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OSMC Installation — September 24, 2016

OSMC Installation

I’ve been a fan and user of OpenELEC on my Raspberry Pi’s for some time. It’s always performed great and was pretty straightforward to install and use. But it seems the developers are struggling to keep up with the releases of Kodi.

This isn’t necessarily a problem. It’s not like I need a new Kodi when the version I have works just fine. But I ran into OSMC and it has a newer version of Kodi and promised to be just as straight forward.

… and you know what? It really was.

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Build a Raspberry Pi Media Centre — September 22, 2016

Build a Raspberry Pi Media Centre

Following on from the previous post about setting up a Home Media Client/Server setup I thought I’d put together a “how to” for building your own Raspberry Pi Media Centre with Kodi and a list of ingredients.

Buy a Raspberry Pi SBC

Which one? The fastest and best at the time is the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. The Pi 2 Model B will do, but why not take on the latest and greatest?

* SBC = Small Board Computer.

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