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MX 15/16 repository: The Kodi Thread

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Re: MX 15/16 repository: The Kodi Thread

#21 Postby Jerry3904 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:37 pm

Looks great, I'm going to have to try this one of these days!
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Re: MX 15/16 repository: The Kodi Thread

#22 Postby Stevo » Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:29 pm

Kodi 17.1 is now available in the test repository. It's mostly a bugfix release, and users of 17.0 should upgrade to this version. Softpedia's blog post about the new release is here: http://news.softpedia.com/news/kodi-17- ... 4137.shtml

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Re: MX 15/16 repository: The Kodi Thread

#23 Postby topcat » Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:41 pm

Thanks Stevo, got Kodi 17.1 running beautifully on two of my linux boxes, though one was tricky.

I'm posting my fix in case it helps someone else who tries upgrading to Kodi 17 from 16 and runs into my problem.

What happened was the upgrade went fine, but when clicking the Kodi icon to launch, nothing happens. I had a bunch of crash logs in my home directory for each attempt. The last line in the log mentioned an error on some xxx26 database.

I first thought maybe Kodi 17 required higher specs as the problem box was lower specs. That was not the case. After googling the launch problem, I found a fix saying to delete/rename the xxx26 file, or rename the hidden kodi folder in your home directory. I renamed the ".kodi" folder and that fixed the problem.
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Re: MX 15/16 repository: The Kodi Thread

#24 Postby Eadwine Rose » Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:52 pm

Running the same version here as well. My upgrade earlier from 16 to 17 went without a hitch, later upgraded to 17.1.

There are a few quirks with this 17.x version that still need ironing out, but that is nothing WE can fix, that is up to the Kodi developers.

It does take some getting used to, 16 to 17 was quite a change, GUI wise :) But thanks for packaging!
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Re: MX 15/16 repository: The Kodi Thread

#25 Postby topcat » Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:14 pm

yeah 17 is quite different than 16, but I like it. I figured most things out on my own without looking up anything about the differences, still learning as I go.
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Re: MX 15/16 repository: The Kodi Thread

#26 Postby Stevo » Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:13 pm

The older GUI skin (Confluence?) can still be installed and used on 17, if that's any help.

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Re: MX 15/16 repository: The Kodi Thread

#27 Postby Eadwine Rose » Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:10 am

Not really.. a lot of things are located elsewhere now.

No biggie, just go through all the settings one by one on expert mode and it becomes clear :)
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