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Deluge is a lightweight, Free Software, cross-platform BitTorrent client.

  • Full Encryption

  • WebUI

  • Plugin System

  • Much more...

Supported Architectures

Our images support multiple architectures such as x86-64, arm64 and armhf. We utilise the docker manifest for multi-platform awareness. More information is available from docker here and our announcement here.

Simply pulling should retrieve the correct image for your arch, but you can also pull specific arch images via tags.

The architectures supported by this image are:









Application Setup

The admin interface is available at http://SERVER-IP:8112 with a default user/password of admin/deluge.

To change the password (recommended) log in to the web interface and go to Preferences->Interface->Password.

Change the downloads location in the webui in Preferences->Downloads and use /downloads for completed downloads.

Change the inbound port to 6881 (or whichever port you've mapped for the container) under Preferences->Network, otherwise random ports will be used.


To help you get started creating a container from this image you can either use docker-compose or the docker cli.

version: "2.1"
container_name: deluge
- PUID=1000
- PGID=1000
- TZ=Europe/London
- DELUGE_LOGLEVEL=error #optional
- /path/to/deluge/config:/config
- /path/to/your/downloads:/downloads
- 8112:8112
- 6881:6881
- 6881:6881/udp
restart: unless-stopped

docker run -d \
--name=deluge \
-e PUID=1000 \
-e PGID=1000 \
-e TZ=Europe/London \
-e DELUGE_LOGLEVEL=error `#optional` \
-p 8112:8112 \
-p 6881:6881 \
-p 6881:6881/udp \
-v /path/to/deluge/config:/config \
-v /path/to/your/downloads:/downloads \
--restart unless-stopped \


Docker images are configured using parameters passed at runtime (such as those above). These parameters are separated by a colon and indicate <external>:<internal> respectively. For example, -p 8080:80 would expose port 80 from inside the container to be accessible from the host's IP on port 8080 outside the container.

Ports (-p)




Port for webui


Inbound torrent traffic (See App Setup)


Inbound torrent traffic (See App Setup)

Environment Variables (-e)




for UserID - see below for explanation


for GroupID - see below for explanation


Specify a timezone to use


set the loglevel output when running Deluge, default is info for deluged and warning for delgued-web

Volume Mappings (-v)




deluge configs


torrent download directory

Environment variables from files (Docker secrets)

You can set any environment variable from a file by using a special prepend FILE__.

As an example:

-e FILE__PASSWORD=/run/secrets/mysecretpassword

Will set the environment variable PASSWORD based on the contents of the /run/secrets/mysecretpassword file.

Umask for running applications

For all of our images we provide the ability to override the default umask settings for services started within the containers using the optional -e UMASK=022 setting. Keep in mind umask is not chmod it subtracts from permissions based on it's value it does not add. Please read up here before asking for support.

User / Group Identifiers

When using volumes (-v flags), permissions issues can arise between the host OS and the container, we avoid this issue by allowing you to specify the user PUID and group PGID.

Ensure any volume directories on the host are owned by the same user you specify and any permissions issues will vanish like magic.

In this instance PUID=1000 and PGID=1000, to find yours use id user as below:

$ id username
uid=1000(dockeruser) gid=1000(dockergroup) groups=1000(dockergroup)

Docker Mods

Docker Mods Docker Universal Mods

We publish various Docker Mods to enable additional functionality within the containers. The list of Mods available for this image (if any) as well as universal mods that can be applied to any one of our images can be accessed via the dynamic badges above.

Support Info

  • Shell access whilst the container is running:

    • docker exec -it deluge /bin/bash

  • To monitor the logs of the container in realtime:

    • docker logs -f deluge

  • Container version number

    • docker inspect -f '{{ index .Config.Labels "build_version" }}' deluge

  • Image version number

    • docker inspect -f '{{ index .Config.Labels "build_version" }}'


  • 07.06.21: - Remove host networking from readme examples

  • 23.01.21: - Deprecate UMASK_SET in favor of UMASK in baseimage, see above for more information.

  • 09.05.19: - Add python3 requests and future modules.

  • 24.08.19: - Add ability to set LogLevel for Deluge.

  • 09.06.19: - Update to 2.x using deluge ppa.

  • 02.05.19: - Install full version of 7zip.

  • 23.03.19: - Switching to new Base images, shift to arm32v7 tag.

  • 15.11.18: - Add deluge-console.

  • 11.11.18: - Rebase to Ubuntu Bionic, add pipeline multiarch logic.

  • 09.04.18: - update to libressl2.7-libssl.

  • 29.03.18: - Rebase to alpine edge.

  • 07.12.17: - Rebase to alpine 3.7.

  • 20.11.17: - Change libressl2.6-libssl repo.

  • 01.07.17: - Add curl package.

  • 26.05.17: - Rebase to alpine 3.6.

  • 29.04.17: - Add variable for user defined umask.

  • 28.04.17: - update to libressl2.5-libssl.

  • 28.12.16: - Rebase to alpine 3.5 baseimage.

  • 17.11.16: - Rebase to edge baseimage.

  • 13.10.16: - Switch to libressl as openssl deprecated from alpine linux and deluge dependency no longer installs

  • 30.09.16: - Fix umask.

  • 09.09.16: - Add layer badges to README.

  • 30.08.16: - Use pip packages for some critical dependencies.

  • 28.08.16: - Add badges to README.

  • 15.08.16: - Rebase to alpine linux.

  • 09.11.15: - Add unrar and unzip

  • 15.10.15: - Initial Release.