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post #1 of 18
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So I grabbed XBMC last night, and really like how everything is set up.
Using Transparancy skin at the moment.

Anyone want to recommend some good things to add to it?
Also is it possible to use it as a DVR as well?

I set up my Hauppauge remote to work with it and did some tweaks so the green WMC button would launch XBMC. smile.gif
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post #2 of 18
i added cinema experience to mine as well as tv tunes. that's all i can think of off the top of my head for now.
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I would like to know the DVR/Live TV function too...
I was able to get QAM channels in WMC in FIOS (HVR 1600)...but it was only the NBC/FOX/ABC/CBS channels I saw that were only scanned (23 channels in my area total)...I like that now I can record some shows and put them on a dvd or sumthing especially for documentary specials...I might connect a HDTV antenna later on for local digital
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Sorry, no DVR/TV for XBMC yet. It's just a media player. There may be some adhoc modules for this, but they're not that good.
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I figured...saw a response from an xbmc developer but it was dated...boxee is in somewhat beta stage still so no chance yet
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post #6 of 18
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Hmm I am having a little problem now.
I have Anime movies, but I do not want it to show up in the Movies library. mad.gif
If I switch it to episode listing then I loose the info, it isn't a big deal but would like to have it.

Oh and I didn't know it kept things in the roaming folder had to add the -p flag to a shortcut to make it portable and stay within my 1TB.
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Originally Posted by compudaze;12567446 
Sorry, no DVR/TV for XBMC yet. It's just a media player. There may be some adhoc modules for this, but they're not that good.

Yea I saw some addons for it, but it isn't that big of a deal to me.
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post #7 of 18
If you have two folders, one for Anime and one for Movies, then add them as separate sources. You can specify the Movies source as "Movies" while checking the "don't scan this folder" option for the Anime source.
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post #8 of 18
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For example this is how I have it...
D:\Anime - Set content to TV shows
D:\Anime\Bleach\ep 1-50
D:\Anime\Bleach\Movies\movies 1-5 - Set content to movies

D:\Movies - Set content to movies
No folder all movies clumped in there.

Even with separate sources when I go to Movies/Library Mode it picks up the movies from the anime folder.
Only if I change the Anime movies sub folder to TV shows will it not pick it up, but then I loose the fan arts, thumbnail, cast, info, etc...

Not sure if other skins have a way around that. thinking.gif
I can live with it not showing the info for my anime movies, but if I find a solution it would be great.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LiLChris;12573363 
For example this is how I have it...
D:\Anime - Set content to TV shows
D:\Anime\Bleach\ep 1-50
D:\Anime\Bleach\Movies\movies 1-5 - Set content to movies

D:\Movies - Set content to movies
No folder all movies clumped in there.

Even with separate sources when I go to Movies/Library Mode it picks up the movies from the anime folder.
Only if I change the Anime movies sub folder to TV shows will it not pick it up, but then I loose the fan arts, thumbnail, cast, info, etc...

Not sure if other skins have a way around that. thinking.gif
I can live with it not showing the info for my anime movies, but if I find a solution it would be great.

Hmm, it might probably be easier for XBMC if you had:
D:\TV - Set content to TV shows
D:\Movies - Set content to Movies

You could then have (just make sure to scan recursively):
D:\TV\Anime\Bleach\ep 1-50
D:\Movies\Anime\Bleach\movies 1-5

Within XBMC, you can link Movies to TV Shows in your library. If you do that then the movies will remain in the movies, the tv shows will remain in the tv show, but now in tv shows there's a section for related movies.
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post #10 of 18
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Ahh! I got it. wheee.gif

What I did was D:\Anime - Exclude path from from library updates
So now any anime movie inside will not show up with my other movies.
Rescanned in library and they do not show up anymore.


Now to figure out what else to add to XBMC to make it a good setup. thinking.gif
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