How To Install qBittorrent On Ubuntu – Best BitTorrent Client qBittorrent

qBittorrent is a free and one of the best bitTorrent client for Linux, Windows, Mac OS, FreeBSD and OS/2. It is released in GNU GPLv2 open source license. It is an advanced BitTorrent client crafted with the powerful combination of C++ and the Qt framework. Leveraging the libtorrent-rasterbar library, it delivers unparalleled download and upload speeds while ensuring compatibility with the latest BitTorrent protocols.


It comes with built-in search engine, RSS feed, bandwidth scheduler, Torrent creation tool, IP Filtering, and full IPv6 compliance, UPnP/NAT-PMP port forwarding support, supports Magnet links, Distributed Hash Table (DHT), Peer Exchange Protocol (PEX), and Local Peer Discovery (LSD) support.It also supports private torrents and encrypted connections, ensuring a secure and confidential environment.

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Install qBittorrent on Ubuntu:

You can install qBittorrent on Ubuntu via its official PPAs. Open your terminal app in Ubuntu and type the below command and hit the enter key.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable

Then type your Ubuntu Password and hit enter. After that press the [ENTER] key to add the PPA on your system. then run the below command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get update

Then run the below command in the terminal to install the latest version qBittorrent bitTorrent client on Ubuntu.

sudo apt install qbittorrent

During the installation press the Y key and then the enter key to confirm the installation. After the installation of qBittorrent bitTorrent client, click the Show Apps in the Ubuntu dock and type qBittorrent in the search box and click qBittorrent to open it.

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Unstable development versions of qBittorrent PPA also available for install. For that use the below code.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-unstable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install qbittorrent

Install qBittorrent via AppImage:

Download the latest qBittorrent in .AppImage file format and save it on your Downloads folder. In the terminal app run below commands one by one.

Note: Here “qbittorrent-4.6.2_x86_64.AppImage” is the downloaded file name. You can change below commands based on your file name.

cd Downloads
sudo chmod +x ~ qbittorrent-4.6.2_x86_64.AppImage
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