What is it?¶
qBittorrent is a bittorrent client programmed in C++ / Qt that uses libtorrent (sometimes called libtorrent-rasterbar) by Arvid Norberg.
It aims to be a good alternative to all other bittorrent clients out there. qBittorrent is fast, stable and provides unicode support as well as many features.
sb install qbittorrent
- To access qBittorrent, visit
- Access qbittorrent at
username: `admin` password: `adminadmin`.
First go to
Web UIand set a new username and a strong password.
Connection, set the port to 56881.
Downloads, set the following;
Save files to location:
Keep incomplete torrents in:
Copy .torrent files to:
Copy .torrent files for finished downloads to:
Additionally you can set monitored folder to:
Run external program on torrent completionand paste this into the box:
/usr/bin/unrar x -r "%F/." "%F/"
Make sure to choose a strong username/password combination because by default qBittorrent's Web API is completely exposed to the internet!
If someone guesses your qBit's credentials, they can, among other things, steal your tracker passkeys and delete torrents (data included).
If you don't need the API endpoints exposed, you can disable them using the inventory system with
and by rerunning the
if you're using private trackers be sure to go to
BitTorrent and uncheck everything in Privacy section.