addition of files to seed that are allready existing on a private torrent tracker site

Asked by Joseph Duvall on 2011-03-04

I have recently switched operating systems to Lucid Lynx from win xp, and I am trying to add files to Transmission 1.93 that I have download from a private torrent tracker in order to keep my ratio up. The problem I am having is when I add the .torrent file to transmission and point the download to the complete file it is grayed out and I am unable to start seeding from the completed file. is there a way to get the torrent file from the tracker and seed the matching file I have in order to keep my ratio and respond to some re-seed requests I have? thank you in advance for any help you can give me to be able to seed the files I have already downloaded through this tracker.

p.s. some one PLEASE make me feel stupid with a simple solution. :)

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Joseph Duvall
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2011-03-04
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2011-03-04
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2011-03-04

Ratio in torrents is fairly meaningless. It is very easy to get a ratio of several thousand in one night, so I wouldn't sweat it. Are there bugs logged for this?

Joseph Duvall (tuvor6) said : #2

hi actionparsnip, Thank you for the info/question. I found and linked a bug describing my problem and it has a answer to my question. Very helpful and thanks again.

Sorry, ratio.