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Install Mylar on Ubuntu Server – Easy AtoMiC Method

The following tutoriall will help you install Mylar comics downloader on your Ubuntu server. If you follow these instructions, you will be able to get Mylar working in a very short time on your Ubuntu server 16.04. This is done with the help of AtoMiC ToolKit. With Mylar you will be able to download comic books, in a similar way to how Headphones music downloader for Ubuntu Server is used for music. With Mylar Ubuntu installation you will be able to download comics via your favorite torrent clients or NZB newsgrabbers. [Read: Install SickRage on Ubuntu Server – Easy AtoMiC Method]

Before You Begin

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Install Mylar on Ubuntu Server with AtoMiC ToolKit

With AtoMiC ToolKit you will be able to install Mylar automatically. This ToolKit allows inexperienced users to get Mylar on their Ubuntu server. Also the AtoMiC ToolKit can help experienced users to get an easier method of installation for Mylar, without having to type lots of command line instructions. Install Mylar on Ubuntu with AtoMiC ToolKit, or you can also try to install Mylar on Debian. It has not been confirmed if the latest option is possible to do with AtoMiC ToolKit, though.

With the AtoMiC ToolKit you can also install SickBeard on Ubuntu and even Sonarr, among other applications. If you want to take a look at other guides we have written about using AtoMiC ToolKit to install software, read our guide to install SickRage on Ubuntu – AtoMiC and our guide to get SickGear on Ubuntu – AtoMiC. For the time being, we will learn how to install Mylar on Ubuntu server with this tutorial. [Read: Install CouchPotato on Ubuntu Server – Easy AtoMiC Method]

1. Download and Run AtoMiC ToolKit

To install Mylar on Ubuntu server with the AtoMiC ToolKit, you first have to download and install the tool on your system. After you install AtoMiC ToolKit, you can use it to get more apps on your system via its new GUI. These commands have to be executed one at a time.

sudo apt-get -y install git-core
git clone https://github.com/htpcBeginner/AtoMiC-ToolKit ~/AtoMiC-ToolKit
cd ~/AtoMiC-ToolKit
sudo bash setup.sh

With these commands, you install git-core as superuser. After that, the git-clone command downloads the latest version of AtoMiC ToolKit. Then all the script needs to do is move to the AtoMiC ToolKit folder and run setup.sh. This is done in the last two lines of the script.

2. Agree to Disclaimers and Username

The performance of this script cannot be guaranteed in all environments. This said, the script has worked without problem for many users. It’s necessary for you to read the disclaimer and accept it in order to use AtoMiC ToolKit.

Install Mylar on Ubuntu AtoMiC
Agree to the disclaimer and set your username to start installation of AtoMiC ToolKit.

After that, provide an username for you to run the Mylar install. In the picture the username selected is alejandro, which was the username set on the machine. However, you should typically choose your system login name to avoid conflicts. Press enter to continue with the Mylar installation on Ubuntu.

3. Mylar Installation on Ubuntu

From AtoMiC ToolKit main menu, select Mylar. This is done with the arrow keys. After you have selected the appropriate option, press Enter.

Install Mylar on Debian select
Select Mylar from the GUI menu offered by AtoMiC ToolKit and press Enter.

Next, select Install Mylar and press Enter to install Mylar on Ubuntu.

Mylar installation on Ubuntu start
Select “Install Mylar” to start the installation process.

Make sure the correct script is selected. You should see AtoMiC Mylar Installer Script in green letters. Press Enter to confirm your selection.

Mylar install Ubuntu verify
Verify the correct script is selected and press Enter.

Wait until the process has been completed and then check if there have been no obvious errors during the installation.

Setup Mylar Ubuntu Server output
Check the script output and check for any obvious errors, then press Enter.

You have successfully completed the process to install Mylar on Ubuntu. Now you can check a few things with the help of AtoMiC ToolKit.

4. Access Mylar

You can access Mylar locally from the URL http://localhost:8090 with any web browser. If you want to know how to access Mylar from any system, AtoMiC ToolKit can help you. It does not matter if it’s a local or remote system. Select Access Details from the Mylar submenu in the AtoMiC ToolKit GUI.

Mylar downloader setup Ubuntu details
With the “Access Details” option you can check the access URLs for Mylar downloader, depending on your particular setup.

The script will run and then show you the URLs you can use according to your setup on its output. Use one of these suggested URLs depending on your needs in order to access Mylar installation on Ubuntu.

Mylar ubuntu download access details check
Check the displayed URLs and select the one that fits your needs.

If you want to connect to Mylar remotely from outside of your Local network, and if your system is behind a router or gateway, you will need to configure your ports. Use our guide to setup port forwarding on router and you will also be able to manage Mylar through your smartphone or tablet. [Read: 5 Must have Android apps for HTPC or Home Server control]

Mylar Web UI success
If you can see the Mylar Web UI, your installation has been successful.

5. What to do after you install Mylar on Ubuntu?

Check if the installation was successful. If it was, you should be able to access Mylar from your web browser. You will be greeted by an empty downloads list. This is OK because you have not downloaded any comics yet. As you use Mylar, you will see new downloads here. Install new software on your Ubuntu server easily with the help of AtoMiC ToolKit!

About the author

Alejandro

Alejandro is an electrical engineer, working as a software developer and part-time writer. He has a passion for technology, languages and games, and has been around the web since 2004.

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