Need help getting started with bittorrent

Colin Law clanlaw at
Sat Apr 28 15:48:04 UTC 2012

On 28 April 2012 16:41, Kevin O'Gorman <kogorman at> wrote:
> I've got transmission-gtk up.  I can start it.  I have no idea how to use it.
> I want to download some isos to install 12.04.  I have some other
> stuff that I would not mind offering.
> I've tried looking for documentation, but all I find is statements
> that this is easy, plus sites on the protocols, developer stuff and so
> on.
> I'd really like a quick step-by-step for getting
> xubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent for starters.

If you just open the .torrent file at
(google found this for me) in your browser then it should offer to
open it with transmission, unless it is different in xubuntu, if that
is what you are using.


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