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Transmission: permission denied on USB disk

None of the answers here worked for me, so I am writing a new one referencing https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-torrentbox/ which worked great for me and allowed me to run transmission as pi user to ...
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Copy current SD image to larger SD card

The following worked for me, with an SD card that was originally prepared with NOOBS. I was going from a 32GB SD-Card to a 128 GB Card. Insert the new card into an external card reader and attach it ...
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Openelec(Kodi) Amazon Instant video?

As far as I know it is not possible at the moment to run Amazon Prime on the Raspberry Pi. Perhaps when the new Kernel 4.4 is released it might work eventually again. But at the moment no chance :(
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How do I force the Raspberry Pi to turn on HDMI?

Although this question is very old, I would like to post my answer that I found recently. I am running Raspberry PI 2 Model B with 2.8 PiTFT capactive display. Once I figured out how to get my pitft ...
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Transmission: permission denied on USB disk

I think one of the main things people are overlooking is that you should mount your usb/external drive in /mnt/myUsbDrive folder, and NOT in /media/pi/myUsbDrive. sudo umount /media/pi/usb_disk sudo ...
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Transmission: permission denied on USB disk

I found that the file system was the problem for me. Luckily it was a brand new usb hard drive so wasn't an issue to format it. I first formatted the hard drive to ext4 sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/<usb ...
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Ideal Handbrake x264 settings for encoding videos

For future reference of anyone who's looking a detailed answer to this same question, please refer to this post on the Raspberry Pi forums: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=...
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Is it possible to view your network connection speed in RaspBMC?

You can check the WiFi transmit(tx) bitrate using the iw command e.g.: iw dev wlan0 link Or using the older iwconfig command e.g.: iwconfig wlan0 And also for Ethernet you can see the rate at ...
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My Kodi was working fine then it stopped working.

Go to this website download the image file and image it your SD card using Win32DiskImager.
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Make display go to sleep

Update: now that DPMS issue is resolved, it is sufficient to set xset dpms 900 0 0 on the command line (900 is 15 minutes in seconds) or Section "ServerFlags" Option "StandbyTime&...
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Transmission not reloading after reboot

I did have to swap # Required-Start: remote_fs syslog # Required-Stop: remote_fs syslog with # Required-Start: $local_fs $remote_fs $network # Required-Stop: $local_fs $remote_fs $...
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eth0 interface not starting on boot

This solution only works if you're seeing an odd network interface device like env{hwdaddress} when running $ ifconfig -a instead of eth0 I'm running a Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu 16.04 preinstalled ...
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How can I change the locale?

If you're connecting to Pi via ssh, the machine you're connecting from may be exporting it's locale to your pi. This is another avenue. (On that machine, not on the Pi): sudo nano /etc/ssh/ssh_config ...
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How to install RetroPie using/alongside NOOBS?

using a mac you could copy the whole sd card and paste it into a blank folder. Then click os and delete raspbian (or what you are using) then paste retro pi folder. Go on pi and launch recovery mode ...
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Transmission: permission denied on USB disk

Solution: After a lot of reading and frustration. First of all, make sure the normal user has read and write access to the USB drive. The correct 'non-root' fix for having write access to the USB ...
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Transmission: permission denied on USB disk

While biketire's answer is correct debian switched to systemd recently and you have to change the user now here sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/transmission-daemon.service and ...
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External DVD drive won't open

Now that you can open the drive - to mount it, do this: in /media or /mnt or somewhere else create a directory, for example dvd to create it in e.g. /media you need to act as root: sudo mdir /media/...
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Copy current SD image to larger SD card

There is an app called sdcard copier (piclone) available now. Use that app to make a complete backup of your OS and you can use that later.
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Copy current SD image to larger SD card

dd if=/dev/sdc of=/dev/sdd bs=1m I don't see how you can do this on the pi as it has only one SD card slot.
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How to change the Raspberry Pi's hostname (in Raspbmc)?

With the introduction of systemd (Raspbian Jessie and newer), the prescribed method is finally a single command (reference): sudo hostnamectl set-hostname <mymachine> Changes take effect ...
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How to enable transmission-daemon start at startup?

Even if you have transmission installed, you still might not have transmission-daemon installed. So you might need to run sudo apt-get install transmission-daemon before running sudo update-rc.d ...
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What is the best way to reliably mount a USB drive?

On Raspbian, automount no longer mounts USB drives as /media/usbx by default since at least 4 years now, probably more. You get them mounted as /media/user/disk_label now, which is also reliable, ...
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What is the best way to reliably mount a USB drive?

Just for completeness: In 2021, you would typically use the PARTUUID from $ blkid /dev/sdx. Then the /etc/fstab line would start with PARTUUID=xxxxxxxx-yy.
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Wifi - bring wlan0 up on boot

Note to future readers: As of today, the current RPi OS is buster. If the OS you are using is not buster, you should find a more current answer as this may be outdated. It's now March, 2021. This ...
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