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Old Jan 19, 2012, 08:31 AM   #26
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Transmission works great. I've had upwards of 1200 torrents actively running and have never had a hiccup with it, but I've had my fair share of issues with uTorrent.
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Old Jan 19, 2012, 09:27 AM   #27
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I hope this is what I (presumably the internet police) just said.

Yes, please just don't link to sites that tell you where to get pirated stuff, don't discuss programs or networks that are only used to get pirated stuff and have no other use, and don't discuss how to use legitimate programs (like the one's being discussed here) to get pirated stuff. It's not a freedom of speech issue -- even without SOPA/etc, putting all that stuff on MR has the potential to jeopardize the accessibility of this forum to its users, as well as potentially places the people who provide this forum at legal risk.
This thread is 2 pages long and not one single post here contains, directly or implied, any link to any pirated software nor any link with directions on to pirate software. Thank you for your active moderation though.
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Old Jan 19, 2012, 12:10 PM   #28
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This thread is 2 pages long and not one single post here contains, directly or implied, any link to any pirated software nor any link with directions on to pirate software. Thank you for your active moderation though.
That's because they've been deleted.
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Old Jan 19, 2012, 12:27 PM   #29
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Old Jan 19, 2012, 01:31 PM   #30
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6/15/10, Never Forget
what happened on that day?
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Old Jan 19, 2012, 02:42 PM   #31
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what happened on that day?
It was a horrible, horrible day. But, it pales in comparison to what happened on 10/7/11. Both days AT&T screwed the pooch on my iPhone pre-orders.
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Old Jan 20, 2012, 08:00 AM   #32
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I've been a huge fan of azureus and its useful plugins ecosystem for various purpose (RSS, http server..); then, with Vuse and the new interface it has become a little too bloated in my opinion.

I've recently changed to Trasmission and I'm pretty satisfied with it.
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Old Feb 21, 2012, 03:26 AM   #33
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I found that Transmission likely want to upload more than download?
When I tried Vuze, it download right after add, and tried to upload a little
But for Transmission, always want to upload first.
Test with the latest torrent - 1,2 seeds but thousand peers.
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 11:47 AM   #34
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I've used Transmission for a long time.

But now whenever I stop downloads, it crashes.

Anyone else experiencing this?
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 12:31 PM   #35
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Oh wow, it looks like a lot of people like Transmission! I think I'll give that a shot. I've been using uTorrent for such a long time, and I think it's time for a change.
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 01:32 PM   #36
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Transmission, definitely. But since we're talking about torrents, can someone tell me what a magnet link is? Are they anonymous, faster? Is there any benefit to them at all, and why did TPB start using them.
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 01:38 PM   #37
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Transmission, definitely. But since we're talking about torrents, can someone tell me what a magnet link is? Are they anonymous, faster? Is there any benefit to them at all, and why did TPB start using them.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnet_link
BitTorrent Magnet Links Explained
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Old Aug 5, 2012, 10:50 PM   #38
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My only problem with Transmission is you can't select individual files in a torrent, it's all or nothing. Other than that I think it's great.
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My only problem with Transmission is you can't select individual files in a torrent, it's all or nothing.
Sure you can.
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Old Aug 9, 2012, 12:29 PM   #40
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Sure you can.
Care to explain how?
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Old Aug 9, 2012, 12:38 PM   #41
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Highlight the torrent in main window, click i button at top and click along box that opens until you see the list within the torrent, and check/uncheck as necessary.
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Old Aug 9, 2012, 12:38 PM   #42
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Care to explain how?
When you add a torrent, this window comes up. Simply untick the files and folders you don't want.

Thumb resize.

EDIT: Ninja'd by McScooby :P File inspector also works perfectly.
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Old Aug 9, 2012, 02:53 PM   #43
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I find Vuze to work great. Simple to set up and use. Transmission does the job too.
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Old Oct 17, 2012, 08:16 AM   #44
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Even though I have been using Transmission for several years due to its low processor footprint, I have been forever frustrated by its desire to hog ALL of the bandwidth available. So if you need to browse with Safari, for example, whilst there is a Transmission download going on, you can go and make a four course dinner waiting for anything to happen.

And this has been the case across OS versions and different hardwares too.
So - it works, for sure, but don't expect to do anything else on line at the same time

A mate swears by Vuze - that ghastly processor hog that wants to be all things to all men. But his DLs are ripping fast and it seems to function stably and without issues.
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Old Oct 17, 2012, 10:10 AM   #45
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Even though I have been using Transmission for several years due to its low processor footprint, I have been forever frustrated by its desire to hog ALL of the bandwidth available. So if you need to browse with Safari, for example, whilst there is a Transmission download going on, you can go and make a four course dinner waiting for anything to happen.
Make a trip to the preferences and set global upload/download bandwidth limits, then. There's even a little "rabbit" icon right on the main window that puts it into throttled mode. You can also set it up throttle/unthrottle at certain times of day. I have mine unthrottled starting after midnight out of consideration to my neighbors. Nothing worse than Netflix buffering...
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Old Oct 17, 2012, 10:29 AM   #46
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I used to love Transmission - however it will not handle a proxy ( I use BTGuard), so I switched to Vuze
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Old Mar 15, 2013, 10:11 AM   #47
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I used to use Transmission, but I fell victim to an intermittent resource-hogging bug that apparently affected a lot of users on their bugzilla, where the system would quickly grind to a halt as Transmission choked it. The developers couldn't track it down, blaming an OSX IO issue, although it only affected Transmission. uTorrent had matured sufficiently by then, though still in Beta, for me to try. It doesn't have all the features of the Windows version or of Transmission, esp the ability to move a torrent to a different location while keeping it alive, or placing downloads into specific locations. uTorrent at least gained the ability to place in folders matching the label you gave it. Maybe it's time to try it out again
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Old Mar 16, 2013, 06:50 AM   #48
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µTorrent, as it is the only Torrent client that handles file-selections well.
If a data-block is shared between 2 files, all clients list both files in your download folder, even when you select just 1.
µTorrent does not, it only lists the selected file. This alone is making all other options unusable for me, as sub-selections are very important for me (MAME roms for example).

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It doesn't have all the features of the Windows version or of Transmission, esp the ability to move a torrent to a different location while keeping it alive, or placing downloads into specific locations.
It does. You have 2 options: change location automatically after completion, or do it manually by right-clicking it.

The only problem with µ is that it does not quit fast enough. If you pick shut-down, it often conflicts with quitting µTorrent. So you have to quit it manually first.
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