In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of qBitTorrent on your Ubuntu 16.04 server. For those of you who didn’t know, qBittorrent is a torrent client, similar to µTorrent, which was recently ported to the Linux systems. Among others, qBittorrent has a built-in search engine for searching in the popular BitTorrent sites, has torrent queueing and prioritizing features, has IP Filtering options, provides a tool for creating torrents and bandwidth limitations. It is available for Linux, Microsoft Windows, and macOS.
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 qBitTorrent on a Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) server.
Install qBitTorrent on Ubuntu 16.04
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
Step 2. Installing qBittorrent on Ubuntu.
To get the most recent qBittorrent, we need to add the official qBittorrent repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install qbittorrent
Congratulations! You have successfully installed qBitTorrent. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing qBitTorrent BitTorrent client in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official qBitTorrent website.