How To Install dsmcc-receive on Ubuntu 22.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install dsmcc-receive on Ubuntu 22.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update dsmcc-receive.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install opencaster

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is dsmcc-receive and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 22.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 22.04 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 Ubuntu 22.04. 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 using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

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

sudo apt -y install opencaster

Install dsmcc-receive using apt

Because dsmcc-receive is available in Ubuntu 22.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install opencaster

Install dsmcc-receive using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu 22.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

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

sudo aptitude -y install opencaster

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

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the dsmcc-receive, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install opencaster

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall dsmcc-receive from Ubuntu 22.04

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

sudo apt-get remove opencaster

Uninstall dsmcc-receive and all its dependencies

To uninstall dsmcc-receive and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 22.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove opencaster

Remove dsmcc-receive with all configurations and data

To remove dsmcc-receive configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge opencaster

Remove dsmcc-receive completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to dsmcc-receive package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge 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 apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the dsmcc-receive from Ubuntu 22.04.

See also:

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How To Install dsmcc-receive on Debian 11

How To Install dsmcc-receive on Fedora 34

How To Install dsmcc-receive on Kali Linux