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Sick Beard Usenet PVR


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Sick Beard is a PVR for newsgroup users (with limited torrent support). It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows and when they are posted it downloads them, sorts and renames them, and optionally generates metadata for them. It currently supports, NZBMatrix, NZBs'R'Us, Newzbin, Womble's Index,, TVTorrents and EZRSS and retrieves show information from and

This package performs a number of normally quite painful / tedious tasks
- Installs SABnzbd+ (compiled version)
- Installs Python
- Installs Cheetah with Windows optimizations
- Git clones the SickBeard source to site-packages
- Configures Git within SickBeard to auto-update
- Configures for XBMC metadata
- Configures XMBC notifications - to port 9090 as SABnzbd+ uses 8080
- Configures SickBeard to send NZBs to SABnzbd+ using API key
- Configures the SickBeard post-processing script in SABnzbd+
- Configures SickBeard to run as a Windows service

To install Sick Beard Usenet PVR, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install sickbeard

To upgrade Sick Beard Usenet PVR, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade sickbeard


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Software Author(s)

  • midgetspy


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Sick Beard Usenet PVR 2012.11.04 335 Sunday, November 4, 2012  

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