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.
Now we are going to start Radarr.
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.
ExecStart=/usr/bin/mono /.radarr/Radarr/Radarr.exe -nobrowser
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.
Ubuntu Radarr tutorial