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Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:53 pm
by Rascas
sgehdn wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:49 pm
I have't installed any unstable version or RC, I am still on 17.6 Krypton.
So I have understood, that
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

will do it after the final version is available.

thx
Yes.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:17 pm
by lpt2007
How can I install latest KODI 18.0 Leia version?

I try:

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sudo apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y
sudo apt-get install kodi -y
And when I run kodi I am on 17.6???

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:20 pm
by Rascas
lpt2007 wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:17 pm
How can I install latest KODI 18.0 Leia version?

I try:

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sudo apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y
sudo apt-get install kodi -y
And when I run kodi I am on 17.6???
Read the last posts.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:27 pm
by lpt2007
Rascas wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:20 pm
lpt2007 wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:17 pm
How can I install latest KODI 18.0 Leia version?

I try:

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sudo apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y
sudo apt-get install kodi -y
And when I run kodi I am on 17.6???
Read the last posts.
I can find how to install "Kodi 18 Leia stable" only RC from this post. Can you give me the link please?

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:30 pm
by Rascas
lpt2007 wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:27 pm
Rascas wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:20 pm
lpt2007 wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:17 pm
How can I install latest KODI 18.0 Leia version?

I try:

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sudo apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y
sudo apt-get install kodi -y
And when I run kodi I am on 17.6???
Read the last posts.
I can find how to install "Kodi 18 Leia stable" only RC from this post. Can you give me the link please?
Can't you read the last replies before yours? There is no link, it is not available yet, geezz...

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:35 pm
by fruitoftheloom
lpt2007 wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:27 pm
Rascas wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:20 pm
lpt2007 wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:17 pm
How can I install latest KODI 18.0 Leia version?

I try:

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sudo apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y
sudo apt-get install kodi -y
And when I run kodi I am on 17.6???
Read the last posts.
I can find how to install "Kodi 18 Leia stable" only RC from this post. Can you give me the link please?

Stable Kodi Leia has not yet been released for the Raspberry Pi SBC.

AFAIAA both OSMC & LibreElec are not as yet offering Leia.....

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:40 pm
by lpt2007
Why then this is on kodi official page?

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:01 pm
by fruitoftheloom
lpt2007 wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:40 pm
Why then this is on kodi official page?

That does not offer any download I can find for the final release, or am I being stupid ?

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 8:19 pm
by Rascas
lpt2007 wrote:
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:40 pm
Why then this is on kodi official page?
Kodi doesn't offer an installation program for the Raspberry Pi like they do for Windows, MacOS and Android, because the Raspberry Pi runs Linux, and there are many Linux flavors available for it. So, each Linux flavor/distribution maintainers, have to compile Kodi for it, if they want, and when they have time. For Raspbian, it is not available yet but it won't take long. You have to wait a litlle bit.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:14 am
by n1kusch
Do you think this could work for kodi 18?
https://github.com/xbmc/xbmc/blob/maste ... berryPi.md
never build something bevor.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:33 pm
by mcarty
n1kusch wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:14 am
Do you think this could work for kodi 18?
https://github.com/xbmc/xbmc/blob/maste ... berryPi.md
never build something bevor.
You can try if you want.
But you will need deep understanding of kodi and linux to do it, its not an easy task.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:19 pm
by kokowski
Hello,
i think the final is available now. After removing the unstable-source

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sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pipplware_unstable.list
and adding this:

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sudo su
echo "deb http://pipplware.pplware.pt/pipplware/dists/stretch/main/binary /" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pipplware_stretch.list
wget -O - http://pipplware.pplware.pt/pipplware/key.asc | sudo apt-key add -
apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y
exit
i now have the final of Kodi 18.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:43 pm
by Rascas
kokowski wrote:
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:19 pm
Hello,
i think the final is available now. After removing the unstable-source

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sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pipplware_unstable.list
and adding this:

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sudo su
echo "deb http://pipplware.pplware.pt/pipplware/dists/stretch/main/binary /" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pipplware_stretch.list
wget -O - http://pipplware.pplware.pt/pipplware/key.asc | sudo apt-key add -
apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade -y
exit
i now have the final of Kodi 18.
It should reach the Raspberry Pi Foundation tomorrow or so, no need to do that, just wait a little bit, it is the same thing.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:20 am
by Stillhouse
Today I did a fresh reinstall of RetroPie after I goofed something up, and to my surprise when I added on Kodi and loaded it up, v18.0 - Leia. Seems to work just fine for a relative noob like myself.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:34 am
by Rascas
To clarify things up (again), this Kodi compiles/packages are from the PiPplware system, which is a Linux system based on Raspbian, which I am the main developer. Either this test builds on this thread, the stable builds on Raspberry Pi Foundation, the packages on RetroPie, and probably more Raspbian based systems, all come from there (the same repo) and are all the same.
RetroPie uses our (Pipplware) repo, that is why it is already available there. They will be available tomorrow or so on the Raspberry Pi Foundation repo, when they have time to upload it.
The problem is, the Pipplware server is a small one located in Portugal, with not so high bandwith. So if all the ppl start to download from there, it will become really slow. Please wait a little bit, it shouldn't take long!

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:02 am
by kokowski
Rascas wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:34 am
To clarify things up (again), this Kodi compiles/packages are from the PiPplware system, which is a Linux system based on Raspbian, which I am the main developer. Either this test builds on this thread, the stable builds on Raspberry Pi Foundation, the packages on RetroPie, and probably more Raspbian based systems, all come from there (the same repo) and are all the same.
RetroPie uses our (Pipplware) repo, that is why it is already available there. They will be available tomorrow or so on the Raspberry Pi Foundation repo, when they have time to upload it.
The problem is, the Pipplware server is a small one located in Portugal, with not so high bandwith. So if all the ppl start to download from there, it will become really slow. Please wait a little bit, it shouldn't take long!
Sorry then...when i took a look into the PiPplware repo, i realized that the packages of Kodi 18 final are ready and so i've installed them with success. The last RC from your repo did crash many times with my setup, but the final now doesn't crash anymore.

Sorry again and thanks for your good work.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:45 pm
by Rascas
Kodi 18 stable/final is now available on the Rasperry Pi Foundation repo.

To update just run, as usual:

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sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Before upating I recommend that you make a backup of your Kodi settings, (the dir /home/pi/.kodi). Depending on what addons you have installed, it can be problems on updating.
If you were using the unstable repo I also recommend to remove it:

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sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pipplware_unstable.list

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:08 pm
by snowballEarth
Thanks for this.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 9:36 pm
by QBall1977
:D Thank you so much. Just got to the end of this. My Raspberry Pi desktop just keeps getting better and better. It really is an awesome beast.

Also many thanks for all those who post here regularly and keep the information flowing, you are doing an amazing job and your efforts are greatly appreciated.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:47 pm
by mowman
I upgraded to Leia and 95% of my library is unplayable. The rar archives all show as empty. Do I have to downgrade?

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:45 pm
by kokowski
mowman wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:47 pm
I upgraded to Leia and 95% of my library is unplayable. The rar archives all show as empty. Do I have to downgrade?
Rascas wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:45 pm
Before upating I recommend that you make a backup of your Kodi settings, (the dir /home/pi/.kodi). Depending on what addons you have installed, it can be problems on updating.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:23 pm
by Rascas
mowman wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:47 pm
I upgraded to Leia and 95% of my library is unplayable. The rar archives all show as empty. Do I have to downgrade?
In Kodi 18, some features were split from the Kodi main binary and are now binary addons. To read compressed files you need to install kodi-vfs-libarchive. There are more kodi-vfs-* addons in the repo, check them and install what you need.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:46 am
by HellSpawn
Hi! This is maybe a stupid question, but i'm missing some plugins for the new games section (emulators for example).

I'm using Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)
Kodi is 2:18.0-1~stretch from http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian/

This works fine in Android or on Libreelec. Are they unsing different addon repos?

Thanks for your help!

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:49 pm
by Rascas
HellSpawn wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:46 am
Hi! This is maybe a stupid question, but i'm missing some plugins for the new games section (emulators for example).

I'm using Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)
Kodi is 2:18.0-1~stretch from http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian/

This works fine in Android or on Libreelec. Are they unsing different addon repos?

Thanks for your help!
Yes emulators are still missing on Raspbian. Android has the emulators (and other binary addons) provided directly by the Oficial Repo, unlike Linux distributions, which are provided by the distro maintainers. LibreELEC has is own repo for the emulators. Maybe you can try LibreELEC repo and see if it works, idk.

Re: [Guide][Testing] Kodi 18.0 Leia beta versions for Raspbian Stretch!

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:10 pm
by nursik
Please update the version in the repository to 18.1, bugs that I encountered during testing were fixed