In this tutorial we are going to learn how to install Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 18.04. We will also install and configure its prerequisites. Deluge is a free, open-source (GPL3) and lightweight BitTorrent client, available for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Windows. It has a rich collection of plugins that you can install to extend its functionality.
I recommend to use a minimal Ubuntu server setup as a basis for the tutorial, that can be a virtual or a root server image with an Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver minimal install from a web hosting company or you use our minimal server tutorial to install a server from scratch.
Install Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 18.04
Step 1. First, ensure your system and apt package lists are fully up-to-date by running the following:
apt-get update -y apt-get upgrade -y
Step 2. Installing Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 18.04.
The Deluge PPA contains the latest Deluge releases for Ubuntu:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deluge-team/ppa
Install Deluge using following command:
sudo apt update sudo apt install deluged deluge-webui
Once installed, open the Deluge Torrent Client from Ubuntu Dash or open the terminal and typing following command:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully install and configured Deluge BitTorrent Client on your Ubuntu 18.04 server. Thanks for using this tutorial installing Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) system.