If you experience an issue on Libre ELEC 7.0.x builds please update to 8.0.0 and re-test first, before reporting the problem via the forums. Update: We have seen reports of boxes getting stuck on the Krypton splash screen after updating. In this article, I’m going to assume that you’re working with a setup like this: one central network share, and one or more XBMC HTPC’s.
For a description of new features and changes in Kodi please read the official Kodi v17.0 release notice.
Changes since 7.95.3 include: View detailed changes on Git Hub BOOT PARTITION SIZE The Libre ELEC (Krypton) 8.0.0 image for Generic x86_64 hardware is 216MB so it fits in the 230MB boot partition size limit of older Open ELEC installations without resizing the boot partition or forcing a complete reinstallation.
I do however The advantage being that it’s easy to install and they all come with php My Admin preinstalled – which makes maintaining My SQL and running queries so much easier straight from any web-browser. ) might be that Apache (webserver) will be installed as well (disk-space / minimal CPU load).
If you decide to use a setup without php My Admin then make yourself familiar with how to access My SQL from the command line on your system (or get a program like EMS My SQL Manager or Dev Art SQL Studio, or the free Heidi SQL), see the My SQL documentation for details on your system since you will have to manually (in a shell) go to the mysql command line tool for execute a few SQL statements.
for example my QNAP NAS already comes with My SQL pre-installed (it just needs enabling).
Here is my article on How to install My SQL, Web-Server, and php My Admin on your QNAP.
All XBMC’s – Use the exact same paths to Movies, Music, and TV-Series!
Before we proceed with the My SQL connection for our XBMC boxes we should make sure that the path to our Movies, Music, and TV-Series are consistent for all XBMC’s you’re using.
Make sure to use that new password consistently throughout the next steps.