How to add live TV stream to XBMC?
There are couple of options to add the live TV stream to your XBMC. The easiest way with OpenELEC is to add tvheadend as a source. The more advanced way is to install a custom XBMC PVR distribution such as OpenElec PVR, which has built-in PVR features. First go to Videos menu and select “Add Source”.
How to use live TV with OpenELEC XBMC?
When using e.g. Confluence skin, go to System > Live TV > General > Enabled to make the live TV shortcut visible in the main menu. That’s it! Enjoy your live TV with OpenELEC XBMC by selecting the Live TV from the main menu.
Does XBMC work with CNTV?
If you don’t have Dish Network or a dedicated set-top box for watching Chinese programming, using XBMC with CNTV can be a handy solution. CNTV (China Network Television) is provided by China’s official broadcasting company CCTV, and I’m sure there are other add-ons for different languages.
Can I Turn my XBMC box into a personal video recorder?
Building a media center is a killer way to watch or stream your favorite movies and TV shows, but if you miss being able to watch live TV—and record it so you can watch it later—you can turn your XBMC box into a personal video recorder (PVR) with just a bit of work. Here’s what you need to do.
How to watch live TV on Raspbmc?
Favourite Path: Live Channels If you are using OpenElec PVR version or Raspbmc, go to System > Add-ons > Installed Add-ons > PVR clients > Tvheadend HTSP Client to install the tvheadend fronted client. When using e.g. Confluence skin, go to System > Live TV > General > Enabled to make the live TV shortcut visible in the main menu.
How do I install the TVHeadend add-on in XBMC?
If you are using OpenELEC, just install the hts-tvheadend client from the system menu in XBMC ( System – Add-ons – Get Add-ons – OpenELEC.tv Mediacenter OS Add-ons – Services – hts-tvheadend ). You’ll need to reboot the system to start the tvheadend add-on.