How to install Tvheadend (open source TV streaming server) on Ubuntu
Tvheadend is open source TV streaming server and digital video recorder for Linux based systems.
- SDTV and HDTV support
- Input sources
- DVB-T, DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2 and ATSC.
- Multicasted IPTV.
- Analog TV
- Output targets
- HTSP (Home TV Streaming Protocol)
- The Built-in Digital Video Recorder
- RTSP server
- Modern web user interface – Entire application loaded into browser
- Easy to administrate and configure – All setup and configuration is done from the built in web user interface.
- Electronic Program Guide
- Easy DVB setup
- Multi-user support
More about Tvheadend see on the official page.
In this guide I’ll try to explain to you how to install Tvheadend (open source TV streaming server) on Ubuntu 14.04 Linux.
First add Tvheadend repository in /etc/apt/sources.list
# nano /etc/apt/sources.list
And add the following line:
deb http://apt.tvheadend.org/stable trusty main
After adding Tvheadend repository to apt sources, we need to update apt manager first:
# apt-get update
# apt-get install tvheadend
On next Screen set Tvheadend admin username and password and hit “OK”.
Next screen, it will let you know how you can access your Tvheadend after installation is successful, by using http://localhost:9981 or http://ip.add.re.ss:9981/ in the web browser
That’s all, Tvheadend successfully installed on your Ubuntu system.
Now, open your web browser and enter Tvheadend address http://ipaddress:9981/
Login with your username and password you specified earlier in the configuration process.
After login to Tvheadend control panel, under Configuration tab, click on DVB Inputs and select your TV adapter.
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Hi Rasho, I would like to know about the next steps for multicast or unicast streaming delivering. Once I have tvheadend up and some capture device working fine, so, how how to create channels addresses and other stuffs like these, to be ready for setup the set top boxes?
Everything was installed fine..but no output in http://localhost:9981/ . “unable to connect” … did i missed something?
Dont use localhost use the ip
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