In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of Deluge on Ubuntu 14.04. 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 the 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.
Install Deluge on Ubuntu 14.04
Step 1. First, we need to add the 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.
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 a deluge, better change it when you are first to login.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Deluge. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Deluge bit torrent client on your Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Deluge website.