Provided by: xineliboutput-sxfe_1.0.3-1_i386 bug


       vdr-sxfe - Remote X-Server frontend for vdr-plugin-xineliboutput


       vdr-sxfe [options] [xvdr[+udp|+tcp|+rtp]:[//host[:port]]]


       vdr-sxfe  is  a  X/Xv/XvMc  remote  frontend,  that  plays back streams
       provided by vdr-plugin-xineliboutput.


       --help Show (this) help message

              Select audio driver and optional port

              Select video driver and  optional  port  As  far  as  supported,
              possible  video  drivers  might be: xshm, xv, xvmc, xxmc, vidix,
              XDirectFB, opengl, sdl or none

              X11 display address

              Use existing X11 window

              Display aspect ratio (You can us a  script  to  control  the  HW
              aspect ratio: --aspect=auto:path_to_script)

              Fullscreen mode

       --hud  Head Up Display OSD mode

              Video window width

              Video window height

              Disable all video scaling

              Load and use xine post plugins, e.g.:

              ·  --post=upmix

              ·  --post=upmix;tvtime:enabled=1,cheap_mode=1)

              Use lirc input device Optional lirc socket name can be given

              Verbose debug output

              Silent mode (report only errors)

              Write all output to system log

              Disable keyboard input

              Run  as  daemon  (disable  keyboard,  log  to syslog and fork to

              Enable slave mode (read commands from stdin)

              Automatically reconnect when connection has been lost

       --tcp, --udp, --rtp
              Use TCP, UDP or RTP transport If no transport options are given,
              transports  are  tried in following order: local pipe, rtp, udp,


       Search for VDR (xineliboutput) server, connect to it and negotiate best
       available transport, use best available audio:


       Connect   to  default  port  and  negoate  best  available

           vdr-sxfe xvdr://

       Connect to, port 12550 and use TCP transport:

           vdr-sxfe xvdr+tcp://

       Automatically search for VDR server and use UDP transport:

           vdr-sxfe xvdr+udp:
           vdr-syfe --udp

       Use alsa:

           vdr-sxfe --audio alsa

       Use alsa (and specific card/sub-device):

           vdr-sxfe --audio alsa:plughw:1,1

       Video driver (and display / device):

           vdr-sxfe --video xv
           vdr-sxfe --video xvmc:


       If deinterlacing post plugin options are not  given  at  command  line,
       deinterlacing  is controlled by VDR plugin configuration menu settings.

       De-interlacing can also be forced on or off  with  command-line  option
       "--post tvtime".  Examples:

           vdr-sxfe --post tvtime:method=Linear,cheap_mode=1,pulldown=0,use_progressive_frame_flag=1
           vdr-sxfe --post tvtime:enable=0


       This manual page was written by Tobias Grimm <>

                               17 November 2008                    vdr-sxfe(1)