Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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So hopefully this will be an easy one.

I've set everything up on my RPI B+ for Sab, Sickbeard and CP. They all work great and interact with my install of RaspBMC no issues. The only issue I do have is i can't get the service to autostart. I followed everything in the thread and changed the file to "USER=pi" but still no luck. I can start the service using

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sudo service sabnzbdplus start
I'd like to have to not worry about manually SSHing in and starting Sab. Is there anything I may be missing?

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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Hi

I recently installed sabnzbd on a raspberry pi using:

sudo apt-get install sabnzbdplus
sabnzbdplus --server 0.0.0.0

It installed version 0.6.15 (I had no choice).

From this starting point what is the easiest way to upgrade to a later version (0.7+)?

Thank you.

PS I tried apt-get upgrade and got this:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
sabnzbdplus sabnzbdplus-theme-classic sabnzbdplus-theme-mobile
sabnzbdplus-theme-plush sabnzbdplus-theme-smpl
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 5 not upgraded.

Any idea why these packages have been "kept back" and what I can do about it?

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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Upgrading SABnzbd on Raspi / Raspbian: see here: http://forums.sabnzbd.org/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=9844

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

Post by mamudo »

Hi,

I´m new on Raspberry/Sabnzbd and have a question regarding WebUi:

For me everything is working without any problems and I can also reach WebUi, when I start from SSH following command: sabnzbdplus --server 0.0.0.0

So far so good...

But when I close SSH, where I started sabnzbdplus --server 0.0.0.0, then I can´t reach the WebUi

My question is: How can I start the command sabnzbdplus --server 0.0.0.0 on Raspberry automaticly, so that will run in backgroud and I don´t have to start it manually with commandline? Any suggestions?

Thanks,
mamudo O0

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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See http://wiki.sabnzbd.org/install-ubuntu-repo : How to run as a service

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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Great, thank you sander :) I´ve made it!

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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Hi...i am a new user here. As per my knowledge when a download starts, CPU use increases, then drops, then increase, then drops, and so on. It looks like the process is killed every time the cpu use reaches a certain value, and is automatically restarted. The overall performance of the Pi follows this routine web interface seems unreachable for 30 seconds, then works fine, then slows down.

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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EvenChu wrote: July 30th, 2018, 1:14 pm Hi...i am a new user here. As per my knowledge when a download starts, CPU use increases, then drops, then increase, then drops, and so on. It looks like the process is killed every time the cpu use reaches a certain value, and is automatically restarted. The overall performance of the Pi follows this routine web interface seems unreachable for 30 seconds, then works fine, then slows down.
The Raspi is not a great platform for running SABnzbd; too low CPU.

Anyway ... to improve it:
* set number of newsserver connections to ... 1
* do not run a GUI on the Raspi

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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I can't install Sabnzbd on my raspberry Pi with the following error (seems to be a problem with unrar).

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
sabnzbdplus : Depends: unrar but it is not installable or
rar but it is not installable

I have tried numerous thing unsuccessfully so far... is there a version of unrar that i can install from sources? I'm not a linux pro, so any help would be appreciated. some of the older suggestions in this thread do not work for me.

Update: I have successfully installed using a precompiled .deb file found on another forum.

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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bbking67 wrote: January 21st, 2022, 12:17 pm I can't install Sabnzbd on my raspberry Pi with the following error (seems to be a problem with unrar).

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
sabnzbdplus : Depends: unrar but it is not installable or
rar but it is not installable

I have tried numerous thing unsuccessfully so far... is there a version of unrar that i can install from sources? I'm not a linux pro, so any help would be appreciated. some of the older suggestions in this thread do not work for me.

Update: I have successfully installed using a precompiled .deb file found on another forum.
The magic word on Debian is "unrar-nonfree". You have to install that. Better to get help on that on a Raspbian forum. It's quite hard, see for example https://gist.github.com/VadimBrodsky/1f ... d57095a806

You can also compile from source. Not too difficult ... if you understand the below:

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wget https://www.rarlab.com/rar/unrarsrc-6.1.3.tar.gz
tar xvzf unrarsrc-6.1.3.tar.gz
cd unrar
make
./unrar
Then cp into /usr/bin.
Only do this approach if you understand these commands.

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Re: Howto: Installing SABnzbd on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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Ah, I was in a good mood, started up an old Raspi I had lying around, and created a static unrar 6.10 beta3:

See https://www.appelboor.com/dump/unrar/

It works on my Raspberry OS (32bit) and on my 64-bit ARM (Ubuntu), so I expect it works for you. Please give feedback.

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