deluge - Man Page

A BitTorrent client

Examples (TL;DR)


deluge [options] [torrent-file]


Deluge utilizes a client/server model, with deluged being the daemon process and deluge being used to launch a user-interface.

By default, Deluge will run in Standalone mode where the daemon functionality will be hidden. You can switch to Thinclient mode in the Preferences dialog.


Config Options

-c path--config=path

Set the config directory location.

UI Options

See deluge -h for available user interfaces.

user_interface [ui-args] Alternative UI to launch, with optional ui args
-s default_ui--set-default-ui=default_ui

Sets the default UI to be run when no UI is specified

Logging Options

-l file--logfile=file

Output to specified logfile instead of stdout

-L loglevel--loglevel=loglevel

Set the log level (default is error): none, info, warning, error, debug


Sets the log level to none, same as -L none


Enable logfile rotation, with optional maximum logfile size, default: 2M (Logfile rotation count is 5)


Profile with cProfile. Outputs to stdout unless a filename is specified

Help Options


Show program's version number and exit.


Show help message and exit.

See Also

deluged(1), deluge-web(1) deluge-console(1),


Deluge Team:

Referenced By

deluge-console(1), deluged(1), deluge-web(1).