How-to Install uTorrent BitTorrent Client/Server on Lubuntu 15.10 Wily 32-64bit GNU/Linux Easy Guide

January 13th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

uTorrent QuickStart for Lubuntu 15.10 Wily

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install uTorrent Server and Client on Lubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf i386/amd64 GNU+Linux.

The Last uTorrent Release for Lubuntu 13+ Based Make Use of the Latest OpenSSL 1.0+ Library with important Security Improvements.

uTorrent is the #1 BitTorrent Client on Desktops Worldwide.

uTorrent Client for Lubuntu Features:

  • Tiny
  • Easy
  • Accessible
  • Innovative
  • Cuttin Edge
  • Intelligent

The Installation is quite Intricate and Require a little Patience but after the Result is Worthwhile! ;)

Install uTorrent for Lubuntu 15.10 Wily - Featured
  1. Download uTorrent Server/Client for Lubuntu 13.04:

    uTorrent for Lubuntu 32/64bit
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract uTorrent into /tmp

    Install uTorrent for Lubuntu 15.10 Wily - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf utserver.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  3. Open Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctr+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install uTorrent for Lubuntu 15.10 Wily - Open Terminal
  4. Extract uTorrent Web GUI

    cd /tmp/utorrent* && unzip ./
  5. Relocate uTorrent
    Login as the SuperUser

    sudo su

    You will be prompted to Insert the SuperUser Password
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    To Set the root user as the Owner

    chown -R root:root /tmp/utorrent*
    mv /tmp/utorrent* /opt/utorrent
  6. Installing/Updating OpenSSL

    apt-get install openssl
  7. Starting uTorrent Server
    To end the SuperUser session


    Change to the uTorrend Directory

    cd /opt/utorrent

    To Start the uTorrent Server do

    sudo ./utserver
  8. uTorrent WebGui Connection on Browser (Tested on Chrome)

    Installing Chrome for Lubuntu

    Connect on:


    Default Access:

    user name: ‘admin’

    pass: ”

  9. Use the Web UI to Make Changes to Torrent Server Settings

    Install uTorrent for Lubuntu 15.10 Wily - uTorrent Web GUI Settings
    Install uTorrent for Lubuntu 15.10 Wily - uTorrent Web GUI Settings Directories

  10. How-to Create a uTorrent Launcher on Lubuntu Desktop:

    How Launcher for Lubuntu
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