(SOLVED) Choose an Application - finding the path

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(SOLVED) Choose an Application - finding the path

Postby mister_playb on Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:37 am

Hi,

i try to download a torrent using a magnet-link. My default torrent client is deluge. When i click the magnet-link, a get a pop-up to use deluge or to choose an application. How do i select deluge, what is the path after i click the choose an application button?

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Re: Choose an Application - finding the path

Postby TheDynamicHamza21 on Sun Jan 20, 2013 2:06 am

right-click on a torrent file, click on properties, click on the "open with" tab. is deluge listed there? if so, select it to be your default. if not, click on "add", click on "use custom command", insert /usr/bin/deluge and click add.
http://forum.deluge-torrent.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=838
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Re: Choose an Application - finding the path

Postby mister_playb on Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:10 am

with the normal torrent file i have deluge as my standard torrent client selected, so if i double click a torrent file deluge will pop up. but with the magnet link that piratebay uses, there is no torrent file to save on the computer, you just click the magnet-link, and the windows pops up (see foto).
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Re: (SOLVED) Choose an Application - finding the path

Postby sculptor on Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:05 pm

How is this solved? I have exactly the same issue: Transmission is set up as my default for Torrent files, but for Magnet links it is not, and I don't have an option to select it. I don't think whoever marked this as solved understood properly the issue. Torrent files and Magnet links are different things!

To spell it out in another way, when I right-click on a magnet link I don't get an option to change the program it will open with. I only get the same box as the OP when I left-click the magnet link.
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Re: (SOLVED) Choose an Application - finding the path

Postby sculptor on Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:08 pm

Managed to find the answer elsewhere - anyone else having this issue needs to find their torrent application in /usr/bin/
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