For those of you who didn’t know, Deluge is a popular multi-platform bittorrent client often used to provide torrenting / seedbox functionality on Linux servers. Like rTorrent, deluge uses libtorrent as its backend. Supported by daemon-service, awesome interface, and great plugin support, Deluge surpass Transmission and rTorrent for functionality.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple. I will show you through the step by step installation deluge bittorrent client on Ubuntu 14.04.
Step 1. First, we need add deluge repository.
All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the deluge package:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deluge-team/ppa
sudo apt-get update
Step 2. Install Deluge Torrent with Webui.
sudo apt-get install deluged deluge-webui
Step 3. Create the init files:
Create the the following the files: /etc/default/deluge-daemon and /etc/init.d/deluge-daemon and modify the permissions of /etc/init.d/deluge-daemon, following the instructions provided here.
Step 4. Start and Stop Deluge:
To make the daemon start during boot do the following:
sudo update-rc.d deluge-daemon defaults
Reboot to start deluge daemons or do this to start it now without rebooting:
sudo /etc/init.d/deluge-daemon start
Step 5. Accessing Deluge.
Deluge will be available on HTTP port 8112 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to http://yourdomain.com:8112 or http://server-ip:8112. The default password for deluge is deluge, better change it when you are first to login.
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed deluge. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing deluge bittorrent client on Ubuntu 14.04 system.