How to install Tixati on Ubuntu 20.04 – A Torrent Client for Linux

Tixati is one of the popular free torrent clients to embrace a minimalist design, and it is quite light on system resources as well, which is another plus point here. This application has no spyware, no adware, and no-nonsense guarantee however, Tixati is not open source.

It’s an cross platform application available to download on all popular operating systems(Microsoft Windows, Linux) excluding macOS. Tixati offers a portable edition if that’s what you were looking for on Linux.

Tixati provides detailed information bandwidth usage and important stats using a chart along with all the essential features for a torrent client. You can switch between different interfaces, including Transfers, Bandwidth, and DHT. Like qBittorrent, Tixati comes with an internal search engine, which lets you avoid potentially spammy torrent sites.

If you’re switching from any other torrent client, Tixati may feel slightly different initially because its layout is rather distinct and the user interface may appear to be a little outdated in terms of design.

Key Features of Tixati

  • Completely ad-free
  • Manage downloads by limit the bandwidth
  • Lightweight client and fast performance
  • Individual event logging for all peers
  • Offers a raft of features

Installing Tixati using deb package

Installing Tixati on Ubuntu is honestly straightforward. We’ll download and install the Tixati .deb package from its official website.

Step #1

Visit the Official Website to download the latest .deb package.

The downloaded file name would be something like: tixati_2.88-1_amd64.deb.

Step #2

Now type the following command to install the downloaded package.

$ sudo dpkg -i tixati_2.88-1_amd64.deb

You can update the Tixati package through your desktop standard Software Update tool or by running the following commands in your terminal.

$ sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

That’s it, Tixati has been installed on your Ubuntu System, and you can start using it.

Starting Tixati

Tixati can be launched from the command line by typing tixati or In the Activities search bar type “Tixati” and click on the icon.

Tixati User Interface:

How to Uninstall Tixati from Ubuntu 20.04

For some reason, If you want to uninstall Tixati, type the following command.

$ sudo apt remove tixati


I hope that now you have a good understanding of How to install Tixati on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa.

If anyone does have any questions about what we covered in this guide then feel free to ask in the comment section below and I will do my best to answer those.

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