How to Install Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 18.04

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:

deluged

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.