Transmission is a free cross-platform BitTorrent client having a simple and effective GUI. Here are some features of Transmission (2.31):

  • µTP Support
  • Multiscrape Support
  • UDP Tracker Support
  • Puase, resume, queue torrent files, etc

To install Transmission (2.31) on Ubuntu 11.04/10.10/10.04, launch the Terminal and issue the following commands:

 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:transmissionbt/ppa
 sudo apt-get update
 sudo apt-get install transmission

Here is a screenshot for Transmission:

To view information about the torrent files being downloaded (peers, trackers, files' download progress, etc), select any torrent file from the main interface, then click Properties.

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