How to install tvheadend
on Arch Linux

tvheadend

tvheadend

Daniel Llewellyn (diddledan)

TV streaming server supporting DVB, ATSC, IPTV, and SAT>IP

Tvheadend is a TV streaming server and digital video recorder supporting DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-C2, DVB-T, DVB-T2, ATSC, IPTV, SAT>IP and other formats. It can also stream and record from HDHomeRun devices. Once installed use your web browser to navigate to http://<IP-Address>:9981/ (You can use 127.0.0.1 for the IP Address if your browser and tvheadend are on the same computer.)

Upstream Project: https://tvheadend.org/ snapcraft.yaml Build Definition: https://github.com/diddlesnaps/tvheadend/blob/master/snap/snapcraft.yaml

Details for tvheadend

License
GPL-3.0+
Last updated
13 September 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install tvheadend

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/snapd.git cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install tvheadend

To install tvheadend, simply use the following command:

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Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

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