Firefox addon (extension) that adds a "Play on Dreambox" button to the toolbar. Pressing it plays the video of the current tab on your Dreambox satellite receiver.
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Play video on Dreambox

Firefox browser addon (extension) that adds a "Play on Dreambox" button to the toolbar. Pressing it plays the video of the current tab on your Dreambox satellite receiver.

Works fine with a Dreambox DM7080 HD.

You can also right-click a link to a video page and select "Play linked video on Dreambox". That way you don't even need to open video detail pages.

Features

  • Toolbar button to play the video on the current page
  • Context menu item to play the video on the linked page. Nice for video lists; no need to access the detail page anymore.
  • Dreambox web interface access token support
  • Supports hundreds of video sites, see the youtube-dl site support list.
  • Errors are displayed via the operating system's notification system

Configuration options

In the addons manager

youtube-dl path
Full path to the youtube-dl executable, e.g. /usr/bin/youtube-dl
Dreambox IP/host name
IP address of your dreambox satellite receiver, e.g. 192.168.1.21

Dependencies

youtube-dl

for video URL extraction.

Installable on a standard Debian/Ubuntu system via:

$ apt-get install youtube-dl

https://github.com/rg3/youtube-dl

The version packaged in the Debian repository is pretty old; it's better to use the recent PyPi version:

$ pip install youtube-dl
Dreambox extensions

The following extensions have to be installed on your Dreambox:

  • Media Player (enigma2-plugin-extensions-mediaplayer)
  • Webinterface (enigma2-plugin-extensions-webinterface)

License

playVideoOnDreambox is licensed under the GPL v3 or later.

Homepage

Web site
http://cweiske.de/playVideoOnDreambox.htm
Source code

http://git.cweiske.de/playVideoOnDreambox.git

Mirror: https://github.com/cweiske/playVideoOnDreambox

Firefox Add-ons site
https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/play-video-on-dreambox/
Dreambox forum thread
http://www.dream-multimedia-tv.de/board/index.php?page=Thread&threadID=20224

Author

Written by Christian Weiske, cweiske@cweiske.de

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