qBittorrent 4.1.1 Released with Socks5 Issues Fixed


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