An update to multi-platform BitTorrent application ‘Transmission’ has been made available in the Transmission PPA.
Amongst the changes present in the Linux version are: -
- µTP (Micro Transport) support
- UDP tracker support
- Multiscrape support
- Now downloads the scarcest pieces of a torrent first
- New 256 x 256 icon
- Register as Magnet link handler
The full changelog can be found @ trac.transmissionbt.com/wiki/Changes#version-2.31
Transmission 2.31 can be installed/upgraded in Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04 using the official Transmission Stable PPA.
Add ‘ppa:transmissionbt/ppa’ to your Software Sources, and then run Update Manager to upgrade.