How To Install Transmission on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Transmission on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Transmission on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Transmission is the default torrent client installed with the GNOME desktop environment on Ubuntu 22.04. All its incarnations feature a very simple, intuitive interface on top of an efficient, cross-platform back-end.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Transmission BitTorrent client on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, 18.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo useror access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Transmission on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Transmission BitTorrent client on Ubuntu 22.04.

By default, Transmission is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the Transmission PPA repository to your system:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:transmissionbt/ppa

After the repository is enabled, now install the latest version of Transmission using the below command:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install transmission

Confirm the installation and check the installed build version of Transmission:

transmission-gtk --version

Step 3. Accessing Transmission on Ubuntu 22.04.

Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> Transmission or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:

transmission-gtk

Install Transmission on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Transmission. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Transmission BitTorrent client on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Transmission website.

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