In place of this missing functionality, I figured I would setup a simple timed job to automatically update my library for me every hour. Before I get started, I should note that there is an option to automatically update the library when the box is booted up which may work for some people. See below for the details on how to setup a timed job cron to update your video or music library. This consists of installing the xbmc-send application and setting up a cron job and enabling the EventServer.
Ubuntu - Revo as a XBMC Media Center with TV and Remote
The following comparison of video players compares general and technical information for notable software media player programs. For the purpose of this comparison, video players are defined as any media player which can play video , even if it can also play audio files. Android: 8. OS X: Windows Mobile: 1.
List of Built In Functions
In addition to indexing media files when activated by user-selected Content settings, XBMC also puts a video in its database if you change any OSD setting while watching it. Resume points are stored in this database as well. These entries are added to the database whether the affected video is part of the Video Library or not.
It allows users to play and view most streaming media, such as videos, music, podcasts , and videos from the Internet, as well as all common digital media files from local and network storage media. Kodi is customizable: skins can change its appearance, and plug-ins allow users to access streaming media content via online services such as Amazon Prime Instant Video , Crackle , Pandora Internet Radio , Rhapsody , Spotify , and YouTube. Kodi has attracted negative attention due to the availability of third-party plug-ins for the software that facilitate unauthorized access to copyrighted media content, as well as "fully loaded" digital media players that are pre-loaded with such add-ons; the XBMC Foundation has not endorsed any of these uses, and has taken steps to disassociate the Kodi project from these add-ons, including threatening legal action against those using its trademarks to promote them.