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Questions tagged [kodi]

Kodi, formerly XBMC, is a cross-platform media center with an attractive graphical interface with many features, such as being able to see the weather in the top right-hand corner of the screen. See kodi.tv for more information.

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Problem with install of programs [closed]

I have a problem with the installation of software in Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to install programs it gets always the same error - broken packages and how depends on some things that won't be ...
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Kodi Failed Installation on Ubuntu 16.04

root@xKaganovich:/home/kaganovich# apt-get install kodi Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed ...
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H264 Hi10P Playback

I cannot get Hi10P H264 videos to properly render in VLC or Kodi on my XU4. If the MKV has subtitles they will show up but the video is just a grey wall with slight pixelization at the top, same issue ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 cannot install Kodi - unmet dependencies (kodi-bin)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. I had Kodi running fine on the previous install but now I'm unable to install it again. I'm sure I had it installed already but I haven't used it for a ...
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kodi unmet dependencies on new server install

So I am trying to install Kodi on a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 18.04 and I could use some help After running sudo apt-get update and adding the Kodi PPA Repository, i get the following errors ...
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How to install Kodi 16.1 “Jarvis” on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver)

I have spent 6 hours researching, found PPA repositories and I see it there, but it will not install. I am new to Ubuntu and just trying to learn and hitting a road block here. Help! I used these ...
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Create crontab for acestreamplayer.engine on reboot

I am using Kodi on top of Ubuntu 16.04 and I need acestream in order to run some sources. I can manually Ctrl+Alt+F2 in Kodi and then acestreamplayer.engine to run it. But can I do this automatically? ...
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How do i create this file ??? On ubuntu 16.04 server

How do i create this file ? In Ubuntu server 16.04 ~/.kodi/userdata/advancedsettings.xml When I type sudo nano ~/.kodi/userdata/advancedsettings.xml my terminal opens up nano once i type in my ...
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Can't install Kodi because of unmet dependencies: [closed]

I recently bought an Orange pi lite and installed armbian on it. Almost everything works like a charm! I even managed to install mate desktop environment and it works great. (Note: I only know the ...
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How to control Kodi with the command line or media controls?

I am trying to make controlling kodi easier with keyboard shortcuts or from the terminal. Something like how I can control spotify with DBUS or with keyboard shortcuts. I came across this link but I ...
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Can't find the local disks (E,D,F) in Kodi to add files [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu.I have installed Kodi media center. But I am unable to add files to it. In Windows it is easy to add files from local disk but in Ubuntu I can't find those. Here are the options ...
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Uninstall kodi "Unable to locate package kodi_crashlog

I can't uninstall kodi: sudo apt-get remove kodi* This is the result. E: Unable to locate package kodi_crashlog-20161211_214949.log E: Couldn't find any package by glob 'kodi_crashlog-...
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Difference between Kodi and Kodi-standalone? Both launch fine w/o a window manager

On Ubuntu server 16.04, with only X installed and no window manager, I can still launch Kodi without the --standalone switch. For example from a local console: xinit kodi -- vtx This leads me to ask:...
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Installing Kubuntu made Kodi dominate

About half an hour ago, I did apt install kubuntu-desktop, selected sddm as my new display manager, and rebooted. The standard, KDE-style login showed, but on logging in I found that Kodi immediately ...
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Remove kodi interface

OK it upgraded to artful 17.10 but how do I remove the kodi interface!? I still can't access my desktop I need a command line
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Upgrading zesty [duplicate]

PLEASE HELP! I have zesty... i believe its Ubuntu budgie 17.04 with the kodi interface (17.3) and I need to change ASAP! I'm still a newbie to Linux; last year someone put Budgie on for me (16.04 I ...
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Cast to Kodi-solution

I have a 16.04 box running Kodi (15.2+dfsg1-3ubuntu1), and would like to have a cast to Kodi-option. I'm aware that Kodi supports AirPlay, but support for this on Android phones, Windows and ...
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Kodi wont let me access Ubuntu or terminal

I recently installed Kodi by mistake and want my Ubuntu back. I was downloading software for Ubuntu that I thought would be useful but I didn't want a Kodi TV starter pack. What do I do?
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How to install libmicrohttpd10 in ubuntu 17.10

Ubuntu 17.10 contains libmicrohttpd12 but I also need libmicrohttpd10 for kodi. Can I have both ?
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How do I stop kodi from autostarting?

After installing kodi from their repos it automatically starts on boot and I can't access anything else but kodi. The way I fixed this is by booting ubuntu on xorg and then removing kodi. How do I ...
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Installed kodi now everytime I start comp it boots straight to kodi not Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 and when I start my computer it instantly boots into kodi and I can't turn it off or even use kodi for lack of network I assume. I am new to the whole Linux OS and have no clue ...
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Disable xscreensaver when watching Kodi video?

Is there any way of disabling xscreensaver when a video is being played back in Kodi (17.6). I'm running Ubuntu 17.10. I've seen proposed workarounds for Flash or Youtube video playback, but nothing ...
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Updated instructions for using MCE Remote with Ubuntu 17.04?

I want to set up a MCE Remote for use with Kodi on my Ubuntu 17.04 machine. I tried following the instructions here: http://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:Set_up_an_MCE_remote_control_in_Linux ...but whenever ...
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How to play a movie from Ubuntu desktop on Kodi?

I can play (share) a movie from my Android phone to Kodi on a Raspberry PI with, for example, the Android app: Yatse. I think that is using a DLNA server on the Kodi and using Android as DLNA client ...
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Lowering resource usage on Kodi-dedicated system

I have a system set up dedicated to media streaming (Kodi/HTPC), running Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial). I'd like to limit resource usage (CPU/RAM) to the bare minimum for everything that isn't necessary to ...
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force drawing from ppa instead of universe

I installed Kodi a while back on what was then Ubuntu 17.04 (I'm now on 17.10) using apt install kodi. I always noticed it came with a Kodi from Debian banner and that the release was behind at 17.3. ...
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How do I install kodi 16.1 on ubuntu 17.10

Its kind of as follows...I just want the older version, yet I have not a lick of knowledge on how to do it.
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Kodi replaced Unity after upgrading from 17.04 to 17.10

Has anyone encountered a scenario where Kodi became the desktop environment post Ubuntu 17.10 installation? I had Kodi installed and forgotten unused on my Ubuntu 17.04 pre-upgrade. I heard Ubuntu is ...
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I want to delete kodi 18 and install an older version

I have ubuntu 16.04 and I can't seem to completely remove kodi 18 alpha. I would like to install an older stable version.
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Repository returns different packages on two different machines

So I'm trying to get Kodi 15.2 Isengard installed onto my media computer (old pentium, 512MB RAM). Went through some procedures gleaned from the internet which included adding the kodi-old repository....
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Ubuntu Desktop 17.04. on Kodi Krypton. Video is great, no audio though [closed]

For all you moderators: (Legal Kodi Add-ons only!) My system Audio Output is HDMI/Displayport 2 (Built in Audio) running on an ASUS H170M-Plus CSM Motherboard with an Intel i5 Skylake cpu. Things I'...
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Folder Permissions for External Hard drives

I am trying to set up an Emby server with libraries located on different internal hard drives. Emby requires that I give the user it creates (emby) access to folders/files when I want it to read them. ...
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How to get HDMI CEC working on a 7th gen intel NUC

I have an NUC7i5BNH with an Iris plus graphics card with hdmi cec. The tv(Hisense) detects, connects and works well with my bluray player (Sony) but can't detect the NUC. I have turned on HDMI CEC in ...
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Unable to install kodi 17 Krypton on ubuntu 16.10

I've followed the official guide here http://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:Install_Kodi_for_Linux sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get ...
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Trying to update to Kodi 17.3… but..?

I was trying to following the directions from Kodi to clear out kodi-bin and kodi-data so that I could update Kodi 17.1 to 17.3. After doing so and trying to install Kodi it get: The following ...
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How do I setup Kodi to play using SM player

I want to use Kodi just for organizing files but I want them to be played in SM player There are articles but those generally need a good knowledge of code
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What are “unmet dependencies”? [duplicate]

When I tried to install kodi apt-get intall kodi I met with an error message, telling me of "unmet dependencies". So, I searched for more information on this, to have a better idea where to ...
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Kodi - no information available

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.2. I've done all the system updates. No third party software was installed through original install. I went to kodi.tv, previously xbmc and followed instructions for kodi ...
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How do I find and install Kodi 16.1 Jarvis package on Xubuntu 16.04?

This is the error I get:- The following packages have unmet dependencies: kodi : Depends: kodi-bin (>= 2:16.1~git20160425.1001-final-0xenial) but it is not going to be installed Depends: ...
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Unable to start Kodi

I have installed the latest Version of Kodi (xbmc). I have installed/uninstalled/re-installed it several times. Whenever I'm trying to open it nothing happens (see the error log below). Even though ...
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How to make Ubuntu dynamically change audio profile?

Is it possible to make Ubuntu dynamically/automatically change the output audio profile? I have an HTPC running Ubuntu Mate 16.04 hooked up with a receiver via HDMI. I've set the audio profile to ...
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Solution to Install KODI 16.1 on Linux Ubuntu is required

I have run into 3 older machines that just can't handle Kodi 17. It runs, but so slow it's not an option to run it. The steps I found to install Kodi 16.1 don't work. How can you get 16.1 that I ...
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Kodi crashing in 16.04LTS after installing updates

Kodi fails to launch after Ubuntu updates. Deleted and reinstalled a number of time without any success. Crash log shows 3 errors. All help appreciated. Crash Log: ############## Kodi CRASH LOG ######...
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Want to install Kodi 16.1 on Ubuntu 16.04, NOT Version 17

I messed up Ubuntu 16.04 so package manager would not allow new updates to packages, so I re-installed 16.04 over the bad 16.04, my laptop has Win 7 also as dual boot. Every time I now install from ...
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Kodi 16 install from sources

I am trying to install Kodi 16 from a tar.gz file because if I try from PPA it automatically installs Kodi 18 version. I do exactly as it says on your guides but firstly I didn't find the configure ...
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Updated Kodi version to Krypton v17 on Ubuntu 14.04 lts.Now my screen goes haywire when I move cursor, inside Kodi program while full screen

Sorry for the long title, but i can't figure out how to put it into words.(EDit: it appears the words are "Screen tearing") So i updated Kodi files through the update notification. I wasn't expecting ...
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Who starts kodi on ubuntu?

Not sure this question is good here or if I should ask on ubuntu forum... I'm trying to write a script that restarts kodi via cli, so I need to know how to launch it once it stopped. In my ubuntu 16....
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Acestream Failed to Start on ubuntu 16.04 LTS 1

I followed this guide How to watch Acestream / Sopcast Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? to install acestream on my desktop. Installation was successful and tried to run it and got the following error $ ...
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Added Auto Start of Kodi, Now I can't access my Regular user

I have followed the Kodi Wiki on how to auto start my media center, and it works perfectly! Only problem is is when I exit the system and try to enter my user Desktop, it gives me the error, "Failed ...
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Unable to install Kodi on Ubuntu Mate 16.04

I am trying to insall Kodi but I keep getting the following: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 420573 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../kodi_2%...