Configure Debian Medusa to download series

We are going to configure Medusa on a Debian system. So that TV series are automatically downloaded from the newsgroups.

Before starting this tutorial, the NZBGet program must already be installed and running. if that is not the case see the NZBGet tutorial.

Create TV folders for Medusa

Create a tv folder.

mkdir tv1

Granted everyone rights to the tv1 map.

chmod -R tv1

Configure Medusa Settings

Now open Medusain your browser. http://ip-adress:8897

Configure Debian Medusa

Click on the gear icon at the top right. And go to General.

Configure Debian Medusa TV Folders

Click New. And add all TV series folders. Which you made.

Don’t forget Save Changes.

Set as Default ensures that by default, every series is added here. You can still adjust this separately for each series.

Configure Medusa Search

Medusa settings ubuntu

Now go to Search settings.

Debian Medusa usenet retention setup news server

Adjust the Usenet retention. This is often set too low. You can consult the website of your Usenet provider for the correct setting.

failed download medusa redownload with newznab

Turn onUse Failed Downloads and Delete Failed.

If a download fails, a new nzb file is downloaded from a newznab provider. And the failed download will be cleaned up.

Set Medusa words Debian

If you want to download foreign language series. then you have to remove your foreignlanguage here. The chance that these will be downloaded is small. Because these are very rarely posted in the newsgroups.

medusa word filtering

If your device cannot handle x265 files. Then you can fill this in at Undesired words.

With Preferred words you enter x265.

Then press Save Changes.

Open NZB search.

Set Medusa nzbget to download

Check the Search NZBs box.

Enter the correct details of your NZBGet installation.

The default login is nzbget and password is also nzbget. Unless you modified this.

Set up Search providers

Medusa Debian menu

Now go to Search providers.

And choose Configure costum newznab providers. Most built-in providers are only for torrenting. I recommend that you don’t use Binsearch. You will probably get a lot of unsatisfactory downloads.

See Newznab providers for list.

And don’t forget to do save changes.

Medusa subtitle search

Open Subtitles Search settings.

configure medusa subtitles to download

add your desired subtitle language. You can add more then once Sometimes series are difficult to understand. And then you have a backup.

Debian Medusa Subtitle Plugin Setup

Go to the Subtitles plugins tab.

Select the above subtitle services.

subtitles plugin logins Debian medusa

Go to the Plugins settings tab.

And enter the login details of these two services here.

If you don’t have accounts here yet, see below:

https://www.opensubtitles.org/en/newuser

https://www.addic7ed.com/login.php

Medusa Post processing

Now go to post processing.

Configure Debian medusa post processing

Check here Enable download handler.

episodes name change medusa

Go to Episode naming.

Take over the above. You will see at Single-EP Sample.Season 02/Show.Name.S02E03.720p.HDTV-RLSGROUP.ext. This ensures that the subtitle search also works well. Plus you don’t get weird names.

download metadata medusa Debian

Go to Metadata.

You can choose to download covers for Kodihere. Or something else you use to watch your TV series. Here you have to choose what you want to download.

Debian kodi libary update medusa

If you want Kodi to be updated. Take over your above. And enter the ip address of your Kodi player.

Add TV series.

Add Medusa TV Episodes

press Show. And then Add shows.

add new episodes medusa Debian

Now press Add New Show.

Debian tv series search medusa

Search for the desired TV series. And click on search. When your desired TV series has been found. Then select it.

now on Next.

hd or sd set medusa Debian

Select Costum And use the CTRL key to select multiple.

Medusa will now search for new episodes.

This was the tutorial to Configure Medusa Debian.

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