How-to Install uTorrent on Elementary OS Linux Easy Guide

October 25th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

uTorrent Quick-Start for Elementary OS Linux

The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install uTorrent Bittorrent Server and Client on Elementary OS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

The Last uTorrent Release for Ubuntu 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 Elementary OS 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 Elementary OS - Featured
  1. Download uTorrent Client+Server for Ubuntu 13.04:

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

    Install uTorrent for Elementary OS - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

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

    Install uTorrent for Elementary OS - Pantheon Open Terminal
  4. Extract uTorrent Web GUI

    cd /tmp/utorrent* && unzip ./
  5. Relocate uTorrent

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

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

    apt-get install openssl

    Install uTorrent for Linux Elementary OS - Apt Upgrading OpenSSL

  7. Starting uTorrent Server

    cd /opt/utorrent && sudo ./utserver
  8. uTorrent WebGui Connection on Browser (Tested on Chrome)

    Installing Chrome for Elementary OS

    Connect on:


    Default Access:

    user name: ‘admin’

    pass: ”

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

    Install uTorrent for Elementary OS - uTorrent Web GUI Settings
    Install uTorrent for Elementary OS - uTorrent Web GUI Settings Directories

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

    How Launcher for Elementary OS

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