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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:


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


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.


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


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.


Install The Latest Deluge in Ubuntu

Deluge Team has recently announced its BitTorrent client v1.3.8. Later the same day, Deluge 1.3.9 was released with a quick fix that was missed in the previous release.

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.

Deluge 1.3.9 in Ubuntu 14.04

Changes in Deluge 1.3.9:

  • Fix every torrent is displayed twice in classic mode

Changes in Deluge 1.3.8:


  • Emit FinishedEvent? after moving storage complete

  • Fixes to mitigate fastresume corruption


  • Fix application startup failing with ‘cannot acquire lock’ error

  • Fix the Queued Torrents ‘Clear’ button not properly clearing the list of torrent

  • Fix updating core_config before setting default options

  • Fix TypeError? if active workspace is None

  • Nautilus window opens behind current window

  • Fix showing the open_folder menuitem

  • Suppress unimportant gnome warnings

  • Optimized the updating of the torrent view

  • Fixed Indicator icon label issue

  • Fix listview error with new config

Other changes:

  • WebUI: Ensure values are updated from config upon showing a plugin page

  • Extractor: Add WebUI plugin page

  • Extractor: Find 7-zip application path on Windows via registry

  • Execute: Add a TorrentRemoved? event option

  • Scheduler: Fix an ‘undefined this.scheduleCells’ error in javascript console

  • Blocklist and Notifications: Add WebUI plugin page

  • Console: Fix console parsing args

Install / Upgrade Deluge in Ubuntu:

The latest packages has been made into the Deluge Team PPA, available for Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 10.04, and derivatives.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one:

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install deluge

Install Deluge from PPA

Above commands will add the Deluge Team PPA and install the GTK version in your Ubuntu system. Once installed, start it from Unity dash or menu.

If you want to install the web UI, run the command below to install the daemon after added the PPA:

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

Start the daemon by running deluge-web & in terminal and go to localhost:8112 (or http://serverip:8112) in your web browser. The default password is deluge.

Deluge Web UI

Also, you can install the console ui by installing the packages deluge-console and deluged.