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LinuxServer Changes:

Rebase to Alpine 3.19.

sabnzbd Changes:

Release Notes - SABnzbd 4.2.3

This is the third bug-fix release of SABnzbd 4.2.0.

Bug-fixes and changes since 4.2.2:

  • Bug-fixes:

    • Handle new status code for missing articles, which would result in timeouts.
      This specifically affects Giganews and its resellers.
    • Retry of failed job would not use the password provided.
    • Optimize database handling in order to prevent locking errors.
    • macOS: System standby after finishing the queue would not always work.
  • Changes:

    • Remove Send Group option for Servers.

Bug-fixes and changes since 4.2.1:

  • Bug-fixes:

    • RSS readout could result in a crash if Duplicate Detection was enabled.
    • Passwords were not always correctly parsed.
    • Warnings could show even if helpful_warnings was disabled.
    • Duplicate Detection would trigger again on URLs if they were resumed.
    • Windows: Fatal crash could occur if ran as Service or on older Windows versions.
  • Changes:

    • Parsing of filenames from the NZB was extended to allow more exotic formatting.
    • Windows: Installer will automatically shutdown SABnzbd if it is running.

Bug-fixes and changes since 4.2.0:

  • Bug-fixes:

    • New downloads did not appear in the History after the update to 4.2.0.
  • Changes:

    • The external IPv6-address is shown, instead of the internal address.
    • Windows: Network drives as Download Folder are no longer blocked, only warned against.

Key changes since 4.1.0

  • Duplicate detection workflow overhaul:

    • Series Duplicate Detection was replaced by Smart Duplicate Detection
      that can also detect Movie and Daily Show duplicates.
    • Additionally, duplicates will also be detected if they are still in the queue.
    • More information:
  • Interface changes:

    • Added ability to filter the Queue and History by status.
    • RSS-feed that provided the download is shown in History details.
    • macOS/Windows 10 & 11: Added Open Folder button to Job/Queue finished notifications.
      Clicking any type of notification will now open a browser with SABnzbd.
  • Performance and usability improvements:

    • Numerous smaller performance improvements were made.
    • Server IP-address selection was optimized.
    • The Internet Bandwidth test was made more reliable.
    • macOS/Windows: Updated to Python 3.12 and par2cmdline-turbo v1.1.1.
  • Configuration changes:

    • The On queue finish script is now set in Switches.
    • Reduced recursive unpacking to 2 levels, instead of 5.
    • Duplicate detection related Pre-queue script input parameters were removed.
      You will need to update your Pre-queue script.
      More information:
    • Stricter check if Complete Folder is inside Download Folder.
    • Windows: Prevent use of network drive as Download Folder.

Bug fixes since 4.1.0

  • Fixed an issue where the multi-select option in the queue was not working for some users.
  • Prevented a crash that would occur during the saving of configuration settings.
  • Jobs with larger articles could stall the queue for several minutes.
  • Ensured that server warnings are always displayed to users.
  • If weblogging was enabled, output was also written to regular log.
  • Fixed an issue where removing a failed download from the History could break active downloads.

Upgrade notices

  • You can directly upgrade from version 3.0.0 and newer.
  • Upgrading from older versions will require performing a Queue repair.
  • Downgrading from version 4.2.0 or newer to 3.7.2 or older will require
    performing a Queue repair due to changes in the internal data format.

Known problems and solutions


SABnzbd is an open-source cross-platform binary newsreader.
It simplifies the process of downloading from Usenet dramatically, thanks to its web-based
user interface and advanced built-in post-processing options that automatically verify, repair,
extract and clean up posts downloaded from Usenet.

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