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Magnet links are automatically opened by stremio

As soon as I had installed Stremio all the magnet links are opened in Stremio instead of qbittorrent or any other torrent program. So far I have found a way out by copying the Magnet link (right-...
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Torrent traffic blocked in Ubuntu Server 22.04.3 LTS

I recently switched my local machine from Ubuntu Desktop to Ubuntu server (realized I wasn't using the gui anymore, so decided to go with a fresh install and test my skills). Everything is going well ...
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qBittorrent does not run external shell script

I set qBittorrent-nox to run a shell script after completing a download, but nothing happens. If I change Run external program on torrent completion to a built-in command (say mv "%F" "%...
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qBitTorrent does not start minimized to tray

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. After installing qbittorrent I checked the option to start minimized and minimize qbittorrent to notification area. But when I put it in the startup applications it starts ...
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QBittorrent in ubuntu 22.04 is not opening ports

I don't know if this is happening to anyone else and might be a bug. I was using Kubuntu 21.10 until yesterday and QBittorrent was correctly using UPnP to do the port forwarding, however since I ...
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How to install Qbittorrent in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I did what the site says : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install qbittorrent Then I get the error message: The following ...
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Cant open qt based applications

cant open qt based applications such as qbittorrent, nomacs, etc . Getting error: nomacs: error while loading shared libraries: libicui18n.so.56: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Auto close Torrent on open VPN

I'm newbie on Ubuntu and use a lot of torrent to download a lot multimidia content. Is there a way to auto close a program like torrent when I turn on the VPN client? And When I turn off the VPN ...
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Cant install Qbittorent in Ubuntu 20.04 focal fossa [duplicate]

I added the PPA using this command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable I entered the password and hit enter. In the 13th process, I encountered this error: http://ppa....
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What is qBittorrent encryption mode?

I have just installed qBittorrent and I found the option Preferences > Encryption mode:, that can be set to Allow, Require or Disable encryption. What does it do? If I don't use encryption, would ...
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Having issues with torrents on Ubuntu 20.04

I am having a weird issue with torrents on ubuntu 20.04. Whenever I try torrenting the torrent gets stuck at "loading metadata from 0 peers". I tried adding more trackers, forwarded the port ...
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qBitTorrent snap not working

I tried using qBitTorrent after doing a clean install of 20.04. When I ran a test search, it returned an error. I tried turning all permissions on and that made no difference. Since I still have a ...
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Chromium magnet link not opening in qbittorrent

New to linux, just installed Ubuntu. When I click on a magnet link, I get a prompt asking if I want to open "xdg-open". I accept and then nothing happens. I entered the following based on something I ...
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I can't change my own folders (newbie alert)

Apologies in advance, complete noob here. I have qbittorrent-nox installed (commandline/web torrent client). When I download a torrent, qbittorrent creates a folder containing the files from that ...
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Unable to access qBittorrent Web UI when starting the service as another user

Merry Christmas friends! Spent about 5 hours to find a solution to this issue, and i'm about to go nuts.. I followed this guide to created a split tunnel, and assigned the tun0 to a "vpn" user in ...
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ubuntu 18.04 torrent seeding problem

I wanted to get my firewall working, and I used: sudo ufw enable after that my torrent client stopped seeding, my /ets/nginx folder disappeared and I actually don't even know what happened... so I ...
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qBittorrent and auto unrar

How can I add command in qBittorrent to automatically extract compressed files after download is complete? I am new to Ubuntu and haven't gotten the hang of things quite yet.
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Trying to setup https on qbittorrent web UI

So i am running qbittorrent on a Ubnutu 18.04 Server using the webui for the interaction. When I follow this tutorial once I get to the stage of entering the key and the certificate and click save the ...
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How to revert back to a previous version of qBittorrent?

qBittorrent just got updated and it's full of bugs. I have to comeback to v4.1.5. How do I do that in Kubuntu 18.10? and in apt-cache it says the version is 4.1.5 I know, but in the app itself, it ...
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I/O Error Permission Denied, qBitorrent, secondary NTFS drive

Ubuntu 18.04 qBitorrent 4.0.3 (64-bit) I have been working on this for some time now and it's doing my head in. I have tried remounting the drive with read/write permissions (unsure if this was ...
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Forcing a window to be "always on top"

Working QBitTorrent in Ubuntu. QBitTorrent can be fully minimised any of all of the time (not the headless/web interface, the normal Gui interface), but i want it so that it remains open at all times....
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Setting default magnet app in Firefox, but I can't navigate to where the qbitorrent binary file is

I've seen a lot of answers about opening magnet links in Firefox. A lot of them tell you to go to about:config and change network protocol handler ........ to false etc. I've done that. Now I get an ...
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I/O error : Permission Denied(qbittorrent)

I am downloading the files in /media. I do have the permission to folders and files, but for each torrent it is giving me this error. Also, I disabled the hiberfile system of Windows so that I can ...
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Linking torrents of both Ubuntu and Windows

I am running Ubuntu and Windows 10 in dual boot config. I use qbitorrent on both. As suggested by others, I set up the same save location of both the qbitorrent. The only problem now is that of I/O ...
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How to open the Low Disk Space window again because qBittorent doesn't let me save files to another HDD [duplicate]

I tried to find something to open this window, but nothing worked. How can I open this window again? How can I move programs/files to another volume? I selected do not show again, and I know that I ...
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Permissions problem downloading to a folder NOT on the boot drive

I have a problem similar to Permission denied when downloading with transmission deamon, but I see nothing there that would help me resolve things. My (X86 / 64bit) Ubuntu 16.04 system runs from a ...
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How do I reset qBittorrent settings to default?

How can I reset qBittorrent settings to default? I couldn't find any Reset button in the settings. Can anyone suggest a better way to do that?
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Wanting to make magnet urls open with qBittorrent in Chrome

Following the information seen here: I cannot associate magnet urls to open with qBittorent. I get this error: Failed to load info for handler 'qBittorrent.desktop'
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How can I start qBittorrent on system boot? [duplicate]

So I've got a bit of an issue trying to get qBittorrent to start on boot. I'm running 16.04. I've tried to start it by using a crontab @reboot, but this unfortunately didn't work. Any ideas on how to ...
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qBittorrent global menu icon shows in the top left corner of the screen

About a week ago, after update, qBittorrent's icon that is supposed to be on the right side with other applications, started showing in the left corner as shown on the image below: I did not mind ...
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qBitTorrent save to sftp location

Title pretty much says it all. Does anybody know how to make the qBitTorrent client store its downloads data on a sftp or ssh location? I tried to Set Location $\rightarrow$ and browse to the sftp ...
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Can't start Qbittorrent, Dropbox after upgrade to 17.04: Mir error

Can't start from GUI. It just won't start, no error message or anything. When I try from terminal I get: Loading module: 'libubuntu_application_api_desktop_mirclient.so.3.0.0' [QPA] ...
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Ubuntu Notifications

Suddenly none of my notifications for new messages from Pidgin or completed downloads from qBittorrent show up. Ubuntu version 16.04 Pidgin version Pidgin 2.10.12 qBittorrent version 3.3.1 Any help ...
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PPA: How to force an older lib version from PPA for building?

I maintain this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~qbittorrent-team/+archive/ubuntu/qbittorrent-stable I want to build qbittorrent against the provided(in the PPA) libtorrent version. This is because we don'...
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Port is closed on Ubuntu 16.04

I am using http://www.canyouseeme.org and http://www.yougetsignal.com/tools/open-ports/ to find out whether my port is opened for connection or not. I am not able to seed the torrents. It keeps ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 QBittorrent GUI stopped loading

Earlier today both web interface and GUI through VNClight would work. Now, the GUI through vncserver isn't showing. The webui still works and successfully downloads. If I enter qbittorrent on a ...
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How to install qbittorrent in Ubuntu 16.10? [closed]

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.10 and unsuccessfully tried installing qbittorrent from Software center as I would do usually till 16.04, but it showed up some error.
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qBittorrent problem after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 yesterday. After that, when I launch qBittorrent, I got this message: You updated from an older version that saved things differently. You must migrate to the ...
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After upgrading to 16.04 LTS , qbittorrent won't open?

It shows qbittorrent: symbol lookup error: qbittorrent: undefined symbol: ...
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Keeping qbittorrent when moving from 32 bit to 64 bit

I foolishly initially installed 32 bit xubuntu on a new drive. I am going upgrade to 64 bit ubuntu. What files, etc. do I keep to have qbittorrent maintain files it is currently seeding.
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Building qBitorrent with qt5 fails (qt4 works)

I want to build qBittorrent v3.4.0alpha with qt5, but I'm getting errors. In this qBittorrent version qt5 is the default, but running ./configure --with-qt4 && make builds it using qt4, which ...
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qBittorrent on-screen notifications (Ubuntu 15.10)

Once upon a time there were the qBittorrent on-screen notifications that told everyone that their download was complete. Then came Ubuntu 15.10, which destroyed them all. Is there a way to restore ...
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Power button closes apps?

When I press the power button to suspend, vlc and qbittorrent exit. It's really annoying cause some times I accidentally hit it and everything closes. Anyone know why or how to fix it?
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NAS won't auto-mount at boot + qBittorrent issues

I want to set up a low-powered system with a netbook (Eee PC) and a NAS for torrent purpose. I’ve made a clean install of Lubuntu 14.10 as I think it’s the best option for my machine (1GB RAM). The ...
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Why is QBittorrent not finding any DHT nodes?

I am having issues with connectivity for Qbittorrent 3.1.11 on Ubuntu 14.04. To be more specific, no matter what setting I attempt to use to download, none work. I constantly see no DHT nodes.
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Is it possible to create a VPN on a single machine?

So....my ISP has a data throttling policy between the hours of 3pm and midnight or at high data usage times. This is ruining my torrent download speeds. I'm still a newbie when it comes to Linux so ...
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QBittorrent not working on on Ubuntu 12.04

I installed QBittorent following these steps: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hydr0g3n/qbittorrent-stable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install qbittorrent I run it using a bittorent file. I ...
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Using rss in Qbittorrent

How to make qbittorent download episode as soon as it's out there? what are rss rules for instance? I'm kinda lost on that section I don't want to download previous episodes, otherwise I'll end up ...
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qBittorrent randomly shuts down?

Ubuntu 14.04 I have qBittorrent installed but it is randomly closing after a few minutes. There is no error message or anything so I am not sure why it is behaving like this. I am just begining to ...
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Trouble with TL-WN821nv3 wifi dongle and qbittorrent

Alright, so I'm having this very odd problem, I've tried everything I know and just can't seem to figure out whats causing it. I'm on Xubuntu 14.04. Randomly my usb wifi dongle will, for lack of a ...
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