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Today we will build a full-featured multimedia center using a Raspberry Pi and Kodi, an open-source multimedia player with a wealth of advanced features.

See the full article at https://dbot.ws/kodi

Kodi is a feature-rich multimedia center that is very popular. It was originally the XBMC player for the Xbox gaming platform but has now been ported onto almost every operating system. It runs very well on a Raspberry Pi.

Today we will build a complete multimedia center that you can use with your HD television. We will be using a Raspberry Pi as the engine in our media center, almost any Raspberry Pi will do.

I will explain how Kodi works and go over a number of different ways that you can install it on a Raspberry Pi. I will then give you a detailed installation of Kodi using the OSMC image.

Once Kodi is installed I will show you how to configure and customize it.

I’ll also go over several options for remote control of your new multimedia center.

Here is the Table of Contents for today's video:

00:00 - Introduction
03:20 - What is Kodi?
05:58 - Is Kodi Legal?
08:00 - Ways to Install Kodi on a Raspberry Pi
10:42 - Raspberry Pi Selection & Enclosure
15:26 - Installing with OSMC
19:24 - Putting the box together
22:35 - Booting up Kodi
25:51 - Navigating Kodi & Add-Ons
31:50 - Kodi Configuration
36:28 - Remote Controls
41:47 - Chorus, Kodi Web-Based Interface
43:30 - Kore & Yatse
46:22 - Using Bluetooth

As always there is a detailed article with all the links and information you need on the DroneBot Workshop website. You will find it at https://dbot.ws/kodi

I hope you enjoy this video and that it inspires you to build your own multimedia center using Kodi.

"Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window." — Steve Wozniak


   
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