Package Details: kodi-standalone-service 1.135-1

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Package Base: kodi-standalone-service
Description: Systemd services to run kodi in stand-alone mode without a DE
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Licenses: MIT
Replaces: kodi-standalone-gbm-service, kodi-standalone-wayland-service, kodi-standalone-x11-service
Submitter: graysky
Maintainer: graysky
Last Packager: graysky
Votes: 65
Popularity: 0.56
First Submitted: 2014-11-05 20:25
Last Updated: 2022-01-18 12:27

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anatolik commented on 2020-10-12 15:35

==> Making package: kodi-standalone-service 1.107-6 (Mon Oct 12 08:34:07 2020)
==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Found kodi-standalone-service-v1.107.tar.gz
==> Validating source files with b2sums...
    kodi-standalone-service-v1.107.tar.gz ... FAILED
==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!
==> ERROR: Could not download sources.

ghen commented on 2020-09-14 20:09

1.105 tested and working fine!

graysky commented on 2020-09-14 19:56

You're welcome, thanks for the suggestion. Please try the formal v1.105 and report back.

ghen commented on 2020-09-14 19:53


graysky commented on 2020-09-14 19:46

Hmmm... I just pushed 1.105 but perhaps I can ship a commented /etc/conf.d/kodi-standalone containing a few you mentioned plus some commented text. That might be helpful for folks.

EDIT1: maybe the wiki is a better place. EDIT2:

ghen commented on 2020-09-14 19:42

Unfortunately not, it seems rather scattered.

I found KODI_DATA in /usr/bin/kodi itself (overridable), others can be found here and there on the Kodi wiki (or Arch wiki) discussing specific issues and workarounds, like KODI_AE_SINK, KODI_GL_INTERFACE, ...

Also several non-Kodi-specific variables can have effect on Kodi as well, like SDL_VIDEO_FULLSCREEN_HEAD (for multiscreen use), or LIBVA_DRIVER_NAME, VAAPI_MPEG4_ENABLED and others related to X11 direct rendering.

graysky commented on 2020-09-14 19:36

@ghen - Right, I am saying it might be nice to link to kodi-specific vars.

graysky commented on 2020-09-14 19:31

@ghen - Are you aware of a list of common environment variables kodi uses? Might be nice to provide some documentation.

ghen commented on 2020-09-14 19:27

Thanks! Maybe name it kodi-standalone rather than kodi, because it will be specific to the standalone invocation - running kodi directly will not involve this file.

graysky commented on 2020-09-14 19:24

@ghen - I'm thinking /etc/conf.d/kodi might be a more standard option. I'll go ahead and make the addition.