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Today is: Friday, December 8 2023, Welcome to the OpenPLi Wiki


Current version: 6.2

• Releasenotes


There is a new section in the Wiki named  Problems and Solutions to hopefully improve the chance you finding a solution to problems you might encounter. As a consequence some content of the  Tips and Tweaks section has moved over to this new section. Also both sections have been alphabetized, we hope this helps and improves the readability of the content. 

OpenPLi - Installation and configuration:

• Supported receivers

Overview of all supported receivers and how to flash a your receiver. 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 to backup is recommended.

• Backup

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.

• Cable settings information

Looking for network ID's, symbolrates 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

• Data sharing

If you want to share your data like a NAS, OpenPLi receiver, PC (desktop, notebook) or any other medium using NFS, CIFS (SMB/Samba), this is were to look.

• External device support

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

• 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.

• 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

• Hidden functions

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


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.

• MountManager

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.

• Plugin browser

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.

• Fallback remote receiver

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 watch TV when there is no access to satellite or cable or expand your tuners.

• Webif

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.

OpenPLi - Information for developers

• Information for developers

OpenPLi - Information for translators

• Information for Translators

OpenPLi - Faits divers

• History

• UP-Download magazine (Dutch language)