Setup Kodi media center
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2018-09-03
2018
09-03
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  • run sudo raspi-config then

    1. Advanced Options > Expand Filesystem (make room for contents)
    2. Advanced Options > Memory Split, set to 256MB
    3. Advanced Options > GL Driver, select G3 Legacy to use Broadcom drivers
    4. Interfacing Options > Camera, select Yes to enable the video codecs
  • sudo apt install kodi

  • start Kodi:

    • manually: Menu > Sound & Video > Kodi
    • autostart: echo "@kodi" >> ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart
  • control it via your TV remote (use an HDMI-CEC cable), keyboard (arrows + enter key), joypad/joystick (sudo apt install kodi-peripheral-joystick), etc...


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Dedicated linux distros: OpenELEC, LibreELEC (a fork of OpenELEC), OSMC