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SABnzbd 1.1.0 Released: Installation and Upgrade

Sabnzbd 1.0.3

written by Alejandro September 12, 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 1.1.0. The version 1.1.0 introduces some new features to the software, and fixes some issues present in SABnzbd 1.0.3.

Sabnzbd 1.1.0

Sabnzbd 1.1.0

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What's New in SABnzbd 1.1.0?

SABnzbd 1.1.0 brings the following changes and improvements:

SABnzbd 1.1.0 (Sep-11-2016)

What's new in 1.1.0

  • Login via HTML-form instead of basic authentication
  • Glitter now offers Compact and Tabbed layouts (similar to old Classic skin)
  • Notification scripts for custom notification services
  • Enable upload of multiple NZBs from the UI
  • Performance improvements of download process
  • Added delayed download feature (for when your Usenet is behind the indexers)
  • Repair blocks are added prospectively during download when needed (reducing extra par2 verification runs)
  • Prevent action of password managers on Server page
  • Faster initial connections to servers with multiple IP-addresses (HappyEyeBalls)
  • Support of more Rating headers (for indexers that support it)
  • Glitter shows progress notifications for larger operations
  • Log files are now anonymized automatically, for easier posting on public websites
  • Added censored INI file to log download
  • Can now download zipped NZB files from indexer
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  • New SABnzbd logo
  • Job password is now a separate field and not included in the job-title anymore
  • Move some seldom used options to Special
  • Now requires Python 2.7 (2.6 no longer supported)
  • If filename occurs twice in NZB, only larger file is added
  • Display days when ETA is above 24h
  • API information now uses day/hour/min/sec notation when ETA above 24h
  • Bump self-signed certificate to sha256 (only for newly created)

Bug Fixes

  • Fix errors when saving job files to disk
  • Prevent "lock" errors in the History database
  • Restore support for multi-volume 7zip files
  • Restore scanning for passwords after NZB name edit
  • Fix portable.cmd
  • Fix for stalling download at 99% (when using prospective downloading)
  • Fix problem with deleting files in NZB details view
  • Prevent old shutdown-page from stopping a new SABnzbd instance
  • Prevent watched folder scan crash on invalid file names
  • Fix XSS vulnerability on OSX and Unix**

See the known issues in SABnzbd 1.0.0. You can check the official announcement for SABnzbd 1.1.0 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 1.1.0 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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