Install Vuze BitTorrent Client 5.4.0 in Ubuntu

August 15, 2014 — Leave a comment

Install Vuze bittorrent client Ubuntu
Vuze BitTorrent client has finally reached v5.4.0 with new features, UI changes and various bug fixes.

Vuze is a multimedia BitTorrent client based on Azureus intended for DVD and HD video. It includes some social-networking features to share videos among friends.

Vuze Bittorrent in Ubuntu

User Interface

  • Added ‘force start’ and ‘super seeding’ options to the create-torrent wizard
  • File filter added to torrent-options dialog
  • Minimum/Target share ratio setters added to column menu and torrent options view
  • Added ‘SHA1′ column to files-view
  • Added a default save directory to apply when ‘best guess’ is enabled and nothing matches
  • File path names can now be entered into the search box to open the torrent
  • New column showing the date of completion of the most recent file
  • Added ‘initial tags’ to the create-torrent wizard
  • Enabled networks can now be specified in torrent-options dialog
  • Added an ‘apply to current’ function to tags with initial-save/move-on-complete set
  • Added ‘availability’ button to torrent-options to allow a torrent’s availability to be checked before addition
  • Tag buttons can now be enabled in Library view; category buttons can be hidden
  • Added ‘pause for’ option for selected torrents in Library view via Advanced menu

Client Core

  • Added simple tag constraint language (e.g. to define a tag that contains downloads whose title matches a regex)
  • BEP 40: Canonical Peer Priority
  • Added ‘copy-on-complete’ function to tags
  • HTTPS support for web-seeds
  • Speed limit handler can now start/stop downloads assigned to particular tags

Install Vuze in Ubuntu:

The getdeb apps repository contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 14.04, see:

If you don’t want to add this repository, go to the link below:

Download Vuze .DEB

Download and install below packages via Gdebi (available in Software Center):

  • azureus_5.4.0.0-1~getdeb1_all.deb
  • vuze_5.4.0.0-1~getdeb1_all.deb

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