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Transmission is a cross-platform BitTorrent client.

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how to backup transmission downloads and torrents?

How can I backup my torrents to an external hard drive which can be moved from system to system? I'm using Transmission. Ideally this would be both complete and incompletely downloaded torrents. If ...
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Transmission (Gnome BitTorrent client) v.s. firewall on Debian 10

I installed firewalld on my Debian 10 laptop. Now Transmission cannot upload properly. If I go in to Edit->Preferences->Network and click [Test Port], it says the port is closed. If I systemctl stop ...
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Why run a service as a system user?

I have a general question about the UNIX world. I am currently running Ubuntu at home and installed Transmission on a device and it runs as and saves files as the transmission-debian user. I am ...
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transmission-daemon: UDP Failed to set receive / send buffer

I just compiled the transmission{-daemon,-cli} on my Debian 10 Buster, and installed it with some minor and major problems. One of those minor ones is apparent failure to set UDP receive buffer / ...
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How to set up OpenVPN and Transmission to start at boot on CentOS 6?

I'm trying to set up Transmission with OpenVPN on a headless server running a minimal install of CentOS 6.10, and ideally these would start when I boot the system. I'm able to get everything to run ...
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Chrome opens a second Transmission window with magnet links. How does it check if there is a transmission open or not?

The magnet link is correctly set with xdg-mime to open in transmission, and also in .local/share/applications/mimeapps.list. If transmission is NOT running, everything works as expected (click a ...
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Does Transmission traffic go through Sshuttle tunnel?

Firstly we got sshuttle running in my ubuntu terminal, sudo sshuttle -r root@104.140.00.200 0/0 --dns --python=/usr/bin/python3 -x 104.140.00.200 The torrent file is downloaded by Transmission ...
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Configure cannot find intltool installed in custom path

I'm trying to build transmission-2.94 on a remote server where I have no privileged access. I, therefore, wanna install all custom software under ~/.local. I have successfully installed gettext and ...
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transmission-cli cannot save to an sshfs mount

Setup: remote server running Debian 9 (no GUI). Normally, I run transmission-cli without any issues. I want to have transmission-cli save to a remote location. The remote location has plenty of ...
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Getting HTTPS web interface for transmission with Lighttpd reverse proxy

i'm trying to get HTTPS web interface for transmission. Currently i can access transmission web interface with http://myip:8081 and what i want is to connect with https://myip/transmission . i already ...
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How to make Transmission torrent client auto start and seed upon PC startup?

Transmission seeder Objective The Transmission tool provided with my Linux doesn’t seeds the torrent automatically like bit Torrent does on Windows. I want it to start with my PC and start seeding ...
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Manual folder watcher for transmission?

For some reason transmission's watch-dir functionality doesn't work for me (I tried a few "solutions" I found but nothing worked). So I made myself a script to supply for that (note that I put this ...
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systemctl issues: “transmission-daemon.service changed on disk” can't get rid of warning

I noticed whenever I restarted transmission-daemon on my machine I saw this: Warning: transmission-daemon.service changed on disk. Run 'systemctl daemon-reload' to reload units. I run the command ...
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Wait to start Transmission daemon until after USB drive has mounted?

I'm running transmission-daemon as a systemd service on OSMC. When opening its remote control web interface after a reboot all transfers are almost always halted with the message "Error: No data found!...
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Why transmission-daemon do not connects to DHT if torrent has no trackers?

I have torrent file without trackers. uTorrent found ~70 peers after 30 minutes transmission-daemon found 0 peers What is wrong with it ? udp/tcp ports open for both clients, dht also enabled on ...
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samba share mount owner is colord

My hair is falling out already on the account of samba share issues. I have an ext4 samba share on a raspberry pi, with a mask 0777 specified. Only myuser on raspberry can authenticate via samba. ...
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Transmission-Daemon not working (Debian 8 / OpenVZ) UDP Issue

I'm trying to install transmission on my VPS (under OpenVZ) to download torrents on it. When running something like: transmission-cli example.torrent It'll print: transmission-cli 2.84 (14307) [...
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transmission/web iptables vpn netns, access netns web app from LAN

Ubuntu 16.04 headless Succesfully I have managed to get split routing working under these instructions https://schnouki.net/posts/2014/12/12/openvpn-for-a-single-application-on-linux/ The target is ...
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transmission-remote: Get ID of torrent after adding torrent

Is there a way to retrieve the ID generated by transmission on a newly added torrent when invoking the command: $> transmission-remote -a file.torrent The return value of this command $? returns ...
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Compiling Transmission-GTK torrent client on Linux Mint 18

How do I compile transmission-gtk torrent client from source on Linux Mint 18 or generally Ubuntu 16.04 based systems? Supposing I want to: Remove the original packaged version. Replace it, while ...
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transmission.service folder permissions changed every startup

I'm running archlinux and I use the systemd transmission.service for downloading torrents. I have an ext4 hard-disk partition automatically mounted with fstab on /var/lib/transmission. I keep there ...
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Changing systemd user with drop-in replacement for transmission-daemon not working

So after some research I found the existence of drop-ins for systemd service units. I'm trying to get the transmission-daemon package running as the pi user since it's the only way to get correct ...
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Systemd Timer Confusion

I have a program running via Systemd and I'm trying to figure out how to start/stop it at certain times. It's a persistent program (transmission). Currently I have a crontab with the following lines: ...
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Is transmission-daemon logging set-up properly?

I am having a question on GNU/Linux Debian 8.5 with transmission-daemon service. I fail to see if there is a problem with how I set-up its log file. Because the log file does't grow (actually there's ...
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Transmission keeps resetting file system permissions on FreeBSD

I'm trying to set up a transmission server for use as a seedbox. I've done this before on an Ubuntu box, but this is the first time I've tried it on FreeBSD. The default home directly for ...
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Transmission keeps seeding after downloaded file has been deleted

I'm using Transmission 2.82 on Xubuntu 14.04, and I noticed that after I deleted the downloaded file permanently from files manager, the job in Transmission was still active and kept seeding, and ...
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Programmatically control transmission-gtk's “turtle mode”

I have a script that surrounds a particular program with setup and teardown commands involving networking/routing etc. I'd like to add control of Transmission to that, such that while the program's ...
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Transmission RPC access issues, but RPC web interface works

My transmission RPC interface has started acting odd, by denying clients trying to access transmission via RPC, when setting.json indicate that should not be the case. I was using android clients ...
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Transmission: Get rid of old never removed files?

I've been using transmission to download various torrents, but every now and then transmission does not remove the file but removes the torrent file. This makes it that my download folder is full of ...
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segmentation fault : transmission-gtk & transmission-qt in linux mint

When I run transmission-gtk on my Linux Mint, the window is shown as usual but suddenly it crashes. I tried transmission-gtk on terminal and the output was Segmentation fault. I didn't update or ...
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Systemd unit file for daemon not working on boot

I am trying to make the transmission-daemon start on boot on my Raspberry Pi model B using systemd. I am at a point where I can stop and start the daemon using systemctl, but automatic startup on boot ...
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How can I keep rsync from using encryption and compression for the file transfers after the connection is authorized?

I understand that a secure connection (i.e. ssh) is needed to authorize a connection to the remote server. But after that is authorized can the data be transmitted without encryption and compression ...
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Raspberry Pi to Computer - Scripted File Transfer and Deletion

This is my first ever Bash script and I've done the best I could to find most of the answers on my own, but I have finally come to a road block. This script seems to (mostly) work, but I am not ...
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Does the Transmission use only TCP or also UDP?

Will an opened UDP port accelerate torrenting using Transmission? I opened TCP port and the Transmission plainly says the port is open. I used Vuze before, and it used both TCP, and UDP. There has ...
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Transmission-daemon error permission denied

I have set up transmission-daemon on a bananapro to be a torrent server. I have created a directory for it in the root home folder and given chmod 777 permissions to this directory so that anyone can ...
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Transmission in idle or slow speed

I am running Transmission on Raspbian via the command line. transmission-daemon is running fine as well as downloading. However after the download is finished and seeding should start, the Raspberry ...
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How to access Transmission runing behind a NAT from external PC

I have two PCs at two different places. Ons is behind a firewall I cannot (place X) control and the other is at my home. Transmission has a way of adding/ removing torrents using a web interface. ...
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Binding to a VPN interface not working

so I've been working on setting up a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian lately, and I have almost everything set up the way I want. I plan on using it headless, but I've been using X11 forwarding to view ...
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Transmission-daemon “settings.json” doesn't work

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": ...
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Transmission-daemon service spontaneously stops

I've installed, configured and ran transmission-daemon on my CentOS 6 machine using service transmission-daemon start This works nicely, and I can see the web interface on http://server.ip:9091 as I ...
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How do I allow user permissions to data on a Couchpotato and Sickbeard Plugin using Freenas

Trying to setup permissions for the plugins sickbeard / couchpotato. I’ve read almost every thread google / the forums have but haven’t really found a solution yet. I’m assuming it’s the data here: (...
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Why can't I enable Transmission on FreeNAS 9.2? I keep getting an error

I have installed the plugin correctly, but every time I try and start it either using service transmission start, or trying to flip the on switch from the plugins page, I get this error:   &...
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Transmission cannot connect to tracker

I installed the software trasmission, but I can't set it up. The following lines, are copied from the /var/log/daemon.log file: ... ... ... Dec 22 10:52:46 raspberrypi transmission-daemon[1904]: ...
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Let Transmission running on the server, independently of SSH session [duplicate]

This question has been reworded, previous one was a duplicate of Execute remote commands, completely detaching from the ssh connection I want to access to a computer through SSH, run both Iceweasel ...
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Configure add-to-tranmission-daemon-action in firefox?

How do I configure firefox such that a clicked bittorent link is automatically added to a transmission daemon that runs on a remote machine? The transmission daemon is available via ssh/transmission-...
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How to start/stop transmission at given times?

I've checked the manual for the gtk version of Transmission (the torrent client), and haven't found a way to stop and start all transfers with a schedule. Is this just 'not supported'? or someone had ...
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Set Transmission as default program when opening magnet links

How can I set up Chromium to open Transmission when clicking on a magnet link such as on TPB? Chromium says that it will use xdg-open but that generally doesn't do anything System: Manjaro Linux 0.8....
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Get transmission web interface working with web server

I have my working on default port and I want to be able to use the web interface with an URL like http://my.domain/torrents. I tried adding a location and a proxy conf to Nginx but it fail to work ...
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“Error: permission denied” error from Transmission Client

When I try downloading files with Transmission I get: I've tried searching for this problem, and everyone always says to set permissions correctly, but I've done that: This is running on a debian ...
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Transmission client can't access mounted NFS share

I set up transmission-daemon on my Scientific Linux 6.3 machine to download files to a mounted NFS share (mounted during boot via /etc/fstab). The directory that the NFS share is mounted to was chown'...