How To Install Deluge Torrent Client on Ubuntu

  • Post Updated: April 3, 2024

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What is Deluge Torrent?

Deluge is a full-featured ​BitTorrent client for Linux, OS X, Unix and Windows. It uses ​libtorrent in its backend and features multiple user-interfaces including: GTK+, web and console. It has been designed using the client server model with a daemon process that handles all the bittorrent activity. The Deluge daemon is able to run on headless machines with the user-interfaces being able to connect remotely from any platform.

Here are some of Deluge’s features:

  • Core/UI split allowing Deluge to run as a daemon
  • Connect remotely to the Deluge daemon
  • Web UI
  • Console UI
  • GTK+ UI
  • BitTorrent Protocol Encryption
  • Mainline DHT
  • Local Peer Discovery (aka LSD)
  • UPnP and NAT-PMP
  • Proxy support
  • Private Torrents
  • Global and per-torrent speed limits
  • Configurable bandwidth scheduler
  • Password protection
  • RSS (via Plugin)

Install Deluge Torrent On Ubuntu 18.04

Add Deluge PPA Repository

Get the latest version add deluge ppa to the sources list:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deluge-team/ppa

Then do a repository update, simply type:

sudo apt-get update

Install Deluge Torrent with Webui

Install deluge, deluge webui and deluge daemon using the following commands:

sudo apt-get install deluged deluge-webui

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