How To Install qBittorrent on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install qBittorrent on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install qBitTorrent on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, qBittorrent is a BitTorrent client that aims to provide a free software alternative to μTorrent, available for Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, 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 qBitTorrent on a Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) server.

Install qBittorrent on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing qBittorrent on Ubuntu 20.04.

Now we add qBittorrent PPA for Ubuntu:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable

Then, run the following commands to install qBittorrent:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install qbittorrent

Step 3. Accessing qBittorrent.

Now that qBitorrent has been installed, open the menu and type qBitTorrent.

Install qBittorrent on Ubuntu 20.04

Congratulations! You have successfully installed qBitTorrent. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing qBitTorrent BitTorrent client in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official qBitTorrent website.

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