Downloaders

All downloaders have a "test" button that does a basic connection test to make sure the settings are correct.

Usenet

Use SABnzbd+

If this is ticked the following options become available

  • Host
    If your sabnzbd is running on the same machine as lazylibrarian, put localhost
    Otherwise put the ip address of the sabnzbd machine
  • Port
    Port sabnzbd is listening on
  • Username
    Login details for sabnzbd
  • Password
  • Category
    Tell sabnzbd to save the books/magazines under this category
  • SubDir
    Path to sabnzbd if needed, eg if sabnzbd is host:port/subdir, put the subdir part here. Leave blank if sabnzbd is just at host:port
  • Retention Max Age
    Ignore nzb results older than this

Use NZBGet

If this is ticked the following options become available

  • Host If nzbget is running on the same machine as lazylibrarian, put localhost
    Otherwise put the ip address of the nzbget machine
  • Port Port NZBGet is listening on
  • Username
    Login details for nzbget
  • Password - NOTE: There can be issues talking to nzbget if your password contains special characters, in particular any of :]<>&"
  • Category
    Tell NZBGet to save the books/magazines under this category
  • Priority
    NZBGet download priority

Use Synology DownloadStation

If this is ticked the following options become available

  • Host
    If lazylibrarian is running on the synology NAS, put localhost
    Otherwise put the ip address of the NAS here
  • Port
    Synology defaults are 5000 for http, 5001 for https
  • Username
    Login details for the synology NAS
  • Password
  • Directory
    Usually Multimedia/Download
  • Use DownloadStation for usenet
    You can choose to use DownloadStation for usenet, or torrents/magnets, or both
  • Use DownloadStation for torrents
    Use for torrents (and magnets)

Use NZB BlackHole

If your nzb downloader monitors a directory for nzb files, tick this * NZB Blackhole Directory
This is the directory your downloader should look in, LazyLibrarian will put nzb files in here to be collected.

Torrents

Use Deluge

Tick this if you use deluge to download torrents. There are two methods of talking to deluge, via the daemon, or via the webui. If you provide a username and password LazyLibrarian will use the daemon, if you just provide a password and leave username blank then LazyLibrarian will use the webui.

  • Host
    If deluge is on the same machine as lazylibrarian, put localhost
    Otherwise put the ip address of the nzbget machine
  • Port
    Port that deluge is listening on
  • Username
    Only used for deluge daemon
  • Password
    Needed for both daemon and webui

Use Transmission

Tick this to use Transmission to download torrents

  • Host
    Address of the transmission daemon.
    If transmission is on the same machine as lazylibrarian, put localhost
    Otherwise put the ip address of the transmission_daemon
  • Port
    Port transmission is listening on
  • Username
    Login details for transmission
  • Password

Use uTorrent

Tick this to use uTorrent to download torrents

  • Host
    URL of the uTorrent downloader
  • Port
    Port uTorrent is listening on
  • Username
    Login details for uTorrent
  • Password
  • Label
    Save books/magazines with this label

Use qBitTorrent

Tick this to use qBitTorrent to download torrents

  • Host
    URL of the qBitTorrent downloader
  • Port
    Port qBitTorrent is listening on
  • Username
    Login details for qBitTorrent
  • Password
  • Label
    Save books/magazines with this label

Use rTorrent

Tick this to use rTorrent to download torrents. NOTE: rTorrent does not work well with magnet links, so we try to convert them to torrent files using libtorrent. See notes in the "blackhole" section earlier in this wiki.

  • Host
    URL of the rTorrent downloader
    See HERE for further details
  • Username
    Login details for rTorrent
  • Password
  • Label
    Save books/magazines with this label
  • Directory
    Save books/magazines to this directory, or leave blank to use rTorrent defaults

Use Torrent Blackhole

If your torrent downloader monitors a directory for torrent files, tick this * Torrent Blackhole Directory
This is the directory your downloader should look in, LazyLibrarian will put torrent files in here to be collected. * Convert magnet links to torrent files This needs an external library "libtorrent" which is not supplied with LazyLibrarian as it is architecture specific. If you don't have the library installed, LazyLibrarian will ignore the request to convert.
Libtorrent is available in most linux distributions, MacOS, Windows, but is not installed by default on some NAS systems. See http://www.libtorrent.org/ for details on building libtorrent.

Minimum Seeders

Reject torrents if less than this number of seeders

Keep seeding

What to do after processing the downloaded book/mag
If ticked, do nothing, keep seeding the files
If unticked, ask the downloader to delete the torrent

Directory

LazyLibrarian expects the downloaders to put books/magazines here