RTL-SDR setup on Linux

This is a simple setup guide of a rtl-sdr usb dongle (dvb-t dongle) on linux.

sudo apt-get install git git-core cmake libusb-1.0-0-dev build-essential

git clone git://git.osmocom.org/rtl-sdr.git

cd rtl-sdr

mkdir build

cd build



sudo make install

sudo ldconfig

cd ~

sudo cp ./rtl-sdr/rtl-sdr.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/

sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/nodvbt.conf

blacklist dvb_usb_rtl28xxu

once you’ve done that press Ctrl+X to exit, Y to save followed by enter key twice plug in the dongle and sudo reboot the system..