NZBGet

What is it?

NZBGet is a Newsreader written in C++ and designed with performance in mind to achieve maximum download speed by using very little system resources.

Installation

NZBGet

  1. Download NZBGet

     wget -O - http://nzbget.net/info/nzbget-version-linux.json | sed -n "s/^.*stable-download.*: \"\(.*\)\".*/\1/p" | wget --no-check-certificate -i - -O nzbget-latest-bin-linux.run
    
  2. Install NZBGet

     sh nzbget-latest-bin-linux.run
    

    Note: By default NZBGet is installed into directory .nzbget/ in the current directory. You can specify another directory using parameter --destdir.

     sh nzbget-latest-bin-linux.run --destdir /path/to/install/nzbget
    
  3. Run in background as daemon (service). When starting NZBGet use command -D.

     ~/.nzbget/nzbget -D
    
  4. (Optional) Clean up the installation archive.

     rm nzbget*.run
    
  5. Access http://server.whatbox.ca:6789 and change these settings:

    Log in with username: nzbget and password: tegbzn6789

    Go to Settings -> Security

    Set a secure username and password

    Change the Control Port to 53403. You may use another 5 digit port between 10000 and 65535. You will use this port to access NZBGet: http://server.whatbox.ca:53403