Deluge is one of the most popular multi platform torrent clients. Often after you have started a torrent downloading especially on a torrent server your will forget about it. Once the download is completed you don’t want the torrent to use all of your bandwidth if your on a metered connection or have a limited upload speed. This guide will show you how to stop Deluge from seeding when your torrent has finished downloading.

Load up your Deluge client

Click Edit > Preferences

Under Categories click Queue

Change the following values to 0: Share Ratio Limit, Seed Time Ratio, Seed Time

Check Stop seeding when share ratio reaches and change the value to 0

Click Apply then Close


Delude will now automatically stop seeding when a download is complete.