How To Install Deluge BitTorrent Client In Ubuntu Linux

Deluge is the best client of BitTorrent that is written on Python. Deluge is a lightweight, Free Software, cross-platform BitTorrent client. This application was developed by Andrew Resch, Damien Churchill, and John Garland. It was first released on September 25, 2006. Deluge BitTorrent Client supports FreeBSD, Linux, Mac OSX and Windows Operating System. Today we will learn that ‘How To Install Deluge BitTorrent Client In Ubuntu Linux.

Follow the below steps to install Deluge BitTorrent Client In Ubuntu Linux:

Install the PPA repository before starting the installation of the Deluge BitTorrent Client. To install the PPA repository in Ubuntu, open the terminal and run the following commands.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deluge-team/ppa
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Deluge Stable Release Packages

This repository contains packages for the latest stable releases of Deluge and stable libtorrent releases.

For more information, visit

As the maintainer of this PPA, you can now support me on Patreon:
More info:
Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl-c to cancel adding it.

Ign:1 stable InRelease
Get:2 bionic InRelease [15.4 kB]
Hit:3 stable Release
Fetched 3,052 kB in 12s (249 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done

Now after installing the PPA repository successfully, let us now update Ubuntu packages & repositories, run the ‘sudo apt-get update‘ command below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
Ign:1 stable InRelease
Hit:2 bionic InRelease
Hit:3 stable Release
Hit:4 bionic InRelease
Hit:5 bionic-security InRelease
Hit:7 bionic-updates InRelease
Hit:8 bionic-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

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Now you can install Deluge BitTorrent Client. So let’s run the command sudo apt install deluge in the terminal.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt install deluge
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1 gir1.2-keybinder-3.0 libgtkglext1
libkeybinder-3.0-0 libpango1.0-0 libpangox-1.0-0
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
deluge-common deluge-gtk libappindicator1 libblas3 libboost-python1.65.1
Suggested packages:
indicator-application libportaudio2 sndiod libtorrent-rasterbar-dbg
python-doc python-tk python-attr-doc python-cryptography-doc
Need to get 22.1 MB of archives.
After this operation, 81.2 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 bionic/universe amd64 libindicator7 amd64 16.10.0+18.04.20180321.1-0ubuntu1 [21.7 kB]
Get:2 bionic/universe amd64 libappindicator1 amd64 12.10.1+18.04.20180322.1-0ubuntu1 [19.4 kB]
Fetched 22.1 MB in 55s (399 kB/s)
Extracting templates from packages: 100%
Selecting previously unselected package libindicator7.
(Reading database ... 159856 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../0-libindicator7_16.10.0+18.04.20180321.1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
Selecting previously unselected package python2.7-minimal.
Preparing to unpack .../5-python2.7-minimal_2.7.15~rc1-1_amd64.deb ...
Setting up deluge-gtk (1.3.15-2) ...
Setting up deluge (1.3.15-2) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...

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Now you can see ‘Deluge BitTorrent Client’ is successfully installed, To check that, run the following dpkg command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo dpkg -l deluge
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
ii deluge 1.3.15-2 all bittorrent client written in Pyth

Enter the following command and open the Deluge BitTorrent Client.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ deluge

Now you can see that the ‘Deluge BitTorrent Client’ is open after the above command is run.

How To Install Deluge BitTorrent Client In Ubuntu 18.04.1
Deluge BitTorrent Client

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Follow the below steps to Enable Deluge BitTorrent Client Autostart on Ubuntu Linux:

After you install Deluge BitTorrent Client, you can search and open ‘Startup Applications‘ in ‘applications’ to autostart. Click on Add button and enter ‘Deluge GTK‘ in the name field and enter ‘/usr /bin/python/usr /bin/deluge-gtk’ in the command field. You can leave the comment field blank. then Click on Add.

How To Install Deluge BitTorrent Client In Ubuntu 18.04.1
Enable Deluge Autostart

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How To Uninstall Deluge BitTorrent Client?

If you want to uninstall Deluge BitTorrent Client then run the command below.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove deluge
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package 'deluge' is not installed, so not removed
The following packages will be REMOVED:
deluge-common* deluge-gtk* gir1.2-appindicator3-0.1* gir1.2-keybinder-3.0*
libappindicator1* libblas3* libboost-python1.65.1* libfluidsynth1*
python-pyasn1-modules* python-pygame* python-serial*
python-service-identity* python-six* python-twisted-bin*
python-twisted-core* python-xdg* python-zope.interface* python2.7*
python2.7-minimal* timgm6mb-soundfont*
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 72 to remove and 10 not upgraded.
After this operation, 81.8 MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 163543 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing deluge-gtk (1.3.15-2) ...
Removing python-pygame (1.9.1release+dfsg-10build1) ...
Purging configuration files for python2.7-minimal (2.7.15~rc1-1) ...

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That’s all, In this article, we have explained the installation of  Deluge BitTorrent Client in Ubuntu Linux. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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