This is a tutorial for installing qBittorrent on WD My Cloud. In order for this to work, you need to be on the old v03.04.01-230 firmware.
You can downgrade using Yo_Bubba’s tutorial from here
In my opinion, QBT is better than transmission because you have more download speed. For example, i am downloading with a speed between 7 to 10 MB/s, while in transmission i could not get more than 5 MB/s.
Please note: WD does not support installing 3rd party apps on the WD My Cloud. If you do, you do so at your own risk.
Let’s get to work.
1. Connect via SSH to your My Cloud and run the following command:
apt-get install qbittorrent-nox
2. Start QBT with this command:
3.After the install, get to the interface via your favorite browser, and type the following into the adress bar:
You can use the following credentials:
User: admin Password: adminadmin
It is recommended to change this credentials as soon as possible.
I will get back to you after i set it to start automatically and manage to tune it a bit.