Install Debian CouchPotato without graphical interface

In this tutorial Debian CouchPotato install. We’re going to install CouchPotato on a Debian system. If we installed and configured CouchPotato. Then your movies will be downloaded automatically, from the newsgroups. With the preferences. Which you specified yourself during the configuration of CouchPotato.

CouchPotato supplies install Debian

We’re going to install the necessary software for CouhPotato now. Otherwise CouchPotato cannot function properly.

We need to do an update now.

sudo apt-get update

Now we’re going to install the necessary software.

sudo apt-get install git-core libffi-dev libssl-dev zlib1g-dev libxslt1-dev libxml2-dev python python-pip python-dev build-essential -y

Now we have to install the other required software.

sudo pip install lxml cryptography pyopenssl

We will now download and install CouchPotato. To the hidden folder “couchpotato”. The point ensures that the folder is hidden”./couchpotato”.

git clone ./couchpotato

Now we have to put the techs on the couchpotato map. Beware! Customize your username to your own usage name here.

sudo chown -R username:username ./couchpotato

Now we have to check. Whether CouchPotato can be started.

python ./couchpotato/ –daemon

You’re done with couchpotato installation on Debian.

You can access CouchPotato via your internet browser.

By opening the following page: http: // ip-address: 5050

Automatic Start CouchPotato

It is of course handy. That CouchPotato is started. While starting your Debian system.

sudo nano /etc/default/couchpotato

Copy and paste the following into this file. And adjust the username twice here. To your own Debian users name.


Now copy the Init.d script.

sudo cp ./couchpotato/init/ubuntu /etc/init.d/couchpotato

Now we’re going to make the script doable.

sudo chmod +x /etc/init.d/couchpotato

We must activate the script.

sudo update-rc.d /etc/init.d/couchpotato defaults

Now, to be sure, test whether it works. You do this by restarting the computer.

sudo reboot

You are now completely done with the installation of CouchPotato on your Debian system.

We need to start configuring CouchPotato now.

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