In this tutorial, we will show you how to install qBittorrent on Linux Mint 20. For those of you who didn’t know, qBittorrent is an open-source BitTorrent client that aims to be able to provide a free application alternative to μTorrent, designed for Linux, Windows, Mac OS, and FreeBSD.
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 through the step-by-step installation of the qBittorrent open-source BitTorrent client on a Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues
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 Linux Mint 20 Ulyana
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt install curl build-essential
Step 2. Installing qBittorrent on Linux Mint 20.
- Install qBittorrent via PPA repository:
Now add the official PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable
Once done, update the repository and install qBittorrent:
sudo apt update sudo apt install qbittorrent
- Install qBittorrent using Snap:
Run the following command to install Snap packages and qBittorrent on the Linux Mint system:
sudo rm /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd
Step 3. Accessing qBittorrent.
Once installed successfully, then click activities and open the menu, and type
Congratulations! You have successfully installed qBittorrent Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of qBittorrent on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official qBittorrent website.