This howto is for ClearOS 5.x. The methodologies contained herein will not work with ClearOS 6 or later.

Tvheadend is a TV streaming server for Linux supporting DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-T, ATSC, IPTV, and Analog video (V4L) as input sources.




To install the Tvheadend system, run:

yum --enablerepo=base-extras install hts-tvheadend


To start the Tvheadend system, run:

service tvheadend start

To have the system start on boot, run:

chkconfig tvheadend on

At this point, you should be able to login to the Tvheadend web-based administration tool. In your favorite web browser, type in the IP address or hostname of your ClearOS server with port 9981, for example:

By default, the system does not have password protection configured. The first thing you should do is create an administrator account! You can do this by going to <navigation>Configuration|Access Control</navigation> in the menu system.


content/en_us/kb_howtos_tvheadend.txt · Last modified: 2015/09/17 20:10 (external edit)