4 Open-Source Torrent Clients For Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 18.04 And Derivative Systems

In this article I will provide you a list of torrent clients for Ubuntu systems.

Transmission is an open-source bittorrent client, available on Linux systems. Due to the fact that it is built in either GTK and Qt, Transmission is installable on a lot of Linux systems. Among others, it can be used via the terminal or as a Web client, it has support for DHT, PEX, µTP and Magnet Link.

Due to the fact that it is available via the default PPAs, transmission can be easily installed:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install transmission

For more information and installation instructions, follow the transmission tag and open the newest article (the one on the top).

qBittorrent is a torrent client, similar to µTorrent, which was recently ported to the Linux systems. Among others, qBittorrent has built-in search engine for searching in the popular BitTorrent sites, has torrent queueing and prioritizing features, has IP Filtering options, provides a tool for creating torrents and bandwidth limitations.

Due to the fact that it is available via the default PPAs, transmission can be easily installed:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qbittorrent

For more information and installation instructions, follow the qbittorrent tag and open the newest article (the one on the top).

Deluge is an open-source, multi-platform, multi-interface (GTK+, web and command-line) BitTorrent client based on libtorrent-rasterbar. The Deluge daemon can run on headless machines with the user-interfaces being able to connect remotely.

It is available via the default repos, so here is what you need to do in order to install it:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install deluge

For more information and installation instructions, follow the deluge tag and open the newest article (the one on the top).

Vuze (ex Azureus), is a BitTorrent client with the normal functions of such a program: multiple downloads, queuing,  prioritizing files, start, stop seeding options.

Vuze is available via Snap, so installing it on your Ubuntu system is easy. All you need to do is:

$ sudo apt install snapd
$ sudo snap install vuze-vs

For more information and installation instructions, follow the vuze tag and open the newest article (the one on the top).

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