episoder is a tool to tell you about new episodes of your favourite TV shows. It does so by parsing online TV episode guides.
There is also a web-based version of episoder, called webisoder.
In order to use episoder, you will need python installed on your system. In addition to the default distribution, the
tvdb_api modules are required.
You can install episoder through pypi (using
pip) or by
downloading the tarball from here and running
The configuration file at
~/.episoder contains your default settings for episoder. After installing episoder
man episoder will help you with the configuration.
To use episoder you will typically:
- Create a cron job to have your database rebuilt once a day using
/etc/profileif you want to see your upcoming shows every time you start a shell. Consult your shell's documentation to find out which file you want to use.