Install latest/stable of vdr-server

Ubuntu 16.04 or later?

Make sure snap support is enabled in your Desktop store.

Install using the command line

sudo snap install vdr-server

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the Video Disk Recorder

This vdr-server snap ships with vdr and the vnsiserver plugin enabled by default. Optionally the streamdev (server), epgsearch, epgfixer, live and dvbapi plugins can be enabled and disabled at runtime using

 snap set vdr-server pluginname=true

All configuration files are stored in /var/snap/vdr-server/current/lib/

To allow vdr to work seameless please connect the dvb, hardware-observe, network-control and process-control interfaces of this snap.

If you need additional plugins included in the snap, please file an issue at https://github.com/ogra1/vdr-server/issues

Details for vdr-server

  • GPL-2.0-only

Last updated
  • 3 February 2022 - latest/stable
  • 8 April 2024 - latest/edge



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