Install Ktorrent on Ubuntu 12.04/11.10/11.04/Linux Mint/ or any Other Distro/any Linux Version


KTorrent is a bittorrent application for KDE which allows you to download files using the BitTorrent protocol. It enables you to run multiple torrents at the same time and comes with extended features to make it a full-featured client for BitTorrent.

Key features of KTorrent include the following:
  • Queuing of torrents
  • Global and per torrent speed limits
  • Previewing of certain file types, build in (video and audio)
  • Importing of partially or fully downloaded files
  • File prioritization for multi-file torrents
  • Selective downloading for multi-file torrents
  • Kick/ban peers with an additional IP Filter dialog for list/edit purposes
  • UDP tracker support
  • Support for private trackers and torrents
  • Support for ĀµTorrent's peer exchange
  • Support for protocol encryption (compatible with Azureus)
  • Support for creating trackerless torrents
  • Support for distributed hash tables (DHT, the Mainline version)
  • Support for UPnP to automatically forward ports on a LAN with dynamic assigned hosts
  • Support for webseeds
  • Scripting support via Kross and interprocess control via DBus interface.
  • System tray integration
  • Tracker authentication support
  • Connection though a proxy
  • Scripting support via Kross and interprocess control via DBus interface.

Plugins available in KTorrent are:
  • Searching for torrent files with popular search engines
  • Web interface to support the control from a web browser
  • Syndication plugin to keep up with new released torrents
  • Bandwidth scheduling
  • IP Blocking filter
  • Infowidget which shows you seeders/leechers, a file selection part, webseed tab with edit functionality, chunks information and a trackers tab also with edit purposes.
  • Logviewer to get up with the protocol and networking messages
  • Directory scanner to automatically load torrents from certain directories
  • UPnP plugin to automaticly port forward when you are behind a router
  • Zeroconf plugin to discover peers on the local network
  • Download order plugin, allows you to determine the download order of files in a multi-file torrent

To install Ktorrent on Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following command in the Terminal:




Other Method of Installation on any Linux Version:
First Download Ktorrent 4.1.3 Source and Lib Ktorrent.
- Now enter following commands:







Here is Ktorrent Download Page. That's it

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