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Software Author(s):

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Sickbeard Python Usenet

Sick Beard Usenet PVR

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2012.11.04.1 | Updated: 04 Nov 2012



Downloads of v 2012.11.04.1:



Software Author(s):

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Sick Beard Usenet PVR 2012.11.04.1

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To install Sick Beard Usenet PVR, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Sick Beard Usenet PVR, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Sick Beard Usenet PVR, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade sickbeard -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade sickbeard -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure sickbeard installed
    name: sickbeard
    state: present
    version: 2012.11.04.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'sickbeard' do
  action    :install
  version  '2012.11.04.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: sickbeard,
    Version: 2012.11.04.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller sickbeard
   Name     = 'sickbeard'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2012.11.04.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'sickbeard':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2012.11.04.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install sickbeard version="2012.11.04.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was submitted prior to moderation and has not been approved. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.


Sick Beard is a PVR for newsgroup users (with limited torrent support). It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows and when they are posted it downloads them, sorts and renames them, and optionally generates metadata for them. It currently supports, NZBMatrix, NZBs'R'Us, Newzbin, Womble's Index,, TVTorrents and EZRSS and retrieves show information from and

This package performs a number of normally quite painful / tedious tasks
- Installs SABnzbd+ (compiled version)
- Installs Python
- Installs Cheetah with Windows optimizations
- Git clones the SickBeard source to site-packages
- Configures Git within SickBeard to auto-update
- Configures for XBMC metadata
- Configures XMBC notifications - to port 9090 as SABnzbd+ uses 8080
- Configures SickBeard to send NZBs to SABnzbd+ using API key
- Configures the SickBeard post-processing script in SABnzbd+
- Configures SickBeard to run as a Windows service

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Sick Beard Usenet PVR 2012.11.04 428 Sunday, November 4, 2012 Unknown
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