Deluge Torrent is yet another opensource GUI torrent client available for the Linux platform. What sets it apart from others is —- it is one of few GUI clients which supports the BitTorrent protocol encryption to avoid the traffic shaping effect policy set by the ISP.
Written in python, Deluge-Torrent supports loads of feature comparable to Azureus, another popular bittorrent client use in Linux operating system.
Among the features supported by Deluge-Torrent are :
- DHT support
- uTorrent Peer Exchange
- Protocol Encryption
- UPnP and NAT-PMP
- Proxy support
- Support for Private Torrents
- Torrent creator
- RSS Broadcatcher
- Ability to minimize to system tray
- Network Activity Graph
The ability to access uTorrent Peer Exchange is a nice feature because Deluge can interact with thousands of utorrent users across the worlds and exchanging peer information effectively with them.
Resource-wise, Deluge-Torrent is more friendly in processor and memory consumptions compared to Azureus. Its clean and simple user interface makes it the easiest GUI Bittorrent client to use in Linux platform that supports protocol encryption.