CouchPotato Debian Download movies from the newsgroups

We’re now going to discuss the options to download movies with CouchPotato. You can do this via the IMDB app. Or by looking up movies themselves in CouchPotato. We are doing this on a Debian CouchPotato system

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You have left under an enlarged glass. You can enter the name of the desired movie here. Which you want to download.

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This is also possible if you are just starting CouchPotato. Then you have a box in the middle where you can specify the desired movie name.

Now a list of movies will appear.

Choose the movie you want to download.

Now you can choose in what quality you want to download the movie. Then CouchPotato goes looking for the movie.

CouchPotato doesn’t go right. Find out everything. This is going to be in phases. Otherwise, the newznab websites become overloaded. And you can quickly get through your API requests.

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If you want to adjust the time for this. Can you do that the next way?

Go back to Settings. Then Searcher.

On the left side of the check mark Show advanced settings.

If the check mark is on, you can adjust the time.

See the image above.

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It is also possible to download movies that you have added to your IMDB watchlist. The advantage of this is that you can easily add movies through different devices. For example, if you like using your Android or Iphone phone.

Search for the Imdb app on your phone and install it. Because it’s quite annoying to search your phone on the IMDB website itself.

Before you can use this functionality. You will first have to create an account on Once you’re logged into Then you see a link Your Wachlist. Click. And then choose Edit List.

Click Change list settingsnow.

Put the tick to Make this list a public list visible to all IMDb Users.

This should otherwise CouchPotato will not work with the IMDb watchlist. Then click Close and then Done.

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Now click the orange icon with your right mouse(RSS icon). And copy this link. The link should look something like “”. There should be no watchlist in the link.

Now go back to your CoucPotato.

Go back to Settings. And then to Automation.

Tick IMDB. And paste the just copied link under URL. And put that check mark on, too.

Now, if you’ve set everything up right. Now everything is downloaded. What you added to your watchlist. This could take a while. Beware! Adding TV series to your watchlist is of no use.

These series will not be downloaded. If you want to download automatic tv series. Then you can do this with SickRage or Sonarr, for example.

You’re done now with the Debian Movies Download manual with CouchPotato.

Have fun downloading your movies.

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