How to Change Default Torrent Client for Magnet Links in Ubuntu 20.04+

When clicking a magnet link in Chrome browser, it pops-up with “Open xdg-open” option allows to launch the default app to start the downloading. Unlike Firefox, Google Chrome does not offer an option to choose which app to handle the link. Instead, it launches the default app directly. For those want to change this default… Continue reading How to Change Default Torrent Client for Magnet Links in Ubuntu 20.04+

Single click to Open Magnet Link from Clipboard via KTorrent / qBittorrent in KUbuntu

Most torrent clients today have ability to detect clipboard for magnet links. However, after copied an URL link, user has to manually open the downloading app and then click ‘Open URL’ (or ‘Add Torrent Link’) option to let it paste the link automatically. Instead of using web browser pop-up to choose app to open an… Continue reading Single click to Open Magnet Link from Clipboard via KTorrent / qBittorrent in KUbuntu

qBitTorrent 4.4.0 Adds Torrent v2, Libtorrent 2.0 & Qt6 Support

After more than half a year of development, the qBitTorrent app released version 4.4.0 with many new features and various bug-fixes. qBitTorrent 4.4.0 added Qt6 support. It offers better HiDPI compatibility for Windows 10+ and Linux using AppImage package. Though, it has known issue about text display on the progress bar. The Qt5 build is… Continue reading qBitTorrent 4.4.0 Adds Torrent v2, Libtorrent 2.0 & Qt6 Support

Deluge BitTorrent Client 2.0.5 Released with Automatic Clipboard Detection

The Deluge BitTorrent client got an update after more than 2 years of development by releasing v2.0.4 and then v2.0.5 with a quick fix. Deluge is a lightweight, free and open-source, and cross-platform BitTorrent client written in Python. It uses libtorrent library and features full encryption, GTK, Web and console UI. And, it has a… Continue reading Deluge BitTorrent Client 2.0.5 Released with Automatic Clipboard Detection

qBittorrent 4.3.5 Released! To Drop Support for Ubuntu 20.04

qBittorrent, free and open-source Qt5 based Bittorrent client, released version 4.3.5 a few days ago. qBittorrent 4.3.5 is the last release in the 4.3.x series. And it’s going to drop support for Ubuntu 20.04 in the next release since it has an outdated Qt5 libraries. Users who prefer qBittorrent can still get updates for Ubuntu… Continue reading qBittorrent 4.3.5 Released! To Drop Support for Ubuntu 20.04