How to install HellaNZB and LottaNZB Ubuntu Jaunty.

Here is a manual to install Hellanzb and LottaNZB.

Hellanzb is a Python application designed for *nix environments that retrieves nzb files and fully processes them. The goal being to make getting files from Usenet (e.g.: Giganews Newsgroups) as hands-free as possible. Once fully installed, all thats required is moving an nzb file to the queue directory. The rest; fetching, par-checking, un-raring, etc. is taken care of by hellanzb.

LottaNZB is a Usenet client that automates the download of files from Usenet with the help of NZB files. It can enqueue NZB files directly from within your file manager and Web browser. It supports Newzbin.com, bandwidth throttling, and multiple Usenet servers. The download queue can be rearranged and NZB files can be added using drag’n’drop. It can be easily configured without having to manually edit configuration files. Supported languages included English, Dutch, Danish, French, and German.

First install Hellanzb, open a Terminal (Applications->Accessories->Terminal) and type:

      sudo apt-get install hellanzb

then install LottaNZB, to add the PPA to the sources your machine can get software from, run the following in the Terminal.

      source /etc/lsb-release
      echo "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/lottanzb/ppa/ubuntu $DISTRIB_CODENAME main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/lottanzb-ppa.list

The packages in the PPA are signed to ensure that you don’t get malicious software. You need to do the following so that your computer knows how to verify the validity of the packages:

      sudo apt-key adv –recv-keys –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 93A5BC72

Now you can update the software sources and install LottaNZB using

      sudo apt-get update

      sudo apt-get install lottanzb

To start LottaNZB goto Applications->Internet->LottaNZB Automated Usenet Client

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