CouchPotato b4275639 Update: Installation and Upgrade

CouchPotato, is an awesome automatic movie downloader and organizer and a perfect companion for your XBMC media center. A new update (b4275639) is now available for CouchPotato. This post describes the changes in the new CouchPotato b4275639 update and provides instructions on how to update your CouchPotato.

Couchpotato B4275639

What's New in CouchPotato b4275639

CouchPotato b4275639 there has been quite a few fixes and improvements from the last update, some of which are listed below:

  • Normalize path sp function
  • Add category_id to movie add docs
  • Add mobile web capable for Android
  • renamer.scan needs some files. fix #2481
  • Several sp fixes
  • Allow 1080p in webrip quality
  • Force ETA data not to be to far in the future
  • Better error logging for syno downloader. close #2464
  • Do some scoring with scene / nuked. fix #2009
  • Scene validation
  • Better string regex between brackets
  • Deluge wrong sp wrap. fix #2463
  • Use correct config name for bithdtv
  • SP function wrapping whole variables
  • bithdtv, Import correct functions
  • Don't try to unicode None object
  • Changed to using getattr() so films lacking sets/collections are also handled.
  • Added XBMC collection (set) categorization capability.
  • Move proxy getter to global torrent provider
  • Cleanup KAT import
  • fix ident in bithdtv
  • Reorder deluge import
  • Fix to help find working proxy
  • fixed bithdtv provider
  • bithdtv provider
  • Add some more double char replacements
  • Update
  • Added proxy support
  • Escape filename before using it in a regex. fixes #2430
  • Allow 720p tag for screener
  • replace multiple separators. fixes #2448
  • Merge pull request #2438 from fuzeman/feature/dev_rtorrent
  • Added directory removal to the rtorrent downloader
  • Cleanup import
  • use delete_files
  • Missing )
  • remove only files, not folder
  • Don't put plot over trailer z-index
  • Force name as string
  • Add Flickcharts to userscript
  • Add box office top10 to IMDB automation. closes #2427
  • Ignore releases without any info.
  • Make sure the ignored files get used. fix #2425
  • Add a bit of padding to plot
  • Animate plot to show more text
  • XMPP notification support
  • Default movie_folder to from folder
  • Cleanup file size code in scanner
  • Introduce path cleaning
  • Wrong variable logged in email notification
  • Add support for starttls and allow modification of SMTP server port
  • Cleanup searcher PR
  • Use getter to prevent keyerror. fix #2410
  • Add HD quality tags
  • Don't add tags twice for dvd-r quality
  • Add ignored group
  • Allow par3 files in binsearch validation
  • Add br2dvd as DVD alternative. fix #1604
  • Add proper detail url for OMGWTF
  • OMGWTF https url
  • Prevent files keyerror for release_download files. fix #2392
  • Only show n/a if undefined
  • Use order for quality allow calculation. fix #2396
  • Add support for starttls and allow modification of SMTP server port
  • Fix up tabs
  • Added pilot to suggestion
  • '' renamed to 'release.manual_download', Moved '' and 'searcher.try_download_result' to 'release.*'.
  • Added back migration code in ''
  • Minor cleanup to Searcher and Matcher
  • Moved 'searcher.create_releases' from Searcher to Release.
  • Cleaned up usage of helper functions
  • Fix to Provider getCatId when returning the cet_backup_id
  • Added 'searcher.get_media_searcher_id' event, Cleaned up some 'status.get' calls, Renamed some references of 'nzb' to 'rel'.
  • Renamed 'movie' -> 'media' in ''
  • Created 'searcher.try_download_result' event from section in MovieSearcher.single

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The complete list of changes and fixes in CouchPotato b4275639 update is available here.

Installation and Configuration Instructions

Ubuntu Installation (Or you may use the 1-step installer)
Windows Installation
CouchPotato Configuration Instructions

Upgrade Instructions

There are many ways to update CouchPotato. If you installed from git following our Ubuntu installation guide, then you may cd into ~/.couchpotato and issue git pull command:

cd ~/.couchpotato
git pull

You may also get the CouchPotato b4275639 update by clicking "Update to Latest" from the settings menu or click on the update notification that appears on top of the screen (shown below).

Couchpotato Update Notification
Couchpotato Update Notification

On windows, you may also just choose to download the latest installer from CouchPotato website and install over existing installation.

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