View Full Version : [ubuntu] cannot find bittorrent

May 18th, 2008, 06:36 PM
i've installed bittorrent and bittorrent gui but i cannot find how to start the gui.:confused:
it is not listed under applications menu.

May 18th, 2008, 06:38 PM
I assume you checked under all the submenus in applications? My guess is that it should be in the Internet category

May 18th, 2008, 06:42 PM
yes i've checked all submenus and it's not there. my guess was also it should be under the internet submenu.

May 18th, 2008, 06:45 PM
I think I had this problem when I first started using ubuntu - never bothered chasing it, as opening a .torrent will bring up the GUI.

I find that I prefer deluge now.

May 18th, 2008, 06:51 PM
utorrent ftw ;)

May 18th, 2008, 06:57 PM
utorrent does actually list Wine as a supported "OS" to be installed on.

Personally I use either transmission or deluge, it depends how much control I want over the torrents

May 18th, 2008, 06:58 PM
Transmission Bittorrent Client is the default torrent app in Ubuntu.

If you don't find it under "internet" sub-menu, then just install it via "add/remove.."... or just install utorrent has Shifty_powers said ;)

May 18th, 2008, 07:00 PM
ok thanks for the suggestions :)

May 18th, 2008, 07:00 PM
heh, yeah wine isn't an os, but still, it works perfectly in wine, and is still by far my faveourite torrent.

it's fast, lightweight and very efficient, yet ppowerful and has lots of configurations options, but is easy to use.

what more do you need ;)