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Revision as of 12:02, 17 September 2014

Home icon grey.png   ▶ Linux
▶ Devices
▶ Kodibuntu

XBMCbuntu is a combination XBMC/operating system for use on PCs that are mainly just running XBMC. It is an alternative to installing Windows or a larger (and sometimes more complicated) Linux-based OS.

1 Hardware requirements

XBMCbuntu should work with the general hardware requirements for Linux:

2 Installing

Download from http://xbmc.org/download/

Note:

  • Unlike XBMCbuntu v12, v13 has only one iso image file for all x86 computers, regardless of GPU.
  • Currently, only a 64-bit version is available, but this should cover the vast majority of users.

XBMCbuntu comes in an ISO form that can be burned to an optical disc. It can also be formatted to a USB drive, as mentioned in the next section.

For instructions on how to acquire, create a bootable usb flash drive, boot or install to/from


2.1 Updating / Upgrading or Changing XBMC version

This page below contain all rounded up FAQ regarding upgrading/updating or changing XBMC packages via the Team XBMC ppas as well as useful information for those just starting out with Linux or XBMCbuntu/Kodibuntu

2.2 XBMCbuntu F.A.Q.

This area covers basic Frequently Asked Questions and contains relevant information regarding XBMCbuntu that may be useful to users just starting out with Linux or XBMCbuntu.

3 Login

To login locally or over SSH

username: xbmc
password: none

4 Basic use

XBMCbuntu can boot directly into XBMC or it can also boot into a desktop mode for using applications such as a web browser.

4.1 Media center

XBMCbuntu contains XBMC for Linux compiled with the 'standalone' mode, this enabled certain functions that are not available in normal XBMC installations (Windows, Mac Linux), these functions include Power Management, and Network Management.

4.2 Using desktop mode

5 Common Issues