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While trying to install deluge 1.3.3 (I need this specific version) I get an error.

I install all the needed packages through

sudo apt-get install g++ make python-all-dev python-all python-dbus \
python-gtk2 python-notify librsvg2-common python-xdg python-support \
subversion libboost-dev libboost-python-dev \
libboost-thread-dev libboost-date-time-dev libboost-filesystem-dev \
libssl-dev zlib1g-dev python-setuptools \
python-mako python-twisted-web python-chardet python-simplejson

I then build it

$ python setup.py build

and

$ sudo python setup.py install

then I get a long list at the end of which there is the error

/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_iostreams
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
error: command 'gcc' failed with exit status 1

Can you help me out with this?

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It's trying to build libtorrent and you do not have the buildtools (gcc) installed to do this. I would suggest rather than building libtorrent just install python-libtorrent.

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