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In this short how to install guide, I will show you how to install the latest Transmission on Linux Operating Systems.
Transmission 2.77 is not available in the official repositories (yet) and it has to be compiled from sources.
As you know, Transmission is a powerful and lightweight BitTorrent available for Linux Mac OS X and Windows.
This guide works for Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Knoppix, Gentoo and other Linux System, because it is a generical installation (from sources)
Follow theses steps for a succesfull installation:
Step 1. Download transmission:
$ wget download.m0k.org/transmission/files/transmission-2.77.tar.bz2
Step 2. Extract the archive and cd into it:
$ tar -xjvf transmission*.tar.bz2
$ cd transmission*
Step 3. Make the configurations:
Step 4. Compile from sources:
Step 5. Install Transmission 2.77:
$ sudo make install