Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with GNOME environment . I installed qBitTorrent and removed the base package Transmission can any one please tell me how to make qBitTorrent a default application to torrents. and also how to download magnetic links with qBitTorrent.

Also the tweaks to make torrent download faster.

Thanks in advance

share|improve this question
posible duplicated… – Felipe Morales Dec 11 '13 at 18:53

Right-click on the .torrent file and select properties,now in the open with tab select qBittorent and then click on the set as default button on the bottom.

Now qBittorent would be set as a default application for .torrent files.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.