There are many BitTorrent clients available for Linux and you may have your favorite one installed on your system. Deluge is an open-source BitTorrent client written in Python programming language and its software library written in C++ language which provides the application's networking logic, is connected to one of various front ends (including a text console, a Web interface, and a graphical desktop interface using GTK+) through the project's own Python bindings. It is free licensed under the GNU GPL-v3 and cross-platform available for Linux, FreeBSD, Mac and Windows.
Deluge contains the common features to BitTorrent clients such as Protocol Encryption, DHT, Local Peer Discovery (LSD), Peer Exchange (PEX), UPnP, NAT-PMP, Proxy support, Web seeds, global and per-torrent speed limits. As Deluge heavily utilizes the ​libtorrent library it has a comprehensive list of the ​features provided. Deluge has been designed to run as both a normal standalone desktop application and as a ​client-server. In Thinclient mode a Deluge daemon handles all the BitTorrent activity and is able to run on headless machines with the user-interfaces connecting remotely from any other platform. A rich collection of Plugins are available to get the most out Deluge and extend it's functionality, written by various members of the Deluge community.



Features:

  • Open source and free
  • Cross-Platform (Linux, FreeBSD, Mac and Windows)
  • Encrypted downloads are supported
  • Private torrents support
  • Password protection
  • Very light on resources
  • Very well designed interface
  • Bandwidth scheduling and throttling
  • GTK UI for the desktop
  • Web UI for the browser
  • Console UI for the command line
  • Functionality is expandable via plugins (including 3rd party)
  • Remote management via a web-based of console-based interface

Available for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty/16.10 Yakkety/16.04 Xenial/14.04 Trusty/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 18/17/13/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install Deluge BitTorrent client in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:


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