Dreambox and Linux

This is a section dedicated to Dreambox, the Dream Multimedia satellite box line of products running Linux.

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… to find ezily everything about the Dreambox

Some of the information reported here can be found scattered around on a number of different forum sites. The aim of this wiki is to gather it all in one place to ease the search for Dreambox tools and documentation.


Dreambox 8000 to be released in September '07

We have just received confirmation from Dream Multimedia that the long awaited Dreambox 8000 will be available in September 2007. … continue reading

Dreambox 8000

Talks around the long awaited Dreambox 8000 are getting hotter, with more images and finally what look like the final specifications.

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Forum Paytv.ws

Not many news around nowadays for the Dreambox. If you are looking for up to date … "keys", you may want to visit this forum: http://www.paytv.ws/index.html


Gemini v3.20:

Technical Infos:

  • Enigma of: 12.10.2006
  • GCC 3.4.4 Original CVS
  • Web Interface: 5.9.7-Expert
  • Busybox 1.2.1
  • Tuxtxt V1.99
  • automount.conf - can be edited using the Blue Panel
  • Menu for recordings in the WebIF and Blue Panel, where before and after record time and the location can be changed.
  • dropbear now active in all images (ssh - deamon)
  • "http authentification" can now be separately activated/deactivated for the message box
  • added the possibilty to have the infobar permantly active in radio mode
  • now everything can be displayed in the extra field, when supported by the skin.
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The most "secret" Dreambox CAM, gbox v2.26 is now available for download from our archives:

gbox 2.26

Gemini v3.00

Gemini v3.00:

Technical Infos:

  • Enigma of: 21.06.2006
  • GCC 3.4.4 Original CVS
  • Web Interface: 5.9.7-Expert
  • Busybox 1.01
  • Tuxtxt V1.98
  • Enigma of: 21.06.2006
  • GCC 3.4.4 Original CVS
  • Web Interface: 5.9.7-Expert
  • Busybox 1.01
  • Tuxtxt V1.98
Function Buttons:
  • BLUE - Blue Panel (BP)
  • 2x BLUE - BP -> Extras/Settings
  • YELLOW - Quick-Button (can be configured via BP)
  • RED - EPG list for active channel
  • 2x RED - EPG style menu
  • GREEN - subservices
  • Own addon server via internet.
  • AutoCam: Emu can be linked to channels/provider
  • Cam settings: For example emu renaming, multichannel patch switchable ( >=7000 )
  • OSD: EMM- and ECM- Display switchable
  • Downloading and installation of additional features via Internet from Gemini server
  • System Info: Many extra box infos (for example harddisk-temperature or all Enigma-settings)
  • Download of Gemini news in background
  • JPEGs can be rotated and the EXIF tags can be displayed ( >=7000 )
  • Support for OGG/Vorbis
  • Random function for MP3 and OGG
  • Quick-Button-Menu: Many extra features for the yellow button
  • smbmount
  • Support for CDROM/DVD, no matter if IDE or USB port ( >=7000 )
  • Record CIFS/NFS: Record to a CIFS or NFS mounted harddisk (only working if there is no harddisk inside,
mountpoint set to "/mnt/usb" and at least 3GB disk space)
  • Extra Menu: Settings for many extras like Inadyn, HTTPD, EPG-Cache, swap-out of "/var" and many more
  • Backup function
  • Dreamnetcast: inclusive Shoutcast TOP(100)
  • Background pictures for Radio, MP3 and SCAN can be changed via Blue Panel
  • Own scripts can be started via Blue Panel
  • Calender including reminder (can be changed via .../gemini_cal.conf)
  • MVI's can be converted and tested (from JPG, BMP, GIF or PNG)
  • Bootlogo for 7020 can be changed via menu
  • New font and libfribidi for arabic language
  • EPG for Dishnetwork
  • 2 new root entries for music and pictures can be created in the filemenu (BP->Extras/Settings->Root-Entry)
  • Create your own Satellites.xml
  • Dreambox can be used as printserver(BP->Extras/Settings->Printer (LPD), FAQ can be found in the database
  • Alarm clock with volume offset adjustable playing your own WAV-files.
  • Display of current channel stream rates ( >=7000 )
  • cifs-1.42b
  • The image does now contain a useraddon.xml in /etc ml for 7020, /var/tuxbox/config for 500 to 7000 to enter an own addon server
which will be additionally displayed in BluePanel -> Addons -> Download. The file actually contains a example.
  • multisocket second camd socket (cam1.socket) switchable.

Gemini v2.90

Gemini v2.90:

Technical Infos:

  • Enigma of: 03.05.2006
  • GCC 3.4.4 Original CVS
  • Web Interface: 5.9.7-Expert
  • Busybox 1.01
  • Tuxtxt V1.98
  • Dreamnetcast based on the new xml
  • cifs-1.42b

Gemini v2.80

Gemini v2.80:

Technical Infos:

  • Enigma of: 29.03.2006
  • GCC 3.4.4 Original CVS
  • Web Interface: 5.9.2-Expert
  • Busybox 1.01
  • Tuxtxt V1.98
  • Display of current channel stream rates
  • Attend CVS
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newcamd 6.10

newcamd 6.10 available in the downloads section:


Gemini 1. 20 for DB 7025S

Gemini2 v1.20:

Technical Infos:

  • Enigma vom: 13.03.2006
  • GCC 3.4.4 Original CVS
  • Busybox 1.01
  • Storage location of epg.dat can be changed via menu

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