We are going to configure Medusa on an Ubuntu 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 folder.
Give everyone permissions to the folder.
chmod -R tv1
Configure Medusa Settings
Now open Medusain your web browser. http://ip-adress:8897
Click on the gear icon at the top right. And go to General.
Click New. And add all TV series folders you have created.
And click onSave Changes.
If you are using Set as Default. Then by default, every series is added here. You can still do this separately for each series.
Now go to Search settings.
Adjust the Usenet retention. This is often set too low. You can consult the website of your Usenet provider for the correct setting.
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.
If you also want to download foreign series. then you have to remove your foreignlanguage here. Although the chance is very small that the foreign tv show will be downloaded.
If your device cannot handle x265 files. Then you can fill that in at Undesired words.
With Preferred words you enter x264 or x265.
And click onSave Changes.
Medusa NZB Search
Go to NZB search.
Check the Search NZBs box. And fill in the details of your NZBGet.
Its default password is nzbget. Unless you modified this.
Now go to Search providers.
And choose Configure costum newznab providers. Most built-in providers are only for the torrent network. It is best not to use Binsearch. You’re probably getting a lot of unsatisfactory downloads.
See Newznab providers for list.
En vergeet save changes te doen.
Medusa Search Subtitles
Go to Subtitles Search settings.
add your desired subtitle language. You can add more then once Sometimes series are difficult to understand and then you have a back-up plan.
Go to the Subtitles plugins tab.
Select the above services.
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:
Medusa Post processing
Go to post processing.
Check the box Enable download handler.
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 won’t get any strange file names.
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.
If you want Kodi to be updated. Take over your above. And enter the ip address of your Kodi device.
Add TV series to download
Click Showat the top. And then Add shows.
Now press Add New Show.
Search for your desired TV series. And click on search. If your desired TV series has been found, select it.
Select Costum And use the CTRL key to select multiple.
Medusa is now looking for new TV episodes.
This was the tutorial to configure Medusa in Ubuntu.