Deluge contains the common features to BitTorrent clients such as Protocol Encryption, DHT, Local Peer Discovery (LSD), Peer Exchange (PEX), UPnP, NAT-PMP, Proxy support, Web seeds, global and per-torrent speed limits. As Deluge heavily utilises the libtorrent library it has a comprehensive list of the features provided.
Deluge has been designed to run as both a normal standalone desktop application and as a client-server. In Thinclient mode a Deluge daemon handles all the BitTorrent activity and is able to run on headless machines with the user-interfaces connecting remotely from any other platform.
There are three main user interfaces (UIs):
How to run
The following daemons will auto-start on install:
Daemons run as root and the configuration is saved to
The easiest way I've found to share downloads with users is to create a directory in your home folder and mount it to
mount --bind [src_dir] /mnt/[dir_name] you can then add both root and your user to a group that has permissions in that folder. You may need to
For the snap to see this mount you will need to run
snap connect deluge-lukewh:removable-media manually.
If you don't want to use the daemon you can stop and disable them with:
snap service stop --disable deluge-lukewh.deluged-service
snap service stop --disable deluge-lukewh.deluge-web-service
You can then run
deluge-lukewh.deluge-web. These will be run with the default behaviour of deluge (fork).
The configuration is then stored in
$HOME/snap/deluge-lukewh/common/Downloads is also created to store your downloads.
deluge-web have been run you can point your browser to http://[ip-address]:8112
The first thing to do (after changing the default password) is change the download directory to either
/mnt/[dir_name] in the preferences, depending on whether you are running the snap as a user or daemon.
Snap source: https://github.com/Lukewh/deluge-snap
Choose your Linux distribution to get detailed installation instructions. If yours is not shown, get more details on the installing snapd documentation.
Is there a problem with Deluge? Report this app
Thanks for bringing this to our attention. Information you provided will help us investigate further.
There was an error while sending your report. Please try again later.