How To Install qBittorrent 3.1.9.1 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS

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The latest installation instructions for qBittorrent

Hello Linux Geeksters. As the name suggests, qBittorrent is a torrent client, similar to ĀµTorrent, which was recently ported to the Linux systems. The latest version of qBittorrent, is qBittorrent 3.1.9.1, which has been released a while ago, coming mostly with bug-fixes. For more information, see the official changelog.

how to install qBittorrent 3.1.9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

In this article I will show you how to install qBittorrent 3.1.9.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Because it is available via PPA, installing qBittorrent 3.1.9.1 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the qbittorrent package. Like this:

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

Optional, to remove qbittorrent, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove qbittorrent

Or, if you want to uninstall qbittorrent , disable the recently added PPA and downgrade all the packages that got updated via the PPA, do:

$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:hydr0g3n/qbittorrent-stable

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