Install qBittorrent on Ubuntu 15.04

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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 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
Sequential downloading (aka "Download in order")
Available on most platforms: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD

Latest version 3.2.0 changes

FEATURE: Show actual protocol for listen success/failure in the log. Needs libtorrent v1.0.0 (Gelmir)
FEATURE: Support per tracker re-announce. Needs libtorrent v1.0.0 (Gelmir)
FEATURE: Support saving in network locations. (Gelmir)
FEATURE: Support Qt5 (mostly Glassez)
FEATURE: Code optimizations resulting in a more CPU efficient and snappier qBittorrent. (sorokin)
FEATURE: WEBUI code rewritten, refactored and improved. (glassez, pmzqla, buinsky)
FEATURE: Add option to hibernate computer in Auto-Shutdown menu (Bruno Barbieri)
FEATURE: Cache preferences in memory. Minimize chance of settings corruption. Closes #1272, #1523, #1694. (sledgehammer999)
FEATURE: Option to disable connections not supported by proxies. Closes #1894. (sledgehammer999)
FEATURE: Haiku OS support (diger)
FEATURE: Add a save resume data interval option(useful for SSD). (john-peterson)
FEATURE: Add "Last Seen Complete" column (pmzqla)
FEATURE: Add "Last Activity" column (pmzqla)
FEATURE: Add "Total Size" column (pmzqla)
FEATURE: Show current speed limits in the status bar (pmzqla)
FEATURE: Episode filtering for RSS (Gelmir)
FEATURE: Highlight files when opening containing folder on Windows and Linux(nautilus, dolphin, konqueror). (Gelmir, pmzqla)
FEATURE: Setting to ignore RSS rule matches for X days (Gelmir)
FEATURE: Add hotkeys and buttons for Top and Bottom priorities (alfrix)
FEATURE: Implement peer relevance column. Closes #1630. (sledgehammer999)
FEATURE: Show reason why a peer was blocked. Needs libtorrent 1.0.x. (sledgehammer999)
FEATURE: Use the ‘fastest_upload' setting as seed choking algorithm. (sledgehammer999)
FEATURE: Allow to set text options for the toolbar icons (pmzqla)
FEATURE: Add ‘Resumed' torrent filter (john.s.peterson)
FEATURE: ‘Add New Torrent` dialog has a button for quickly choosing a location (sledgehammer999)
FEATURE: Copy selected peers as IP:Port format. (ngosang)
FEATURE: Show info hash in the torrent details in ‘Add New Torrent' dialog. (sledgehammer999, chrishirst)
FEATURE: New feature: Remove empty labels (ngosang)
FEATURE: Add "Copy name" option in right-click menu of torrent list. Closes #2452 (chrishirst)
FEATURE: Implement tracker list in the side panel. Closes #170. (sledgehammer999)
FEATURE: Implement a ‘Completed' status. Closes #2326 #2483 #939. (sledgehammer999)
FEATURE: Columns for session-based download and upload statistics (LazyBui)
BUGFIX: Use completed time from libtorrent directly. Closes #1726.
BUGFIX: Speedup and fix a bug in torrent moving. (sorokin)
BUGFIX: Scan Folder dialog now remembers last location (Bryan Roscoe)
BUGFIX: Show input box to filter torrent list only when the list is shown (pmzqla)
BUGFIX: Add placeholder text to the input to filter the torrent list (pmzqla)
BUGFIX: Put directories first when sorting torrent content by name (pmzqla)
BUGFIX: Fix missing icon for open action in file list (Gelmir)
BUGFIX: Set placeholder text to torrent content filter. (sorokin)
BUGFIX: Fix torrent creation when data is too large (sorokin)
BUGFIX: Load torrents that have big metadata file. Closes #1889. (sledgehammer999)
BUGFIX: Use correct separator for "OR" condition in RSS rules (pmzqla)
BUGFIX: Don't waste UI space in ‘Content' window. Closes #2159 (alfrix)
BUGFIX: Fix the language selection in the combobox when the system locale only has a lang equivalent and not a lang_COUNTRY one. Closes #1786. (sledgehammer999)
BUGFIX: Don't overwrite the ‘Add Paused' setting from the Add New Torrent Dialog (Gelmir)
BUGFIX: Fix file preview when .!qB extension is used (pmzqla)
BUGFIX: Ensure that the priority column has enough width when queueing is enabled. Closes #2263. (sledgehammer999)
BUGFIX: Don't put limits to the alternative speed limits (pmzqla)
BUGFIX: Make space key change all selected files' checkboxes (sorokin)
BUGFIX: Don't block peers that use privileged ports. (sledgehammer999)
BUGFIX: Accept multiple files at once. Closes #2253 (buinsky)
BUGFIX: Don't touch torrents whose files are missing. Closes #342 #2308 #2469. (sledgehammer999)
BUGFIX: Save the new save path first in the history. Closes #2382. (sledgehammer999)
BUGFIX: Fix default tracker in ‘Create Torrent' dialog. (ngosang)
BUGFIX: Let the OS decide the default interface regardless of IPv4/IPv6. Closes #2156. (Chocobo1)
BUGFIX: Delete the correct selected torrents when the list is filtered. Closes #2729. (sledgehammer999)
BUGFIX: Don't use HTML in tray icon pop-up on OSX. Closes #2830. (pmzqla)
BUGFIX: Fix crash when trying to open destination folder on a torrent with no metadata. Closes #2522. (pmzqla)
BUGFIX: Change torrent name when metadata is retrieved. (ngosang)
COSMETIC: Removes white bar in the labels list. Closes #1151. (ngosang)
COSMETIC: Fix speed printing in the tray icon and in the title bar. Closes #2737. (sledgehammer999)
COSMETIC: Change the color scheme used (sledgehammer999)
RSS: Display remote images in the preview (Mladen Milinkovic)
RSS: Format html descriptions in the preview (Mladen Milinkovic)
RSS: Support overriding global "Add paused" option on per rule basis (Gelmir)
WINDOWS: Fix automatic python download. Closes #2076. (sledgehammer999)
WINDOWS: Fix crash when searching the registry for installed python (glassez)
WINDOWS: Tell Windows to wait during shutdown. (sledgehammer999, paolo-sz)
OSX: Use the configure script to prepare the build in Mac OSX too. Closes #2295. (sledgehammer999)
OSX: Fix the build (David Christenson)
LINUX: Distribute systemd service file for the nox build (sledgehammer999, leigh123linux)
LINUX: Create qBittorrent.appdata.xml (alxpl)
SEARCH: Update KickassTorrents plugin (pmzqla)
SEARCH: Remove vertor engine. Closes #2260. (DoumanAsh)
SEARCH: Small fix of import in legittorrents engine (DoumanAsh)
SEARCH: Add combo box for fast search engine switch (DoumanAsh)
SEARCH: Fix error in mininova search engine (ngosang)
SEARCH: Fix piratebay. Closes #2270 (DoumanAsh)
SEARCH: Updated URL in kickasstorrents search engine (ngosang)
SEARCH: Torrentz search engine added (ngosang)
OTHER: Drop libtorrent 0.15.x support
OTHER: Drop Qt < 4.8.0 support OTHER: Migrate build system to autotools (sledgehammer999) OTHER: Remove deprecated feature of separate DHT port. (sledgehammer999) OTHER: Speedup compilation speed (sorokin) OTHER: Backtrace generation now works on MinGW. (Gelmir) OTHER: New translation: Hindi(India). Install qBittorrent on Ubuntu 15.04

Open the terminal and run the following commands

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






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  1. glenn sick as a parrot says:

    yes great but it fails to start

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