Configuring headless transmission (torrent) client on Fedora 17

yum install transmission
yum install transmission-daemon

make sure transmission-daemon service is not running

service stop transmission-daemon

edit configuration file to enable rpc and disable whitelist (or allow addresses in whitelist)

vi /var/lib/transmission/.config/transmission/settings.json

start transmission-daemon

service start transmission-daemon

Note: if you modify settings while transmission-daemon is running, changes won’t be saved! Therefore, first stop the service

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