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===== Upload to torrent tracker/site =====
===== Upload to torrent tracker/site =====
===== Checking =====
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==Links and Reference==
* Forum thread on Transmission
* Official [http://trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki Transmission wiki] and [http://www.transmissionbt.com/community.php forum, IRC and community]

Revision as of 21:04, 12 October 2008

Caption Transmission WebUI

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.


Use the WebUI.



  1. To use the WebUI, point your browser to <ip of you linkstation>:9091 - you should see something like the screenshot shown on the top of this page.
  2. Download a torrent file to your LS. Use the Open button to choose & load the torrent file. The download should begin shortly. As is the case w/ torrents, it may be very fast or quite slow, depending on the number of seeders and they upload limits.


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

Links and Reference