Transmission is a fast, easy, and free BitTorrent client. It comes in several flavors:
- A native Mac OS X GUI application
- GTK+ and Qt GUI applications for Linux, BSD, etc.
- A headless daemon for servers and routers
- A web UI for remote controlling any of the above
Visit https://transmissionbt.com/ for more information.
Transmission has an Xcode project file (Transmission.xcodeproj) for building in Xcode.
For a more detailed description, and dependencies, visit: https://github.com/transmission/transmission/wiki
Building a Transmission release from the command line
$ tar xf transmission-2.92.tar.xz $ cd transmission-2.92 $ mkdir build $ cmake .. $ make $ sudo make install
Building Transmission from the nightly builds
Download a tarball from https://build.transmissionbt.com/job/trunk-linux/ and follow the steps from the previous section.
If you're new to building programs from source code, this is typically easier than building from Git.
Building Transmission from Git (first time)
$ git clone https://github.com/transmission/transmission Transmission $ cd Transmission $ git submodule update --init $ mkdir build $ cd build $ cmake .. $ make $ sudo make install
Building Transmission from Git (updating)
$ cd Transmission/build $ make clean $ git pull --rebase --prune $ git submodule update $ cmake .. $ make $ sudo make install