How to install
You can install iptvx either through pre-built packages, by getting a released tarball or by cloning the git repository and then compiling yourself. All information on how to install iptvx can be obtained from the Installation instructions. You can find packages for OpenSUSE, Debian, Arch and Ubuntu in the Package List.
What you can expect
The aim of iptvx is to provide a software set-top box for Linux systems. It includes the playback of live TV channels and display of EPG as well as recording functionality. In its current state of development iptvx already provides playback from various sources as well as EPG functionality.
Live channel information are obtained from the EPG and constantly updated during runtime. It also shows the upcoming shows as well as title and duration.
Browsing through channels
The channel list allows quick browsing through the channels while displaying the shows currently on at the same time. It also provides a large channel image to quickly identify the channel.
Viewing all EPG information
EPG display is large and it's design inspired by TV magazines. Channels are displayed horizontally and their programme vertically by time, making it easy to quickly scroll through the programme.
EPG search functionality
The programme search allows to quickly find favourite shows in the future and in the current programme. It eleminates the hassle of browsing through the EPG to find interesting shows.
Subtitles and audio tracks
Through a menu it is possible to quickly select the audio track and subtitles available within the stream. They can be switched without any interruption of the playback.
Where to obtain help
If you need help with iptvx, you can obtain it in the iptvx wiki or throught IRC on FreeNode in the #iptvx channel. It is generally recommended to check the wiki before anything else.