[mythtv-users] Kodi Links

Dick Steffens dick at dicksteffens.com
Fri Jun 22 12:38:51 UTC 2018

On 06/22/2018 12:50 AM, Mike Bibbings wrote:
> On 22/06/18 00:18, Dick Steffens wrote:
>> A friend has installed Kodi on his Ubuntu machine. After much fussing 
>> he finally found a way to take it out of full screen. Does someone 
>> have a link to useful hints on how to work with Kodi?
> Assuming you want Kodi to work with MythTV, current Kodi 17 works with 
> mythtv 0.28, 29 and 30pre (Master)
> Depending on Ubuntu version you may need to use Kodi ppa (use stable) 
> see https://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:Install_Kodi_for_Linux
> Xubuntu 18.04 has Kodi  17.6 Debian package version: 
> 2:17.6+dfsg1-1ubuntu1 Media Center Kodi from Debian
> Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Team Kodi from Debian - http://kodi.tv
> General Kodi information https://kodi.wiki/view/First_time_user
> Keyboard controls https://kodi.wiki/view/Keyboard_controls
> Installing mythtv pvr addon https://kodi.wiki/view/MythTV_PVR
> Note by default channel numbers in Kodi are different to those in 
> MythTV backend, to change this in Kodi go to
> Settings>PVR & Live TV Settings>
>     Change Settings to "Advanced" this enables some hidden settings
>     In General select "Use channel numbers from backend" and restart Kodi

Thanks. I'll pass these along to my friend.


Dick Steffens

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