In this tutorial, we will show you how to install the Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Deluge is a free open-source torrent downloading app for Linux, Windows, and macOS. Deluge BitTorrent can be used as standalone application software with a graphical user interface or via the command line. Alternatively, a variant for the server is available, which can be accessed with the browser.
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 and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Deluge BitTorrent client on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, 18.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2
Step 2. Installing Deluge BitTorrent Client on Ubuntu 22.04.
- Install Deluge from Official Repository
By default, Deluge is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the Deluge repository to your Ubuntu system:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deluge-team/stable
After the repository is enabled, now install the latest version of Deluge using the below command:
sudo apt update sudo apt install deluge
- Install Deluge using Snap Store.
If Snap package manager is not already installed then you can install it by running the following command below:
sudo apt install snapd sudo snap install core
To install Deluge, simply use the following command:
sudo snap install deluge-lukewh
Step 3. Accessing Deluge on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Deluge or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Deluge. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Deluge BitTorrent client on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Deluge website.