How to get .torrent files to be recognised by qbittorent

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ClaudBalls
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How to get .torrent files to be recognised by qbittorent

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How can I get Linux to recognise .torrent files and go to qbittorrent?
I have Mint Cinnamon V20.3

If I click on a torrent file, it saves it in my general downloads folder (where everything else I d/l goes), then I have to click on the downloaded torrent file, which opens qbittorrent.

However, if I click on a magnet link, that does go straight to qbittorrent and adds it to my torrent downloads.

Thanks,
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Re: How to get .torrent files to be recognised by qbittorent

Post by unseen19 »

Hi,

Not familiar with this distrib but "file associations" is what you're looking for. The settings of the OS should have a section for this.
Maybe even possible to create the association by right clicking the .torrent and choose "open with"
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Re: How to get .torrent files to be recognised by qbittorent

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Thanks so much!

I right clicked 'open with' as you suggested. now each time after that, the .torrent file does go straight to qbittorrent.
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