uTorrent is the most popular torrent client available for Linux systems. uTorrent downloads file very fast and efficiently as possible without slowing other online activities. This article will help you to install uTorrent on Ubuntu, Debian & LinuxMint systems with easy steps.

 

Step 1 – Prerequisites

 

Before installing uTorrent on the system first install required packages using the following command.

sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8:i386

 

Step 2 – Setup uTorrent

 

Download the uTorrent server source code from its official website.

cd /usr/src
sudo wget http://download.utorrent.com/linux/utorrent-server-3.0-25053.tar.gz

 

Now extract the downloaded archive using the following command.

sudo tar xvzf utorrent-server-3.0-25053.tar.gz
sudo chmod -R 777 /usr/src/utorrent-server-v3_0/

 

Now make a softlink of utserver to systems bin directory.

sudo ln -s /usr/src/utorrent-server-v3_0/utserver /usr/bin/utserver

 

Step 3 – Start uTorrent Server

 

Finally, start the uTorrent server using the following command:

utserver -settingspath /usr/src/utorrent-server-v3_0/

 

uTorrent server will start on port 8080 on the local system. Open a web browser and connect to your system on port 8080 as below URL.

http://localhost:8080/gui/

 

Username: admin
Password: <keep it empty>

 

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