How to guide: Find your Dreambox Pin using Tuxbox Commander

How to find a lost or unknown Dreambox receiver pin code using TuxBox Commander. The pin code is sometimes set to restrict channels or stop the alteration of settings.

Here is the sollution to your problem but if you dont have tuxbox commander installed on your plugins you can allways upload or even download it manually via FTP to your dreambox type receiver.

Intructions taken from a special place on the net.

How to Find your Dreambox Pin using Tuxbox Commander
For whatever reason, there may be a pin code set on your dreambox. Sometimes this is done to keep nosey people changing settings and messing things up. It’s also used to block certain channels if you don’t want the kids accessing them (if you know that I mean).

If you forget that pin, usually you would flash an image that you know doesn’t have the pin code set.

Or…you can use the tuxbox commander plugin to get the pin. Most images have this plugin and it’s accessable via the plugins menu, usually yellow or blue button.

Go to /var/tuxbox/config/enigma…

There’s a file called config

View it and look for lines like…


These are hex numbers. Use your windows calculator in Scientific mode, click on Hex, enter the value in your file (last 4 numbers, not with the zeros in front of them), click Dec and that will be your pin.

There you go, that was easy!

1 comment

  1. keits says:

    not easy

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