Radarr install Ubuntu to download movies

In this Radarr install Ubuntu manual. Are we going to install Radarr and the necessary software to get Radarr working. We do this via the command line.

Install radarr on a Ubuntu system

We need to update first.

sudo apt-get update

Run the command below. To install the necessary software.

sudo apt-get install libmono-cil-dev curl mediainfo

Now we are going to download Radarr. Beware! This link may have changed. If a new version is out. See https://github.com/Radarr/Radarr/releases/ for the correct link.

sudo wget https://github.com/Radarr/Radarr/releases/download/v0.2.0.870/Radarr.develop.0.2.0.870.linux.tar.gz

Extract radarr to the radarr hidden folder. By a dot “.” the folder is hidden.

sudo tar -xf Radarr* -C /.radarr/

Set the folder rights correctly. Otherwise it may be that, Radarr cannot be updated to a recent version.

sudo chown -R username:username /.radarr/Radarr

Now we have to, go to the Radarr installation directory.

cd /.radarr/Radarr

Now we are going to start Radarr.

mono Radarr.exe

You can now acces Radarr on http: //server.ip.address: 7878.

Radarr auto start init.d

We are now going to add Radarr to the init.d startup script. So that Radarr is started. If Ubuntu starts.

sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/radarr.service

If you get a notification that Nano is not installed. Run the command below.

sudo apt-get install nano

Then copy and paste the script below. Beware! Adjust the username to your own Ubuntu username.

[Unit]
Description=Radarr Daemon
After=syslog.target network.target

[Service]
User=yourusername
Group=user
Type=simple
ExecStart=/usr/bin/mono /.radarr/Radarr/Radarr.exe -nobrowser
TimeoutStopSec=20
KillMode=process
Restart=on-failure

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

Now Ctrl+X, Y and Enter to save the script.

Now we need to activate the scipt.

sudo systemctl enable radarr

Now we can start Radarr.

sudo service radarr start

Now wait a minute. Radarr is now starting. You have now completed the installation of Radarr on Ubuntu.

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