How-to Install uTorrent BitTorrent Client on Debian Stretch 9 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

July 20th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

uTorrent Quick-Start for Debian Stretch 9

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install uTorrent Server and Client on Linux Debian Stretch 9 i386/amd64 Desktop/Server.

The Last uTorrent Release for Debian 7+ 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 Debian Features:

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

Finally the Installation result a little bit Intricate and Require some basic Skill but after the Result is Worthwhile! ;)

Install uTorrent for Debian Stretch 9 - Featured
  1. Download uTorrent Client+Server for Debian 7:

    uTorrent Debian tar.gz 32/64-bit
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract uTorrent into /tmp

    Install uTorrent for Debian Stretch 9 - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf utserver.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  3. Open a Shell session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install uTorrent for Debian Stretch 9 - Open Terminal
  4. Extract uTorrent Web GUI
    Change to the uTorrent temporary location

    cd /tmp/utorrent

    Unzip the uTorrent Web UI

    unzip ./

    Eventually to Install unzip

    sudo apt-get install unzip
  5. Relocate uTorrent
    Open a SuperUser session


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Set the root user as Owner

    chown -R root:root /tmp/utorrent*

    Then Move uTorrent to Location

    mv /tmp/utorrent* /opt/utorrent
  6. Installing/Updating OpenSSL

    apt-get install openssl

    Install uTorrent for Debian Stretch 9 - Apt Upgrading OpenSSL

  7. Starting uTorrent
    To end the SuperUser session


    Then Change to the uTorrent Directory

    cd /opt/utorrent

    And Start the uTorrent Server with

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

    Installing Chrome for Debian

    Connect on:


    Default Access:

    user name: ‘admin’

    pass: ”

  9. Use the Web UI to Make Changes to uTorrent Settings

    Install uTorrent for Debian Stretch 9 - uTorrent Web GUI Settings
    Install uTorrent for Debian Stretch 9 - uTorrent Web GUI Settings Directories

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

    How Launcher for Debian

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