In this guide we are going to look at how to install QBittorrent/ Deluge/ Transmission on Pop!_OS. The above three torrent apps are among the best torrent for any Linux distributions, be it Kali Linux, Debian or Ubuntu. Torrent client is a protocol that enables the transfer of large files over the internet. It utilizes peer-to-peer network to help you find, download and handle large files in one accessible platform.

Install qBittorrent/ Deluge/ Transmission on Pop!_OS

Now lets look at how to install qBittorrent/ Deluge/ Transmission on Pop!_OS, follow the process below and you are good to go;

Installing qBittorrent on Pop!_OS 20.04|20.10|21.04

First we are going to look at how to install qBittorent on Pop!_OS.

Step 1. Update your Pop!_OS system

Use the command;

sudo apt update

Step 2. Install qBittorrent on Pop!_OS

To install qBittorent, utilize the following command;

sudo apt install qbittorrent

Below is a section of the output;

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt install qbittorrent
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  geoip-database libgeoip1 l ibqt5xml5 libtorrent-rasterbar10
Suggested packages:
  geoip-bin libtorrent-rasterbar-dbg qbittorrent-dbg
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  geoip-database libgeoip1 libqt5xml5 libtorrent-rasterbar10 qbittorrent
0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 27 not upgraded.
Need to get 10.3 MB of archives.
After this operation, 24.9 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y

Step 3. Launch qBittorrent on Pop!_OS

To launch qBittorrent using this command;

$ qbittorrent

The command above will open up qBittorrent as shown;

Installing Deluge on Pop!_OS 20.04|20.10|21.04

Lets delve into how to install Deluge on Pop!_OS;

Step 1. Update your system

Use the command below;

sudo apt update

Step 2. Install Deluge on Pop!_OS

To install Deluge on Pop!_OS, use this command;

sudo apt install deluge

Below is a section of the output;

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt install deluge
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  deluge-common deluge-gtk libboost-python1.71.0 libmad0 libmikmod3 libportmidi0 libsdl-image1.2 libsdl-mixer1.2
  python3-attr python3-automat python3-constantly python3-geoip python3-hamcrest python3-hyperlink
  python3-incremental python3-libtorrent python3-openssl python3-pyasn1 python3-pyasn1-modules python3-pygame
  python3-rencode python3-service-identity python3-twisted python3-twisted-bin python3-zope.interface
Suggested packages:
  python-attr-doc python-openssl-doc python3-openssl-dbg python-pygame-doc timidity python3-tk python3-qt4
  python3-serial python3-wxgtk2.8 python3-twisted-bin-dbg
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  deluge deluge-common deluge-gtk libboost-python1.71.0 libmad0 libmikmod3 libportmidi0 libsdl-image1.2
  libsdl-mixer1.2 python3-attr python3-automat python3-constantly python3-geoip python3-hamcrest python3-hyperlink
  python3-incremental python3-libtorrent python3-openssl python3-pyasn1 python3-pyasn1-modules python3-pygame
  python3-rencode python3-service-identity python3-twisted python3-twisted-bin python3-zope.interface
0 upgraded, 26 newly installed, 0 to remove and 27 not upgraded.
Need to get 4,703 kB of archives.
After this operation, 28.2 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y

Step 3. Launch Deluge on Pop!_OS

To launch deluge, use this command;

$ deluge

This command above opens up Deluge;

Installing Transmission on Pop!_OS 20.04|20.10|21.04

Use the steps below to successfully install Transmission on Pop!_OS;

Step 1. Update your Pop!_OS system

Use the command below;

sudo apt update

Step 2. Install Transmissions on Pop!_OS

Utilize this command to install Transmissions on Pop!_OS;

sudo apt install transmission

The output is portrayed below;

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt install transmission
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  transmission
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 27 not upgraded.
Need to get 1,284 B of archives.
After this operation, 9,216 B of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu groovy/universe amd64 transmission all 3.00-1ubuntu1 [1,284 B]
Fetched 1,284 B in 1s (1,209 B/s) 
Selecting previously unselected package transmission.
(Reading database ... 423534 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../transmission_3.00-1ubuntu1_all.deb ...
Unpacking transmission (3.00-1ubuntu1) ...
Setting up transmission (3.00-1ubuntu1) ...

Step 3. Launch Transmission on Pop!_OS

To launch Transmission, use this command;

$ transmission-gtk

The above command launches Transmission;

Final Word

Now that you have successfully learnt how to install qBittorrent/ Deluge/ Transmission on Pop!_OS, it is also very important to learn how you can uninstall the Torrent clients for when you no longer need them. To uninstall any of the torrent apps installed above, use the command sudo apt remove <PACKAGE-NAME>, the (package-name) being replaced by either, qBittorrent, Deluge or Transmission.

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