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SABnzbd 1.0.1 Released: Installation and Upgrade

written by Alejandro May 6, 2016

SABnzbd is a free and open source newsgrabber that makes Usenet as simple and streamlined as possible by automating almost all tasks. It is a must-have companion for media center enthusiasts for apps such as CouchPotato to download movies and Sick Beard to download TV shows. This post introduces the recently released SABnzbd 1.0.1. The version 1.0.1 is a bugfix release to solve issues present in SABnzbd 1.0.0.

SABnzbd 1.0.1

SABnzbd 1.0.1

What's New in SABnzbd 1.0.1?

SABnzbd 1.0.1 brings the following changes and improvements:

SABnzbd 1.0.1 (Apr-26-2016)


  • Prevent creating orphan items in "incomplete" when deleting downloading jobs.
  • Forced item with missing articles caused overflow into paused jobs
  • Do QuickCheck even on files that would be removed by the Cleanup-list (problematic for RAR files).
  • Fix "Download all par2 files" behavior
  • Treat ambiguous numeric values as number of minutes for custom pause time.
  • Accept MIME records that have only LF line endings (error in some third-party utilities)
  • Fix PushOver support.
  • Fix breaking Glitter bug with large script_log
  • Fix issues with deleting jobs via the API
  • Fix issue where Sonarr could not read using the History-API
  • Increase default cache to 450M
  • The pre-queue script can now return an accept value of 2, meaning immediate failure. (Useful for Sonarr.)
  • Add start script for portable Windows installations

See the known issues in SABnzbd 1.0.0.

You can check the official announcement for SABnzbd 1.0.0 release here.

Installation and Configuration Instructions

Ubuntu Installation
Windows Installation
SABnzbd Configuration

Upgrade Instructions

Before upgrading from version 0.7.20 be sure to read this. If you followed our installation guide for Ubuntu, then you can upgrade to SABnzbd 1.0.1 using the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

On Windows, just download the latest .exe from here and install it as you would setup any program on Windows.

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