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qBittorrent 4.3.2 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu via PPA.

The new release of the Bittorrent client features an option for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) support, which enable people around the world to use domain names in local languages and scripts.

It now allows to add root folder to torrent content. And “HTTPS tracker validation” option is available on all platforms with latest libtorrent.

Bug-fixes in qBittorrent 4.3.2 include:

  • Fix broken sorting on some columns
  • Fix availability per file value
  • Fix status of torrents without metadata
  • Don’t try to remove folders for a torrent without metadata
  • Lift upper limit of “Max concurrent HTTP announces” option
  • Add links to libtorrent documentation
  • Move “embedded tracker” options to qbt section
  • Properly handle “Append extension” option changing
  • Correctly save paused torrent state
  • Fix bug of “move storage job” can be performed multiple times

There are also a few WEB UI changes, including ability to use ‘shift+delete’ to delete torrents, allow to attach tags while adding torrents.

How to Install qBittorrent via PPA:

The official qBittorrent PPA has built the new release packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and derivatives.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal by either pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or searching for “Terminal” from application menu. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. If an old version was installed on your system, upgrade it via Software Updater,

upgrade qBittorrent

or run following commands to install /upgrade qBittorrent in terminal:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install qbittorrent

Uninstall:

To remove qBittorrent PPA, either 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

qBittorrent

qBittorrent BitTorrent client 4.3.0 was released as a new major version with new features and various bug-fixes.

The new release uses Qt 5.15.1 which offers far better HiDPI support. Theming support has been enhanced, however previous theme bundles will not work properly before the provider updated them.

What’s new in qBittorrent 4.3.0:

  • Many UI elements colors are themeable now
  • Allow changing GUI icons from theme bundles
  • Notify user when torrent moving finished
  • Shortcut CTRL + I opens Statistics window
  • Add RSS functionality in Web UI
  • Drop “.unwanted folder” feature
  • Expose libtorrent peer_turnover, max_concurrent_http_announces, no_connect_privileged_ports settings
  • And various bug-fixes

How to Install qBittorrent 4.3.0 via PPA in Ubuntu:

The official qBittorrent PPA has built the new release packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and derivatives.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal by either pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or searching for “Terminal” from application menu. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. If an old version was installed on your system, upgrade it via Software Updater,

upgrade qBittorrent

or run following commands to install /upgrade qBittorrent in terminal:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install qbittorrent

Uninstall:

To remove qBittorrent PPA, either 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

qBittorrent

qBittorrent torrent client 4.2.2 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

qBittorrent 4.2.2 comes with new features, web UI improvements, and various bug-fixes. And python2 support is removed in the search function.

Changes in the new release include:

  • Allow transfer list text color changes through QSS.
  • Option to show console when external program is run.
  • Change the defaults of some settings.
  • Refactored Transfer List code to allow theming.
  • Reorganize UI theme selection.
  • Show any multiple connections from the same IP in peer list.
  • Add stalled filters to GUI and Web API/UI.
  • Use IP geolocation database by DB-IP instead of MaxMind.
  • Allow to save downloaded metadata as torrent file.
  • Allow single app instance per configuration.
  • Option to start qBittorrent on Windows start up.

How to Install qBittorrent 4.2.2 in Ubuntu:

The official qBittorrent PPA has built the new release packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal by either pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or searching for “Terminal” from application menu. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. If an old version was installed on your system, upgrade it via Software Updater,

upgrade qBittorrent

or run following commands to install /upgrade qBittorrent in terminal:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install qbittorrent

Uninstall:

To remove qBittorrent PPA, either 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

qBittorrent

qBittorrent torrent client 4.2.1 was released today. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

qBittorrent 4.2.1 brings libtorrent fixes which make UDP through proxies work again. The listening IP/interface selection code has been reworked. If you have a specific network interface/local address set in the Advanced Settings, go and make sure that your settings have stayed the same.

Other changes include:

  • Enable portable mode if “profile” directory exists
  • Enable “Apply rate limit to peers on LAN” option by default
  • Expand single-item folders in torrent content
  • Rework the listening IP/interface selection code
  • Bug-fixes and some Web UI changes. See News page for more.

How to Install qBittorrent 4.2.1 in Ubuntu:

The official qBittorrent PPA has built the new release packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal by either pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or searching for “Terminal” from application menu. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. If an old version was installed, upgrade it via Software Updater,

upgrade qBittorrent

or run following commands to install /upgrade qBittorrent in terminal:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install qbittorrent

Uninstall:

To remove qBittorrent PPA, either 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

qBittorrent

qBittorrent bittorrent client released new stable version 4.2.0 a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

qBittorrent 4.2.0 is a new stable series that contains following new features:

  • Support for Libtorrent 1.2.x series
  • Use PBKDF2 for the GUI lock. You will need to set your password again.
  • Allow setting larger checking memory usage in GUI
  • Add “Socket backlog size” option
  • Add “File pool size” option
  • Allow styling with QSS stylesheets
  • Add “Tracker entries” dialog
  • Add “Remove torrent and its files” option to share ratio limiting.
  • Reallow to pause checking torrents
  • Reallow to force recheck torrents that aren’t fully started
  • Add “Preview file” double-click action.

There are also various bug-fixes, a lot of WEB UI changes, and other changes. See the release note for details.

How to Install qBittorrent 4.2.0 in Ubuntu:

This release uses the libtorrent 1.2.x series. If you run it and then downgrade to a previous qBittorrent version then your torrents will probably start rechecking.

The official qBittorrent PPA has built the new release packages for all current Ubuntu releases (though the 16.04 build is broken).

1. To add the PPA, open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching for “Terminal” from application menu. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. Then either upgrade qBittorrent from a previous release via Software Updater,

upgrade qBittorrent

or run following commands to install /upgrade it from terminal:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install qbittorrent

Uninstall:

To remove qBittorrent PPA, either 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