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[[Releasenotes | <span style="color:steelblue">'''• Releasenotes'''</span>]]
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[[Releases | <span style="color:steelblue">'''• Release notes'''</span>]]
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=='''OpenPLi - Installation and configuration:'''==
 
=='''OpenPLi - Installation and configuration:'''==
  
===[[Supported_Receivers | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Supported Receivers'''</span>]]===
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===[http://openpli.org/download <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Supported receivers'''</span>]===
Overview of all supported receivers. Also there is a comparison table were many receivers are listed and are compared right down to component level, so you can make an easier choice if you want to buy one. Also there is a special table that gives the power consumption of many receivers.
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Overview of all supported receivers. Don't be alarmed with the many  <span style="color:Red;font-size: 100%">"No manufacturer support!"  <span style="color:black;font-size: 100%"> notices. Many of these brands like the Xtrend are not supported by the Vendor for many years, yet lots of people are using them happily with OpenPLi for the same as many years as the support has stopped. So don't be alarmed.
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===[[How_to_Flash_your_receiver | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• How to flash your receiver'''</span>]]===
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Here is for many brands and types explained how to flash them. Also there is a comparison table were many receivers are listed and are compared right down to component level, so you can make an easier choice if you want to buy one. Also there is a special table that gives the power consumption of many receivers.
  
 
===[[Installation | <span style="color:SteelBlue">''' • OpenPLi installation'''</span>]]===
 
===[[Installation | <span style="color:SteelBlue">''' • OpenPLi installation'''</span>]]===
Here will be explained how to install OpenPLi on your receiver, various methods are explained and below are the various links that you might need. The link to the what, how and why to backup is recommended.
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Here will be explained how to install OpenPLi on your receiver, various methods are explained and below are the various links that you might need. The link to the what, how and why a backup is recommended.
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===[[Installation | <span style="color:SteelBlue">''' • OpenPLi configuration'''</span>]]===
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Here is explained how you can configure OpenPLi
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====[[Backup | <span style="color:green">'''•  .  • Backup'''</span>]]====
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:: As they say; "No backup – no pity", so before you update, upgrade or change anything it is good to have a backup. Here the plugins "Autobackup" (by default installed), the "BackupSuite" (has to be installed) and some models which have an internal backup function are explained.
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====[[Cable | <span style="color:green">'''•  .  • Cable settings information'''</span>]]====
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::Looking for network ID's, symbol rates and frequency's to scan your cable channels..? Here you can find the information of our cable provider.
  
====[[Backup | <span style="color:SteelBlue"> '''• Backup'''</span>]]====
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====[[Channel_Settings | <span style="color:green">'''• .  •  Channel settings for satellite receivers'''</span>]]====
Before you update, upgrade or change anything it is good to have a backup. Here the plugins "Autobackup" (by default installed) and the "BackupSuite" (has to be installed) are explained.
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::Channel settings file for various satellites.
  
====[[Cable | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Cable settings information'''</span>]]====
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====[[Data_sharing| <span style="color:green">'''• .  •  Data sharing (using Mountmanager)'''</span>]]====
Looking for network ID's, symbolrates and frequency's to scan your cable channels..? Here you can find the information of our cable provider.
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::If you want to share your data like a NAS, your OpenPLi receiver, PC (desktop, notebook) or any other medium using NFS, CIFS (SMB/Samba), this is were to look.
  
====[[Channel_Settings | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Channel Settings for satellite receivers'''</span>]]====
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::So here the mountmanager in OpenPLi is explained. It is used to mount (create) accessible external drives, like with a NAS or (the harddisk of) other receivers. Mounting means associating a storage device to a particular location in the directory tree.
Channel settings file for various satellites.
 
  
====[[External_Device_support | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• External device support'''</span>]]====
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====[[External_Device_support | <span style="color:green">'''• .  •  External device support'''</span>]]====
Here you will find a list of known external devices that are known to work with OpenPLi.
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::Here you will find a list of known external devices that are known to work with OpenPLi.
  
====[[Softcam | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Softcam Wiki'''</span>]]====
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====[[Multiboot | <span style="color:green">'''• .  •  Multiboot'''</span>]]====
When you want to look at encrypted channels and not only Free to Air (FTA) you can use a softcam. In this section is explained how to install and use a few.
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::OpenPLi supports Multiboot, here the basics concerning it.
  
====[[Tips_and_Tweaks | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Tips and Tweaks'''</span>]]====
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====[[Softcam | <span style="color:green">'''•  .  •  Softcam Wiki'''</span>]]====
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::When you want to look at encrypted channels and not only Free to Air (FTA) you can use a softcam. In this section is explained how to install and use a few.
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===[[Updating | <span style="color:SteelBlue">''' • Update OpenPLi'''</span>]]===
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Follow this link and read the how and what on updating OpenPLi
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===[[Upgrading | <span style="color:SteelBlue">''' • Upgrade OpenPLi'''</span>]]===
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Follow this link and read the how and what on upgrading OpenPLi
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===[[Tips_and_Tweaks | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Tips and Tweaks'''</span>]]===
 
Many useful tips on various stuff on working with OpenPLi, Putty, SSD useful or not, debugging, how to crashlog, etc. etc.
 
Many useful tips on various stuff on working with OpenPLi, Putty, SSD useful or not, debugging, how to crashlog, etc. etc.
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===[[Problems and Solutions | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Problems and Solutions'''</span>]]===
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This section deals with all kind of problems and possible solutions. If you run into a problem using OpenPLi you can take a peak here to find a solution.
  
 
=='''OpenPLi - Functions and default plugins'''==
 
=='''OpenPLi - Functions and default plugins'''==
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===[[EPG | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• EPG'''</span>]]===
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Everything you need to know about the EPG and it's settings.
  
 
===[[Hidden_functions | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Hidden functions'''</span>]]===
 
===[[Hidden_functions | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Hidden functions'''</span>]]===
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With this function Hotkeys can be (un)selected to make things easier.
 
With this function Hotkeys can be (un)selected to make things easier.
  
===[[MountManager | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• MountManager'''</span>]]===
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===[[GStreamer | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Media playing'''</span>]]===
Here the mountmanager is explained. It is used to mount (make) accessible external drives, like with a NAS or (the harddisk of) other receivers. Mounting means associating a storage device to a particular location in the directory tree.
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Although a SetTopBox (STB) isn't a media player most media files can be played. These files can be played using Gstreamer. Gstreamer isn't something you have to select or install, the only thing you have to do is go to the file you want to be played and press '''OK''' or use the '''Play'''' button on your remote control and the file will start playing. To access your media files use the remote control, as most remote controls have a button like '''PVR, Playlist, Recording list, Media''' or something that points to playing recorded files. These names are chosen, as it is a STB (SetTopBOX) and thus meant to play recordings and not all kind of media files. If you want to read more about [[GStreamer | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''Gstreamer'''</span>]] follow the link. If for some reason the media file is not playing please read here: [[Problems_and_Solutions#Movies_or_media_files_not_playing | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''media files not playing'''</span>]].
  
 
===[[Plugin_Wiki | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Plugin browser'''</span>]]===
 
===[[Plugin_Wiki | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Plugin browser'''</span>]]===
If want to extend the functions of OpenPLi you can install plugins from the feed. Remember these plugins are not maintained by OpenPLi, so always backup before installing.
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If want to extend the functions of OpenPLi you can install plugins from the feed (=the ''technical'' name where the plugins are stored). Remember these plugins are not maintained by OpenPLi, so always backup before installing.
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====[[Plugins | <span style="color:green">'''•  .  •  Plugins'''</span>]]====
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::In the OpenPLi feed are many plugins. Here is explained, like what these plugins can do and how some of these plugins work, Refresh Bouqet, Autotimer, etc.
  
===[[Remote_Fallback_Tuner | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Remote Fallback Tuner'''</span>]]===
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===[[Fallback_remote_receiver | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Fallback remote receiver'''</span>]]===
This function gives you the option to use the tuners from another OpenPLi receiver, when they are wired or wireless (WiFi) connected. This way you can look TV when there is no access to satellite or cable or expand your tuners.
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This function gives you the option to use the tuners from another OpenPLi receiver, whether they are wired or wireless (WiFi) connected. This way you can watch TV when there is no access to satellite or cable or expand your number of tuners.
  
 
===[[Webif | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Webif'''</span>]]===
 
===[[Webif | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Webif'''</span>]]===
Information about the Webif (webinterface) and how to access and configure it.
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Webif makes it possible to access your receiver from any “node” (PC, tablet, phone, etc.) as long as they have a network connection, wired or wireless (WiFi or UTP). Here there is Information about the Webif (webinterface) and how to access and configure it.
 
 
===[[Reset your Password | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Reset lost password'''</span>]]===
 
Information how to reset your password in case you forgot it.
 
  
 
=='''OpenPLi - Information for advanced users'''==
 
=='''OpenPLi - Information for advanced users'''==
 
===[[Knowledge_base | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Knowledge base'''</span>]]===
 
===[[Knowledge_base | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Knowledge base'''</span>]]===
Many useful information on various subjects.
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Many useful information on various subjects, to name but a few; GStreamer, HbbTV, Overscan, Satfinders, TV-headend, Unicable and VPN
  
 
=='''OpenPLi - Information for developers'''==
 
=='''OpenPLi - Information for developers'''==
===[[Information_for_Developers | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Information for Developers'''</span>]]===
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===[[Information_for_Developers | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Information for developers'''</span>]]===
===[[Create_Bootlogo | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• How to create a Bootlogo''' </span>]]===
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Info for developers and some basic Git commands.
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===[[Create_Bootlogo | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• How to create a bootlogo''' </span>]]===
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=='''OpenPLi - Information for translators'''==
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===[[Information_for_translators | <span style="color:SteelBlue">'''• Information for translators'''</span>]]===
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OpenPLi is always looking for help to have it translated properly in many languages. Here there is information, FAQ etc. to help you along the way.
  
 
=='''OpenPLi - Faits divers'''==
 
=='''OpenPLi - Faits divers'''==

Latest revision as of 13:18, 22 May 2022

Monday, 27 June 2022

34.239.147.7, Welcome to the OpenPLi Wiki

Centre

Current version: 8.2

• Release notes



OpenPLi - Installation and configuration:

• Supported receivers

Overview of all supported receivers. Don't be alarmed with the many "No manufacturer support!" notices. Many of these brands like the Xtrend are not supported by the Vendor for many years, yet lots of people are using them happily with OpenPLi for the same as many years as the support has stopped. So don't be alarmed.

• How to flash your receiver

Here is for many brands and types explained how to flash them. Also there is a comparison table were many receivers are listed and are compared right down to component level, so you can make an easier choice if you want to buy one. Also there is a special table that gives the power consumption of many receivers.

• OpenPLi installation

Here will be explained how to install OpenPLi on your receiver, various methods are explained and below are the various links that you might need. The link to the what, how and why a backup is recommended.

• OpenPLi configuration

Here is explained how you can configure OpenPLi

• . • Backup

As they say; "No backup – no pity", so before you update, upgrade or change anything it is good to have a backup. Here the plugins "Autobackup" (by default installed), the "BackupSuite" (has to be installed) and some models which have an internal backup function are explained.

• . • Cable settings information

Looking for network ID's, symbol rates and frequency's to scan your cable channels..? Here you can find the information of our cable provider.

• . • Channel settings for satellite receivers

Channel settings file for various satellites.

• . • Data sharing (using Mountmanager)

If you want to share your data like a NAS, your OpenPLi receiver, PC (desktop, notebook) or any other medium using NFS, CIFS (SMB/Samba), this is were to look.
So here the mountmanager in OpenPLi is explained. It is used to mount (create) accessible external drives, like with a NAS or (the harddisk of) other receivers. Mounting means associating a storage device to a particular location in the directory tree.

• . • External device support

Here you will find a list of known external devices that are known to work with OpenPLi.

• . • Multiboot

OpenPLi supports Multiboot, here the basics concerning it.

• . • Softcam Wiki

When you want to look at encrypted channels and not only Free to Air (FTA) you can use a softcam. In this section is explained how to install and use a few.

• Update OpenPLi

Follow this link and read the how and what on updating OpenPLi

• Upgrade OpenPLi

Follow this link and read the how and what on upgrading OpenPLi

• Tips and Tweaks

Many useful tips on various stuff on working with OpenPLi, Putty, SSD useful or not, debugging, how to crashlog, etc. etc.

• Problems and Solutions

This section deals with all kind of problems and possible solutions. If you run into a problem using OpenPLi you can take a peak here to find a solution.

OpenPLi - Functions and default plugins

• EPG

Everything you need to know about the EPG and it's settings.

• Hidden functions

Some functions are not easy to find, but can be very helpful, here there are a few.

• HDMI-CEC

This feature can make your devices work better together, so like using one remote to control TV and receiver. Note it is turned off by default

• Hotkey

With this function Hotkeys can be (un)selected to make things easier.

• Media playing

Although a SetTopBox (STB) isn't a media player most media files can be played. These files can be played using Gstreamer. Gstreamer isn't something you have to select or install, the only thing you have to do is go to the file you want to be played and press OK or use the Play' button on your remote control and the file will start playing. To access your media files use the remote control, as most remote controls have a button like PVR, Playlist, Recording list, Media or something that points to playing recorded files. These names are chosen, as it is a STB (SetTopBOX) and thus meant to play recordings and not all kind of media files. If you want to read more about Gstreamer follow the link. If for some reason the media file is not playing please read here: media files not playing.

• Plugin browser

If want to extend the functions of OpenPLi you can install plugins from the feed (=the technical name where the plugins are stored). Remember these plugins are not maintained by OpenPLi, so always backup before installing.

• . • Plugins

In the OpenPLi feed are many plugins. Here is explained, like what these plugins can do and how some of these plugins work, Refresh Bouqet, Autotimer, etc.

• Fallback remote receiver

This function gives you the option to use the tuners from another OpenPLi receiver, whether they are wired or wireless (WiFi) connected. This way you can watch TV when there is no access to satellite or cable or expand your number of tuners.

• Webif

Webif makes it possible to access your receiver from any “node” (PC, tablet, phone, etc.) as long as they have a network connection, wired or wireless (WiFi or UTP). Here there is Information about the Webif (webinterface) and how to access and configure it.

OpenPLi - Information for advanced users

• Knowledge base

Many useful information on various subjects, to name but a few; GStreamer, HbbTV, Overscan, Satfinders, TV-headend, Unicable and VPN

OpenPLi - Information for developers

• Information for developers

Info for developers and some basic Git commands.

OpenPLi - Information for translators

• Information for translators

OpenPLi is always looking for help to have it translated properly in many languages. Here there is information, FAQ etc. to help you along the way.

OpenPLi - Faits divers

• History

• UP-Download magazine (Dutch language)

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