Auto-deleting finished torrents from Deluge

If you followed my guide for setting up your server, then you are using Deluge for your torrent client. We wired everything up so your downloads get automatically imported and organized in your storage location, but one question that came up often was why two copies ultimately were left on your computer. The answer is that although your file was renamed and stashed away, Deluge hung on to an original copy so that it could continue seeding it. As long as you occasionally checked in and deleted all the old torrents you would be fine, but this was the one thing that held the process back from being completely automated. This post will walk you through how to set up a plugin in Deluge that will handle this maintenance for you.

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