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Install, configure, and migrate CouchPotato on Ubuntu 16.04

  • apt-get install python git -y
  • mkdir /opt/couchpotato
  • cd /opt/couchpotato/
  • git clone
  • cp CouchPotatoServer/init/ubuntu /etc/init.d/couchpotato
  • chmod +x /etc/init.d/couchpotato
  • nano /etc/default/couchpotato
  • CP_USER=root
  • CP_HOME=/opt/couchpotato/CouchPotatoServer
  • CP_DATA=/home/user1/couchpotato
  • update-rc.d couchpotato defaults
  • service couchpotato start
  • http://localhost:5050/wizard/
  • Stopped the service
  • Copied files from C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\CouchPotato to a common location
  • Moved the files from /home/user1/couchpotato to a removal place
  • Moved the files from common location to /home/user1/couchpotato
  • Chowned all the files
  • Started the service
  • Modified the sabnzbd settings and the paths
  • Change directories under renamer and searcher
  • Change General settings, show advanced, chmod settings for files and folders otherwise your Windows machine won’t be able to modify without additional ownership


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