Software Update: Transmission 1.93

Transmission is a BitTorrent client that can do its job on Mac OS X, Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris. The program written in C has a clear graphical interface that makes downloading files a breeze. The developer has released a new version, this time with 1.93 as the version number. This edition fixes some bugs from the previous release. The list of changes therefore shows us the following:

All Platforms:

  • Fix rare crash when some peers disconnected unexpectedly
  • Fix bug which didn’t parse scheduled speed limit dates correctly
  • Fix bug that broke magnet links whose names contained slashes
  • Fix crash when updating the blocklist when the disk is full
  • Fix slow file preallocation on Unix systems not using ext3/ext4
  • Fix regression which broke the “bind-address-ipv4” configuration setting
  • For better security, Web client connections are disabled by default
  • Update to miniupnpc-1.4
  • Transmission builds out of the box with Curl 7.15.5. (Hello CentOS!)


  • Use the size for the system tray icon


  • Fix bug that crashed when removing more than one torrent at once
  • Fix bug when parsing the remote password from the command line
  • Add support for the “incomplete directory” in the preferences dialog
  • Don’t show “time remaining” for paused torrents


  • Fix bug parsing RPC requests when setting which files to not download
  • Fix possible crash when using inotify for the daemon’s watchdir
  • Fix bugs in the configure script
  • Fix bug updating the blocklist about RPC

Web Client:

  • Fix bug that broke the “reverse sort order” menu checkbox

Version number 1.93
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux, BSD, macOS, Solaris
Website Transmission
License type GPL