This is small script for integrating Transmission with Unity Launcher. Transmission icon in launcher will show number of downloading torrents and total progress. Quicklist menu item allows to view and toggle "Turtle mode".
python-transmissionrpc packages. Both are available
in Ubuntu repositories.
Start Transmission, open preferences and enable Web client. Default configuration with port 9091, no authentication and connection allowed from 127.0.0.1 only is fine.
However, if you want to use authorization, you will have to provide additional
parameters to script. Use
--help for details.
transmission-unity-launcher.py script anywhere and make it
transmission-gtk.desktop file from
~/.local/share/applications and edit it:
/path/to/transmission-unity-launcher.pyto command, so if it was
transmission-gtk %Unow it should be
/path/to/transmission-unity-launcher.py transmission-gtk %U;
- Make copied .desktop file executable.
That's all. Now start Transmission using new .desktop file or from Unity Dash.
If script doesn't work, start it manually from command line, it will write log messages to console.
Feel free to create issue if there are any problems.
- Extending launcher item menu with items to control speed, to start and stop torrents.