I want to know if it is possible to get bittorrent for ubuntu.

If yes, please answer. I tried searching for this but couldn't find anything.

  • I searched for "ubuntu bittorrent" on Google and DuckDuckGo and this was the first link that came up on both:help.ubuntu.com/community/BitTorrent. A bit out of date, but it answers your question and has lots of links to Bittorrent clients, including the original. – John N Dec 15 '16 at 19:17
  • There are several torrent clients and servers in the ubuntu repositories – Panther Dec 15 '16 at 19:17
  • you can use the transmission app that comes with Ubuntu(mine is version 20.04) it works same as bit-torrent on windows – Qwerty Feb 18 at 8:46

There is a package qbittorrent

To install it run following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install qbittorrent

Now to run through Terminal just type : qbittorrent and it will start working.


In many versions of Ubuntu, Transmission is pre-installed. It works in the same way.

  • 1
    it often leds to error while downloading – Suraj Kumar Dec 21 '17 at 18:06

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