Install Vuze BitTorrent Client 5.4.0 in Ubuntu

Last updated on April 4th, 2019


 
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.

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: GetDeb.net

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