How to Download Torrent File in linux OS

Deluge is one of the most popular used torrent downloaders for linux operating syatem. It's current version is stable and easier to use like any other torrent client.Deluge team put effort to makes it more stable by providing final fix update. The current stable version of Deluge Deluge 1.3.12 with some bug and crash fixes and enhancements. Deluge is available forUbuntu, Linux Mint, Linux Lite, etc.

Install Deluge in linux OS


sudo apt-get install deluge
Deluge official repositories is already available in ubuntu os but the repository might be out of date.The update is not yet available in the official repository of ubuntu, but don't worry you can add the official Deluge PPA to ubuntu os easily.

Use the following commands to add PPA and then update local list of repositories and then upgrade to Deluge 1.3.12.

Deluge PPA Repository

The ​Deluge PPA contains the latest Deluge releases for Ubuntu.

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


sudo apt-get remove deluge

Install μTorrent in Ubuntu 

Ubuntu 14.04  / 13.10 / 13.04 / 12.10 / 12.04 / 11.10 userso through the below to install the dependency library.
sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8:i386
Now Open a Terminal and Enter the following command to download.
After downloading, move to the Download directory where the file downloaded by user is located.
For example if the downloaded file is in Downloads directory then use the below command.
cd Downloads/
Now copy the Downloaded tar file to opt directory, use the following command to copy the file to opt directory.
sudo cp utorrent-server-3.0-25053.tar.gz /opt/
Now change the current directory to the opt directory and extract the tar file. Run the following commands one by one.
cd /opt/sudo tar -xvf utorrent-server-3.0-25053.tar.gz
Change the permission of the extracted folder.
sudo chmod 777 -R utorrent-server-v3_0/
Create a symbolic link so that you can run the torrent server from terminal.
sudo ln -s /opt/utorrent-server-v3_0/utserver /usr/bin/utserver
That’s it. Now you can start the utorrent server by using the following command in terminal.
utserver -settingspath /opt/utorrent-server-v3_0/ &

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