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Running SABnzbd on Android

Note: Experimental and advanced

Basic SABnzbd 2.x

It is possible to run SABnzbd on a plain, standard Android.

  1. On your Android device, install the app UserLAnd from
  2. While setting up UserLAnd, choose Ubuntu, and ssh
  3. Start UserLAnd. On the command line, type "sudo apt-get install sabnzbdplus"
  4. Start sabnzbd with "sabnzbdplus"
  5. On your Android, now access SABnzbd via
  6. You can fill out the wizard

The above will give (at the time of this writing) Ubuntu 18.04 with the older version SABnzbd 2.3.2.

Update to SABnzbd 3.x

With some extra work, you can update to the current version of SABnzbd:

On the command line of Ubuntu-on-Android, do this:

sudo apt update -y
sudo apt-get install software-properties-common -y
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jcfp/ppa -y
sudo apt-get install sabnzbdplus -y

You can start SABnzbd with


You can access SABnzbd via

Share downloads to Android

There are shared directories between UserLAnd and Android:

For Internal storage:
UserLAnd: /storage/internal/
Android app "Files" "internal storage": /Android/data/tech.ula/files/storage

For SDcard (if any)
UserLAnd: /storage/sdcard/
Android app "Files" -> "SD Card" -> /Android/data/tech.ula/files/storage

So, in SABnzbd set Complete to /storage/internal/

Remote access to Ubuntu-on-Android

You can access Ubunt-on-Android via SSH like this:

ssh <ip address of Android device> -p 2022