Install Vuze 5.7.2 BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 16.04

Vuze 5.7.2 Bittorrent Client recently released,  is a multimedia BitTorrent client based on Azureus intended for DVD and HD video. It includes some social-networking features to share videos among friends.

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Vuze 5.7.2 changelog

New Features:

  • UI: New tree view for selecting files to download in the torrent options dialog
  • UI: Higher UI refresh rates now supported
  • UI: Search for existing data files now supported at the file level
  • UI: Added option to disable the simple library views
  • UI: Color can now be set for sidebar background and table headers
  • UI: Option to disable chat notifications on a per-chat basis
  • Core: Support start/stop and pause/resume for aggregate tag actions
  • Core: Added option to ignore checking downloads when managing the max active downloads
  • Core: Added individual tag based share ratio actions
  • Core: Added ability to control the priority of aggregate/individual tag share ratios when both enabled
  • Core: Added option to prioritize downloads based on seed count
  • Core: Exported stats now include smoothed up/down rates
  • Core: Added ability to reset a download’s file-links at the download level
  • Core: Option added for swarm merging to complete all copies of a file, not just the first
  • Core: Support multiple torrent import folders and tag auto-assignment
  • Core: Added per-subscription maximum result limits
  • Core: Option to periodically recheck ‘out of disk space’ downloads for restart
  • Core: Option to control the maximum supported file links in a download
  • Core: Option to auto-skip files smaller than a given size when adding a torernt
  • Plug: Linux support for the embedded media player
  • Plug: Embedded media player plugin can now use VLC for playback
  • Plug: Swarm Discoveries – more views now support ‘search more’; tag aggregation


  • UI: Double clicking on a plugin from the overview settings panel now selects a plugin’s settings
  • UI: Brazilian Portuguese translation update [Havokdan]
  • UI: Basque translation update [Azpidatziak]
  • UI: Spanish translation update [Valtiel]
  • Core: Piece selection during swarm merging optimized for pieces with zero availability
  • Plug: Improved seed/peer counts for swarm discoveries

Corrected Bugs:

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    UI: Sort order icon was reversed in torrent options dialog
    UI: Better flushing of cached color resources on scheme change
    UI: Sort order for file priority was inconsistent
    UI: When one of multiple instances of a view was closed some menus were lost
    Core: Don&#8217;t pause incomplete downloads when an aggregate tag&#8217;s share ratio is hit
    Core: Fixed bug with peer connections for torrents with unlimited peer connection limits
    Core: Fixed unnecessary rechecking on start of downloads with do-not-download files
    Core: Don&#8217;t process aggregate share ratio rules while downloads are being deleted
    Core: Ensure &#8216;on download complete&#8217; actions aren&#8217;t fired while incomplete downloads are in a pending state
    Core: Backup/Restore now ignores corrupted config and temporary files
    Core: Fixed broken synchronization in DHT tracker causing 99% CPU usage

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  <span style="color: #003366;"><strong>How to Install Vuze 5.7.2 on Ubuntu 16.04</strong></span>

<pre>wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb xenial-getdeb apps” >> /etc/apt/sources.list’

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install vuze

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