Deluge BitTorrent Client – How to install Deluge on Ubuntu Linux

Deluge is a free BitTorrent Client for Linux, Windows and Mac OS. It is released under GNU GPLv3+ open source license. Using this Deluge app, you can download torrent files. It comes with some important features as such sequential downloads, protocol encryption, DHT, multiple users support, UPnP, NAT-PMP, proxy support, local peer discovery (LSD), magnet pre-fetching with file selection, peer exchange (PEX), web seeds, global and per-torrent speed limits. It is based libtorrent library to support its features. You can also use Deluge as a client-server. You can also edit host entries in the Connection Manager.

Deluge BitTorrent Client

Install Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu:

You can install Deluge on Ubuntu via flatpak and Ubuntu PPA. First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Follow below link for the installation instructions.

Install flatpak and flathub

Now in the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) run below Deluge flatpak install command. It will install the latest version of Deluge on your system.

flatpak install flathub org.deluge_torrent.deluge

After the installation open Deluge using this command.

flatpak run org.deluge_torrent.deluge

And uninstall Deluge using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall org.deluge_torrent.deluge

Install Deluge via PPA:

You can also Deluge via its official PPAs. Open your terminal app in Ubuntu and type the below command and hit the enter key.

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

Then type your Ubuntu Password and hit enter. After that press the Enter key to add the PPA on your system. then execute the below command in the terminal.

sudo apt-get update

Then type and hit the enter key to run the below command in the terminal to install the latest version Deluge on Ubuntu.

sudo apt-get install deluge

During the installation press the Y key and then the enter key to confirm the installation. After the installation of Deluge, click the show applications in the Ubuntu dock and type Deluge in the search box and click Deluge to open it.

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