qBittorrent is a lightweight bittorrent client for Linux and other platforms. Its specialty compared to Deluge or Transmission, is the ease of installation and configuration. This post introduces the recently released qBittorrent v3.1.12 updates that were released in quick succession on the same day.
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What’s New in qBittorrent v3.1.12
qBittorrent v3.1.12 includes some important fixes for operation within Windows, and also improves compatibility with older machines running OSX, by offering a new and correct build for this operating system. Listed below are the changes in this version:
Changes in qBittorrent v3.1.12
- OSX: Fix build to work with older machines. (sledgehammer999, Noctem)
- WINDOWS: Fix automatic Python download. (sledgehammer999)
- WINDOWS: Fix crashes due to memory corruption and improve Python registry searching. (glassez)
Installation and Configuration Instructions
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If you have not added the PPA repository yet, then add it first using the following command:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:qbittorrent-team/qbittorrent-stable
Then update your packages cache and upgrade:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
On Windows, you can install qBittorrent v3.1.12 by running the latest .exe from here and overwriting the existing installation.