qBittorrent – A Torrent Client for Ubuntu

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qBittorrent is a QT4 based open source torrent client for Ubuntu, Debian, elementary, Linux Mint and other Linux distribution. This torrent client have all the features needed for a torrent client. It is based on Libtorrent package.

qBittorrent Feature Summary

  • Simultaneous download of multiple torrents
  • Integrated torrent search engine
  • Integrated RSS feed reader and downloader
  • Good internationalization
  • DHT, PeX, Encryption, LSD, UPnP, NAT-PMP, µTP
  • Cross platform (Linux, Mac Os, Windows)
  • Very lightweight
  • Torrent queueing and prioritizing
  • Control over files in a torrent (filtering, prioritizing)
  • Nice µTorrent-like interface with Qt4 toolkit (qBittorrent v2.x)
  • IP filtering (eMule dat files or PeerGuardian files)
  • Peer display with country and hostname resolution (qBittorrent v2.x)
  • Advanced control over torrent trackers (qBittorrent v2.x)
  • Closest open source equivalent to µTorrent (qBittorrent v2.x)
  • Torrent creation tool
  • Remote control through Secure Web User Interface

How to Install qBittorrent

Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, elementary

Installation via Terminal

sudo apt-get install qbittorrent


  • Type qBittorrent in dash. Click the launcher icon.
  • For Gnome, go to Applications -> Internet -> qBittorrent
qBittorrent Running in Ubuntu
qBittorrent Running in Ubuntu


Troubleshooting and Support

If you face any issues while installing or using qBittorrent, you may drop a note using comment section at the end of this article, Or you can post your query in any of the support channels mentioned below.

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