qBittorrent is an open-source alternative utorrent. It's written in C++ and uses Boost, Qt toolkit, and the libtorrent library to deliver a fast torrent client.
This will install a tuned qBittorrent client from Seedbox.io.
Accessing the web-gui is simple, just append /qbittorrent to the hostname you've been provisioned on. For instance,
Like all box configured applications, you can manage qBittorrent via SSH with box with start, stop, restart, enable and disable commands.
Open up the web-gui, as listed above. Click the settings gear icon located in the top left menu. Click Web UI, then copy the port number listed.
You can now connect to your qBittorrent instance through
http://<hostname.io>:<qbittorrent-port> with normal qbittorrent authenication measures rather than nginx-forwarded plain http authenticaiton.
These tools are not officially supported. Please consider reaching out to our Discord for unofficial community-driven support on anything listed below.
Some of our community members have written CLI interfaces for qBittorrent. We've included them below, along with install methods for each.
- Add torrents to qBittorrent from file or magnet link. Useful in combination with autodl-irssi
- Reannounce torrents for troublesome trackers
- Set limits on how many simultaneously active downloads are allowed
- Import torrents with state from Deluge and rTorrent
- Unpausing torrents
- Automatic Tagging of all torrents
- Exporting torrents.
qBittorrent can be troubleshooted by checking the logs. If you need help connecting to the server, please read the help article here. You can view the log by SSHing into your server and running the following: