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I'd like to assign custom labels to torrents the way I did in µTorrent for example. Or any other way to categorize them. As far as I can tell, there must be Label plugin bundled with deluge, but does it really work? I don't see any way to assign labels. If not, are there other torrent clients able to do this?

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Yes you can use the Label plugin to do this.

Enable the plugin by opening Preferences, navigating to the Plugins page and ticking the Label plugin:

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Create a label (or modify it options) by right-clicking on the Labels section in the sidebar:

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Assign a label to a torrent by right-clicking on the selected torrent(s) and then select your label from the sub-menu:

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The Label plugin is included with Deluge but there is also a more powerful third party plugin LabelPlus with the following features:

  • Sublabels
  • Less restrictive label names
  • Ability to rename labels
  • Relative move completed paths
  • Auto-labeling based on torrent name or tracker
  • Limit torrent speed by label

    Download LabelPlus

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    I realized, I have to enable this plugin first in Preferences. Thanks a lot :) I believe it makes sense to add this information to your answer. – x-yuri Sep 26 '13 at 12:08
  • Also note that adding a label with spaces in the name seems to just not do anything. I realized after looking at the image above why my label was not being made. – d3vkit Feb 4 '15 at 5:41
  • "Create a label by right-clicking on the Labels section in the sidebar" That's a good hiding place. It almost seems like he doesn't want you to find this. – Andreas Oct 13 '17 at 14:53
  • I have searched for ages on how to create labels and assign location. Your answer helped a lot! +1 for Andreas! ;) – Jean-Francois T. Dec 30 '17 at 10:25

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