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qBittorrent torrent client 4.2.1 was released today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

qBittorrent 4.2.1 brings libtorrent fixes which make UDP through proxies work again. The listening IP/interface selection code has been reworked. If you have a specific network interface/local address set in the Advanced Settings, go and make sure that your settings have stayed the same.

Other changes include:

  • Enable portable mode if “profile” directory exists
  • Enable “Apply rate limit to peers on LAN” option by default
  • Expand single-item folders in torrent content
  • Rework the listening IP/interface selection code
  • Bug-fixes and some Web UI changes. See News page for more.

How to Install qBittorrent 4.2.1 in Ubuntu:

The official qBittorrent PPA has built the new release packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal by either pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or searching for “Terminal” from application menu. When it opens, run command:

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

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. If an old version was installed, upgrade it via Software Updater,

upgrade qBittorrent

or run following commands to install /upgrade qBittorrent in terminal:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install qbittorrent

Uninstall:

To remove qBittorrent PPA, either 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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qBittorrent bittorrent client released new stable version 4.2.0 a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

qBittorrent 4.2.0 is a new stable series that contains following new features:

  • Support for Libtorrent 1.2.x series
  • Use PBKDF2 for the GUI lock. You will need to set your password again.
  • Allow setting larger checking memory usage in GUI
  • Add “Socket backlog size” option
  • Add “File pool size” option
  • Allow styling with QSS stylesheets
  • Add “Tracker entries” dialog
  • Add “Remove torrent and its files” option to share ratio limiting.
  • Reallow to pause checking torrents
  • Reallow to force recheck torrents that aren’t fully started
  • Add “Preview file” double-click action.

There are also various bug-fixes, a lot of WEB UI changes, and other changes. See the release note for details.

How to Install qBittorrent 4.2.0 in Ubuntu:

This release uses the libtorrent 1.2.x series. If you run it and then downgrade to a previous qBittorrent version then your torrents will probably start rechecking.

The official qBittorrent PPA has built the new release packages for all current Ubuntu releases (though the 16.04 build is broken).

1. To add the PPA, open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching for “Terminal” from application menu. When it opens, run command:

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

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. Then either upgrade qBittorrent from a previous release via Software Updater,

upgrade qBittorrent

or run following commands to install /upgrade it from terminal:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install qbittorrent

Uninstall:

To remove qBittorrent PPA, either 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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qBittorrent P2P Bittorrent client 4.1.8 and 4.2.0 alpha2 were released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 19.04.

qBittorrent 4.1.8 is a small release with following bug-fixes:

  • Fix filename validation on non-Windows OS
  • ScanFolders/FileSystemWatcher now detect magnet files with case insensitivity in filename
  • Fix failed seeding after creating a torrent and auto-adding it to the session

How to Install qBittorrent 4.1.8 in Ubuntu:

The official qBittorrent PPA has built the new release packages for all current Ubuntu releases.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching for “Terminal” from application menu. When it opens, run command:

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

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. To upgrade from existing software version, 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

Uninstall:

To remove qBittorrent PPA, either 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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qBittorrent Bittorrent client 4.1.7 was released yesterday. Here’s how to install in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and derivatives.

qBittorrent 4.1.7 features:

  • Add 12 hour and 24 hour speed graphs
  • Change “Add new torrent” dialog to horizontal layout
  • Avoid race conditions when adding torrent
  • Fix torrent checking issues
  • Fix torrent properties not saved for paused torrents
  • Some improvements on qtsingleapplication code
  • Remove limits of “Disk cache expiry interval” setting
  • Remove upper limit of “Disk cache” setting
  • Don’t turn window blank when closed to system tray
  • Fix WebUI encoding of special characters
  • Change the speed unit of WebUI from Bytes/s to KiB/s for the rate limiter
  • Ignore RSS articles with non-unique identifiers
  • And various other bug-fixes. See news page for details.

How to Install qBittorrent 4.1.7 in Ubuntu:

The official qBittorrent PPA contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and Ubuntu 19.04.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching “Terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run:

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

Type user password (no asterisk 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

Uninstall:

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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qBittorrent torrent client 4.1.6 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, and Ubuntu 19.04.

qBittorrent 4.1.6 is a bug-fix release with following changes:

  • Force recheck multiple torrents one by one in all possible cases.
  • Don’t query Google for tracker favicons, for privacy reasons
  • Work around the crash occurred in QTimer.
  • Increase the .torrent file download size limit to 100 MiB
  • Disable downloading tracker favicons by default. Works around reported crashes in Linux.
  • WEBUI improvements and fixes.
  • SEARCH: Make num enter key work the same as return in searchjobwidget
  • Make window title bar icon work in Wayland
  • Update appdata.xml file for Linux

How to Install qBittorrent 4.1.6 in Ubuntu:

The official qBittorrent PPA contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, and Ubuntu 19.04.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching “Terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run:

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

Type user password (no asterisk 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

Uninstall:

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