Fragments – A Modern BitTorrent Client for Gnome Desktop

Fragments is an open-source GTK+ 3 BitTorrent client with a modern and easy to use user interface.

The software is written mostly in Vala programming language. You can start downloading files by one of following ways:

  • Click a magnet link one a website.
  • Copy a magnet link to the clipboard.
  • Choose a torrent file.

Fragments also features Dark Mode support, and ability to configure encryption mode.

How to Install Fragments in Ubuntu:

The software is available as Flatpak package. Open terminal from system app launcher or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard, then run following one by one to install the package.

1.) Install Flatpak framework if you don’t have it installed via command:

sudo apt install flatpak

2.) Add flathub, the main repository hosts a large list of flatpak packages:

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub

3.) Finally install the BitTorrent client via command:

flatpak install flathub de.haeckerfelix.Fragments

To update the package, run flatpak update de.haeckerfelix.Fragments

(Optional) To remove the Fragments flatpak package, run command in terminal:

flatpak uninstall de.haeckerfelix.Fragments