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CAN VU+Duo (NOT 2) handle IPTV?

Discussion in 'Vu+ DUO Support' started by atiq1, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. atiq1

    atiq1 Member

    Please forgive me if this question have been asked before but just wondered if I can possibly use it for IPTV. Recently loaded the latest version of openvix 5.0.025. Any Idea Guys?
  2. bees

    bees VIP Member

    Yes it can.

    On E2 boxes I use the Xtream plugin.

    Just add the plugin to your box, ftp just like adding a line.

    Add the config file the same way.

    There are other options but this method is pretty straight forward.
  3. atiq1

    atiq1 Member

    Hi Bees! Had been away from Sat scene for a while so please ignore my lack of knowledge. But what is E2 box, is it another name for VU ?. Mine is VU+ Duo which was given to me by a friend recently. Is there any "how to" guide to help poeople like me who are trying to update their Knowledge.
  4. bees

    bees VIP Member

    An E2 box is an Enigma 2 box, there are many makes of boxes like VU, miraclebox, gigablue for example.

    Basically they can all run the same image, in your case Vix, regardless of who made the box.
    So they all look the same from a menu point of view.

    There aren't many guides about as you can do it so many different ways with lots of different devices.

    If I was in your position I would look at maybe loading something like the Xsream plugin to your box
    then loading the config file that goes with it.

    They ftp to the box in a very similar way to adding a line to your box.
  5. atiq1

    atiq1 Member

    Thanks Bees! How could I not decipher "E2". Of course, I am awarw of Enigma2 phrase. I shall give it ago and try to wrestle with Config file
  6. ben_edwards

    ben_edwards Member

    Do you run iptv through a vu duo with vix by anychance bees? I've tried and mine keeps crashing. Ive tried to set up atv, but i'm not sure if i've got it 100%. I've tried 2 different skins but neither seem to work properly with the latest version of atv.
  7. Studio5

    Studio5 Member

    Some iptv suppliers provide a script and instructions how to add it. It's really straight forward if you can use a computer.
  8. cactikid

    cactikid VIP Member

    i would be leaving the duo as basic as possible to see why it is crashing,maybe remove skins?
  9. bees

    bees VIP Member

    Yeah I would also recommend just using a basic set up. Skins can cause
    problems and slow things down.

    I'm using a miraclebox with Vix.

    There are different ways to set up IPTV, your server will normally give you some instructions.

    This is my set up

    Download Xtream plugin
    FTP to Etc - Enigma 2

    Open the config file with notepad

    Put in username and password

    FTP to Usr - Lib - Enigma 2- Python - Pugins - Extensions

    There is also scripts as mentioned and M3U files.
  10. technomate61

    technomate61 Member

    Hi Bees
    Regarding images, do you know if the Duo (1) would run Wooshbuild - is it more or less demanding than Vix - I have Vix on mine at the moment but recently installed Wooshbuild on a new ZGemma H2S and quite like the interface?
  11. bees

    bees VIP Member

    Not unless the base build is for your box. (The flashing image)

    So Zgemma will have Zgemma images and just get tarted up.

    Edision will have an Edision image and get tarted up.

    Etc, so if there is a Wooshbuild for your VU you can use that but not the Zgemma build.
  12. technomate61

    technomate61 Member

    Thanks mate probably saved me some time & hassle trying!

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