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Transmission is a light-weighted and cross-platform BitTorrent client. It's the default BitTorrent client in many Linux distributions.


There are several options in Official Repositories:

includes CLI tools, daemon and web client.


For transmission-gtk and transmission-qt, the default path of configuration file is ~/.config/transmission.

For transmissiond, the configuration path is ~/.config/transmission-daemon.


To run transmission as daemon, you need have transmission-cli installed.

Edit /etc/conf.d/transmissiond and modify the following line:


Where abcde is your user name.

Then start the daemon:

# rc.d start transmissiond

Navigate to in web browser and you can see the Web client.

You can also edit the configuration file ~/.config/transmission-daemon/settings.json to fit your preference.

Note: If you cannot find this file, run transmission-daemon once to create it.