Configure CocuhPotato Debian with NZBGet to download

In this tutorial we are going to configure CocuhPotato on Debian with NZBGet. We’re going to configure CouchPotato in combination with NZBGet. To automatically download movies you want to download, from the newsgroups.

Configure NZBGet for CoucPotato

Open NZBGet in your web browser.

By default, this is the “http://ip-adres-debian:6789/”

nzbget settings

Open Settings.

nzbget set up couchpotato

Then go to Category.

By default, there is all a Category Movies. Use this. At Destdir, you enter the location, where your folder of movies is.

Configure Debian CouchPotato

If you’ve opened CouchPotato, through your browser. Then the first time a wizard will open. “http://ip-debian-system:5050/wizard”

We’re going to skip this wizard. This is because the advanced options are not available in the wizard.

Scroll all the way down now.

start couchpotato debian

Click I’m ready to start the awesomeness!

Click now on the next page. On the bottom left select gear.

And choose Settings.

couchpotato advance settings aanzetten

Top right. You see a slide bar Show advanced. Slide it aside so that the bar turns red.

General CouchPotato

Configure Debian CouchPotato username and password



Port This is standard at 5050.

Enter a user’s name and password here. To secure your CouchPotato.

Even though, CouchPotato can only be approached locally. Anyone who uses your Wi-Fi can do something different.

Searcher CouchPotato

Now, on the Searchertab.

set up searcher couchpotato

You can see the option here Search for movies even before there is an ETA. Enabling this will probably get you a lot of fakes. If you turn this on, you’ll have a chance of more fake downloads. But there are many more films found. That are good. Nowadays, movies come out earlier. So as through streaming services.

setup base debian couchpato

Put these on Usenet.

And enter the retention of your Usenet provider.

This information can often be found on the website of your Usenet provider.

newznab setup couchpotato

Scroll down. Turn on Newznabhere.

Under Newznab, you have to give up a Newznab provider. For a list of see NewzNab servers.

With the extra Score. Can you indicate which CoucPotato, first to try.

But watch out! Als je ook andere programma’s gebruikt zo als bijvoorbeeld Headphones, of SickRage. Then you do need enough API requests. If only you have a very limited number. Then use different newznab providers.

Do not use Binsearch and NZBClub. Because then you get a lot of trash downloads.

CouchPotato downloaders

Go to the tablad downloaders.

downloaders setup couchpotato

Turn on the check mark NZBget.

Please enter the details of your NZBGet. And click on Test NZBGet.

Don’t change the category!

Category CouchPotato

Go to the tab Category.

Now you have to give up the following to your own taste.

filters couchpotato configureren

Now you have to give up the following as you wish. This is what I gave up. So I don’t want 3D movies and HD-TS. But if it can be called a DTS audio track.

Preferred x264,DTS,

Required is empty with me.

Ignored TC720P,HD-TS,SBS,german, french, truefrench, danish, swedish, spanish, italian, korean, dubbed, swesub, korsub, dksubs, vain

Qualities CouchPotato

Now go to the tablad Qualities.

You should also set this up to your own taste.

This is wax I did. The first is the most important thing.

1080p Tick Finish.

72p Tick Finish.

If you turn it on the finish mark.

Then CouchPotato stops looking for better quality.


Now we go to the tablad Notifications. Here you can give a signal to your media player. To update. So your movie libary is updated with your newly downloaded movies.

set up couchpotato notifications

I use Kodi so I give up the following.

So host ip-address-of-your-media player:8084 This is not localhost. Since your Kodi is not active on your Debian system.

Username from Kodi.

Password by Kodi.

Turn on Only First.

you are now done with this tutorial to configure Debian CocuhPotato.

You can now start adding movies. You can do this via the IMDB app. Or via the CoucPotato itself.

Debian CouchPotato tutorial

  1. CouchPotato tutorials.
  2. Install CouchPotato Debian .
  3. NBZGet configure with CoucPotato Debian.
  4. Debian CouhPotato movies download.

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