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SABnzbd 1.0.2 Released: Installation and Upgrade

SABnzbd is a free and open source newsgrabber that makes Usenet as simple and streamlined as possible by automating almost all tasks. It is a must-have companion for media center enthusiasts for apps such as CouchPotato to download movies and Sick Beard to download TV shows. This post introduces the recently released SABnzbd 1.0.2. The version 1.0.2 is a bugfix release to solve issues present in SABnzbd 1.0.1.

SABnzbd 1.0.2
SABnzbd 1.0.2

What’s New in SABnzbd 1.0.2?

SABnzbd 1.0.2 brings the following changes and improvements:

SABnzbd 1.0.2 (May-06-2016)


  • Fix hangups at 100% when QuickCheck is off and “all-pars” is on
  • Fix handling of “too many connections” for some Usenet servers

See the known issues in SABnzbd 1.0.0.

You can check the official announcement for SABnzbd 1.0.2 release here.

Installation and Configuration Instructions

Ubuntu Installation
Windows Installation
SABnzbd Configuration

Upgrade Instructions

Before upgrading from version 0.7.20 be sure to read this. If you followed our installation guide for Ubuntu, then you can upgrade to SABnzbd 1.0.2 using the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

On Windows, just download the latest .exe from here and install it as you would setup any program on Windows.

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