How to reset a forgotten password for Deluge's Web UI

This guide will show you how to reset your Deluge's Web UI password.

Should you need to change your Deluge's daemon password, you may need to reinstall your Deluge instance with your preferred password.


  • Open your USB Control Panel and click on the "Access Details" (1) tab. You will find your SSH Access (2) details on this page.
    • If you are unsure of your username & password, see Box (A)

  • Now on the empty line type the following command and press Enter

sed -i.bak "/pwd_sha1/d" ~/.config/deluge/web.conf

  • Now on the next empty line type the following command and press Enter

sed -i.bak "/pwd_salt/d" ~/.config/deluge/web.conf

  • Now start your deluge instance by running app-deluge start
  • Once started, enter deluge as your password.