Configure Ubuntu Radarr with SABnzbd for movies

In this Ubuntu tutorial. We’re going to set up Radarr with SABnzbd. To automatically download movies from the newsgroups.

Configure Media management

radarr settings

Go to Settings.

Then to the tablad Media management.

Turn on Advance settings here.

radarr rename movies

Also turn on rename. And take over below.

Standard Movie Format {Movie Title} ({Release Year}) {Quality Full}

Movie Folder Format {Movie Title} ({Release Year})

Turn onImport Extra Files

Extra File Extensions srt, nfo

Turn on Igonre Deleted Movies

Then press Save on the top right.


radarr profiles

We’re going to the tablad Profiles.

In Radarr already quite a few good profiles. With these profiles, you indicate. In what kind of quality your movies need to be downloaded.

customize radarr profiles

I’m going to edit one.

Preferred Tags Fill in x264 and x265. Please note not every device can handle x265!

Fill it out only if you’re sure you can play x265 files.


radarr quality
radarr quality 2

Edit the settings above. This will make you less likely to get a lot of crap downloaded.

Configure Radarr Indexers

On the Indexerstab, go to the Indexers tab.

radarr indexer

Choose Plusje.

radarr indexers

Choose Newznab.

radarr newznab

Here you need to provide the data from your Newznab provider.

See here a NewzNab server list.

To get good results. Do you need paid Newnznab provider.

radarr options

Specifies the following in Whitelist subtitle tags Hardcodded EN

Unless you don’t want movies with hard-codded English subs.

radarr filter

Download client

Go to the Tablad download client.

radarr download client

Now click on the Plus sign.

radarr usenet download client

Choose SABznbd.

radarr usenet download sabznbd

This data is different for everyone.

The APi Key can be found in SABnzbd

sabznbd institutions

In SABnzbd, go to Settings.

sabznbd api

Go to the tablad General.

See the API key here.

This Api key is different for everyone.

Radarr movie information download for media players

Go to the metadata journal

radarr kodi

Choose Kodi. Or any other service if you use it.

set up radarr kodi

Turn on the check mark Of Enable. And click Save.

This was the manual Ubuntu Radarr configure with SABnzbd. To automatically download movies from the newsgroups.

You can now go to the next guide. To add movies to Radarr. So that these movies are added to Radarr to download from the newsgroups.

Ubuntu Radarr tutorial

  1. Radarr tutorials.
  2. install Radarr Ubuntu via the command line.
  3. Ubuntu configure Radarr with SABnzbd.

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