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Download movies automatically, easily and in the best quality as soon as they are released, via usenet or torrents.

Initial Setup#

Installing CouchPotato is easy. Simply issue the following command from SSH:

sudo box install couchpotato

This command will configure and install CouchPotato for your user.

How to Access#

After CouchPotato has been configured for your user, the application can be accessed from your web browser at https://<>/couchpotato

During installation, the files were placed in your home folder: ~/.couchpotato

Service Management#

The couchpotato service is managed by systemd. The systemd service file uses the multi-user format, but the service is not configured for any user other than the master.

The systemd service for couchpotato resides here:


As the service utilizes the multi-user format, you must specify a username along with the command.

sudo systemctl start couchpotato@<username>