Compared to Deluge and Transmission, q Bittorrent installation on my headless Ubuntu server was a cakewalk.
Now, let us see how to setup server running Ubuntu 12.04 with q Bittorrent project aims to provide a Free Software alternative to µtorrent.
In this post, I will explain how to install q Bittorrent on Ubuntu. On Linux platforms, Transmission and Deluge are the most common bittorrent downloaders.
Installing Deluge and Transmission torrent softwares requires quite a bit of work and requires creation of users/groups and setting permissions.
While they “may” provide a layer of security, are cumbersome and if not setup properly can result in errors.
My recent experience with q Bittorrent was eyeopening and it is quickly becoming my favorite torrent client on Linux.
Yesterday I received a letter in the mail from Cablevision (my ISP) saying that Paramount/Dreamworks had filed a complaint with them regarding my illegal download of one of their films.