Archive for the ‘Leechr’ Category

Leechr 0.6 released!

May 10, 2013

Leechr 0.6 is out! 🙂

Thanks to all the people that helped test, changes are as follows:

+ Added support. (set NZBNDXCOM_APIKEY in conf)
+ Added support.
+ Added support.
+ Added support.
+ Added support. (Issue 99)
+ Added support. (set USENETCRAWLERCOM_APIKEY in conf)
+ Leechr now remembers broken NZBs/DMCA takedowns and doesn’t try to regrab them
o Added two more .mp4 header types (Issue 100)
o Fixed RAR header \x01 bug in some files
o Fixed broken episode shifting
o Various other fixes and performance tweaks
x Removed NZBMatrix support
x Removed Newsleech support
o helpers.dat changes:
v47 (10 May 2013)
rematch > Added ‘Rev’
alt-names > Added ‘Revolution’
banned-words > Added ‘ita’ (italian releases)

You can grab it here:



Leechr 0.6 beta 8

May 5, 2013

Leechr 0.6 beta 8
Lots of improvements and fixes including lots of new search modules.
Please let me know how you get on with it 🙂

Leechr 0.5.1 released.

June 13, 2012

Hello there!
A few problems have been fixed, check the changelog for details.

As always you can download it from the Leechr project page on Google code.

Leechr released – bugfix

December 14, 2010

Another bug fix!

v0. (with helpers.dat v44) – Released 14 Dec 2010
– Fixed crash when Leechr got could not contact the usenet server.
– helpers.dat changes:
v44 (14 Dec 2010):
daily-shows > Added ‘Conan’

Leechr released.

December 14, 2010

Added SSL support and fixed a few things

v0.4.8.7 (with helpers.dat v43) – Released 13 Dec 2010
– Added support for SSL connection to Usenet (see example.conf for details)
– Fixed bug with missing segments
– Fixed NZBClub module after their site changes.
– Fixed: Usenet connections now close after article retrieval.
– helpers.dat changes:
v43 (13 Dec 2010):
sd-shows > removed ‘Family Guy’ as it is now broadcast in HD as well

Leechr released.

November 1, 2010

Another bug fix, exception catching should work again, sorry about that 😉

Leechr released!

October 31, 2010

Sorry, I introduced a bug while fixing the last one 😉
Everything should work again

Leechr released!

October 30, 2010

Hopefully fixed the errors with NZBMatrix and

Leechr released.

October 28, 2010

A few more updates for you all 🙂

v0.4.8.6 (with helpers.dat v42) – Released 28 Oct 2010
– Leechr now checks content of .avi and .mkv files.
– Dashes will now be removed from show names when searching with NZBMatrix.
– Added support (untested as I do not have an account, can anyone help me out?)
– helpers.dat changes:
v42 (28 Oct 2010):
sd-shows > added ‘The Inbetweeners’

Leechr released!

October 18, 2010

Finally I got around to fixing up the beta, yes it took me ages 🙂
Lots of lovely updates included, enjoy!

v0.4.8.5 (with helpers.dat v41) – Released 18 Oct 2010
– Leechr now checks for valid video files rather than passworded archives.
– Added support for
– Fixed bugs in the rar processing, rewrote it all 😉
– helpers.dat changes:
v41 (18 Oct 2010):
search-helpers > ‘The X Factor (UK)’ > added ‘!xtra’
sd-shows > added ‘The X Factor (UK)’
sd-shows > added ‘Spirited’

v0.4.8.4 (with helpers.dat v40) – Beta release only
– Leechr now checks NZB files for passworded content, no more bad downloads!
– Added LOGDIR variable to config.
– Added format-timeouts (get SD if HD is not available for x days or x attempts and vice versa), see example.conf for details
– Added option to save NZBs into show-name subdirs.
– Added ‘alt.binaries.teevee’ to list of allowed download groups.
– Added FILESIZE_LIMIT option (see example.conf)
– Added option to use scene-names (if available) for nzb filenames.
– Fixed some potential problems with missing files.
– Upgraded to v3.0.8.1
– helpers.dat changes:
v40 (27 Jul 2010):
new section SD_SHOWS, lists shows that are only broadcast in SD so leechr doesn’t bother searching for HD versions of them.
search-helpers > ‘Ashes to Ashes’ > added ‘!sing’
search-helpers > ‘House’ > added ‘!housewives !dollhouse !warehouse’
v39 (18 Mar 2010):
search-helpers > ‘House’ > added ‘!payne’
v38 (15 Feb 2010):
alt-names > ’18 Kids and Counting’ > added ’19 Kids and Counting’
ep-shift > ‘The Little Couple’ > added S02E03-S02E17 > S02E01-S02E15