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transmission extension for Chrome


There are a few transmission extensions for Chrome. I Found a very nice combo of 2 Chrome extensions I think work great together. The first one is called Remote Torrent Adder and it does exactly that. You find a torrent file you want and just click it – woosh it …

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Sick Beard extension for Google Chrome


If you have followed my how-to Guide “Setup Sick Beard on Ubuntu 12.04 Server” and you like the tool then you might like this tiny extension for your Chrome Browser. The extension is called SickBeardConnect is open-source and was developed by Dennis Lutter aka #Lad1337. If you use Google Chrome and …

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Setup Sick Beard on Ubuntu 12.04 Server


Welcome back to Part 6 of the series “How-to setup a fully automated Media Portal“. Next up we will install Sick Beard – a great PVR for newsgroup Users. If you follow TVShows from overseas and can’t wait for the next Episode this tool might be for ya. It watches for new …

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Setup SABznbd on Ubuntu 12.04 Server


Welcome back to Part 5 of the series “How-to setup a fully automated Media Portal“. Next up we will install the NZB Client (sabnzdb). After the Installation you will have a second download client next to transmission which will search and download files from Usenet only. SABnzbd is a free and open source newsgrabber …

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Setup CouchPotato on Ubuntu 12.04 Server


Welcome back to Part 4.5 of the series “How-to setup a fully automated Media Portal“. We just Installed and configured Transmission and now we going to setup CouchPotato. Couchpotato is an automatic NZB and torrent downloader, just fill in what you want to see and CouchPotato will add it to your want to watch-list. Every …

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Setup Transmission on Ubuntu 12.04 Server


Welcome back to Part 4 of the series “How-to setup a fully automated Media Portal“. Next up we will Install a torrent client (Transmission) and the Media Library CouchPotato. After the Installation you will be able to manage your Movies via the Web-Interface of CouchPotato and also automatically schedule downloads through CouchPotato. …

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Create a Media Library File-Structure

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Welcome back to Part 3 of the series “How-to setup a fully automated Media Portal“. Before we start with the installation of the tools we have to setup our newly installed Ubuntu Server and prepare it for all your Media. For this project I will consider the following type of …

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Make usage of your old Hardware


Ok so you have an old PC lying around and you still look for a purpose of it. How about a fully automated Media Server? By that I was thinking along the lines of a Server that automatically downloads your favourite Movies, TVShows or even Music and Games. I will …

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