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==What is Transmission?==
 
[http://www.transmissionbt.com/  Transmission] is a BitTorrent client package that (as of version 1.34) also contains Clutch, an integrated webUI.  It easy to compile, install, configure and operate, and it has relatively low memory and cpu usage.
 
[http://www.transmissionbt.com/  Transmission] is a BitTorrent client package that (as of version 1.34) also contains Clutch, an integrated webUI.  It easy to compile, install, configure and operate, and it has relatively low memory and cpu usage.
  
===Compiling and Installation===
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==Compiling and Installation==
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The [http://trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki/Building Transmission Wiki Howto Build] page gives details.
  
  
===Configuration===
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==Configuration==
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Use the WebUI.
  
  
===Usage===
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==Usage==
==Downloading==
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====Downloading====
Use the webif.
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Use the WebUI.
  
  
==Sharing/Uploading==
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====Sharing/Uploading====
==== Create a torrent file ====
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===== Create a torrent file =====
 
Place the file you wish to share in your torrent directory.  For example, if the file you want to share is vmlinuz92608foonasem.gz, then use the cli binary like this:
 
Place the file you wish to share in your torrent directory.  For example, if the file you want to share is vmlinuz92608foonasem.gz, then use the cli binary like this:
 
  transmissioncli -n vmlinuz92608foonasem.gz -a http://linuxtracker.org:2710/announce vmlinuz92608foonasem.torrent
 
  transmissioncli -n vmlinuz92608foonasem.gz -a http://linuxtracker.org:2710/announce vmlinuz92608foonasem.torrent
 
After executing this you should have a file called vmlinuz92608foonasem.torrent, which is suitable for uploading to a torrrent tracker site.
 
After executing this you should have a file called vmlinuz92608foonasem.torrent, which is suitable for uploading to a torrrent tracker site.
  
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Revision as of 20:42, 12 October 2008

Caption Transmission WebUI

Contents

What is Transmission?

Transmission is a BitTorrent client package that (as of version 1.34) also contains Clutch, an integrated webUI. It easy to compile, install, configure and operate, and it has relatively low memory and cpu usage.

Compiling and Installation

The Transmission Wiki Howto Build page gives details.


Configuration

Use the WebUI.


Usage

Downloading

Use the WebUI.


Sharing/Uploading

Create a torrent file

Place the file you wish to share in your torrent directory. For example, if the file you want to share is vmlinuz92608foonasem.gz, then use the cli binary like this:

transmissioncli -n vmlinuz92608foonasem.gz -a http://linuxtracker.org:2710/announce vmlinuz92608foonasem.torrent

After executing this you should have a file called vmlinuz92608foonasem.torrent, which is suitable for uploading to a torrrent tracker site.

Upload to torrent tracker/site
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