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SABnzbd requires Python 2.7.
Python 3.x is not supported. Check python version with
Must-have Python modulesPython comes included with a Python Packages Manager (
pip) on many platforms. You can install the required Python modules by simply running the following commands after installing Python:
pip install cheetah3 pip install cryptography pip install sabyenc
sabyenc installation fails, you can read more here.
To enable multi-language support (and fix mistakes in English texts) you will need to run this command once before starting SABnzbd for the first time and after each major update:
We recommend release 5.5 or higher from the RarLab site or your package manager:
unzip command that supports passwords (via
-P option) will function. Can usually be installed via package managers, alternatively InfoZip's unzip program can be optained here.
7zip can be obtained via package managers, the command that SABnzbd looks for is
7z. The package is called
p7zip-full or can be obtained from the offical website.