How to Install uTorrent on Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Easy Guide

October 25, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

uTorrent Quick Start for Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety

Hello Lubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install uTorrent Server and Client on Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak 32/64-bit Linux.

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 Lubuntu 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 Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Featured
  1. Download uTorrent Client+Server for Ubuntu 13.04

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

    Install uTorrent for Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - 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 Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Open Terminal
  4. Again Extract uTorrent Web GUI

    cd /tmp/utorrent* && unzip ./
  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. And Install/Update OpenSSL
    Simply Running:

    sudo apt-get install openssl

    Install uTorrent for Linux Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Apt Upgrading OpenSSL

  7. Finally, to Start Up uTorrent Server

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

    Installing Chrome for Lubuntu

    Browse on:


    Default Access:

    user name: ‘admin’

    pass: ”

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

    Install uTorrent for Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - uTorrent Web GUI Settings
    Install uTorrent for Lubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - uTorrent Web GUI Settings Directories

  10. How to Create a uTorrent Launcher on Lubuntu Desktop

    How Launcher for Lubuntu

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