How To Install dsmcc-receive on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will discuss How To Install dsmcc-receive on CentOS 8 using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update dsmcc-receive as well.

One-liner Install Command

If you are only interested in the installation command, here is a quick answer for you:

sudo yum makecache && sudo yum -y install opencaster
or if you use dnf:
sudo dnf makecache && sudo dnf -y install opencaster

But if you are interested in the details with step-by-step instructions, the following information will be helpful.

What is dsmcc-receive and How to Install It?

First things first, you will need access to a server or computer running CentOS 8. This guide was written specifically with a server running CentOS 8 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install dsmcc-receive on CentOS 8. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install dsmcc-receive on CentOS 8 using dnf

First, update dnf packages database with dnf by running the next command:

sudo dnf makecache --refresh

After updating database, You can install dsmcc-receive using dnf by running the following command:

sudo dnf -y install opencaster

Install dsmcc-receive on CentOS 8 using yum

Because dsmcc-receive is available in CentOS 8’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the yum packaging system.

To begin, update local packages database with yum using the following command.

sudo yum makecache --refresh

Now can install dsmcc-receive package on your server/computer by running the following command:

sudo yum -y install opencaster

How to upgrade (update) a single package dsmcc-receive using yum?

To update all the packages available on the system:

yum update

If you want to update a specific package like dsmcc-receive in this example you should use the following command:

yum update opencaster

To downgrade a package to an earlier version:

yum downgrade opencaster

How to Upgrade dsmcc-receive on CentOS 8 with dnf?

When you run the dnf update, all system packages with available updates are updated. However, if you want to upgrade a single package, then you would have to pass the package name as the argument to the dnf update command.

dnf update opencaster

How To remove dsmcc-receive from CentOS 8

To uninstall only the dsmcc-receive package you can execute the following command:

sudo dnf remove opencaster

Extra info and code examples

OpenCaster is a collection of tools for Linux system to play out and multiplex MPEG2 transport stream format. Use-cases: - MHP, MHEG5, HbbTv and others interactive tv standards object carousel broadcast - Playout of locally stored, offline encoded audio and video for non-live tv and radio stations - Multiplexing of input multicasted UDP transport stream to output multicasted UDP transport stream - VOD system based on mpeg2 transport stream over IP or over DVB for walled garden network like hotels with coax or ethernet. - DVB-SSU update - Data casting - IP encapsualtor - PSI/SI generator - EPG generator OpenCaster output has been successfully integrated with a long list of dvb products, among them there are products by Cisco/Scientific Atlanta, Ericsson/Tandberg, Dektec, Eurotek, Harmonic/Scopus, MainConcept, Mitan, Screen Service, Adtec, Wellav, Sr-Systems, Deltacast, ... Integration is tested and available on the Avalpa Broadcast Server OpenCaster has been tested with Rohde & Schwarz DVM100L, Rohde & Schwarz DVM 400, Dektec StreamXpert and a countless number of set top boxes, digital receivers and flat panels - PSI generation (PAT, PMT, NIT, SDT, TDT, AIT, TOT, ...) - EPG/EIT generation - Object and data carousel generation and receivement (MHP, MHEG5, HbbTv, DVB-SSU, DSMCC, ...) - third party software AC-3, MPEG2 audio, MPEG2 video and H264 video encoders support - Audio Description generation support - IP encapsulation (MPE) - CBR transport stream muxing - PCR stamping - Null packet replacement - PID filtering - PID remapping - Null packet insertion - Video buffer verifier - PCR timing verifier - PES headers analyzer - MPEG2 video and MPEG2/AC-3 audio ES header analyzer - M2TS file generation from TS file


You now have a full guide on how to install dsmcc-receive using dnf and yum package managers. Also, we showed how to update manually as a single package and different ways to uninstall the dsmcc-receive from CentOS 8.

See also:

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