How To Combine Multiple Usenet Providers

If you’d like more complete access to the files and articles on Usenet, I suggest using multiple Usenet providers from different Usenet backbones.

Using NZBHydra2 To Combine Multiple Usenet Indexes

NZBHydra2 is an open-source program that allows you to combine Usenet indexes. You can search all your indexes from one place and use it as an indexer source for tools like Sonarr. NZBHydra2 requires Java Runtime Environment or OpenJDK. Major features: Searches Anizb, BinSearch, NZBIndex and any newznab compatible indexers Merges all results, filters them by a number of configurable …

Some Usenet Speeds Tests

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I tested some Usenet download speeds running SAbNZBd 2.3.6 (beta) on Elementary OS. My computer is located in on the East Coast of the US. These are the maximum speeds I get with a wired 110 MB/s connection:

Take Your Media Offline (For Control and Convenience)

I suggest downloading all you media and storing it offline. You will then be less reliant WiFi and cell phone data transfers. For example can store all your media pCloud (details here). This privacy-friendly service supports playlists and media playback in general. You can mark media for offline use, and play them back without an internet connection. You can also …