Configure SABnzbd Debian for the newsgroups

In this tutoprial configuring SABnzbd Debian. We are going to configure SABnzbd to download from the newsgroups. On a Debian system.

If you have opened SABnzbd via your web browser.

By default, this is with the address “http:/ip address-local:8080”

If it’s your first time starting SABNZBD. Then you get an installation wizard. To enter the basic data.

wizard sabnzbd english select debian

Select English. And click Start Wizard.

sabnzbd quick start help Configuring SABnzbd Debian

You must provide the following information:




This information can often be found in the welcome email from your Usenet provider. For a free Usenet provider see the Free Usenet page. But I advise you to take a paid Usenet provider. The Free usenet providers often have very incomplete downloads.

Turn on the SSL check mark. This ensures that the connection from your device to your Usenet provider is encrypted.

Click now. Click to test the connection.

Then, click Next.

Click now. Go to SABnzbd.

SABnzbd will then restart.

Configure SABnzbd to clean up mess

sabnzbd set options

Go to Set (top left). We’re going to set this up. So your hard drive doesn’t fill up.

We’re going to set this up. So that your hard disk does not fill up. With failed downloads.

We will do this with a task. I do this once a week. You don’t want everything removed immediately either. So you can figure out what’s going wrong.

You do this under Task Planner.

sabnzbd task scheduler clean up setup debian

I chose Saturday. Because there’s almost no TV series coming out.

SABnzbd download fails from Newznab provider

If you turn this on, download SABnzbd another version of, for example, a movie or TV series. If it fails the first time. This work in combination with automatic download ing via, for example, CouchPotato or Sonarr.

This just works. If the following requirements are met, the following requirements will be met.

  1. You’re using an automatic download program. Like, for example. Sonarr, SickBeard,SickRage, Radarr or Couchpotato.
  2. The Newznab provider needs to support it. As an example Usenet crawler.

You turn this on inSABnzbd under Settings. And then Special. And then you have to turn on the next check mark new_nzb_on_failure (off)

This was the tutorial to configure SABnzbd Debian.

Sabnzbd Debian tutorial

  1. Sabznbd tutorial.
  2. Install SABnzbd Debian.
  3. Configure SABnzbd Debian.

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