How to copy files from PC to Dreambox

You would be surprised by the amount of people searching for “ftp dreambox” words in the box at the top of this page. Hey, that’s it, just to “finally make you happy”: 1) Download an FTP client (FileZila is recommended) 2) Create a new connection profile using your Dreambox address (192.168.x.x for example), root as username and dreambox as password (some firmware have no default password set for this, so just leave it empty)...

April 24, 2008 · 1 min · Alessio Placitelli

TuxvisionE2: a new Tuxvision based software

If you have an Enigma2 image on your Dreambox then you can try TuxvisionE2, a Tuxvision derived software which allows you to watch and record channels streaming from your Dreambox! Current version is being developed using a Dreambox 600PVR, but other models should work as well. You can find more informations about this project in the related SI forum thread, by following the link below. TuxVisionE2 release thread on SI Forums

January 31, 2008 · 1 min · Alessio Placitelli

Internet TV (even p2p!) streaming to Dreambox

I’ve been flooded by your requests since my “Streaming live camera feed to Dreambox”) article and now, finally, the time has come: you don’t have to wait anymore 🙂 For those who don’t know what I’m talking about… it’s how to watch your favorite p2p internet channel on your dear Dreambox! Yeah, you can now sit on your sofa watching porn movies from the Internet on your 52” plasma 😀...

January 26, 2008 · 2 min · Alessio Placitelli

MTuxvision source code released!

I have received (and still I am receiving!) so many emails and PMs regarding one of my old projects, MTuxvision, that I simply couldn’t ignore them. I started MTuxvision project during 2004, starting from Bernd Scharping’s tuxvision excellent GPL code base (tuxvision development was discontinued because of Mr. Scharping’s tragic death in a car accident in 2003). MTuxvision basically allowed owners of a Dreambox to watch satellite channels on their PC and also to record the incoming streaming....

January 12, 2008 · 2 min · Alessio Placitelli

Streaming live camera feed to Dreambox

A friend of mine, who helps running a very small TV network in my city, asked me if I could help finding a affordable solution to a problem he had. He needed to connect two studios using a ~20Km wireless bridge, in order to make it possible for a studio to stream live video to the other. The receiver was required to have an analog output (example: SCART), so that it could coexist with other equipment....

January 6, 2008 · 6 min · Alessio Placitelli