Questions tagged [qbittorrent]

A multi-platform BitTorrent client with a Qt user interface as well as a Web UI for remote control and an integrated search engine.

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Qbittorrent plugins are gone and will not reinstall

Asking for a friend. Friend is not very computer literate and I don't torrent. Friend uses a program called Qbittorrent, and - with the usual claims of "I didn't change anything" - the ...
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How do I set up Sonarr's download client?

I'm currently using qBittorent. Would setting up the Web User Interface somehow make it insecure? Is there a way to have qBittorent listen to Sonarr on my computer ONLY? I'm sorry if this is pretty ...
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QbitTorrent: don't download certain file names

I don't know why, but those "torrent downloaded from" files annoy me. Is there any way to define a string (preferably with wildcards) and prevent QbitTorrent from downloading any files ...
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QbitTorrent: can I force "crate a subfolder" on all downloads?

Can I force this option, rather than having to remember to manually set it with each download?
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Qbittorrent docker webui: nothing happen on default password

When I enter admin/adminadmin it just clears up all fields without any error msg, no webui appears just same login screen. When I deliberately enter wrong password, then error msg appear ("...
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qBittorrent as a remote

I have installed headless qBittorrent on my server. I can access it through the web UI (localy or through internet) but it's not convegnent (e.g., when I download a torrent, it's not associated with ...
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How do I tell qBittorrent v4.3 to download files within a torrent sequentially? (files, not parts of files)

Normally qBittorrent will download many files simultaneously. Is there a way to tell it to use all bandwidth/connections to download one file and then move to the other? Setting file priorities does ...
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Exact size(byte) of downloading file by torrent

I am downloading(not finished) an ISO file by torrent. I use qbittorrent, and it is easy to see the file size(after download complete) is about 4.2 GB. But is it possible to know the exact size(as ...
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How can I detect if qBittorrent is downloading?

How can I write a batch/script file to query qBittorrent to find out whether or not it is downloading something? Depending on the outcome, I would like to execute further commands.
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qBittorrent. How to download skipped files?

I have skipped some files on my initial download dialog with qBittorrent, but it turns out I needed them. How can I set this files to start downloading and stop being skipped?
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Autostart qbittorrent on Raspbian PIXEL (LXDE)

I'm trying to do something very simple that yet I still cannot achieve after a few days of researching and trying. In essence I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running Raspbian Buster latest version (10), with ...
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Not Seeding - For Beginners

I have downloaded a file using qBittorrent. However, it does not seem to be seeding - I know the difference between seeders, peechers, and leechers - and there are no upload limits. Also, I am using a ...
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How do I restrict qBittorrent from all wifi networks but one?

I want to set up automatic downloading via an RSS feed. Before I do that, I need to make sure qBittorrent can't run on any other network than the one at home. This is because I'm absolutely sure I ...
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How can I download a torrent in reverse order of pieces?

I mean we have this option of downloading sequentially, and first-and-last pieces order.. but what I need is a last-piece-first order! Any method that can achieve that? Edit 1: As to why I need it(...
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How do I detect duplicate files inside and across torrents?

If I'm downloading a bunch of torrents, is there a way or a client that detects files already downloaded and stops downloading them? Edit: Clarifying from the comments. Yes this means finding ...
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Desktop folders deleted and how to recover [duplicate]

I created a torrent in qbittorent and saved it on the desktop . When I deleted it some folders also got deleted . What I basically did was created torrent of desktop itself by mistake . How can I ...
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Why the connection status is "offline" despite no noticeable issues with downloading?

Since the 4.0 update qBittorrent has displayed this icon and message (when hovering over): However, I haven't noticed issues with downloading. "Offline" of course implies that the client shouldn't ...
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Got input/output error in qbittorrent

Recently Ive upgraded from W7 to W10 (fresh install, not windows upgrade) and start getting endless problems with qbittorrent: "Input/output error occured for torrent". Ive several versions or another ...
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google chrome. linux. XDG-OPEN keep asking me (forever) what to do with magnet links

(i'm on latest chrome beta (64) but it is happening in all the previous version of chrome i used.) when i press magnet links in google chrome, i get this card: Open xdg-open? so i mark to always ...
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qbittorrent download speed affected by upload speed limit

When I set the global upload speed limit to 3KiB/sec, the download speed is about 100~300 KiB/sec, but I changed the upload speed limit to 30 KiB/sec, then the download speed increased to 5~8 MiB/sec. ...
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What are cookies for in a Torrent client (qBittorrent, specifically)?

I noticed that qBittorrent has in "Tools" a "Manage cookies..." section. In it, one finds the cookies stored. My questions are: What are these cookies for? Who stored them there (that is, how and ...
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How to specify multiple tiered trackers in magnet URI?

I know how to specify trackers in the magnet URL scheme. I need to use &tr=[tracker address]. But when I add it, all the specified trackers in the magnet link go into Tier-0. What should I do if I ...
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Is IP trackable if Bittorent is open but torrents aren't downloading?

Just as the title suggests. Is a public IP exposed if a BitTorrent client is open but not downloading?
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How to install qBittorrent search plugins? [closed]

https://github.com/qbittorrent/search-plugins/wiki/Unofficial-search-plugins You can find here unofficial search engine plugins for qBittorrent that are made available by its users. Only plugins ...
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Automatically extract qBittorrent downloads

I want to automatically extract torrents downloaded with qBittorrent into the same directory. I have a bat F:\extrator.bat that contains. @ECHO off timeout /t 10 /nobreak set arg1=%1 ...
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How to schedule qBittorrent to quit on Windows?

How can I schedule qBittorrent to quit the program gracefully at a certain hour every day? I've tried the built-in scheduler, but it's too naive. Also had a look at the WebUI API Documentation, but ...
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qBittorrent I/O error when targeting D:\ instead of C:\

Since I Updated from Win 7 to Win 10 I can't download any torrent to my D: HDD (which is 1TB) but I can download to C:\ which has Windows 10 installed and is a 128 GB SSD without any issues. When I ...
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What does "UPnP/NAT-PMP: Port mapping failure" mean in qBittorrent?

There is an error UPnP/NAT-PMP: Port mapping failure, message: could not map port using UPnP: no router found (always appears thrice with the same timestamp) in execution log (view > log > show). No ...
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How to setup HTTPS on qbittorrent WebUI with letsencrypt/certbot?

I am running qbittorrent-nox on an Ubuntu server (16.04). I use a dynamic DNS address to access the WebUI. In the github page there is a tutorial to setup HTTPS, but only using self-signed certs. I ...
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Why does my torrent client hangs when I use USB tethering?

I have an Internet connection via LAN. But it provides limited speed. So I usually connect my phone to get better speed. I use qBittorrent. So now whenever I enable USB tethering, this client starts ...
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UI freezing in certain applications in Windows 10

I apologize in advance for the length of this post. I'm just trying to describe my problems as accurately as possible. Some months ago I bought a new laptop, and a pretty powerful one at that. It's ...
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Huge speed fluctuations when downloading files on Torrent. What can I do to fix this?

Anyone can possibly explain me why am I getting these huge fluctuations?
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qbittorent keep asking me my search plugins

I must regularly find again the .py file and load again the search plugin. For some reason qbittorent doesn't keep it longer than few days. How to avoid that waste of time?
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Where can I see the total size is the selected torrents in qBittorent?

After selecting several torrents in qBittorrent, where can I see the total size these torrents would take after the download is completed? (i.e., the sum of the "total size" column of the selected ...
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Segregation of files from a downloaded torrent for seeding

I recently download a torrent of one of my favourite tv series. The problem is, they're not segregated in folders per season. I want to reseed them, but I want them in folders. Do I need to make a new ...