Linux based DVB receivers are a rare phenomenon. The first available is the Dreambox DM 500-S. This is the only customizable DVB receiver and is a user friendly choice for the client. There's also a feature through which it may be connected to an Ethernet modem R232. The receiver is now quite famous across the country with lots of offers for the same. There's a decrease in the sales from the other DVB receivers with this particular advent. Here, we are able to possess a short technical discussion about the Dreambox 500-S and some of its major features.