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DELUGE(1) General Commands Manual DELUGE(1)


deluge - A BitTorrent client


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

Set the config directory location.

UI Options

See deluge -h for available user interfaces.

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

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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