Hypnotix: IPTV streaming app with support for live TV and more

Hypnotix: IPTV streaming app with support for live TV and more

Hypnotix: IPTV streaming app with support for live TV and more

When it comes to using our computers with GNU / Linux or any other Operating system with motives of leisure, entertainment or fun we usually refer to enjoy games, music, videos, and in other cases up to TV, movies and series online. And for the latter, there are many websites and also apps available, such as "Hypnotix".

"Hypnotix" it is native app of the GNU / Linux distribution call Mint used to reproduce TV, movies and series online. And best of all, it can be used on other Similar, derived or compatible distros with a little ingenuity.

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Megacubo: Useful multilanguage and multiplatform IPTV player

And since, we regularly publish about other apps similar or related to the act of enjoying TV, movies and series online, we will immediately leave below some of the most recent links on some of our previous related posts. So that those interested in exploring them after finishing this publication can easily do so:

"MegaCube is an open source project, freely available to everyone, without payment methods. Its mission is to offer Internet users a simple, fast and practical experience to watch television online, avoiding the known problems that they face when trying to watch television through the browser. In addition, it comes with executables for Windows (.exe) and Linux (.AppImage / .tar.gz), and it comes with language support in Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian. As can be viewed and downloaded from their site GitHub." Megacubo: Useful multilanguage and multiplatform IPTV player

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Hypnotix: A native Linux Mint app

Hypnotix: A native Linux Mint app

What is Hypnotix?

According to his official section on the official website of Linux Mint on GitHub, "Hypnotix" is briefly described as:

"An IPTV M3U player."

While below they detail the following about it:

"Hypnotix is ​​an IPTV streaming application with support for live TV, movies and series."

And they add that it is compatible with IPTV providers What do they use:

  • M3U URLs
  • Xstream API
  • Local M3U Playlists

How to install Hypnotix?

On Linux Mint

Since, it is a native Linux Mint app it will only suffice with install it graphically through its Software Store o Graphical package manager. Or failing that, through the terminal (console) running the following command order:

«sudo apt install hypnotix»

On derived or compatible Distros

In others Similar, derived or compatible distros can become really difficult make it work, due to dependency problems, lack of libraries among other problems for its installation or proper operation. That is, simply the download and install the available .deb installer in your repository it doesn't make it work in most cases.

«sudo apt install ./Descargas/hypnotix*.deb»

However, we share the following procedure which has been successfully tested over the usual Respin Linux called Miracles GNU / Linux, which is based on MX Linux 19 (Debian 10), and that has been built following our «Guide to Snapshot MX Linux».

Step 1:

Install repository Butterfly: «kelebek333/mint-tools»

«sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kelebek333/mint-tools»

Update package lists

«sudo apt update»

Add repository key

«sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 23E50C670722A6D9»

Edit repository sources

«sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/kelebek333-ubuntu-mint-tools-impish.list»

And change the word impish by focal or another compatible with your Distro by choosing between the following: Bionic, Focal, Groovy, Hirsute and Impish.

Update package lists again

«sudo apt update»

Install Hypnotix

«sudo apt install hypnotix»

Screen shots

If everything has gone well, you can run and use without any problem "Hypnotix" about his GNU / Linux Distro, as seen in the following images.

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To go a little deeper into the «Hypnotix» configuration click next link. And to explore some free M3U lists click next link.

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In short, native Linux Mint app call "Hypnotix" is an interesting option to explore about our GNU / Linux Distros when it comes to seeing TV, Movies and Series online via IPTV streaming using M3U lists.

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  1.   josegarcia said

    Hello, it has support for chromecast and it is possible, for example, if I have a movie on my laptop, can I transfer it to the tv with this as with vlc for example?

    Thank you.


    1.    Linux PostInstall said

      Greetings, Juanjosegarcia. Thanks for your comment. Nowhere explored did I see references to that functionality in Hypnotix. And since Hypnotix is ​​still in full development, it is very possible that they will add this functionality and others at any time. Which would be great.

  2.   Zicoxy3 said

    Works great, even with large lists.
    It is imperatively lacking, a channel search engine, you can go crazy….
    Also a better support for languages ​​in the reproduction and to block the «timeshift», since if you touch the mouse wheel, you delay the reproduction…. and when is a direct ...

    1.    Linux PostInstall said

      Greetings, Zycoxy3. Thank you for your comment, and for telling us your experience and proposals about such an interesting and useful application.