How To Install uTorrent 3.3 In Ubuntu

How To Install uTorrent 3.3 In Ubuntu
How To Install uTorrent 3.3 In Ubuntu

We all use uTorrent in Windows but if you are a Ubuntu user than this post is for you. μTorrent is an efficient, feature rich BitTorrent freeware client. One of the most used lightweight BitTorrent Client, and its now available for Linux as μTorrent Server. In this tutorial, I will show you How To Install uTorrent 3.3 In Ubuntu , This should work on Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04, 12.10. Great uTorrent alternative is Folx – torrent client for Mac. Which is also an advanced download manager

Step 1: Download latest uTorrent Server

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Step 2: Extract uTorrent Files

How To Install uTorrent 3.3 In Ubuntu

– Launch terminal and change directory to Downloads folder

cd Downloads/

– Extract uTorrent files to the /opt directory

sudo tar xvzf utserver.tar.gz -C /opt/

Step 3: Set Permission

– Set permission on uTorrent-server folder

sudo chmod -R 777 /opt/utorrent-server-alpha-v3_3/

Step 4: Set Symbolic link

– Run the command to link uTorrent server to the /user/bin directory.

sudo ln -s /opt/utorrent-server-alpha-v3_3/utserver /usr/bin/utserver

Step 5: Start uTorrent

How To Install uTorrent 3.3 In Ubuntu

utserver -settingspath /opt/utorrent-server-alpha-v3_3/
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If you get an error about libssl.so package missing, run the command below to install it, then try starting it again.

sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8:i386
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Step 6: Log into uTorrent

– Open Firefox and browse to the URL

nowgadgets.com:8080/gui

 

How To Install uTorrent 3.3 In Ubuntu
How To Install uTorrent 3.3 In Ubuntu

– The username is admin and leave the password field empty

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