qBittorrent BitTorrent client 4.1.1 was released a day ago with important fixes in the version of libtorrent used. It fixes SOCKS5 issues and tracker announces about downloaded/uploaded data.
Changes in qBittorrent 4.1.1 include:
- Add ‘Moving’ state for torrents being relocated/moved
- Show rechecking progress
- Add option to remember last used save path
- Torrent name is also renamed if the content was renamed in the “Add New Torrent” dialog
- Relax behavior of “Download first and last piece first”. It applies to all files and not only to the previewable
- Fix issues with translatable strings
- Fix displayed tracker messages
- Make settings file recovery more robust
- Retry saving settings when operation failed
- Fix deletion of old logs
- Fix adding multiple torrents at once from WebUI
- Improve “Run External Program” behavior.
- Suppress multiple I/O errors for the same torrent
- Replace raster qbt logo with vector version
- Fix open destination folder with Nautilus > 3.28
- Web UI, RSS and other changes.
How to Install qBittorrent 4.1.1 in Ubuntu:
The official qBittorrent PPA contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04, and derivatives.
1. To add the PPA, open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or searching “Terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable
Type in your password (no visual feedback while typing due to security reason) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.
2. To upgrade from a previous release, launch Software Updater and you’ll see qBittorrent available for upgrade after checking for updates.
Or run commands below to install /upgrade it from terminal:
sudo apt update && sudo apt install qbittorrent
3. (Optional) To uninstall the 4.1.1 release and revert to the stock version of qBittorrent in Ubuntu repository, do:
sudo apt install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable