qBittorrent 4.1.3 Released with Improvements and Bug Fixes

September 19, 2018


The third bug-fix release for qBittorrent 4.1 was released a day ago with new features, some bug-fixes, web UI and search improvements.

qBittorrent 4.1.3 release highlights:

  • Preselect name without extension when renaming files
  • Allow setting seq & first/last from context menu without metadata
  • Show “N/A” if there is no scrape
  • Save option about tracker favicons under correct key
  • When file data are unreachable pause torrent and show “Missing Files” status
  • Don’t disable DHT when using force proxy
  • Correctly save torrent queue position/state/priority changes in fastresume
  • Fix icon height/width ratio
  • Fix values sorted wrong in “Last Activity” column
  • Replace png icons with svg
  • Various Web UI improvements
  • Refactor in searchjob to always color visited entries
  • Set “enter” as shortcut to download the selected torrents in search job
  • Add regex option in the search filter’s context menu
  • Fix GUI scaling issue on Linux

How to Install qBittorrent 4.1.2 in Ubuntu:

The official qBittorrent PPA maintains qBittorrent binary packages for Ubuntu 16.04, 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.

upgrade qBittorrent

Or run commands below to install /upgrade it from terminal:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install qbittorrent


To remove qBittorrent PPA, go to Software & Updates -> Other Software, or run command in terminal:

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

To remove the bittorrent client, either use your system package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove qbittorrent

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