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7. Kodi in General

Ralph Roberts

(1)Alexander, North Carolina, USA

Americans don’t spend billions for entertainment. They spend it in search of entertainment.

—Unknown

Now that we’ve installed media center software on our Raspberry Pi and optimized it for smooth operation on a single-board computer, let’s find out what it does. This chapter shows you:

  1. Hardware tips about hooking things up to our RPi media center controller.

  2. Software in a more comprehensive look at Kodi’s features and operation.

First, we hook stuff up.

Choosing and Attaching Components

A media center controller needs a media center to control. Some of these entrainment-providing ...

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