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TRANSMISSION-GTK(1) BSD General Commands Manual TRANSMISSION-GTK(1)

NAME

transmission — a bittorrent client

SYNOPSIS

transmission −?
transmission
[−pqm] [torrent-file ...]

DESCRIPTION

transmission is a fast and easy BitTorrent client.

BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file transfer protocol which uses a metainfo file (usually with the .torrent file extension) and a central tracker to distribute file data amongst a group of peers. For more information on the BitTorrent protocol see http://www.bittorrent.org/

OPTIONS
? −-help

Show help options

−p −-paused

Start with all torrents paused

−m −-minimized

Start minimized in notification area

−g, −-config-dir directory

Where to look for configuration files. This can be used to swap between using the cli, daemon, gtk, and qt clients. See http://trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki/ConfigFiles for more information.

Multiple .torrent files may be added at startup by appending them on the command line. If transmission is already running, the torrents will be added to the running instance.

ENVIRONMENT
TRANSMISSION_HOME

Sets the default config-dir.

FILES
~/.config/transmission

The config-dir used when neither [TRANSMISSION_HOME] nor [−g] is specified.

AUTHORS

transmission was written by Charles Kerr, Josh Elsasser, Eric Petit, and Mitchell Livingston.

SEE ALSO

transmissioncli(1), transmission-daemon(1), transmission-remote(1)

http://www.transmissionbt.com/

BSD May 20, 2008 BSD

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