Configure Ubuntu Radarr with SABnzbd for movies

In this Ubuntu Radarr Configure tutorial. We are going to set up Radarr with SABnzbd. So you can download movies automatically

Configure Media management

We are going to set up Media management so that the movie files are given the correct name. If you don’t set this up, it won’t always work. This differs per uploader.

Configure Ubuntu Radarr

Go to Settings.

Then to the tablad Media management.

Turn on Advance settings here.

Configure Ubuntu Radarr movie naming

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.


Profiles Configuring Ubuntu Radarr

We’re going to the tablad Profiles.

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

Set up Ubuntu 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.


Sets the size of files that should be minimum or maximum.

Set Quality Radarr

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

Configure Radarr Indexers

We need to configure indexers in Radarr. So that Radarr knows where to download the nzb files from.

On the Indexerstab, go to the Indexers tab.

radarr indexer

Choose Plusje.

radarr indexers newznab

Choose Newznab.

add 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.

rss age configureren Radarr

Specifies the following in Whitelist subtitle tags Hardcodded EN

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

set restrictions radarr

Download client

We are now going to connect to SABnzbd. So that SABnzbd can start downloading from the newsgroups.

Go to the Tablad download client.

Set up SABnzbd radarr Ubuntu

Now click on the Plus sign.

radarr usenet download client

Choose SABznbd.

Set up SABnzbd radarr

This data is different for everyone. See below for the API key. You must fill it in above.

The APi Key can be found in SABnzbd

sabznbd institutions

In SABnzbd, go to Settings.

sabnzbd radar setup

Go to the tablad General.

See the API key here.

This Api key is different for everyone.

Radarr movie information download for media players

You can skip this step. This ensures that covers are downloaded for your movies.

Go to the metadata journal

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Choose Kodi. Or another service, if you use it.

kodi radarr setup ubuntu

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 tutorial. To add movies to Radarr. So that these movies are added to Radarr to download from the newsgroups.

Do you have any Radarr questions? See the Radarr FAQ page.

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