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<big>'''Welcome to WikiDLXTV!'''</big>
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==About==
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==== What is WDLXTV? ====
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WDLXTV is a homebrew firmware developed by the community for the WDTV line of products from Western Digital.  Its goal is to add a lot of new features on top of what is already provided by WD, such as movie sheets, Bittorrent, streaming from external online sources, and a lot more.
  
Hi there, good to have you here.
 
WikiDLXTV is THE place for info and guides.
 
By the community for the community!!
 
  
So if you have anything to add, please do so ;-).
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===Quicklinks===
And of course, have fun modding your WDTV!
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* [[Installation | How to setup WDLXTV on your WDTV]]
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* [[Configuration | How to configure WDLXTV]]
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* [[Usage | How to get more out of your WDLXTV]]
  
== Download ==
 
  
*[http://b-rad.geg0r.de/index.php Download all Firmwares (Mirror)]
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==== Compatibility ====
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The names in brackets ([]) are what '''WE''' (the developers) refer to as the device name on wiki and forum!.<br><br>
  
== WDLXTV (For Regular WDTV)==
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<u>Supported</u> devices are:
=== Installation ===
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* [http://b-rad.geg0r.de/index.php?dir=wdlxtv/&sort=date&order=desc Download WDLXTV-0.5.8.1.zip]
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* [http://rapidshare.com/files/369838708/1.01.77_B-RAD.CC_WDLXTV_G2-0.4.1.9-6.zip Download  WDLXTV_G2-0.4.1.9-6.zip (Rapidshare)]
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* [[Changelog_WDLXTV |Check the Changelog]]
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=== Using the mods ===
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* WDTV Gen 1 '''[Gen1]'''<br>(Model number WDAVN00BN, WDAVP00BE, WDAVN00BS, WDAVP00BS, WDAVP00BP)
* Installing [[different osds |different OSD's (OSD mods)]]
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== WDLXTV Live (For WD TV Live)==
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* WDTV Gen 2 '''[Gen2]'''<br>(Model number WDBABF0000NBK, WDBABG0000NBK)
=== Installation ===
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* Versions
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** [http://forum.wdlxtv.com/viewforum.php?f=10 Download Current Firmware Releases]
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** Different Versions: [[minimal_version |Minimal]]/ [[Normal_version | Normal]]/ [[Ext3_version | Ext3]]
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** [[README_WDLXTV_Live | README]]
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** [[Changelog_WDLXTV_Live |Check the Changelog]]
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* How To Install
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* WDTV Live '''[Live]'''<br>(Model number WDBAAN0000NBK, WDBAAP0000NBK)  
** [[Flashing_the_Firmware |Flashing the Firmware]]
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** [[S00custom-options | Configuring with S00custom-options]]
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* Setup After Flashing
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** [[Set_SSH_password | Use telnet and set SSH password]]
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** [[Setup Deluge | Setup Deluge]] (no longer available in firmware 0.4.2.1)
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** [[Setup NZBWebget | Setup NZBWebget]]
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** [[Shell_Tips | general tips/info for when using telnet/ssh]]
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=== Using the mods ===
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* WDTV Live Plus '''[Plus]'''<br>(Model number WDBABX0000NBK, WDBREC0000NBK, WDBG3A0000NBK)  
* List of [[appz |available applications]]
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* [[How to use NZBWebget | How to use NZBWebget]]
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* [[UMSP | How to use UMSP - the UPnP Media Server (rev3, shoutcast, Apple-Trailers, etc)]]
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* How to install [[different osds |different OSD's (OSD mods)]]
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* [[Sharing_from_OSX | How to share NFS from OSX]]
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* [[Sharing_from_Windows_7 | How to share NFS from Windows 7]]
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* [[How to use Movie sheets | Moviesheets]]
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* [[How to use Deluge Bittorrent | How to use Deluge Bittorrent ]] (no longer available in firmware 0.4.2.1)
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* [[todos| TODO's or not yet available applications]]
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* WDTV Live Streaming '''[SMP]''' aka Gen3<br>(Model number WDBHG70000NBK, WDBGXT0000NBK)
  
=== Using installed applications ===
 
* [http://wdtvforum.com/main/index.php?topic=2897.0 Control and see the screen of Your WDTV from your PC and take screenshots (by Pibos)]
 
* [http://wdtvforum.com/main/index.php?topic=3810.0 Control WDTV from your PC (Sending IR commands from a Webinterface) (by rezmus)]
 
* [[WDTV Telnet Remote | Control WDTV from your PC (Sending IR commands via a PC application) (by calimero100582)]]
 
* [http://wdtvforum.com/main/index.php?topic=3878.0 Control WDTV from your PC (Sending IR commands from a telnet/SSH session) (by rezmus)]
 
* [[Eiri | How to use other IR controller using the Eiri app]]
 
  
=== Uninstall ===
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<u>Not supported</u> devices are:
* [[Downgrading | Downgrading ]]
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* WDTV Mini '''[Mini]'''<br>(Model number WDBAAL0000NBK) (Work is being done to support it: http://forum.wdlxtv.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=8107)
* Revert to official FW
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=== Finding Help with the Custom FW ===
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* WDTV Live Plus Latin America '''[PlusL(atam)]'''<br>(Model number WDBREC0000 and WDBG3A0000, all firmware versions ending in '''L''')
* [http://forum.wdlxtv.com Homebrew Forums]
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=== Tips ===
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* WDTV Live Hub '''[Hub]'''<br>(Model number WDBABZ0010BBK, WDBACA0010BBK) (Work is being done to support it: http://wiki.wdlxtv.com/Y_U_NOT_SUPPORT_MY_DEVICE#WDTV_Hub)
* [[Removing glitching of 23.976fps movie | Removing glitching of 23.976fps movie]]
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* [[Configure external storage for saving and loading deluge settings | Configure external storage for saving and loading deluge settings]]
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* [[Wifi_Performance | Improve Wifi performance,reduce stuttering movies and compare NFS, CIFS/Samba, FTP, SSH.]]
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=== Develop ===
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* WDTV Media Player '''[Gen4]'''<br>(Model number WDBYMN0000NBK, WDBPUF0000NBK)  (Work is being done to support it: http://wiki.wdlxtv.com/Y_U_NOT_SUPPORT_MY_DEVICE#WDTV_Media_Player_.28aka_Gen4.29)
* [[Creating_an_app_bin | Creating an app.bin]]
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* [[DevelopWDTVExtPlugin | WDTV Ext's Plugin]]
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* [[HowToIntergrateApptoWebend | HowTo: Integrate app.bin with Webend]]
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== Additional Resources ==
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* [[Y_U_NOT_SUPPORT_MY_DEVICE | Why are these devices unsupported? Are there plans to support them?]]
=== Software Applications ===
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==== WDTV ThumbGen ====
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* [http://www.wdtvlive.net/forumdisplay.php?16-Releases Check Latest Release]
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* [http://thumbgen.blogspot.com Official Website]
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* [[TG_Templates_Support_Documentation | Templates Support Documentation]]
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==== Mass Folder Renamer ====
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==== Authors ====
* [http://www.4shared.com/file/NORCax9R/MassFolderRenamer.html http://www.4shared.com/file/NORCax9R/MassFolderRenamer.html]
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WDLXTV is developed by a small team of volunteers:
* Mass Folder Renamer - Cleans up folder names in your movie directory (ex. the.dark.knight.[2008]-DVDRIP  -> The Dark Knight), includes a demo mode to test it out first.
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* b-rad  - Lead developer / Project maintainer / Designer
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* recliq  - Programming / Project maintainer
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* RMerlin  - Webend WDLXTV Configurator & Webend Management
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* zoster - UMSP media server
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* mad_ady - UMSP plugin management / Various ports
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* KAD - Gen3 port maintainer
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* PsychoTHC - Webend Button Icons
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* Pennhaven - logos
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* Bovirus - localization manager
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Additional contributors:
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* rezmus, pibos, MR_Miyagi, derlinuxer, psychodad, thespecialist
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* Themers: eM82, PsychoTHC, Juliojs, lilibabe
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* ReMARKable - SVN server donation
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* KroetKroet - day to day pain in the *ss :)
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==== Wiki Maintenance ====
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'''The wiki pages and general WDLXTV documentation is the responsibility of the users!'''<br>The developers have limited time to play with new features and to work on the code and integration, so they usually don't want to spend more time writing documentation. New features or plugins are usually explained in their forum threads but such information can get lost in time and is hard to search. So, as a new (or as a seasoned) WDLXTV user it is your duty to keep the wiki up to date by adding new articles or improving existing articles, making WDLXTV configuration easy for the noobs that will come after you.
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If you've just learned how to do a cool new thing with your WDTV, share the steps you used with others or improve somebody else's guide.
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You can login and edit the wiki with your forum credentials. If you want to create a new page, PM one of the developers and he will create the page for you.
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==== Features ====
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These are some of the new features that WDLXTV adds to the WDTV platform:
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* Bittorrent client (rtorrent + rutorrent)
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* Usenet download client (nzbget)
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* DAAP/Roku server (through mt-daapd)
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* NFS sharing (client and server)
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* User-generated movie sheets
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* Apache web server
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* FTP server
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* SSH server
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* Streaming from online sources through third-party plugins, allows you access to services such as Picasa, Grooveshark, Apple Trailers, and much more - over 30 plugins available at this time
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* Shoutcast
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* YoutubeHD (WD only allows for SD content)
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* Custom applications through app.bin or Optware, adding applications such as Asterisk, Mediatomb, etc...
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* WDTVExt, allowing custom plugins that can alter the functionality of the OSD (BaseFW 1.02 ONLY)
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* Third party OSD themes
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* Custom wallpaper and screen saver image
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* Customizable IR remote functions
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* ...and a lot more
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==== Release information ====
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* [[Difference_between_FW_formats | Difference between firmware formats:]] '''Normal''' [flash] and '''EXT3-Boot''' [non-flash]
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* [[Difference between BaseFW]] (1.01, 1.02, etc...)
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* [[Differences between kernels]]
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* [[FAQ]]
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* [[README_WDLXTV_Live | README]]
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* [[Changelog_WDLXTV_Live |Check the Changelog]]
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==== Support ====
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For community support, make sure you register to the official [http://forum.wdlxtv.com/ WDLXTV forums]. The forum is quite active, and a lot of questions are already answered on these forums - make sure you search through them if you have any question regarding WDLXTV.
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This Wiki will also contain a lot of information on how to take full advantage of WDLXTV and the numerous features it adds to the original WD firmware.
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==== Lexicon ====
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* [[WDLXTV_Dictionary | WDLXTV Dictionary/Lexicon]]
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==Installation==
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* [[Installation | How to setup WDLXTV on your WDTV]]
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==Configuration==
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* [[Configuration | How to configure WDLXTV]]
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==Usage==
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* [[Usage | How to get more out of your WDLXTV]]
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==HowTos and Guides==
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* [[HowTos | Collection of HowTos, Guides, Tips and Tricks]]
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==Development==
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* [[Development | How to get your own hands dirty on WDLXTV ;)]]

Latest revision as of 03:50, 9 May 2015

About

What is WDLXTV?

WDLXTV is a homebrew firmware developed by the community for the WDTV line of products from Western Digital. Its goal is to add a lot of new features on top of what is already provided by WD, such as movie sheets, Bittorrent, streaming from external online sources, and a lot more.


Quicklinks


Compatibility

The names in brackets ([]) are what WE (the developers) refer to as the device name on wiki and forum!.

Supported devices are:

  • WDTV Gen 1 [Gen1]
    (Model number WDAVN00BN, WDAVP00BE, WDAVN00BS, WDAVP00BS, WDAVP00BP)
  • WDTV Gen 2 [Gen2]
    (Model number WDBABF0000NBK, WDBABG0000NBK)
  • WDTV Live [Live]
    (Model number WDBAAN0000NBK, WDBAAP0000NBK)
  • WDTV Live Plus [Plus]
    (Model number WDBABX0000NBK, WDBREC0000NBK, WDBG3A0000NBK)
  • WDTV Live Streaming [SMP] aka Gen3
    (Model number WDBHG70000NBK, WDBGXT0000NBK)


Not supported devices are:

  • WDTV Live Plus Latin America [PlusL(atam)]
    (Model number WDBREC0000 and WDBG3A0000, all firmware versions ending in L)

Authors

WDLXTV is developed by a small team of volunteers:

  • b-rad - Lead developer / Project maintainer / Designer
  • recliq - Programming / Project maintainer
  • RMerlin - Webend WDLXTV Configurator & Webend Management
  • zoster - UMSP media server
  • mad_ady - UMSP plugin management / Various ports
  • KAD - Gen3 port maintainer
  • PsychoTHC - Webend Button Icons
  • Pennhaven - logos
  • Bovirus - localization manager

Additional contributors:

  • rezmus, pibos, MR_Miyagi, derlinuxer, psychodad, thespecialist
  • Themers: eM82, PsychoTHC, Juliojs, lilibabe
  • ReMARKable - SVN server donation
  • KroetKroet - day to day pain in the *ss :)


Wiki Maintenance

The wiki pages and general WDLXTV documentation is the responsibility of the users!
The developers have limited time to play with new features and to work on the code and integration, so they usually don't want to spend more time writing documentation. New features or plugins are usually explained in their forum threads but such information can get lost in time and is hard to search. So, as a new (or as a seasoned) WDLXTV user it is your duty to keep the wiki up to date by adding new articles or improving existing articles, making WDLXTV configuration easy for the noobs that will come after you.

If you've just learned how to do a cool new thing with your WDTV, share the steps you used with others or improve somebody else's guide.

You can login and edit the wiki with your forum credentials. If you want to create a new page, PM one of the developers and he will create the page for you.


Features

These are some of the new features that WDLXTV adds to the WDTV platform:

  • Bittorrent client (rtorrent + rutorrent)
  • Usenet download client (nzbget)
  • DAAP/Roku server (through mt-daapd)
  • NFS sharing (client and server)
  • User-generated movie sheets
  • Apache web server
  • FTP server
  • SSH server
  • Streaming from online sources through third-party plugins, allows you access to services such as Picasa, Grooveshark, Apple Trailers, and much more - over 30 plugins available at this time
  • Shoutcast
  • YoutubeHD (WD only allows for SD content)
  • Custom applications through app.bin or Optware, adding applications such as Asterisk, Mediatomb, etc...
  • WDTVExt, allowing custom plugins that can alter the functionality of the OSD (BaseFW 1.02 ONLY)
  • Third party OSD themes
  • Custom wallpaper and screen saver image
  • Customizable IR remote functions
  • ...and a lot more


Release information


Support

For community support, make sure you register to the official WDLXTV forums. The forum is quite active, and a lot of questions are already answered on these forums - make sure you search through them if you have any question regarding WDLXTV.

This Wiki will also contain a lot of information on how to take full advantage of WDLXTV and the numerous features it adds to the original WD firmware.


Lexicon


Installation


Configuration


Usage


HowTos and Guides


Development