From now on when I refer to ‘XBMC userdata folder’ I mean the one listed above.
It’s been a while since my last blog as I’ve had a pretty busy time recently so I’m glad to be back.
I am using a T8-AML-V3 Android box in this example, if you have a different system, the basic process shown is the same but please make sure when it comes to downloading the latest version of kodi that you chose the right one for your system.
Connect XBMC to your shared database OK, the database is up, only thing left is to connect XBMC to it.
There is no fancy configuration option in the GUI so we have to edit/create a file again.
In a production setup you probably don’t want to do this but in a home network it’s fine.
That’s it, your database server is ready to serve XBMC.
In XBMC 12.0 this isn’t necessarily, XBMC now uses a local thumbnail cache.
The thumbnail location in the database points to the on-line image, when the XBMC client access this file it’s being cached locally to increase performance.
The will look like this; Click sources to download my sample file (rename the file extension to xml).