In this tutorial, we will show you how to install qBittorrent on Fedora 37. For those of you who didn’t know, qBittorrent is a cross-platform free and open-source BitTorrent client. It is a native application written in C++ and uses Boost, Qt 5 toolkit, and the libtorrent-rasterbar library. qBittorrent is very popular amongst torrent users as the main alternative to uTorrent.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the qBittorrent on a Fedora 37.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 37.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install qBittorrent on Fedora 37
Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing qBittorrent on Fedora 37.
- Method 1. Install qBittorrent using Fedora Repository √
By default, the qBittorrent package comes in the default repository of Fedora 37. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of qBittorrent to your Fedora system:
sudo dnf install qbittorrent
Verify the installation version of qBittorrent using the following command:
- Method 2. Install qBittorrent using Snap √
You can use the following command to install Snap to your Fedora system:
sudo dnf install snapd sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
Finally, to install qBittorrent, simply use the following command:
sudo snap install qbittorrent-arnatious
For additional resources on installing Snap, read the post below:
Step 3. Accessing qBittorrent on Fedora 37.
Once the qBittorrent installation is complete, you can start qBittorrent by typing
qbittorrent in the terminal or Alternatively, use the following path to launch the application icon Activities => Show Applications => qBittorrent.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed qBittorrent. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing qBittorrent on your Fedora 37 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official qBittorrent website.