µTorrent 1.x - old, unsupported version. Not recommended.
Everything works fine.
What does not
File manager and browser integration.
What was not tested
RSS, creation of torrents aside from the usual operations.
The the 1.8.5 release is again plagued by the install bug (after installation when you run the program it will either prompt for install again or give an error that utorrent is already running etc. The easiest way to run around this is to update your desktop link files / shortcuts to 'Exec=env WINEPREFIX="/home/mycomputer/.wine" wine "C:\\Program Files\\uTorrent\\uTorrent.exe" /NOINSTALL' or similar. Just include the "/NOINSTALL" option in link or command line argument.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux Unstable "Sid"||May 12 2010||1.1.42||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Feb 20 2010||1.1.39||Yes||Yes||Platinum||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 05 2010||1.1.35||Yes||Yes||Gold||Tzily|
|Show||Ubuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 15 2009||1.1.33||No||Not installable||Garbage||an anonymous user|
|Current||Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Nov 09 2009||1.1.32||Yes||Yes||Gold||Francis Mumar|
If/When you get this error:
It seems like uTorrent is already running, but not responding. Please close all uTorrent processes and try again.
you could simply kill all the utorrent processes with:
killall -9 uTorrent.exe
Then just open utorrent, not the installer.
You can also open Âµtorrent with '/NOINSTALL' parameter but then you can't change any settings (if I understood right). E.g.:
C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe" /NOINSTALL
It seems that with the new version of Wine Web UI is supported and the RSS features where tested. This is great news as that elevates utorrent to Platinum status on AppDB. Of course more test results are always welcome as it got platinum on 64 bit ubuntu only so far. See Aaron Poley's 64bit 7.10 submission at: