Vuze bittorrent client recently released version 5.2.0 with improvements, bug fixes and translation updates. It features torrent tagging, file prioritization, and more.
Vuze 5.2.0 change log:
Better organization of torrents files is possible with the introduction of color-coding for tags Several improvements have been made to the torrent file experience overall. users can also choose which file type to download, such as .avi, .mp4 and others. The torrent client software now has a menu option in the notification area to dismiss all notifications. Brazilian Portuguese, Basque and Spanish language updates have been implemented. Persist column add/remove via header menu Table structure change was losing a tag listener and subsequently failing to update correctly Multiple concurrent torrent additions causing duplicate dialogs Unloading a plugin was causing a second plugins images to be disposed Search bar was truncating long URIs Magnet plugin wasn’t handling URIs with ‘xt’ sections properly Removed blocking call to get public IP address from initialization path Respect ‘do not activate UI’ on download addition Fixed end-game-mode looping bug Lots of minor fixes detected by Coverity static code analysis tool Improved performance of timer event handling Fixed ‘upload only’ message support Prevent a hanging UPnP device from blocking caller Handle separators other than ‘-’ when parsing port ranges Remove unnecessary retry on downloads that will most likely fail identically Alert audio files weren’t playing when contained in folders with certain characters or symbols in name Option to have multiple torrent-options screens on a single dialog as opposed to separate dialogs per torrent Automatic application of tracker templates on a per-tag basis (to merge, replace and remove trackers) Automatic tagging of downloads based on their trackers Install Vuze 5.2.0:
For Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy and Linux Mint 16 Petra, we can install Vuze 5.2.0 from GetDeb repository by running commands below one by one in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T):
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu saucy-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'
wget -q -O- http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vuze
Or download and install the DEB package from
For other releases download the portable version from