Install qBittorrent 4.3.2 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

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This tutorial will be useful for beginners to install qBittorrent 4.3.2 on Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, and Linux Mint 20.1.

qbittorrent is an open-source BitTorrent client designed as an alternative for the popular client Torrent written in Qt5.

It is using the libtorrent-raster library, which means it supports all operating systems Windows, Linux, macOS, and FreeBSD.

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What’s New in qBittorent 4.3.2?

  • Allow to add root folder to torrent content
  • Fix broken sorting on some columns, availability per file value, the status of torrents without metadata
  • Bump version to 2.6.2
  • Don’t try to remove folders for a torrent without metadata
  • Option for supporting internationalized domain names
  • Correctly save paused torrent state
  • Remove unnecessary restriction on input length
  • Drop support for building with libtorrent < 1.2.11
  • Add ability to use ‘shift+delete’ to delete torrents
  • Updated Russian, Italian translation

For a detailed changelog refer to this link

How to Install qBittorent 4.3.2 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

2 ways we can install qBittorrent in Ubuntu / Linux Mint

  • Via Official PPA
  • Via Flathub
Method 1: Via Official PPA

Step 1: Add the official PPA

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

Step 2: Update the repository and install qBittorrent

sudo apt update && sudo apt install qbittorrent

Method 2: Via Flathub

Step 1: Install Flatpak

Refer to the setup steps based on your distribution for installing Flatpak on your system.

Step 2: Search for qBittorent

flatpak search qbittorrent

Step 3: Install qBittorent using flatpak

flatpak install flathub org.qbittorrent.qBittorrent

Step 4: Run the qBittorent

flatpak run org.qbittorrent.qBittorrent

Install qBittorrent 4.3.2 on Ubuntu

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