I stop the daemon with:

/etc/init.d/transmission-daemon stop

after I open with nano the settings (/etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json), and change the value from "rpc-port": 9091, to "rpc-port": 10001,, save, and start the daemon with:

/etc/init.d/transmission-daemon start

but nothing ! Doesn't work.

How ? What's wrong ?

I used the reload command, but nothing


Instead of stoping the daemon, just start it, edit the file, and use /etc/init.d/transmission-daemon reload.

I also suggest you use sudo/su to edit your file if you're not logged in as root. The full command would be: sudo nano /etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json. It will ask for your password.


Set chmod 777 for /etc/transmission-daemon/settings.json.

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