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To access the '''Logging''' settings page, the menu Settings Level must be set to at least '''Standard'''
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==Debug==
 
==Debug==
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This section is related to the creation of Debug Logs.
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; {{see also|Log_file|label 1=Debug Log}}
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=== Enable debug logging ===
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{|
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| width=120px | {{nowrap|'''Settings level:'''}}
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| Standard
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| '''Description:'''
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| Turn debug logging '''on''' or '''off'''. Useful for troubleshooting. <br />
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If you have been requested to provide a debug log, this setting must be enabled. For further instructions, refer to the link below.
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; {{see also|Log_file|label 1=Debug Log}}
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=== Enable component-specific logging ===
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{|
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|- valign="top"
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| width=120px | {{nowrap|'''Settings level:'''}}
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| Standard
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|- valign="top"
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| '''Description:'''
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| Enables verbose messages from additional libraries to be included in the debug log <br />
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Depending upon the issue you are investigating, you may want additional logging for a particular component of Kodi. To use this, enable this item and then select the required additional data in the next setting.
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; {{see also|Log_file|label 1=Debug Log}}
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=== Specify component-specific logging ===
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{|
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|- valign="top"
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| width=120px | {{nowrap|'''Settings level:'''}}
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| Standard
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|- valign="top"
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| '''Description:'''
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| Specify additional libraries whose verbose messages are to be included in the debug log<br />
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If the previous setting has been enabled, then select which additional components are to be included in the debug log. The following settings may be available, depending upon your hardware and operating system
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<section begin="ComponentLoggingList" />* The SMB library
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* The libcURL library (HTTP(S), DAV)
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* The FFmpeg libraries
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* The Audio component
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* The Video component
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* D-Bus calls
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* JSON-RPC requests
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* The Webserver component
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* The Airtunes library
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* The UPnP components
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* The libCEC library
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* The Database component
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* Audio/video timing information<section end="ComponentLoggingList" />
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; {{see also|Log_file|label 1=Debug Log}}
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=== Screenshot folder ===
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{|
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| Standard
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| '''Description:'''
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| Select the folder where the screenshots should be saved in <br />
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{{Kodi}} allows you to take a screen snapshot. This setting tells {{kodi}} where to save the screenshot once it has been taken. You should use a location that allows easy access to the folder.
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The screenshot can be taken using one of the following methods...
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*Pressing {{keypress|ctrl|s}} on a keyboard
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*Pressing the equiveland key on your remote control. This is not a standard button press and will need to be mapped to your remote control. '''''See: [[Add-on:Keymap_Editor|Keymap Editor]]'''''
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== Events ==
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The following settings are related to the '''Event Log'''
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;{{See|Event Log}}
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=== Enable event logging ===
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{|
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| width=120px | {{nowrap|'''Settings level:'''}}
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| Standard
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| '''Description:'''
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| Enables or disables the Event Log
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;{{See also|Event_Log|label 1= Event Log}}
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=== Enable notification event logging ===
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{|
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| width=120px | {{nowrap|'''Settings level:'''}}
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| Standard
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| '''Description:'''
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| This setting is only available if the previous setting is '''Enabled'''. Enabling this setting will create an on-screen notification that an Event has been recorded in the log.
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;{{See also|Event_Log|label 1= Event Log}}
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=== Show event log ===
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{|
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| width=120px | {{nowrap|'''Settings level:'''}}
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| Standard
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|- valign="top"
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| '''Description:'''
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| Selecting this item will take you directly to the Event Log. The log can also be accessed from the main settings page.
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;{{See also|Event_Log|label 1= Event Log}}
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Latest revision as of 12:28, 12 January 2019

Home icon grey.png   ▶ Settings ▶ System Settings ▶ Logging
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To access the Logging settings page, the menu Settings Level must be set to at least Standard


1 Debug

This section is related to the creation of Debug Logs.


1.1 Enable debug logging

Settings level: Standard
Description: Turn debug logging on or off. Useful for troubleshooting.

If you have been requested to provide a debug log, this setting must be enabled. For further instructions, refer to the link below.


1.2 Enable component-specific logging

Settings level: Standard
Description: Enables verbose messages from additional libraries to be included in the debug log

Depending upon the issue you are investigating, you may want additional logging for a particular component of Kodi. To use this, enable this item and then select the required additional data in the next setting.


1.3 Specify component-specific logging

Settings level: Standard
Description: Specify additional libraries whose verbose messages are to be included in the debug log

If the previous setting has been enabled, then select which additional components are to be included in the debug log. The following settings may be available, depending upon your hardware and operating system

  • The SMB library
  • The libcURL library (HTTP(S), DAV)
  • The FFmpeg libraries
  • The Audio component
  • The Video component
  • D-Bus calls
  • JSON-RPC requests
  • The Webserver component
  • The Airtunes library
  • The UPnP components
  • The libCEC library
  • The Database component
  • Audio/video timing information


1.4 Screenshot folder

Settings level: Standard
Description: Select the folder where the screenshots should be saved in

Kodi allows you to take a screen snapshot. This setting tells Kodi where to save the screenshot once it has been taken. You should use a location that allows easy access to the folder. The screenshot can be taken using one of the following methods...

  • Pressing ctrl+s on a keyboard
  • Pressing the equiveland key on your remote control. This is not a standard button press and will need to be mapped to your remote control. See: Keymap Editor


2 Events

The following settings are related to the Event Log

See: Event Log


2.1 Enable event logging

Settings level: Standard
Description: Enables or disables the Event Log


2.2 Enable notification event logging

Settings level: Standard
Description: This setting is only available if the previous setting is Enabled. Enabling this setting will create an on-screen notification that an Event has been recorded in the log.


2.3 Show event log

Settings level: Standard
Description: Selecting this item will take you directly to the Event Log. The log can also be accessed from the main settings page.



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