uTorrent is 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 – Prerequsiteis

Before installing uTorrent on system first install required packages using 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 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 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.

      Username: admin
      Password: <keep it empty>