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== Transmission (Distributed File Sharing via BitTorrent) ==
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'''Available since''': version 0.5
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In addition to Deluge Bit Torrent, your !FreedomBox provides a Transmission application to enable. Transmission is a lightweight Bit Torrent client allowing end-user machine to share files (documents, pictures, sounds, videos and programs). Transmission is well known for its simplicity and a default configuration that "Just Works".
Transmission is a !BitTorrent node (both, client and server at the same time).

!BitTorrent is a communications protocol for peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing.
 * It is '''not anonymous'''; you should assume that others can see what files you are sharing.
 * This technology works best for big, popular files.

There are two !BitTorrent web nodes available in !FreedomBox: Transmission and [[FreedomBox/Manual/Deluge|Deluge]]. They have similar features, but you may prefer one over the other.

Transmission is a lightweight !BitTorrent client that is well known for its simplicity and a default configuration that "Just Works".
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=== Using Transmission ===

After installing Transmission, it can be accessed at {{{https://<your freedombox>/transmission}}}. Transmission uses single sign-on from !FreedomBox, which means that if you are logged in on your !FreedomBox, you can directly access Transmission without having to enter the credentials again. Otherwise, you will be prompted to login first and then redirected to the Transmission app.

=== Tips ===

==== Transferring Downloads from the FreedomBox ====

 1. Transmission's downloads directory can be added as a shared folder in the [[FreedomBox/Manual/Sharing|Sharing]] app. You can then access your downloads from this shared folder using a web browser.
 2. (Advanced) If you have the ssh access to your !FreedomBox, you can use sftp or scp to browse the downloads directory using a suitable file manager or web browser:
    * [[https://apps.kde.org/en/dolphin|Dolphin]] or [[https://apps.kde.org/es/konqueror|Konqueror]], if you access from a KDE desktop
    * The ''Other locations'' option in the default file manager, if you're on Gnome
    * [[https://winscp.net|WinSCP]] or [[https://filezilla-project.org|FileZilla]], if you're on Windows
    * [[https://f-droid.org/es/packages/com.ghostsq.commander.sftp/|Ghost Commander]] or [[https://f-droid.org/es/packages/org.kknickkk.spider/|Spider]], if you're on Android.


=== Port Forwarding ===

If your !FreedomBox is behind a router you optionally might want to set up port forwarding on your router in order to improve communication with other peers. You should forward the following ports for Transmission:

    TCP 51413 (or your configured ''peer listening'' port)

=== External Links ===

 * Upstream projects:
   * Transmission: https://transmissionbt.com
   * !BitTorrent: https://www.bittorrent.org
 * Protocol description:
  * Upstream: https://www.bittorrent.org/introduction.html
  * At Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitTorrent

English - Español - (+)

Transmission (Distributed File Sharing via BitTorrent)

Transmission icon

Available since: version 0.5

What is Transmission ?

Transmission is a BitTorrent node (both, client and server at the same time).

BitTorrent is a communications protocol for peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing.

  • It is not anonymous; you should assume that others can see what files you are sharing.

  • This technology works best for big, popular files.

There are two BitTorrent web nodes available in FreedomBox: Transmission and Deluge. They have similar features, but you may prefer one over the other.

Transmission is a lightweight BitTorrent client that is well known for its simplicity and a default configuration that "Just Works".

Screenshot

Transmission Web Interface

Using Transmission

After installing Transmission, it can be accessed at https://<your freedombox>/transmission. Transmission uses single sign-on from FreedomBox, which means that if you are logged in on your FreedomBox, you can directly access Transmission without having to enter the credentials again. Otherwise, you will be prompted to login first and then redirected to the Transmission app.

Tips

Transferring Downloads from the FreedomBox

  1. Transmission's downloads directory can be added as a shared folder in the Sharing app. You can then access your downloads from this shared folder using a web browser.

  2. (Advanced) If you have the ssh access to your FreedomBox, you can use sftp or scp to browse the downloads directory using a suitable file manager or web browser:

Port Forwarding

If your FreedomBox is behind a router you optionally might want to set up port forwarding on your router in order to improve communication with other peers. You should forward the following ports for Transmission:

  • TCP 51413 (or your configured peer listening port)

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