How to Install UTorrent on openSUSE GNU/Linux

July 22, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux openSUSE Installing uTorrent – Quick-Start Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install uTorrent Server and Client on openSUSE GNOME/KDE Desktop.

uTorrent is the #1 BitTorrent Client on Desktops Worldwide.

uTorrent Client for openSUSE 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! ;)

How to Install uTorrent on openSUSE GNU/Linux
  1. Download uTorrent Client+Server for Debian 6

    uTorrent Debian tar.gz 32/64-bit
  2. Then Extract uTorrent into /tmp
    Possibly Double-Click/Right-Click and Open with Archive Manager:

    Install uTorrent for openSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3/13.1 - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf ~/Downloads/utserver.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install uTorrent for openSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3/13.1 - Open Terminal
  4. Extract uTorrent Web GUI

    unzip /tmp/utorrent*/
  5. Now to Install uTorrent
    First, Set the SuperUser as Owner:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/utorrent*

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    And then Switch contents:

    sudo mv /tmp/utorrent* /opt/utorrent
  6. Install Required OpenSSL:

    sudo zypper in libopenssl0_9_8
  7. Starting uTorrent

    cd /opt/utorrent && sudo ./utserver

    Just Forget the Error Message about “no version information available”…

  8. uTorrent WebGui Connection on Browser (Tested on Chrome)

    Installing Chrome for openSUSE

    Browse on:


    Default Access:

    user name: ‘admin’

    pass: ”

  9. Use the Web UI to Make Changes to uTorrent Settings.Install uTorrent for openSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3/13.1 - uTorrent Web GUI Settings
    Install uTorrent for openSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3/13.1 - uTorrent Web GUI Settings Directories

  10. How to Create a uTorrent Launcher on openSUSE Desktop

    How Launcher for openSUSE

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