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dan

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  # 1796406 8-Jun-2017 09:13
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thanks for the link there, so typical of plex, that rubbish path issue with the xmltv has been around since day 1 they implemented it  was never able to get it working. no response on forum etc

 

ive switched plex over to using xmltv now

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1796463 8-Jun-2017 10:09
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dan:

 

thanks for the link there, so typical of plex, that rubbish path issue with the xmltv has been around since day 1 they implemented it  was never able to get it working. no response on forum etc

 

ive switched plex over to using xmltv now

 

 

 

 

 

I saw no benefit with either, unless there's a way on introducing the data that gracenote/plex needs to covert movies to shows.

 

 





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  # 1796518 8-Jun-2017 11:01
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you said before shortland st was showing up movie, its showing up as a TV show for me

 

and it does have episode data as well

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1796524 8-Jun-2017 11:09
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dan:

 

you said before shortland st was showing up movie, its showing up as a TV show for me

 

and it does have episode data as well

 

 

 

 

You're using their EPG or XMLTV?  Where does your XMLTV come from (if epg collector, maybe I have different settings turned on).  Also I just did a delete DVR and added again, and the EPG I get to choose is listed as Vodafone.  But it doesn't seem to have any channels listed.

 

Click to see full size

 

Just updated the EPG again and I see a category of "Series Soap" but it still insists it's a movie.  The problems this causes is that it tries sticking it in a Videos library rather than Series based, also it doesn't open up the options for recurrence.

 

 





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  # 1796525 8-Jun-2017 11:12
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I create and host a few XMLTV files for Freeview.
Updated nightly.

 

They are for TvHeadend / MythTV but might work with Plex.

Info:
http://www.matthuisman.nz/2016/10/freeview-nz-xmltv-epg.html

XML Files:
http://files.matthuisman.nz/freeview.xml
or
http://files.matthuisman.nz/freeview.xml.gz


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  # 1796530 8-Jun-2017 11:22
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davidcole:

 

 

 

You're using their EPG or XMLTV?  Where does your XMLTV come from (if epg collector, maybe I have different settings turned on).  Also I just did a delete DVR and added again, and the EPG I get to choose is listed as Vodafone.  But it doesn't seem to have any channels listed.

 

 

epgcollector generated xmltv, i do have the 'enhance program guide' option enabled in PMS

 

the other shows you mentioned like masterchef i dont have at all in my epg to check

 

 

 

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  # 1796532 8-Jun-2017 11:24
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dan:

 

davidcole:

 

 

 

You're using their EPG or XMLTV?  Where does your XMLTV come from (if epg collector, maybe I have different settings turned on).  Also I just did a delete DVR and added again, and the EPG I get to choose is listed as Vodafone.  But it doesn't seem to have any channels listed.

 

 

epgcollector generated xmltv, i do have the 'enhance program guide' option enabled in PMS

 

the other shows you mentioned like masterchef i dont have at all in my epg to check

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yeah i've found masterchef australia under upcoming movies.  The chase listed as a 1994 movie, Home and Away a 1956 movie





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  # 1796534 8-Jun-2017 11:29
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i dont have anything called 'the chase' in the epg

 

home and away is fine for me, tv series with episode data

 

maybe you need to delete it all start from scratch,

 

 


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  # 1796546 8-Jun-2017 11:44
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its a waste of time really, theres so many things missing in the plex program guide that are in the xmltv that are not showing up in plex, switching to xmltv hasent really resolved any of these issues

 

compared to just using Gracenote.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1796550 8-Jun-2017 11:55
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dan:

 

its a waste of time really, theres so many things missing in the plex program guide that are in the xmltv that are not showing up in plex, switching to xmltv hasent really resolved any of these issues

 

compared to just using Gracenote.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No I didn't think so either.





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  # 1812446 4-Jul-2017 11:43
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How are you guys going with plex live tv? 

 

Looking to move over to it, obviously have to move up to plex pass which i want to make sure is worth it


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  # 1812474 4-Jul-2017 11:48
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xyf:

 

How are you guys going with plex live tv? 

 

Looking to move over to it, obviously have to move up to plex pass which i want to make sure is worth it

 

 

 

 

I still find it a waste of time.  It would be ok if I wanted to record american tv shows, or a movie.  For local/aus stuff I find it useless .





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  # 1813046 5-Jul-2017 09:07
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Well, well well, I may have to eat my words.  I've done a couple of server updates, and then decided to give it another go today to record Survivor NZ for my son (bit late for him to be up, and the TVNZ ondemand experience is pretty crap at the moment).  An lo and behold it finds it, and some of the other annoyances I had (Shorty's didn't show up as a tv show, but a movie, fixed, hmm masterchef australia still wrong though and Britains Got Talent not there either).  So its getting better.

 

Pity they never gave us a process for helping them get it fixed.





Previously known as psycik

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Windows 10
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dan

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  # 1813052 5-Jul-2017 09:25
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xyf:

 

How are you guys going with plex live tv? 

 

Looking to move over to it, obviously have to move up to plex pass which i want to make sure is worth it

 

 

its only on ios and android tv so its pretty useless as it is, not even plexweb

 

 

 

i tried it out on my kids  ipad mini2 for livetv, some channels wouldnt load, some channels and no epg data at all even the show name.

 

it was extremely flakey

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  # 1813055 5-Jul-2017 09:28
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dan:

 

xyf:

 

How are you guys going with plex live tv? 

 

Looking to move over to it, obviously have to move up to plex pass which i want to make sure is worth it

 

 

its only on ios and android tv so its pretty useless as it is, not even plexweb

 

 

 

i tried it out on my kids  ipad mini2 for livetv, some channels wouldnt load, some channels and no epg data at all even the show name.

 

it was extremely flakey

 

 

 

 

 

 

I haven't tried it for live tv, prefer my own nextpvr channel - that does that the (dis?)advantage of needing nextpvr installed and running, but I'm a windows shop and nextpvr has many more tuner types available compared to plex.  I wouldnt' mind plex being able to record though.  





Previously known as psycik

OpenHAB: Gigabyte AMD A8 BrixOpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller, Raspberry PI, Wemos D1 Mini, Zwave, Xiaomi Humidity and Temperature sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 10
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


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