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gnutv(1) General Commands Manual gnutv(1)


gnutv - a digital tv utility.


gnutv [options]<channelname>


This manual page documents briefly the gnutv commands.

gnutv is a digital tv utility.


adapter to use (default 0)
frontend to use (default 0)
demux to use (default 0)
ca slot number to use (default 0)
channels.conf file
Optional sec.conf file
ID of the SEC configuration to use, one of: * UNIVERSAL (default) - Europe, 10800 to 11800 MHz and 11600 to 12700 Mhz, Dual LO, loband 9750, hiband 10600 MHz * DBS - Expressvu, North America, 12200 to 12700 MHz, Single LO, 11250 MHz * STANDARD - 10945 to 11450 Mhz, Single LO, 10000 Mhz * ENHANCED - Astra, 10700 to 11700 MHz, Single LO, 9750 MHz * C-BAND - Big Dish, 3700 to 4200 MHz, Single LO, 5150 Mhz * C-MULTI - Big Dish - Multipoint LNBf, 3700 to 4200 MHz, Dual LO, H:5150MHz, V:5750MHz * One of the sec definitions from the secfile if supplied
Output to hardware decoder (default)
Output to hardware decoder using audio bypass -out dvr Output stream to dvr device -out null Do not output anything -out stdout Output to stdout -out file <filename> Output stream to file -out udp <address> <port> Output stream to address:port using udp -out udpif <address> <port> <interface> Output stream to address:port using udp forcing the specified interface -out rtp <address> <port> Output stream to address:port using udp-rtp -out rtpif <address> <port> <interface> Output stream to address:port using udp-rtp forcing the specified interface
Number of seconds to output channel for (0=>exit immediately after successful tuning, default is to output forever)
Show the CAM menu
Do not attempt to move CA descriptors from stream to programme level -h print this help text

This manual page was written by Uwe Bugla <>.

February 14, 2010