How to Download a Linux ISO File via a Torrent Client

How to Download a Linux ISO File via a Torrent Client

This is how you can download a Linux ISO via a Torrent client.

Well, those days are gone when regular users visited torrent websites to download content from the internet. Currently, the authorities are taking strong action against all torrent site owners caught hosting copyrighted content.

Instead of downloading copyrighted and illegal content, torrents can also be used to download freeware files. Some users download free content from torrent sites like Linux ISOs, Freeware software, etc., and it’s completely legal.

If we talk about ISO files from Linux distributions, there is no harm in downloading them via a torrent client. The torrent client provides you the facility to pause / resume a download in progress at any time, which cannot be done via a browser download.

Steps to Download a Linux ISO File via Torrent

Let’s get to the point. In this article, we have decided to share a working method for downloading Linux ISO files from a torrent client. So, let’s take a look at how to download Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions via Torrent clients in 2020.

  1. Download & install the Torrent Client


In order to download a Linux ISO from Torrent, you need to first install the Torrent client. Now, there are many Torrent clients available for Windows and Android. Depending on your device, you can choose a torrent client.

We have shared an article about the best torrent clients for Windows. You can read the article to find the best torrent client. If you want a torrent client for Android, then read this article Best Torrent Apps For Android.

  1. Download the Torrent File


After installing the torrent client, you need to visit a torrent website. From torrent websites, you will need to find and download the torrent file of the Linux distribution you wish to install.

Linux ISO files are available on almost all popular torrent websites like 1337x, The Pirate Bay, IsoHunt, etc. You can read our article Best torrent websites to find active torrent sites.

  1. Add Torrent Files on the Client


After downloading the torrent file, you need to open your Torrent client, add the files, and start downloading. Depending on your internet speed, the download will take some time to complete.

There she is! this is how you can download a Linux distribution via Torrent. I hope this article helped you! Please, share it with your friends too.

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