Install Transmission in Ubuntu 10.10 from PPA

This article explains installation of most recent Transmission versions into Ubuntu 10.10.

Ubuntu’s Personal Package Archive (https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+ppas) allows to install packages from a package repository that is managed by individual package maintainers. It contains software that is not part of the standard Ubuntu repository or that is more recent than packages in regular Ubuntu flavors.

In order to use PPAs, the package python-software-properties has to be available on the system:

aptitude install python-software-properties

Now, the transmission-ppa can be installed using the following command:

add-apt-repository ppa:transmissionbt/ppa

After updating the local package information the new transmission-daemon can be installed:

aptitude update && aptitude install transmission-daemon 

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