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How to use Sickchill (Sickrage) with your seedbox


Sickchill (Sickrage) app offers a very nice functionality for your shows as It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows and when they are posted it downloads them, sorts and renames them, and optionally generates metadata for them .
That means that you can easily automate the process of extracting the downloaded files, renaming the episode, move it to the appropriate folder and search for subtitles.


1) Install Sickchill (Sickrage) from your client area

2) Hover your mouse on the gears icon at the top right corner and choose General from the dropdown menu.
At the new window, scroll down and at the Show root directories option, click the New button and choose where the files of shows are located.
Click New, and input (or navigate to) ;


Click Save changes button and again, Save changes at the bottom left corner.


NOTE: The path /home/user/files/Plex/TV is being chosen so you can can implement at a future time the same folder for your plex server app too, should you choose to install it.
Also, bear in mind that if the folder doesn't exist, you have to manually create it, either via your Seedbucket app (an excellent guide on how to use the app is here) or through SSH

3) Hover your mouse on the gears icon again, this time choosing Search providers.
You will be automatically redifrected to the first tab Provider Priorities.
From the tracker list, tick to enable the tracker(s) you wish to use. Scroll at the bottom and click Save changes button.
Press F5 or refresh the page. You will now see all the chosen trackers to be up in the list, prioritized. You can drag and drop a certain tracker if you wish to change its priority - don't forget to click Save changes button again.


4) Head to the second tab Provider Options and set your login credentials for each private tracker you chose at the previous step.
Click Save changes button at bottom left corner


5) Once more, head to the gears icon at the top right corner and select Subtitle settings.
Enable the option for searching subtitles and choose the subtitles language of your liking


Don't forget to Save changes at the bottom left corner!

6) Go to the second tab Subtitles Plugin and choose the subtitle services you wish to use, by ticking and prioritizing them, like you did at the trackers list.


Again, don't forget to Save changes at the bottom left corner!

7) If you chose a subtitle service that needs login credentials, you can do that a the third tab of the subtitles section, Plugin Settings.

8) Finally, head to the gears icon and select Post-Processing.
At the first tab (Post-Processing), tick the option for enabling the automatic post processor and set the corresponding path, as in the screenshot. As for the processing method, you can choose Copy method that will copy the downloaded files to the location specified, thus enabling you to keep seeding torrents after they are finished


Scroll down and choose to unpack (process contents) as well as the other settings as shown at the screenshot.


Don't forget to Save changes at the bottom left corner!

Add shows

All previous steps regarding configuration and options are done only once.
Now you are ready to start adding your favourite shows. Hover your mouse on Shows at top right corner and choose Add Shows from the dropdown menu

Input the show's name and, click the Search button and pick a show (click the bullet!) at step #2. The folder will already have been picked by default as it was set at the previous steps.


Scroll down for more options, choose your preferred quality and the status of previous / future episodes. Click Add Show at the bottom left corner
Note: You can save those options as default so you don't have to change them again in the future for other shows


The show will be added and it will automatically start downloading the files when the episode is aired, post-process them (extract/rename/move) and search for subtitles. Rinse and repeat for your following series-to-add!

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Thank you for detailed guide.