Install qBittorrent 4.1.4 On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 18.10 & LinuxMint

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In this Tutorial, I will show you how to install qBittorrent 4.1.4 On Ubuntu 18.10/ 18.04 LTS &  LinuxMint Via PPA


qBittorrent is an open source BitTorrent client designed as an alternative for the popular client Torrent written in Qt4. It is using the libtorrent-raster library, which means it supports all operating systems Windows, Linux, MacOSX and FreeBSD.

qBittorent Features

  • Torrent UI looks like UTorrent
  • Available for all platforms (ie) Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, and MacOS
  • Encrypted connections
  • Well integrated and extensible search engine
  • Contains all BitTorrent extensions
  • Torrent creation tool
  • Available in 70 languages
  • Bandwidth scheduler
  • IP Filtering

BugFixes and new features in qBittorrent 4.1.4

  • Recognize *.ts files as previewable
  • Allow disabling speed graphs
  • Clear LineEdit on ESC
  • Fix divide-by-zero crash
  • Remove speed limit checkbox in Options dialog
  • Fix speed graph "high speeds" bug
  • Don't update torrent status unnecessarily
  • Improve force recheck of paused torrent
  • Restore torrent in two steps
  • Improve scaling of speed graphs
  • Add isNetworkFileSystem() detection on Windows. This allows network mounts to be monitored correctly by polling timer.
  • Reduce horizontal graphs resolution. Improves perfomance. 
  • Don't recheck just checked torrent
  • Add SMB2 magic number 
  • Restore startup performance to v4.1.2 times. Needs at least libtorrent 1.1.10
  • Make strings actually translatable

Installation Steps

Step 1: Add the Official PPA from qBitorrent Team
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable

Step 2: Update the repository
sudo apt-get update
Step 3: Install qBitorrent 4.1.4
sudo apt-get install qbittorrent
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