Vuze 5.1.0.0 Has Been Released | How To Install Vuze 5.1.0.0 On Linux Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Vuze, ex Azureus, is a BitTorrent client with the normal functions of such a program: multiple downloads, queuing / prioritizing files, start / stop seeding options.Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, Fedora 19, Fedora 18, Fedora 17, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, OpenSUSE 12.2, Elementary OS, Knoppix, Crunchbang OS, Deepin, Arch Linux, GentooThe latest version available is Vuze 5.1.0.0, which has been released today, bringing some fixes and improvements to the previous version, Vuze 5.0.0.1.

Vuze 5.1.0.0 comes with some additional fuctions added (the official announcement):

  • Option to show/hide rank column icon
  • Add tags column to library view
  • Per-file availability to column
  • Option to toggle the ‘new’ download state for multiple selections

For a full list of fixes and improvements, see the announcement.

How to install Vuze 5.1.0.0 on Linux systems:

There is no repository available for Vuze 5.1.0.0, but the precompiled sources can be downloaded from the official site, so installing is easy, just do:

$ wget -c http://sourceforge.net/projects/azureus/files/vuze/Vuze_5100/Vuze_5100_linux.tar.bz2
$ tar -xjvf Vuze_5100_linux.tar.bz2
$ cd vuze
$ sudo chmod +x azureus
$ ./azureus

Because this installation guide is generical, the instructions work on all the most popular Linux systems, including: Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Debian Jessie, Debian Sid, Debian Wheezy, Debian Squeeze, Fedora 19, Fedora 18, Fedora 17, OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3, OpenSUSE 12.2, Mageia 4, Mageia 3, Elementary OS, Knoppix, Crunchbang OS, Deepin, Arch Linux, Gentoo and many others.

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