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[http://pyload.org/ pyLoad] is a fast, lightweight and full featured download manager for many One-Click-Hoster, container formats like DLC, video sites or just plain http/ftp links ([http://pyload.org/hoster supported hosts]). It aims for low hardware requirements and platform independence to be runnable on all kind of systems (desktop pc, netbook, NAS, router). Despite its strict restriction it is packed full of features just like webinterface, captcha recognition, unrar and much more.  
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[https://pyload.net pyLoad] is a fast, lightweight and full featured download manager for many One-Click-Hoster, container formats like DLC, video sites or just plain http/ftp links ([https://github.com/pyload/pyload/wiki/Supported-Hoster supported hosts]). It aims for low hardware requirements and platform independence to be runnable on all kind of systems (desktop pc, netbook, NAS, router). Despite its strict restriction it is packed full of features just like webinterface, captcha recognition, unrar and much more.  
  
pyLoad is divided into core and clients, to make it easily remote accessible. Currently there are ([http://pyload.org/screenshots screenshots]):
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pyLoad is divided into core and clients, to make it easily remote accessible.
* a '''webinterface''';
 
* a '''command line interface''';
 
* a '''GUI''' written in '''Qt''';
 
* and an '''Android''' client.
 
  
== Installation==
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Available clients ([https://github.com/pyload/pyload/wiki/Screenshots screenshots]):
  
[[pacman|Install]] {{AUR|pyload}} from the [[AUR]].
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* a web interface
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* a command line interface
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* a GUI written in Qt
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* and an Android client.
  
=== Headless servers ===
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== Installation==
 
 
On headless servers, you will want to use {{AUR|giflib-nox11}} instead of giflib, before you install pyload. Otherwise this package will pull X11 dependencies.
 
  
=== Requirements ===
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[[Install]] {{AUR|pyload-git}} from the [[AUR]] for the stable version or {{AUR|pyload-nightly}} for a development build of the new pyload 0.5 version.
 
 
Required dependencies are handled by the AUR package's PKGBUILD. Nevertheless, some optional dependencies aren't:
 
 
 
* Ability to establish a secure connection to core or webinterface: {{Pkg|openssl}} {{Pkg|python2-pyopenssl}}.
 
 
 
* For ClickNLoad and at least ZippyShare (maybe other hosters too) support: {{Pkg|js}}.
 
  
 
== Configuration ==
 
== Configuration ==
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{{Tip|Most (if not all) of the options can be changed with {{ic|pyLoadGui}} or with the the web interface.}}
 
{{Tip|Most (if not all) of the options can be changed with {{ic|pyLoadGui}} or with the the web interface.}}
  
=== Optional ===
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=== Manual ===
 
 
However, if you prefer to edit the pyload.conf yourself and you went with the default conf directory, you can change the settings by editing {{ic|~/.pyload/pyload.conf}}. Use your favorite editor to edit, eg.:
 
# nano ~/.pyload/pyload.conf
 
  
You can get aquainted with most of the [http://pyload.org/configuration configuration options] on that page. Do note that it is outdated, in a sense, since the {{ic|/opt/pyload/module/config/}} files it refers to do not match what's still on that page.
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You can also directly edit {{ic|pyload.conf}} (located in {{ic|~/.pyload/}} by default.
  
 
While also editable with the web interface, you can change the plugins configuration by editing {{ic|~/.pyload/plugins.conf}}.
 
While also editable with the web interface, you can change the plugins configuration by editing {{ic|~/.pyload/plugins.conf}}.
  
'''Extraction passwords''' are stored in {{ic|~/.pyload/unrar_passwords.txt}}. To add passwords either edit the file or:
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Extraction passwords are stored in {{ic|~/.pyload/unrar_passwords.txt}}.
# echo '''password''' >> ~/.pyload/unrar_passwords.txt
 
  
 
=== Scripts ===
 
=== Scripts ===
  
For more info on this,
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For more info on this read {{ic|/opt/pyload/scripts/Readme.txt}}.
cat /opt/pyload/scripts/Readme.txt
 
and [http://forum.pyload.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7 visit pyload.org forums].
 
  
 
If you are interested in running userscripts, before running, you need to either
 
If you are interested in running userscripts, before running, you need to either
 
  # chmod 777 /opt/pyload/scripts/
 
  # chmod 777 /opt/pyload/scripts/
 
or  
 
or  
  # chown ''user you defined in pyload.conf / permissions settings'' /opt/pyload/scripts/
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  # chown ''user'' /opt/pyload/scripts/
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(the ''user'' being the one you defined in pyload.conf / permissions settings)
 
in order for pyLoadCore to create the necessary folders.
 
in order for pyLoadCore to create the necessary folders.
  
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  # pyLoadCore
 
  # pyLoadCore
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  to run pyload without having the terminal stay running use
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# pyLoadCore --daemon
  
 
=== Interfacing with pyLoadCore ===
 
=== Interfacing with pyLoadCore ===
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Or, as stated above, with the web interface. If the default settings are true, then:
 
Or, as stated above, with the web interface. If the default settings are true, then:
  http://localhost:8000
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  <nowiki>http://localhost:8000</nowiki>
  
 
== Daemon ==
 
== Daemon ==
  
{{Tip|Don't forget to change {{ic|$USER}} and {{ic|$GROUP}}}}
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{{Tip|Do not forget to change {{ic|$USER}} and {{ic|$GROUP}}}}
 
{{hc|/etc/systemd/system/pyload.service|2=
 
{{hc|/etc/systemd/system/pyload.service|2=
 
[Unit]
 
[Unit]
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To have it started automatically on boot, enable ''pyload'' service.
 
To have it started automatically on boot, enable ''pyload'' service.
  
== Alternatives ==
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== See also ==
 
 
[[JDownloader]] through {{AUR|jdownloader}} package.
 
 
 
[http://tucaneando.com/index.html Tucan Manager] available in the [[official repositories]] through the {{Pkg|tucan}} package.
 
 
 
[http://code.google.com/p/plowshare/ plowshare] available in [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=24601 AUR] (CLI).
 
 
 
[http://urlget.sourceforge.net/ uGet] available in [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=25887 AUR] (GTK).
 
 
 
[http://tuxload.wikispaces.com/ TuxLoad] available in [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=42629 AUR]  (CLI).
 
  
[http://wordrider.net/freerapid/ FreeRapid Downloader] available in [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/freerapid/ AUR] (Java).
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[[List of applications/Internet#Web content downloaders]]

Latest revision as of 00:27, 26 April 2018

pyLoad is a fast, lightweight and full featured download manager for many One-Click-Hoster, container formats like DLC, video sites or just plain http/ftp links (supported hosts). It aims for low hardware requirements and platform independence to be runnable on all kind of systems (desktop pc, netbook, NAS, router). Despite its strict restriction it is packed full of features just like webinterface, captcha recognition, unrar and much more.

pyLoad is divided into core and clients, to make it easily remote accessible.

Available clients (screenshots):

  • a web interface
  • a command line interface
  • a GUI written in Qt
  • and an Android client.

Installation

Install pyload-gitAUR from the AUR for the stable version or pyload-nightlyAUR for a development build of the new pyload 0.5 version.

Configuration

Run Setup Assistant:

# pyLoadCore -s
Note: This command must be run as the same user that will run pyload. For example if you run pyload as a daemon using the systemd service, either run this command as user pyload or change /etc/systemd/system/pyload.service to another user. If you choose to run this command as user pyload you will have to edit /etc/passwd to modify pyload's shell from /bin/false to /bin/bash.

The Setup Assistant gives you a jump start, by providing a basic but working setup. Being a basic setup, there are more options and you should at least look at them, since some sections are untouched by the Assistant, like the permissions section.

Tip: Most (if not all) of the options can be changed with pyLoadGui or with the the web interface.

Manual

You can also directly edit pyload.conf (located in ~/.pyload/ by default.

While also editable with the web interface, you can change the plugins configuration by editing ~/.pyload/plugins.conf.

Extraction passwords are stored in ~/.pyload/unrar_passwords.txt.

Scripts

For more info on this read /opt/pyload/scripts/Readme.txt.

If you are interested in running userscripts, before running, you need to either

# chmod 777 /opt/pyload/scripts/

or

# chown user /opt/pyload/scripts/

(the user being the one you defined in pyload.conf / permissions settings) in order for pyLoadCore to create the necessary folders.

Running

Essential

# pyLoadCore
  to run pyload without having the terminal stay running use
 
# pyLoadCore --daemon

Interfacing with pyLoadCore

# pyLoadCli
# pyLoadGui

Or, as stated above, with the web interface. If the default settings are true, then:

http://localhost:8000

Daemon

Tip: Do not forget to change $USER and $GROUP
/etc/systemd/system/pyload.service
[Unit]
Description=Downloadtool for One-Click-Hoster written in python.
After=network.target

[Service]
ExecStart=/usr/bin/pyLoadCore
User=$USER
Group=$GROUP

[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target

To start pyload start pyload service.

To have it started automatically on boot, enable pyload service.

See also

List of applications/Internet#Web content downloaders