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. This qBittorrent written using the C++ and Qt framework and libtorrent-rasterbar for greater download and upload speed latest BitTorrent protocol support. It comes with build in search engine, RSS feed, bandwidth scheduler, Torrent creation tool, IP Filtering, IPv6 compliant, UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support. Some other important features are support for Magnet links, Distributed hash table (DHT), peer exchange protocol (PEX), local peer discovery (LSD), Private torrents and encrypted connections. According to the FossHub, qBittorrent as the second most downloaded software with over 44 million downloads. It is the one of the great alternative to ?Torrent.

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 applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type qBittorrent in the search box and click qBittorrent to open it. For Unity you can search qBittorrent from Ubuntu dash.

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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
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