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DELUGE-CONSOLE(1) General Commands Manual DELUGE-CONSOLE(1)


deluge-console - A BitTorrent client console interface


deluge-console [options]


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

Console Commands:

You can pass console commands directly from the command line and use semi-colon (;) separator to run multiple commands. Enclosing the commands with quotes may also be required for example:

deluge-console 'add <torrent>; info <torrent_id>'

The following console commands are available:

add Add torrents
cache Show information about the disk cache
config Show and set configuration values
connect Connect to a new deluge server
debug Enable and disable debugging
del Alias for rm
exit Alias for quit
gui Enable interactive mode
halt Shutdown the deluge server
help Displays help on other commands
info Show information about the torrents
manage Show and manage per-torrent options
move Move torrents' storage location
pause Pause torrents
plugin Manage plugins
quit Exit the client
reannounce Alias for update_tracker
recheck Forces a recheck of the torrent data
resume Resume torrents
rm Remove a torrent
status Shows various status information from the daemon
update_tracker Update tracker for torrent(s)


Config Options

Set the config directory location.

Console Options

These daemon connect options will be used for commands, or if console ui autoconnect is enabled.

Deluge daemon IP address to connect to (default
Deluge daemon port to connect to (default 58846)
Deluge daemon username to use when connecting
Deluge daemon password to use when connecting

Logging Options

Output to specified logfile instead of stdout
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.


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