qBittorrent 4.1.4 Released with .TS Recognize as Previewable

Last updated: November 19, 2018


The free and reliable P2P bittorrent client qBittorrent 4.1.4 was released today with new features, bug-fixes, WebUI and search improvements.

qBittorrent 4.1.4 release highlights:

  • Recognize *.ts files as previewable
  • Allow to disable speed graphs
  • Clear LineEdit on ESC
  • Fix divide-by-zero crash
  • Remove speed limit checkbox in Options dialog
  • Fix speed graph “high speeds” bug
  • BUGFIX: Don’t update torrent status unnecessarily
  • BUGFIX: Improve force recheck of paused torrent
  • Restore torrent in two steps
  • Improve scaling of speed graphs
  • Add isNetworkFileSystem() detection on Windows. This allows network mounts to be monitored correctly by polling timer.
  • Reduce horizontal graphs resolution. Improves perfomance.
  • Add SMB2 magic number
  • Restore startup perfomance to v4.1.2 times. Needs at least libtorrent 1.1.10
  • Add free disk space to WebUI status bar, and many other WebUI improvements.
  • Allow to disable downloading REPACK/PROPER matches
  • Improve RSS Feed updating
  • Allow resizing search filter in search job
  • And various other improvements and bug-fixes.

How to Install qBittorrent 4.1.4 in Ubuntu:

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

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


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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