Deluge 1.3.15 Released! Install it in Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 & Higher

Last updated: May 13, 2017

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.

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.

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

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


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