Acestream engine doesn't start

2024-04-18 14:26:38,318|MainThread|acestream.httpserver|start: addr= port=6878 allow_remote=0 allow_intranet=1
2024-04-18 14:26:38,414|MainThread|acestream|failed to init app: UnicodeDecodeError(‘utf-8’, b’Port\xe1til-Asus’, 4, 5, ‘invalid continuation byte’)
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “core.c”, line 414, in
File “core.c”, line 1439, in
File “ACEStream\Video\VideoServer.pyc”, line 122, in init
File “socketserver.pyc”, line 452, in init
File “http\server.pyc”, line 140, in server_bind
File “socket.pyc”, line 756, in getfqdn
UnicodeDecodeError: ‘utf-8’ codec can’t decode byte 0xe1 in position 4: invalid continuation byte
2024-04-18 14:26:38,433|MainThread|acestream.coreapp|_exit_shutdown: session_port=-1 force=False
2024-04-18 14:26:38,477|MainThread|acestream.coreapp|_exit_shutdown: error
Traceback (most recent call last):
File “core.c”, line 6652, in
AttributeError: ‘NoneType’ object has no attribute ‘shutdown’

Maybe changing encoding to Latin1, but, where can i change this encoding?

This error should be fixed in the upcoming version, but you may try to change hostname to simple ASCII string - “myhomepc”, for example.

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It works!!