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Hello Linux Geeksters. As the name suggests, qBittorrent is a torrent client, similar to µTorrent, which was recently ported to the Linux systems. The latest version of qBittorrent, is qBittorrent 126.96.36.199, which has been released a while ago, coming mostly with bug-fixes. For more information, see the official changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install qBittorrent 188.8.131.52 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis and Linux Mint 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing qBittorrent 184.108.40.206 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS 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