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Last pushed: 9 months ago
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transmission web interface (BitTorrent client)
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Docker container for Transmission 2.92

"Transmission a Fast, Easy and Free BitTorrent Client"

Install dependencies

To install docker in Ubuntu 14.04 use the commands:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ wget -qO- | sh

To install docker in other operating systems check docker online documentation


To run container use the command below:

$ docker run -d -p 9091 quantumobject/docker-transmission

This will create docker-transmission container with login/password guest/guest.

If you want different user and password them :

$ docker run -d -p 9091 -e USER_T=user_name -e PASSWD_T=password quantumobject/docker-transmission

Accessing the Transmission applications:

After that check with your browser at addresses plus the port assigined by docker:

To access data from the server:

You can access the downloaded torrent from the server that running container using the Volume (-v) and the container command /sbin/backup .

When running the container need to used -v options :

 $ docker run -d -p 9091 -e PASSWD_T=password -v [your_directory:]/var/backups quantumobject/docker-transmission

Then when you want to copy torrent from users download folder to the /var/backups need to run container command backup:

 $ docker exec -it container_id /sbin/backup

you will have in your [your_directory] the files that was on the torrent directory.

if you forget to run the container with options -v [your_directory:]/var/backups , you still can find the subdirectory/mount point that docker use for VOLUME /var/backups by :

 $ docker inspect -f {{.Mounts}} container_id

More Info

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Comments (4)
9 months ago

It still the same version but I have to change repository , it move to github now ...
let me know of any problem with it at

2 years ago

I have to build transmission from source ... the old PPA that I used before (ppa:transmissionbt/ppa) don't have been updated for some time since 2014/07 and it don't have candidate for new version of ubuntu 15.04 or 15.10.

let me know of any problem with it at

3 years ago

How to find the downloaded content?

3 years ago

Ready to be used if any problem let me know ... update to ppa repository for more update version for security concern ..