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I'm using Transmission on EOs and I've downloaded a bunch of torrent files which ended up my Download folder in my /home.

I'd like now to move the files to my external hard drive without breaking the link and contribute to further sharing upload of these files.

What should I do?

  • Move the entire torrent download folder to your external HD(mv /home/user/Download/torrent /media/torrent) and create a symlink (ln -s /media/torrent /home/user/Download/torrent) – user34720 Dec 23 '14 at 15:23
  • Maybe Transmission has a setting for where it looks for torrent files? – Faheem Mitha Dec 23 '14 at 15:34
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The easiest way I found was to select all torrents in Transmission, then go to the menu Torrent > Set Location and then choose the desired location for torrents. After which, Transmission takes care of moving torrents.

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You can move them and change their destination folders in torrent client to a new ones. Then run recheck Torrent menu >> Verify Local Data and torrents should find your files in new folder.

  • Is it file specific or doesn't this change the torrent location for all the torrents in consequence (which would be undesirable)? – ThePhi Dec 16 '18 at 7:59

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