Incorrect or missing information? Installing par2cmdline-turbo
par2cmdline-turbo is a drop-in replacement for the original
par2cmdline and it’s forks (
It greatly improves verification and repair performance by using optimizations on x86 and ARM platforms.
Installation on Ubuntu via PPA
For Ubuntu there is a PPA by the same creator (JCFP) as the SABnzbd PPA that has
Run these commands to install the PPA and
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jcfp/sab-addons sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install par2-turbo
Installation of pre-built binaries
On https://github.com/animetosho/par2cmdline-turbo/releases you can find pre-built binaries for different Linux (plus MacOS and Windows) versions. Download the correct version, unpack, and install.
Example of unpacking and putting into
/usr/local/bin/ on Linux x86_64:
xz -dv par2cmdline-turbo-v1.1.0-linux-amd64.xz chmod +x par2cmdline-turbo-v1.1.0-linux-amd64 which par2 # note the location, and use that: sudo mv /usr/bin/par2 /usr/bin/par2.old sudo cp par2cmdline-turbo-v1.1.0-linux-amd64 /usr/bin/par2 par2 --version # check it says "par2cmdline-turbo"
Installation on other distributions
make (install via your distribution’s package manager)
git clone https://github.com/animetosho/par2cmdline-turbo.git cd par2cmdline-turbo aclocal automake --add-missing autoconf ./configure make make install
NOTE You might need to run the last command as
sudo because it will install the
par2 command in the
NOTE Safest to uninstall your existing
After this, you can delete the
Checking of par2 version
par2 --version you can check the version of par2. After installing par2cmdline-turbo you should see “-turbo” in the output.
$ par2 --version par2cmdline-turbo version 0.9.0