Opened 8 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#101 closed bug (Invalid)

flexRSS plugins fails to download enclosed torrents

Reported by: gothicx@… Owned by: markybob
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: 0.5.x Version:
Keywords: flexrss Cc:


Deluge includes an RSS plugin, flexrss, which I tried to download the Democracy
Now daily programme. The RSS URL is

Direct links to the torrents are available at

Directly downloading the torrents works as expected. However, adding the
rss file to the flexrss plugin, updating the feed and then selecting
"download torrent" from the context menu of the latest programme does

The same rss feed works well with Azureus and the scaneRSS pluginṡ. I
suspect that flexrss fails to parse the rss correctly.

This is the console output:

jr@lenny:~$ deluge
checking for ubuntu...
no existing Deluge session
Starting new Deluge session...
deluge_core; using libtorrent Compiled with NDEBUG.
Applying preferences
Pickling state...
Scanning plugin dir /usr/share/deluge/plugins
Initialising plugin TorrentFiles?
Initialising plugin Search
Initialising plugin WebSeed?
Initialising plugin NetworkGraph?
Initialising plugin Scheduler
Initialising plugin WebUi?
Initialising plugin FlexRSS
Initialising plugin TorrentCreator?
Initialising plugin NetworkHealth?
Initialising plugin SpeedLimiter?
Initialising plugin TorrentNotification?
Initialising plugin EventLogging?
Initialising plugin TorrentPeers?
Initialising plugin BlocklistImport?
Initialising plugin MoveTorrent?
Initialising plugin DesiredRatio?
Applying preferences
Starting DHT...
Showing window
Found TorrentFiles? plugin...
Found TorrentPeers? plugin...
Applying preferences
Found FlexRSS plugin...
Warning: torrent content-type not application/x-bittorrent
Raising error:
Unable to add torrent:
Pickling state...
Asked for a torrent that doesn't exist
* FlexRSS error: unable to add torrent.

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Change History (2)

Changed 8 years ago by gothicx@…

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by mvoncken

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

flexrss is not an oficcial 1.0 plugin
Closing old bugs, feel free to reopen.

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