Sunday, 25 July 2010

[TUT] Intall Transmission 2.0 in Ubuntu

  Transmission is one of the P2P torrent client for Linux and Mac. The interface is quite intuitive and user friendly. Following are some of the features of Transmission 2.0.

* “Local Peer Discovery” for finding peers on the local network
* Optimize download requests for the bandwidth available
* Smarter heuristics when deciding the order to connect to peers
* Faster verification of local data
* Faster startup
* Support more blocklist file formats
* Use IEC standard units (KiB, MiB, GiB) instead of (KB, MB, GB)
* Better handling of 404 tracker errors

  In order to install transmission 2.0 torrent client type the following commands in a terminal window:

1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:transmissionbt/ppa
2. sudo apt-get update
3. sudo apt-get install transmission

Once installed you can find it under Applications / Internet / Transmission