Vuze (previously Azureus) is a BitTorrent client, written in Java, that uses BitTorrent protocol to transfer file making the use of the Azureus Engine. Besides downloading the information associated with .torrent files, Azureus lets the users to share, view and publish genuine video content of DVD and HD quality. Vuze has reached to it's latest version Vuze 5.2.0 and this article is intended to help you installing Vuze 5.2.0 in your Ubuntu/Linux Mint systems.
- Multiple Torrent Downloads
- Queuing Facility
- Start/Stop Seeding Options
Linux Distributions Supported:
- Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander
- Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail
- Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal
- Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin
- Linux Mint 16 Petra
- Linux Mint 15 Olivia
- Linux Mint 14 Nadia
- Linux Mint 13 Maya
What's New in Vuze 5.2.0?
- Better organization of torrents files is possible with the introduction of color-coding for tags
- Several improvements have been made to the torrent file experience overall.
- users can also choose which file type to download, such as .avi, .mp4 and others.
- The torrent client software now has a menu option in the notification area to dismiss all notifications.
- Brazilian Portuguese, Basque and Spanish language updates have been implemented.
- Persist column add/remove via header menu
- Table structure change was losing a tag listener and subsequently failing to update correctly
- Multiple concurrent torrent additions causing duplicate dialogs
- Unloading a plugin was causing a second plugins images to be disposed
- Search bar was truncating long URIs
- Magnet plugin wasn’t handling URIs with ‘xt’ sections properly
- Removed blocking call to get public IP address from initialization path
- Respect ‘do not activate UI’ on download addition
- Fixed end-game-mode looping bug
- Lots of minor fixes detected by Coverity static code analysis tool
- Improved performance of timer event handling
- Fixed ‘upload only’ message support
- Prevent a hanging UPnP device from blocking caller
- Handle separators other than ‘-’ when parsing port ranges
- Remove unnecessary retry on downloads that will most likely fail identically
- Alert audio files weren’t playing when contained in folders with certain characters or symbols in name
- Option to have multiple torrent-options screens on a single dialog as opposed to separate dialogs per torrent
- Automatic application of tracker templates on a per-tag basis (to merge, replace and remove trackers)
- Automatic tagging of downloads based on their trackers
InstallationPress Ctrl + Alt + T to open the Terminal and execute following set of commands to install Vuze 5.2.0:
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu saucy-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list' wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add - sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install vuze
You can also download .deb package from this source and install it.