qBittorrent 3.2.0 Released and Installation on Ubuntu 15.04

By | June 9, 2015

The qBittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent. Additionally, qBittorrent runs and provides the same features on all major platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD).

qBittorrent 3.2.0 Released and Installation on Ubuntu 15.04

qBittorrent 3.2.0 Released and Installation on Ubuntu 15.04

qBitTorrent Features:

  • Polished µTorrent-like User Interface
  • Well-integrated and extensible Search Engine
  • All Bittorrent extensions
  • Remote control through a Web user interface
  • Advanced control over trackers, peers and torrents
  • UPnP / NAT-PMP port forwarding support
  • Available in ~25 languages (Unicode support)
  • Torrent creation tool
  • Advanced RSS support with download filters (inc. regex)
  • Bandwidth scheduler
  • IP Filtering (eMule and PeerGuardian compatible)
  • IPv6 compliant
  • Sequential downloading (aka “Download in order”)
  • Available on most platforms: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, OS/2, FreeBSD

Latest version 3.2.0 changes

  • FEATURE: Show actual protocol for listen success/failure in the log. Needs libtorrent v1.0.0 (Gelmir)
  • FEATURE: Support per tracker re-announce. Needs libtorrent v1.0.0 (Gelmir)
  • FEATURE: Support saving in network locations. (Gelmir)
  • FEATURE: Support Qt5 (mostly Glassez)
  • FEATURE: Code optimizations resulting in a more CPU efficient and snappier qBittorrent. (sorokin)
  • FEATURE: WEBUI code rewritten, refactored and improved. (glassez, pmzqla, buinsky)
  • FEATURE: Add option to hibernate computer in Auto-Shutdown menu (Bruno Barbieri)
  • FEATURE: Cache preferences in memory. Minimize chance of settings corruption. Closes #1272, #1523, #1694. (sledgehammer999)
  • FEATURE: Option to disable connections not supported by proxies. Closes #1894. (sledgehammer999)
  • FEATURE: Haiku OS support (diger)
  • FEATURE: Add a save resume data interval option(useful for SSD). (john-peterson)
  • FEATURE: Add “Last Seen Complete” column (pmzqla)
  • FEATURE: Add “Last Activity” column (pmzqla)
  • FEATURE: Add “Total Size” column (pmzqla)
  • FEATURE: Show current speed limits in the status bar (pmzqla)
  • FEATURE: Episode filtering for RSS (Gelmir)
  • FEATURE: Highlight files when opening containing folder on Windows and Linux(nautilus, dolphin, konqueror). (Gelmir, pmzqla)
  • FEATURE: Setting to ignore RSS rule matches for X days (Gelmir)
  • FEATURE: Add hotkeys and buttons for Top and Bottom priorities (alfrix)
  • FEATURE: Implement peer relevance column. Closes #1630. (sledgehammer999)
  • FEATURE: Show reason why a peer was blocked. Needs libtorrent 1.0.x. (sledgehammer999)
  • FEATURE: Use the ‘fastest_upload’ setting as seed choking algorithm. (sledgehammer999)
  • FEATURE: Allow to set text options for the toolbar icons (pmzqla)
  • FEATURE: Add ‘Resumed’ torrent filter (john.s.peterson)
  • FEATURE: ‘Add New Torrent` dialog has a button for quickly choosing a location (sledgehammer999)
  • FEATURE: Copy selected peers as IP:Port format. (ngosang)
  • FEATURE: Show info hash in the torrent details in ‘Add New Torrent’ dialog. (sledgehammer999, chrishirst)
  • FEATURE: New feature: Remove empty labels (ngosang)
  • FEATURE: Add “Copy name” option in right-click menu of torrent list. Closes #2452 (chrishirst)
  • FEATURE: Implement tracker list in the side panel. Closes #170. (sledgehammer999)
  • FEATURE: Implement a ‘Completed’ status. Closes #2326 #2483 #939. (sledgehammer999)
  • FEATURE: Columns for session-based download and upload statistics (LazyBui)
  • BUGFIX: Use completed time from libtorrent directly. Closes #1726.
  • BUGFIX: Speedup and fix a bug in torrent moving. (sorokin)
  • BUGFIX: Scan Folder dialog now remembers last location (Bryan Roscoe)
  • BUGFIX: Show input box to filter torrent list only when the list is shown (pmzqla)
  • BUGFIX: Add placeholder text to the input to filter the torrent list (pmzqla)
  • BUGFIX: Put directories first when sorting torrent content by name (pmzqla)
  • BUGFIX: Fix missing icon for open action in file list (Gelmir)
  • BUGFIX: Set placeholder text to torrent content filter. (sorokin)
  • BUGFIX: Fix torrent creation when data is too large (sorokin)
  • BUGFIX: Load torrents that have big metadata file. Closes #1889. (sledgehammer999)
  • BUGFIX: Use correct separator for “OR” condition in RSS rules (pmzqla)
  • BUGFIX: Don’t waste UI space in ‘Content’ window. Closes #2159 (alfrix)
  • BUGFIX: Fix the language selection in the combobox when the system locale only has a lang equivalent and not a lang_COUNTRY one. Closes #1786. (sledgehammer999)
  • BUGFIX: Don’t overwrite the ‘Add Paused’ setting from the Add New Torrent Dialog (Gelmir)
  • BUGFIX: Fix file preview when .!qB extension is used (pmzqla)
  • BUGFIX: Ensure that the priority column has enough width when queueing is enabled. Closes #2263. (sledgehammer999)
  • BUGFIX: Don’t put limits to the alternative speed limits (pmzqla)
  • BUGFIX: Make space key change all selected files’ checkboxes (sorokin)
  • BUGFIX: Don’t block peers that use privileged ports. (sledgehammer999)
  • BUGFIX: Accept multiple files at once. Closes #2253 (buinsky)
  • BUGFIX: Don’t touch torrents whose files are missing. Closes #342 #2308 #2469. (sledgehammer999)
  • BUGFIX: Save the new save path first in the history. Closes #2382. (sledgehammer999)
  • BUGFIX: Fix default tracker in ‘Create Torrent’ dialog. (ngosang)
  • BUGFIX: Let the OS decide the default interface regardless of IPv4/IPv6. Closes #2156. (Chocobo1)
  • BUGFIX: Delete the correct selected torrents when the list is filtered. Closes #2729. (sledgehammer999)
  • BUGFIX: Don’t use HTML in tray icon pop-up on OSX. Closes #2830. (pmzqla)
  • BUGFIX: Fix crash when trying to open destination folder on a torrent with no metadata. Closes #2522. (pmzqla)
  • BUGFIX: Change torrent name when metadata is retrieved. (ngosang)
  • COSMETIC: Removes white bar in the labels list. Closes #1151. (ngosang)
  • COSMETIC: Fix speed printing in the tray icon and in the title bar. Closes #2737. (sledgehammer999)
  • COSMETIC: Change the color scheme used (sledgehammer999)
  • RSS: Display remote images in the preview (Mladen Milinkovic)
  • RSS: Format html descriptions in the preview (Mladen Milinkovic)
  • RSS: Support overriding global “Add paused” option on per rule basis (Gelmir)
  • WINDOWS: Fix automatic python download. Closes #2076. (sledgehammer999)
  • WINDOWS: Fix crash when searching the registry for installed python (glassez)
  • WINDOWS: Tell Windows to wait during shutdown. (sledgehammer999, paolo-sz)
  • OSX: Use the configure script to prepare the build in Mac OSX too. Closes #2295. (sledgehammer999)
  • OSX: Fix the build (David Christenson)
  • LINUX: Distribute systemd service file for the nox build (sledgehammer999, leigh123linux)
  • LINUX: Create qBittorrent.appdata.xml (alxpl)
  • SEARCH: Update KickassTorrents plugin (pmzqla)
  • SEARCH: Remove vertor engine. Closes #2260. (DoumanAsh)
  • SEARCH: Small fix of import in legittorrents engine (DoumanAsh)
  • SEARCH: Add combo box for fast search engine switch (DoumanAsh)
  • SEARCH: Fix error in mininova search engine (ngosang)
  • SEARCH: Fix piratebay. Closes #2270 (DoumanAsh)
  • SEARCH: Updated URL in kickasstorrents search engine (ngosang)
  • SEARCH: Torrentz search engine added (ngosang)
  • OTHER: Drop libtorrent 0.15.x support
  • OTHER: Drop Qt < 4.8.0 support
  • OTHER: Migrate build system to autotools (sledgehammer999)
  • OTHER: Remove deprecated feature of separate DHT port. (sledgehammer999)
  • OTHER: Speedup compilation speed (sorokin)
  • OTHER: Backtrace generation now works on MinGW. (Gelmir)
  • OTHER: New translation: Hindi(India).

Install qBitTorrent over PPA

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qbittorrent

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