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Vewd TV Emulator, for legal and other reasons, does not come with everything installed out-of-the-box. If you need to install any

Additional Components, you do so by visiting

additional components, visit the Control Panel at http://localhost:5555, and


choose what to install under the


Additional Components




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Additional Components

Below are a list of Additional Components The table below describes the components that you can install:

ComponentDescriptionDependencies, licenses and agreements
Install VirtualBox Guest Additions
: The Opera
The Vewd TV Emulator 4.x comes with a default ubuntu installation running in the Oracle VirtualBox VM. This means that the default ubuntu graphics drivers are used which only support a resolution of 640x480. In order to enable HD+ (720p and 1080p) resolutions, you will need to install the Oracle VirtualBox Guest Additions
Since this is a third-party install, you
need to agree to a PUEL (Personal Use and Evaluation License) before
you can install the VirtualBox Guest Additions
installing it.
Download and install GStreamer multimedia framework
: The Opera Devices SDK
The Vewd Core does not come with a default media playback backend. This is left to our clients to provide (device manufacturers, etc). We do provide a default implementation of this backend which uses the GStreamer libraries to provide video and audio playback.
If you want to enable media playback, you will
You need to agree to the GStreamer EULA which will then download and install the GStreamer backend.
Download and install H.264 codecs (libav)
: In order to
To play h264 encoded videos, Opera needs to download some additional files. Click this button to download and install these files.This option is only enabled
after you install the GStreamer backend. Opera will automatically restart at the end so that h264 playback can be enabled.