Lidarr is a music collection manager for Usenet and BitTorrent users. It can monitor multiple RSS feeds for new tracks from your favorite artists and will grab, sort and rename them. It can also be configured to automatically upgrade the quality of files already downloaded when a better quality format becomes available.
First you must connect to your slot via ssh. If you need help connecting to the server, please read the help article here.
Installing Lidarr is easy. Simply issue the following command:
This command will configure lidarr for your user.
Once setup, lidarr will be available at the link
Like all box configured applications, you can manage Lidarr via SSH with box with start, stop, restart, enable and disable commands.
Out of the box, Lidarr comes with very little configuration. Following are some basic tasks to help get your client up and running:
- At the left, click
- Search for an arist and then click on them.
Root Folder, click
Add new path.
- Type or click on the directory to use. Click
Add <Artist Name>
To add a download client, go to
Settings > Download Client. Make sure
Advanced Settings are shown and click
Name: rTorrentrTorrent host: 127.0.0.1Port: 443URL Path: /rutorrent/plugins/httprpc/action.phpUse SSL: ONUsername: <your username>Password: <your password>Add label to torrent: TV (or anything else you desire)Optional - Downloaded files location: <custom directory>
Name: DelugeHost: 127.0.0.1Post: <deluge web port>Deluge Password: <your password>Add label to torrent: TV (or anything else you desire)* label plugin must be enabled in Deluge if you add a labelSSL: OFF
NZBget host: 127.0.0.1port: 443URL Base: nzbgetConnect using HTTPS: ONnzbget username: <your username>nzbget Password: <your password>Add label to torrent: Series (or anything else you desire)* label must exist under Categories in nzbGet
Name: qBittorrentHost: <subnet IP>Post: <qbittorrent web port>Username: <your username>Password: <your password>Category: TV (or anything else you desire)SSL: OFF
Lidarr only supports a few trackers out of the box, but the indexers can be expanded by using the application Jackett. To add an indexer with Jackett, use the following steps.
By default, when receivng the torznab feed from Jackett, it will need to be modified to be connected with the application. The default link looks like:
We need to edit this link to remove https and add the port number. Thus, if your port number was
12345, your editted URL would look like this:
- Go to
Settings > Indexersand click
+to add a new indexer.
- Use the settings:
Test. If all is good, click
You may wish to further alter your setup by setting quality profiles or setting up post-processing so that media is automatically transferred to your Lidarr library when your torrents are completed. If you need further help, you can refer to the Lidarr Wiki.