My deluge-console is suddenly giving me this error

Failed to connect to with reason: Connection refused 

why is this error.I have done nothing and the GUI deluge runs fine.Its the problem in console only? Why localhost is refusing connection and how do I connect to daemon? I have tried the command

connect 58846

but it doesnt seems to work.


The most probable reason is that you are not running the daemon. To start the daemon use deluged

Then try deluge-console


The most common reason is because you are running deluged as a different user to the one you are running deluge-console with.

From the Deluge wiki:

If you are running deluged under another user you will need to temporarily login as that user to enable deluge-console to access that daemon's config:

su --shell /bin/bash --login deluge
  • I can't make this work. Do I need some config on deluge user? I added him a password but still not working. I find dev.deluge-torrent.org/wiki/UserGuide/… here something about a mysthic auth file but I can't find it on my installation. – Cirelli94 Feb 24 '17 at 10:50
  • This is for the local user deluge to connect to a running daemon so uses the localhost password that is autogenerated. For reference the auth file is in ~/.config by default, see the Deluge wiki pages for details. Ask in Deluge forums if you have further questions. – Cas Feb 24 '17 at 11:19

Assuming that your actual user name is "pi" (or change it with the correct one), try this:

sudo nano /etc/rc.local

then, at the end of the file, between "fi" and "exit 0" add the following lines:

# Start Deluge on boot:
sudo -u pi /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/deluged
# Start Deluge-Web on boot:
sudo -u pi /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/deluge-web

Just copy and paste all but if you don't use the web interface cut off the last two lines above here; after this, do: ctrl-x , reply "y" , push "return button" and then type "sudo reboot". Everithing should be fixed after restart.

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