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Dvblink for XBMC (PVR): info and links

PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:22 pm
by zeroniak
The DVBLink PVR addon is now a part of the officiel XBMC nightly installer!

To help me develop the addon even further please consider donating thru : Paypal

DVBLink Connect! Server v 4.5+ (Installed and functional, please test that you can stream tv )

Those wanting to use the pre-built versions of XBMC DVBLink PVR addon with XBMC 12.x (Frodo) can use the following binaries and do manual install (install from a zip file option of XBMC):
- Windows version: ...
- Linux x86-64 version: ...
- Linux x86 version: ...
- Raspberry Pi version: ...
- Version for XBMC built into QNAP x86 NAS: ...

How to use the add-on

Installation guide (Since addon is now a part of the installer go directly to step 6) :

If you want to build it your self from code. Download the code from github : or if you want the lastest version.

Please report any bugs in the other xbmc pvr threads or even better do it through the issue list on github

Version 1.9.0
- Addon added to the officiel XBMC PVR repository

Version 1.7.0
- Fixed: Recordings on DVBLINK 4.5.3
- Fixed: Closing socket file handles
- Added: Support for Android
- Changed: No longer show errors on failed to receive recordings / timers list.

Version 1.6.2
- Fixed: Authentication issue on unix / linux based platforms
- Added: Refresh Timers and Recordings list every 3 min.
- Changed: Timeshift buffer path now refers to a folder path
- Delete timeshift buffer when nolonger needed
- Slightly improved epg genre handling

Version 1.6.1
- Timeshift support (HTTP only), Not enabled by default
- Option to disable information notifications
- Code clean up to be more compliant with xbmc coding standards

Known bugs / limitations
- No manual timers (bug in xbmc, not the addon)
- Not possible to add series timers (not possible with xbmc, at least not yet)
- Only timeshift support for http
- Slow timeshift(Don't enable it unless you really need it, and can live with slow channel changes)

Upcoming features / bugfixes
- Improvements to timeshift buffering

- Comming soon :)