Setting up Deluge Headless with FlexGet, Pushover, Remote Torrent Adder & LFTP

Setting up Deluge Headless with FlexGet, Pushover, Remote Torrent Adder & LFTP

without further ado, here is a overview

Setup Deluge Headless (Torrent Client)

  • apt-get install software-properties-common -y && add-apt-repository ppa:deluge-team/ppa
  • apt-get update && apt-get install deluged deluge-web deluge-console nano wget python-pip -y
  • pip install flexget
  • wget -O /etc/systemd/system/deluged.service
  • wget -O /etc/systemd/system/deluge-web.service
  • ufw allow 8112 (webui)
  • ufw allow 58846 (remote client)
  • ufw allow 49164 (deluge public port)
  • adduser --disabled-password --gecos "" deluge
  • su deluge
  • deluged (creates configs)
  • echo "deluge:yourpassword:10" >> $HOME/.config/deluge/auth
  • deluge-console "config -s allow_remote True"
  • deluge-console "config -s download_location /home/deluge/incomplete"
  • deluge-console "config -s move_completed_path /home/deluge/complete"
  • deluge-console "config -s move_completed true"
  • deluge-console "config -s listen_ports (49164, 49164)"
  • deluge-console "config -s random_outgoing_ports false"
  • deluge-console "config -s outgoing_ports (49164, 49164) "
  • deluge-console "config -s random_port false"
  • deluge-console "config -s max_active_downloading 100"
  • deluge-console "config -s max_active_limit 100"
  • deluge-console "config -s max_active_seeding 100"
  • pkill -9 deluged
  • exit
  • systemctl daemon-reload
  • systemctl enable deluged deluge-web
  • systemctl start deluged deluge-web

on windows/linux/osx client do

  • Edit > Preferences > Interface > Classic Mode > Uncheck enable to disable
  • Edit > Connection Manager (Ctrl + M)
  • Now add in the details deluge ip and user/password we added to auth file
  • You can stop the local daemon and turn off "automatically start localhost if needed"

set webui password by login in browser

Setup Flexget (automatic tv tracking and downloading)

  • mkdir -p .config/flexget/

  • wget -O .config/flexget/config.yml

  • nano .config/flexget/config.yml and edit for you need

  • flexget daemon start -d

Setup SSH Keys (more secure and is used for lftp downloading and logging in via ssh)

  • su deluge
  • mkdir .ssh && chmod 700 .ssh
  • touch .ssh/authorized_keys
  • chmod 600 .ssh/authorized_keys
  • nano .ssh/authorized_keys
  • Now generate a key pair with Tools > User Key Wizard in xshell (windows)
  • Insert the public key into nano on server
  • Connect over ssh with user deluge and your new private key to check if it works

Setup LFTP (Automatic fetch on windows)

  • Run Command Prompt with Run as administrator
  • choco install nano lftp
  • Open Xshell, go to Tools > User Keys > Export > save it to C:\deluge.key
  • powershell -command "& { (New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadFile('', 'c:\tv.lftp') }"
  • nano C:\tv.lftp
  • Change D:\path\to\key to `C:\deluge.key``
  • Change sftp://deluge:dummy@hostname:22 to your server (dummy is required even for ssh keys)
  • Change /home/remote to /home/deluge/autodl
  • Change /cygdrive/d/local to where you want to download the files like /cygdrive/d/tv
  • Now you can try running it with lftp -f /c/tv.lftp
  • put ``bash.exe -c "lftp.exe -f C:\tv.lftp"` in a .bat file and make a shortcut to manually dl or put that into task scheduler etc for more automatic

Remote Torrent Adder (add to deluge within Chrome/opera)

  • Install Remote Torrent Adder
  • Open Remote Torrent Adder Options
  • Add Server
  • Server Name: DelugeHeadless
  • Server Type: Deluge WebUI
  • Host: ip (of DelugeHeadless)
  • SSL: Unchecked
  • Username: Leave blank
  • Password: Password of webui
  • Relative path: Leave blank


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