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Hi xnappo

 

Thanks for all the work you guys have put in....unfortunately I'm just getting a "URL error: Bad Request"....I've done as directed in your directions above....anything I should try?

 

I'm on OSX 10.10.2 running the latest Kodi...my Emby server is on the latest Emby DEV release: Version 3.0.5566.35664

 

Regards

 

Scot

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im85288

Also make sure to delete the older MediaBrowser addon if using this addon. Just emphasising this for those who missed it in the above instructions :)

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I did, but I needed to also delete the 006 Emby add on completely from the addon's directory...then reinstall....

 

Sync just finished...off to take a look..

 

Question: When I am not on my LAN and I want to stream programs with say PleXMBC I am able to use forced transcoding, will this work with your Emby plugin?

 

Thanks again...

 

-SM

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Xnappo,

 

This is great. Tested on two machines. In one everything went smoothly. The other that I'm trying to access using a ddns is giving me an error.

 

I'm attaching the log file.

 

I did everything as recommended.

 

Thanks,

 

Marcelo.

kodi.log

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Xnappo,

 

This is great. Tested on two machines. In one everything went smoothly. The other that I'm trying to access using a ddns is giving me an error.

 

I'm attaching the log file.

 

I did everything as recommended.

 

Thanks,

 

Marcelo.

On first install, we need to modify advancedsettings.xml.  It appears you already have one, but it is having trouble parsing/adding to it.

 

Can you:

1. Post your advancedsettings.xml

2. Rename it, then try again

 

Once install is complete, you can merge the renamed one and the one we will make.

 

xnappo

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Xnappo,

 

You are right. I just deleted the advanced and all went good also.

 

Strange thing is that the advanced seems corrupted with no nfo inside it. Just null/null/null and I never created one since I don't need anything in that sense from kodi.

 

Thanks,

 

Marcelo.

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This sound great. I have one question. I don't have any data in kodi (was only using the xbmbc plugin), should I add movies and shows to kodi first, then install the plugin ? Or have a clean kodi with nothing and then install the plugin ?

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How about running the initial sync on a powerful desktop and then importing the settings into Kodi in the Pi?

Is this possible?

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xnappo

Someone mentioned that yes, you can copy the db over.

 

However if you have problems with doing that - don't ask us for support as it could cause near-impossible to debug issues.

 

Aka - it should work, but you are on your own :)

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Hi, installed fine on iMAC running 14.1 Kodi.  Sync ran fine, took about 30 minutes max. 

 

I am having a problem with TV Shows, that are on SMB drives under Win7.  Kodi prompts a dialogue saying that isn't in the library, do I want to remove.  Before i enable logging, for SMB shares, do I need to configure the Emby add-on with SMB credentials? 

 

Added SMB credentials and all good.

 

Thanks

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Suggestion: Since username is case sensitive maybe provide a error message when you type in an invalid user ? I just got a "script error" from kodi.

 

Also maybe descripe the network username/password option, I guess this is SMB password for media files ?

 

I have a question, are updates on emby pushed to kodi, or is the sync running at given interval ?

 

 

Import done successful in 10 minutes on my fairly weak N2820 Nuc. But my database isn't very big since I just migrated to a new NAS and did some cleanup. I would say the time needed is comparable to normal scraping in Kodi on a fast internet.

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@@im85288

 

So the server will automatically determine if it should transcode or not?

I have this same question, just assumed it wasn't supported yet. How would the bitrate be set? Edited by dark_slayer
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I just finished watching a episode and playcount sync is running in loop it seems.

 

Please mask username and password in logfile.

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Hi, installed fine on iMAC running 14.1 Kodi.  Sync ran fine, took about 30 minutes max. 

 

I am having a problem with TV Shows, that are on SMB drives under Win7.  Kodi prompts a dialogue saying that isn't in the library, do I want to remove.  Before i enable logging, for SMB shares, do I need to configure the Emby add-on with SMB credentials? 

 

Added SMB credentials and all good.

 

Thanks

Is directplay not supported (yet?) Looking great by the way! 

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Is directplay not supported (yet?) Looking great by the way! 

You mean force playing from HTTP?  Not yet.

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I have this same question, just assumed it wasn't supported yet. How would the bitrate be set?

 

Having double checked the code that's still on the todo list

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You mean force playing from HTTP?  Not yet.

Yeah that is what I meant. Want to use this for over the internet streaming. Will be watching github for changes :)

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Hi, installed fine on iMAC running 14.1 Kodi.  Sync ran fine, took about 30 minutes max. 

 

I am having a problem with TV Shows, that are on SMB drives under Win7.  Kodi prompts a dialogue saying that isn't in the library, do I want to remove.  Before i enable logging, for SMB shares, do I need to configure the Emby add-on with SMB credentials? 

 

Added SMB credentials and all good.

 

Thanks

 

Just wondering on the above, I too have OSX and have the same issue, however since I intend to use some of the installs from outside of my LAN will putting in SMB usernames/passwords allow transcoding to work off site?

 

Hoping SMB credentials aren't required to make Emby plugin work.

 

Thanks

 

-SM

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