How To Install Deluge 1.3.15 on Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 18.04 And Derivative Systems

As you may know, Deluge is an open-source, multi-platform, multi-interface (GTK+, web and command-line) BitTorrent client based on libtorrent-rasterbar. The Deluge daemon can run on headless machines with the user-interfaces being able to connect remotely.

The latest version available is Deluge 1.3.15, coming with the below changes:


  • #2991: Fix issues with displaying libtorrent single proxy.
  • #3008: Fix libtorrent 1.2 trackers crashing Deluge UIs.
  • #2990: Fix error in torrent priorities causing file priority mismatch in UIs.


  • #3012: Configure gtkrc to use consistent button ordering on Windows.
  • Fix column sort state not saved in Thinclient mode.
  • #2786: Fix connection manager error with malformed ip.
  • #2866: Rename SystemTray/Indicator? ‘Pause/Resume? All’ to ‘Pause/Resume? Session’.
  • #2991: Workaround lt single proxy by greying out unused proxy types.


  • Security Fix: Check render template files exist otherwise raise 404.

Notification Plugin

  • #2913: Fix webui passing string for int port value.

AutoAdd? Plugin

  • Add WebUI preferences page detailing lack of configuration via WebUI.

Label Plugin

  • Add WebUI preferences page detailing how to configure plugin.

How To Install Deluge 1.3.15 on Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 18.04 And Derivative Systems

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing Deluge on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, Linux Mint 19.x, Linux Mint 18.x, Elementary OS 0.5 Juno should not cause too many problems. All you need to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repo index and install the deluge package>

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:deluge-team/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install deluge

Also, if you want to install the web UI, you have to install the deluge-web and deluged packages:

$ sudo apt-get install deluge-web deluged

Optional, to remove the installed packages, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove deluge*

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