RPI2 tvheadend server

Useful references:

  • http://techinfoguy.com/tvheadend-4-x-on-raspberry-pi/
  • http://techinfoguy.com/setting-up-tvheadend-on-raspberry-pi2/#comment-3


  • Setting up a fresh image (raspbian-jessie)
  • Install tvheadend
  • Configure tvheadend


  • win32DiskImager->write image (2016-05-27-raspbian-jessie.img)
  • sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list, add: deb http://apt.tvheadend.org/unstable/ jessie main
  • sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list, add: deb https://dl.bintray.com/tvheadend/deb/ jessie release
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install tvheadend
  • you will be prompted for username/passwd (admin tvheadend user)
  • config via http://rpi_address:9981
  • add network (i.e.DVB-C) and assign to adapter
  • edit network and select predefined muxes, force scan
  • recommended: configuration->user: add new user “*” to have streaming-access without password
  • after scanning visit IP:9981/playlist to save playlist