Utorrent

qBittorrent 3.3.1 Open Source BitTorrent Client released

qBittorrent 3.3.1 Open Source BitTorrent Client recently released, is a BitTorrent client that comes loaded with all the modern functionality necessary for daily torrenting which includes an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, RSS support and other useful features. qBittorrent 3.3.1 changelog FEATURE: FEATURE: New “Set as default label” option in Add torrent dialog FEATURE: Support wildcards for filtering torrent list and torrent content BUGFIX: Fix -1 is displayed instead of the infinity symbol BUGFIX: Fix scan dirs settings saving BUGFIX: Exported torrents now use name instead of hash BUGFIX: Improve upgrade to v3.

qBittorrent 3.3 Downloader released

qBittorrent 3.3 Downloader recently released, is a BitTorrent client that comes loaded with all the modern functionality necessary for daily torrenting which includes an integrated search engine, web interface, sequential download support, bandwidth scheduler, RSS support and other useful features. This latest release have switched to Qt5 but Qt4 is still supported. Temporarily OS X builds will use Qt4. qBittorrent 3.3 changelog FEATURE: Huge core code refactoring. Problems with labels, temp folders etc should be eliminated.

Vuze 5.7 Bittorrent Client released

Vuze 5.7 Bittorrent Client recently released, is an end-to-end bittorrent downloader, maintaining a lightweight footprint, doesn’t slow your computer down, and quickly downloads torrents. Vuze Bittorrent Client 5.4 officially released this week comes with some updates, including added new features and enhanced user desktop client experience. Vuze 5.7 changelog New Features: UI : Added peer menus to peers in the swarm view UI : Tags now visibly grouped by their group in Tagging view UI : Torrent List for Tags Overview now has “Any/All” checkbox when multiple tags are selected UI : General view now shows file boundaries and skipped file zones UI : Network bindings can now be cleared via status icon context menu UI : Raw hashes entered as search expressions now support arguments UI : Added last-error column for subscriptions UI : Added alternative network hints to seeds/peers column UI : Network Information added to the top-view (F8 to show) UI : Files view now supports multiple download managers UI : Show files menu option added to Tags UI : Detect existing archived downloads when adding a new one UI : Added button to create RSS feeds from chats UI : Added description column for downloads to allow viewing and modification UI : Added context menus to set a download’s thumbnail and torrent source UI : Option to set a tag’s group when creating it UI : Tags Overview can now edit some settings when multiple tags selected Core : Added option to reset long term stats and tag session totals Core : Session up/down, Total up/down values per tag now recorded Core : Support tag-based and peer-set based network limits Core : Speed limit handler now supports tag based upload prioritization Core : Added sliding window support to network limits Core : Added an auto-restart feature Core : Option to add a unique prefix to files to avoid name clashes Core : Added ‘seedingfor’, ‘downloadingfor’ to Tag contraints Core : Tags now support ‘start/force-start/stop’ actions on assign Core : Option to abort actions such as ‘closedown computer when seeding complete’ Core : Decentralized websites now support linking via torrent, magnet or other sites Core : Decentralized websites auto-tagged as such Core : Option to move torrent files to separate golder on completion/removal Core : Added option to Timed Rotation Queue rule for longer min seeding time when torrent is connected to a peer Plug : Web plugins can now bind to interfaces as well as IP addresses Plug : Magnet plugin now has default network options Plug : RSS to Chat plugin now supports website presentation Changes:

uTorrent found quietly installing bundled Bitcoin mining software

BitTorrent has come under fire recently from its users after it emerged the company’s latest uTorrent build 38913 update apparently installed a Bitcoin mining software. This issue was picked up when a forum member “Groundrunner” in the uTorrent community forum noticed increased CPU loads, even while his computer was idle. Upon further investigation, it was discovered that this piece of software, named Epic Scale, is a Bitcoin miner that purports to use your “unused processing power to change the world.

Install uTorrent 3.3 in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10

μTorrent is an efficient, feature rich BitTorrent freeware client. One of the most used lightweight BitTorrent Client, and its now available for Linux as μTorrent Server. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install uTorrent Server on Ubuntu 14.04. This should also work on Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10. Install uTorrent Server 3.3 Step 1: Download latest uTorrent Server [button link=”https://www.utorrent.com/downloads/linux” style=”download” color=”primary”]Download uTorrent Server for 13.04[/button] Step 2: Extract uTorrent Files – Launch terminal and change directory to Downloads folder cd Downloads/ – Extract uTorrent files to the /opt directory sudo tar xvzf utserver.