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Module: dvb
Type Access
First VLC version 0.6.2
Last VLC version -
Operating system(s) Linux
Description DVB input with v4l2 support
Shortcut(s) dvb


  • dvb (Generic name)
    • dvb-s, qpsk, satellite (Satellite)
    • dvb-c, cable (Cable)
    • dvb-t, terrestrial (Terrestrial)


  • dvb-probe <boolean> : Some DVB cards do not like to be probed for their capabilities, you can disable this feature if you experience some trouble. default value: enabled
  • dvb-satellite <string> : Filename of config file in share/dvb/dvb-s. default value: NULL
  • dvb-scanlist <string> : Filename containing initial scan tuning data. default value: NULL
  • dvb-scan-nit <boolean> : Use NIT for scanning services default value: enabled

See also

Source code

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