any torrent placed in the directory but doesn't add it. Watch Dir ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 doesn'...
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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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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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Create and seed .torrent using command line

I want to create and seed a torrent file from console (CentOS), so I've installed and started transmission, but the .torrent file doesn't seed: yum install transmission-cli transmission-daemon -y ...
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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 ...
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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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