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Friday, 22 November 2013

How To : Install qBittorrent 3.1.3 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

    In one of my previous articles, I have explained How To : Install µTorrent Client in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems. This article will guide you to install qBittorrent- an another BitTorrent Client available with GUI. Besides Linux, qBittorrent is also available on Windows & Mac and it provides same features on each platform.

qBittorrent has reached it's latest version 3.1.3 and it supports following features.


  • Add a key shortcut to “Add link to torrent…”
  • Make all columns and headers use the same text alignment in the transferlist.
  • Fix build system for Unix/Linux.
  • Case insensitive sort in Peers list. Closes #1066.
  • Small optimization of WebUI responses when there isn’t a data payload.
  • Hide empty folders after filtering. Closes #74.
  • Expand folders when filtering files. Closes #1076.
  • Updated search plugin’s URL
  • Strip some png to fix incorrect sRGB profiles.
  • Fixed font issues on OSX Mavericks
  • Improve text in the About dialog
  • Always show a peer IP address as a tool tip
  • Fix inhibit system functionality. Closes #766.
  • WebUI: Don’t gzip too small payload. 


Add the PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:hydr0g3n/qbittorrent-stable

Update the local repository.

sudo apt-get update

Install the package.

sudo apt-get install -y qbittorrent

That's all!


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