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>