Bittornado is an old and well known no-nonsense bittorrent client. Here’s how to install and use Bittornado in Linux Mint / Ubuntu:
1. Issue the following command at the terminal –
sudo apt-get install bittornado bittornado-gui
2. After the installation is complete, click on ‘Menu>Internet>Bittornado Client’ to start the application.
3. Just open any *.torrent file with Bittornado and enjoy faster bittorrent downloads!