[vdr] Is there somewhere a SETUP/INSTALL doc for VDR ?

cedric.dewijs at telfort.nl cedric.dewijs at telfort.nl
Mon Aug 12 12:52:00 CEST 2013

>I'm unable to use VDR since there is NO doc for install/setup, NOWHERE.
>Only things too old to be usefull, stuff like compilation...
>On the homepage itself, on the VDR site itself, there is not a single document!
>I only need a VDR server to broadcast a dvb-T card on my private net, to be read
>by VLC on another PC.
>There is no doc nor user manual nor config cookbook for this, nowhere...
>The question is simple: how to config VDR to make it work after install, since
>RPM install leads to inactive setup ?

Please don't say there's no documentation anywere, just say you can't find it, and ask where it can be found. That way your e-mail sounds less like a complaint, and more like a question. 

I think you need to first setup vdr, so it works with yout DVB-T card, and then add the plugin vdr-plugin-xineliboutput and/or Streamdev.

There is some documentation here, but it's written for arch linux, so it can work different for a different distro:

For encrypted DVB-T, see this document:

If you have any questions that are not answered in the above documents, please let me know, so I can improve on those documents.

Please feel free to copy and modify these documents so they match your distro, and then submit them to the sites you have searched. This can be a great help for the next person seeking the same information.

Best regards,

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