How to install tvheadend
on Ubuntu

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 Ubuntu 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

If you’re running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) or later, including Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) and Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo), you don’t need to do anything. Snap is already installed and ready to go.

For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.

Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:

sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd

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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Get the snap store

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

Learn more about snaps

Interested to find out more about snaps? Want to publish your own application? Visit snapcraft.io now.