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ray75

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Update BitTorrent client
« on: December 28, 2018, 02:39:14 pm »
Hello,

I just upgraded the firmware of my LinkStation (LS410D0A2) and I noticed that the BitTorrent client is still at this version:
Product Version 3.2
Source Revision 30436
Build Date 2013-12-19 14:42:43 -0800

Maybe upgrading the version of this client can be a quick win.

Thanks

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Re: Update BitTorrent client
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2019, 07:52:39 am »
Ok, did not see your reply.
First of all, thanks for your input.
I will try the installation process for the LS410D0A2.
« Last Edit: February 09, 2019, 07:56:07 am by ray75 »

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Re: Update BitTorrent client
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2019, 10:15:16 am »
Hello again oxygen8,
I managed to install transmission 2.92 from your tutorial.
However, 2 points:
- I had to download your version of transmission, but if I want the latest version on the official repo (currently 2.94), how would you do that? How did you compile the version you offer for your linkstation? I managed to ssh, I did not manage to install apt-get and other stuff as I can't even find the correct version of apt-get, ARM version of the LinkStation and the version of Debian installed... Probably, I will go full debian to remove this OS from my LinkStation...
- I use the embedded BitTorrent version installed on my Linkstation because I want to use SOCKS5 proxy and I haven't found it available on Transmission

If you have any insight on those subject, I would be pleased to read them.

Thank you,

Best

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Re: Update BitTorrent client
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2019, 07:38:42 am »
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I will go full debian to remove this OS from my LinkStation...i do not recommend this
the original fimrware is very comfortable

Enabling Socks5 for Transmission:
https://askubuntu.com/questions/551278/how-to-use-proxy-for-transmission

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Re: Update BitTorrent client
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2019, 08:13:18 am »
oxygen8 is correct, the buffalo firmware does a lot for you like managing your samba configuration etc.

That said, if your comfortable running regular debian you will find it a lot easier to install and update software without breaking things.

If you want to give it a try, all the tools you need are here:
https://github.com/1000001101000/Debian_on_Buffalo

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Re: Update BitTorrent client
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2019, 12:14:52 pm »
Thanks guys for your inputs.
@oxygen8: I will try to configure Socks5 via transmission.
Could you tell me how to update to the latest version if needed? I assume you built your own binary or did you get it from somewhere?
@1000001101000  I had bookmarked your github project before your replied as I saw it on a different thread.



Thanks again !