How to install qBittorrent 2.8.3 on ubuntu Using PPA

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The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD).

qBittorrent v2 Features

Polished µTorrent-like User Interface
Well-integrated and extensible Search Engine
Simultaneous search in most famous BitTorrent search sites
Per-category-specific search requests (e.g. Books, Music, Movies)
All Bittorrent extensions
DHT, Peer Exchange, Full encryption, Magnet/BitComet URIs, ...
Remote control through a Web user interface
Nearly identical to the regular UI, all in Ajax
Advanced control over trackers, peers and torrents
Torrents queueing and prioritizing
Torrent content selection and prioritizing
UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support
Available in ~25 languages (Unicode support)
Torrent creation tool
Advanced RSS support with download filters (inc. regex)
Bandwidth scheduler
IP Filtering (eMule and PeerGuardian compatible)
IPv6 compliant
Available on most platforms: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD

What is new in qbittorrent 2.8.3

qBittorrent v2.8.3 was just released with a few bug fixes. Libtorrent-rasterbar v0.15.7 was also recently released.

BUGFIX: Fix memory usage problem in log tab
BUGFIX: Make sure the main window is not hidden on startup if no system tray icon is available

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hydr0g3n/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qbittorrent

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1 Response

  1. peter says:

    I am using version 2.8.4
    Is there a typo here somewhere?

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