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I just installing Utorrent in ubuntu but I want to change the port number localhost:8080 to localhost:8085 because my apache geronimo server using that port number. can i change the port number? thanks.

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Is there any config files in your $HOME ? Like a .utorrent folder ? – NorTicUs Oct 18 '12 at 10:20
no there. there was only Docs folder – Muhammad Sholihin Oct 18 '12 at 10:24

A super easy way to change the port through the simple webUI and the port change persists even after reboots and even in automatic startup :

  1. Open the utorrent webUI.

  2. Then go to Settings and select webUI option


  1. You will fing a text-box with 8080(or the current port). Change the port to whichever you desire.

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  1. Click on Save Seetings.

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  1. Close the WubUI, wait a few minutes and its done!

This worked for me for v3.3

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Edit utserver.conf file located under uTorrent installation directory. If you don't find it go ahead and create one.

Add the following line to utserver.conf file

ut_webui_port: 8085

Check this link for more available settings that can be used with uTorrent utserver.conf file

Hope this helps.

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It is not as simple as that. Modifying utserver.conf in the installation directory does not necessarily change the port on a restart of the program. – Droidzone Oct 4 '15 at 2:46
Can you tell me the path where to create or find the utserver.conf file? – abhishah901 Dec 27 '15 at 14:59
I found the directory here /opt/utorrent-server-alpha-v3_3. Created the file utserver.conf. I saved and restarted the pc but it still opens the port 8080! Help! – abhishah901 Dec 27 '15 at 15:15
I had the same problem. Removing the *.dat files solved the problem. – SpartakusMd May 10 at 8:14

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