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13. Managing Your Libraries

Ralph Roberts

(1)Alexander, North Carolina, USA

A library is a place where you learn what teachers were afraid to teach you.

Alan M.​ Dershowitz

Several times during this book, we’ve added items to Kodi’s libraries. The media libraries—for videos, music, and pictures—give us power databases for managing our collections of movies, TV shows, albums, songs, photos, graphics, and all the other types of media a media center should have. That’s all good, but one question comes to mind—who manages the managers?

Kodi’s libraries do not store the actual movies, music, or any other media file. Instead these databases ...

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