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== Installing ==
== Installing ==
Hellanzb is available in the [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=3935 aur].
Hellanzb is available in the [[AUR]] package {{AUR|hellanzb}}.
=== Dependencies ===
* python (in [https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/i686/python/ extra])
* twisted (in [https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/i686/twisted/ extra])
* twisted-web2  (in [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=25291 AUR])
* par2cmdline (in [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=741 AUR])
* unrar (in [https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/i686/unrar/ extra])
== Configuration ==
== Configuration ==

Revision as of 05:17, 6 December 2012

Hellanzb is a console based usenet binary downloader written in python. It can be run in daemon mode and several GUI or PHP frontends are available.

Note: hellanzb is no longer under active development, although the last release (0.13) is considered stable by the developers and testing team.

Main Features

  • Automatically downloads nzb files placed in a user-specified watch directory.
  • Par1/2 verification and repair of damaged files.
  • Unrars completed downloads.
  • Deletes unneeded files after a download has been completed.


Hellanzb is available in the AUR package hellanzbAUR.


Hellanzb can be run in two modes:

  • From CLI
  • As daemon

A configuration file named hellanzb.conf must be present in the users .config directory for hellanzb to function properly. A sample configuration file is available.

mkdir -p ~/.config
cp /etc/hellanzb.conf.sample ~/.config/hellanzb.conf

When run in daemon mode, the /etc/conf.d/hellanzb file needs to be modified to configure the user that will be running hellanzb


See also