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Old 10-15-2009, 12:19 PM   #1
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transmission bittorrent in mint 7 is new to me, how do I make it work ? do I have to

Hi there, 24 hours into mint and the only problem is getting transmission to do ANYTHING. I don't know how to "switch it on", I don't know if I have to "interface" it with my browser (firefox), I don't know if I have to install certain packages to make it work. I've checked as many tutorials as I can find but still no joy.There must be some way to utilise torrent sites such as pirate bay, mininova, bitjunkie etc, but I haven't got a clue. Any help or suggestions, especially "step by step" guides would be most appreciated.

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in firefox
look for
bittorrent seedfile
action => use transmission.
Click on a torrent, and transmisson will open

In transmission, goto
edit => preferences
in order to configure it
make sure the port is open on the firewall, and if needed on the router.
Old 10-16-2009, 08:49 PM   #3
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bittorrent how to

Hi there, still no joy getting bittorrent to play nice with firefox.

I tried Repos' suggestions and could find no seedfile in firefox, no

no bittorrent or torrent file either. I'm stumped. Any suggestions

would be gratefully accepted.

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Download a torrent tracker and open the file with transmission.



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