Recently, I have had a few requests for a “How To” configure the TVheadend server. This article will cover off on the basics to get you up and running. If you want to review the hardware requirements then check out the build post here.
I have a projector out in the theatre room, however, this same room does not have any coax run for TV reception. Nor does the projector have a tuner for Digital TV. Thus the idea for the RPi TV streamer!
Its small, its cheap, its easy and its suited to the DIY Maker. The Raspberry Pi has revolutionised the internet of things making computers and programming accessible for everyone around the world. This is a brief history or snapshot of the legendary hardware.
So you purchased a Raspberry Pi ZERO Wireless and like me, did not realize that you would have no way to actually access the small form factor computer, because it does not have any standard USB ports.
For us linux “late-adopters” it can be a daunting prospect of carrying out a routine file transfer to our Raspberry Pi from our Windows machine. However the learning curve is not so great. There are plenty of easy methods of achieving this feat.