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== Installation ==
== Installation ==
[http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15263 Pytvshows] is in AUR
Pytvshows is in AUR install it with yaourt or aurbuild:
#aurbuild -S pytvshows
  yaourt -S pytvshows
== Configuration ==
== Configuration ==

Revision as of 16:35, 6 April 2009


Pytvshows is a python script for downloading .torrent files from trvrss.net or eztv.it. The configuration is very easy and pytvshows remembers the series you already watched.


Pytvshows is in AUR


Create a file named .pytvshows.cfg in your home directory:

#nano .pytvshows.cfg  

In this file you are going to fill in your series in this syntax for example south park:

 episode = x
 season = y
 episode = 5
 season = 5

note that x and y are variables, you can fill in the season and episode number you already have watched like x = 14 & y = 12 also note that + means a whitespace, you must always add this symbol for a whitespace if you don't do that the script will not work.

Running pytvshows

Now you can start running pytvshows by default the output directory is your ~/ you can change that:

#pytvshows --output_dir/home/<user>/torrents/

For more options run:

#pytvshows --help

Let your bittorent client watch the directory where you download your torrents so they are automatically added.

If you want to run pytvshows in the background, first make a bash script:

# #!/bin/bash
  echo -n “tvshows.sh - “; date # log current date & time 
  pytvshows  --output_dir=/home/<user>/torrents/ --verbose >> ~/scripts/pytvshows.log

As you can see, log the output of pytvshows

Then add this script to cron:

#crontab -e (as normal user, using pytvshows as root is not recommended)
#30 * * * * /home/<user>/scripts/tvshows.sh 

Please use a other time otherwise it will get to many hits at the same time.