[Fix] ImportError No module named helper.encoding – SickRage

Uninstall Sickrage Ft | Smarthomebeginner

Out of the blue SickRage did not start on my server and displayed “ImportError No module named helper.encoding”. Upon investigation I found that a bad update may have broken SickRage. How did I know it was broken in the first place? My recently setup Monit system monitoring software notified me … read more

How to properly uninstall SickRage on Ubuntu Linux?

Uninstall Sickrage Ft | Smarthomebeginner

We have covered how to install SickRage but how do you properly uninstall SickRage on Ubuntu system? This is a question that has been asked a few times and so here is the guide. This SickRage uninstall guide will work if you used our SickRage Ubuntu installation guide, which is … read more

How to migrate Shows library from SickBeard to SickRage?

Migrate From Sickbeard To Sickrage

May be you read my SickBeard vs SickRage comparison or just stumbled upon SickRage and decided to migrate from SickBeard to SickRage. I have setup SickBeard, configured it to manage my Shows, and used it for 2 years now without any issues. I tried Sonarr but came back to SickBeard … read more

Install SickRage on Ubuntu in a few simple steps

Install Sickrage Ft | Smarthomebeginner

After a recent SickBeard vs SickRage comparison, I decided to install SickRage on Ubuntu Server 14.04, replacing my SickBeard installation that has been working well for 2 years. SickRage is a video file manager for Shows based on the popular SickBeard PVR. Like SickBeard, it also automatically downloads TV Show … read more

SickBeard vs SickRage – a better SickBeard alternative?

Sickbeard Vs Sickrage Ft | Smarthomebeginner

SickBeard vs SickRage is a topic that has gained traction in the recent times due to the growth of SickRage, a Sick Beard fork that is seeing superfast development with some cool extra features. Both SickBeard and SickRage are video file managers or personal video recorders (PVR) that download your … read more