Transmission it is a customer for the BitTorrent network the use is very simple. Perhaps it is because of this simplicity that some users find the program a bit limited, although it is really convenient for those users who do not want to get too complicated to make the program do what it is supposed to do: download.
The best thing about Transmission is that it can run like demons driving from the console or from environments qt with KDE or GTK like GNOME as it has two interfaces. It has more than one web client to connect to the application remotely – which can also be done from the program itself via the menu Edit → Log Out-.
Now, it’s not that Transmission doesn’t either advanced options, Which are many and are available at a click away for those users who want to use them.
Download directories, transfer limits according to the ratio or time without activity, to establish if the is preferred – or it demands encryption of connections, speed limits, blocking lists, Port settings and connection type are some things that can be set in the application preferences.
One of the things that is most advertised on the Transmission site is the fact that the app is from open source, With special emphasis on the fact that the program does not include toolbars, advertisements, or additional tools length of installation. It also does not have a paid version and the source code is available to any user.
Transmission is usually part of the official packages of most distributions so its installation is as simple as writing commands of the type
sudo apt-get install transmission
# zypper in transmission
yum install transmission
Some distributions even include it as the default BitTorrent client. And for those users who need or want to compile the program, in the wiki of the official site the necessary instructions for doing so are found.
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