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Deluge bittorrent client 2.0 was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 19.04.

Deluge 2.0 was released with following exciting new features:

  • Shiny new logo.
  • Multi-user support.
  • Performance updates to handle thousands of torrents with faster loading times.
  • A New Console UI which emulates GTK/Web UIs.
  • GTK UI migrated to GTK3 with UI improvements and additions.
  • Magnet pre-fetching to allow file selection when adding torrent.
  • Fully support libtorrent 1.2 release.
  • Language switching support.
  • Improved documentation hosted on ReadTheDocs.
  • AutoAdd plugin replaces built-in functionality.

How to Install Deluge 2.0 in Ubuntu:

Deluge stable PPA has built the latest packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 19.04 and their derivatives.

Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching for ‘terminal’ from application menu. When it opens, run commands:

1. Run command to add the PPA:

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

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. If a previous release was installed, upgrade it via Software Updater:

or run command in terminal to install or upgrade Deluge:

sudo apt install deluge

Uninstall:

To uninstall Deluge PPA, open Software & Updates -> Other Software tab and remove the repository line.

To remove Deluge torrent client, run command in terminal:

sudo apt remove --autoremove deluge

Deluge BitTorrent Client

Deluge BitTorrent client 1.3.15 was released a day ago with various fixes. Web UI users are highly recommended to upgrade to this release due to a security fix.

Deluge 1.3.15 changelog:

  • Fix issues with displaying libtorrent single proxy.
  • Fix libtorrent 1.2 trackers crashing Deluge UIs.
  • Fix error in torrent priorities causing file priority mismatch in UIs.
  • Gtk UI:

    • Configure gtkrc to use consistent button ordering on Windows.
    • Fix column sort state not saved in Thinclient mode.
    • Fix connection manager error with malformed ip.
    • Rename SystemTray/Indicator? ‘Pause/Resume? All’ to ‘Pause/Resume? Session’.
    • Workaround lt single proxy by greying out unused proxy types.
  • Security fix for Web UI: Check render template files exist otherwise raise 404.
  • Some plugin fixes. See the release note.

Deluge  1.3.15

How to Install Deluge 1.3.15 in Ubuntu:

Deluge has an official PPA contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04, and their derivatives.

1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “Terminal” from start menu. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

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

Type in your password when prompts and hit Enter.

Deluge PPA

2. If you have a previous release installed, upgrade Deluge using Software Updater after checking for updates:

upgrade deluge bittorrent

Or run commands to check updates and install Deluge:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install deluge

In the command, you may replace deluge with deluge-web for web UI, or deluge-console for console UI, deluged for daemon.

How to Restore:

To restore to the stock version of Deluge BitTorrent client in your main Ubuntu repository, purge the PPA via command:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:deluge-team/ppa

Deluge BitTorrent Client

The Deluge BitTorrent client 1.3.14 was release one day ago. Users with previous release installed are highly recommended to upgrade to this release.

For WebUI, Deluge 1.3.14 contains a fix for CSRF vulnerability that has the real potential to compromise your machine. For Windows user, the package now includes libtorrent 1.0.11 which should fix crashing on startup.

  • Fixed ‘Too many files open’ errors.
  • Added support for python-geoip for use with libtorrent 1.1.
  • Fixed a single proxy entry being overwritten resulting in no proxy set.
  • Added tracker_status translation to UIs.
  • [GtkUI] Strip whitespace from infohash before checks.
  • Add missed feature autofill infohash entry from clipboard.
  • Backport bind interface option for server.
  • Security: Fixed WebUI CSRF Vulnerability.
  • [Console] Fix decode error comparing non-ascii (str) torrent name.
  • Fixes for splitting magnets from file.
  • Remove duplicate magnet extension when splitting.

How to Install Deluge 1.3.14 in Ubuntu / Linux Mint:

The new release has been made into the official PPA, available for Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04, Linux Mint 13, 17, 18, and their derivatives.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal and run command:

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

Type in your password (no visual feedback) and hit Enter

Deluge PPA

2. Then upgrade Deluge using Software Updater (Update Manager):

upgrade deluge bittorrent

Or install it for the first time via commands:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install deluge

How to Restore:

To restore deluge BitTorrent client to the stock version in your Ubuntu main repository, open terminal and run command to purge the PPA:

sudo apt-get install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:deluge-team/ppa

Deluge 1.3.13

While Ubuntu 16.04 offers Deluge 1.3.12, the BitTorrent client has recently reached the 1.3.13 release with an extremely large set of bug fixes.

Deluge 1.3.13 now includes libtorrent 1.0.9 for all platforms. Python 2.6 is not supported for Windows. So if you were using py2.6 when you upgrade your 3rd party plugins will disappear from the plugins list.

For the full list of changes in Deluge 1.3.13, see this page.

Deluge 1.3.13

How to install or upgrade Deluge in Ubuntu:

The official Deluge PPA has made the binary packages for Ubuntu 16.04, and also Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and derivatives.

1. add PPA:

Open terminal and run the command:

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

Type in your password (no visual feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter.

Deluge PPA

2. Upgrade Deluge via Software Updater:

upgrade-deluge

Or you can run the commands below in terminal to install the software for the first time:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install deluge

3. (Optional) For any reason, you can easily switch back to Deluge 1.3.12 by installing ppa-purge and purge the PPA.

sudo apt install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:deluge-team/ppa

Deluge

A new release of Deluge BitTorrent Client was release yesterday with a collection of fixes to keep the 1.3 stable.

Deluge 1.3.12 is the first stable release in 2015. It brings following fixes and improvements:

  • GTK UI: Add Torrent dialog does not appear
  • Include fix for Twisted 15.0 URI class rename
  • Enable lt extension bindings again for versions >=0.16.7 (this disables Tracker Exchange by default)
  • Backport atomic fastresume and state file saving fixes as another attempt to prevent data loss on unclean exits
  • WebUI: Fixed i18n issue in Connection Manager which left users unable to connect
  • WebUI: Increase cookie lifespan for display settings
  • Console: Fixed ‘set and then get’ in config command
  • Scheduler Plugin: Show current speed limit in statusbar
  • Win32 packaging fixes.

deluge-bit-client

How to Install / Upgrade Deluge in Ubuntu:

The new release has been made into Deluge’s official PPA, available for Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and their derivatives (e.g., Linux Mint 13/17, Elementary OS Freya).

1. To add the PPA.

Open terminal from the Dash, App Launcher, or via Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut keys. When it opens, run command:

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

deluge-ppa

2. After that, run commands to update system cache and install Deluge (GTK UI):

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install deluge

You may install the package deluge-web or deluge-console if you want the Web UI or the console UI.

For those who have a previous release installed, Deluge can be upgraded directly via Software Updater.

upgrade-deluge