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Topic # 150760 2-Aug-2014 10:30
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I see they have finally decided to change the xbmc name. Makes sense really as it does not collate to any xbox's apart of course from the original.
Don't mind the new name of Kodi.





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  Reply # 1100599 2-Aug-2014 12:19
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Certainly it's a "tolerate it" or "hate it" situation with the new name. I don't think anyone has yet said "love it!".

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  Reply # 1100664 2-Aug-2014 15:20
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What does it mean?



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  Reply # 1100673 2-Aug-2014 15:34
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benokobi: What does it mean?


 

Kodi

 

a person that is really sweet




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  Reply # 1100747 2-Aug-2014 17:52
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But in this context it doesn't mean anything, which is kinda the point when you are looking for a trademarkable name!

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  Reply # 1105999 10-Aug-2014 19:04
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i think its a good move...the number of times ive said "oh you should use XBMC, it's great" the first thing they ask is " what does xbmc stand for??" and then you go through this convoluted explanation about x box and they say "but I dont have an xbox" etc etc etc.

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  Reply # 1106004 10-Aug-2014 19:26
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Visitor: wow this system is cool, where did you buy it?

Me: no its free, just install it on your computer, its called xbmc.

V: what's that stand for?

M: it stands for xbmc.

V: yeah but what's it stand for

M: it used to stand for Xbox media center, but now it is just xbmc

V: I didn't know you had an Xbox, does it run on 360, or do you have a one?

M: it doesn't run on Xbox

V: can we play forza?

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  Reply # 1107299 12-Aug-2014 21:29
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exactly

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  Reply # 1107307 12-Aug-2014 21:39
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I still have an XBOX with XBMC loaded. Can't handle newer files though. A chromecast probably has more power lol. Funnily enough I play Nintendo 64 heaps more than Xbox :p





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  Reply # 1110683 18-Aug-2014 17:40
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I like telling the story behind XBMC. I just thought the story to be so cool. Actually just got used to calling it XBMC pretty recently after I referred to it instinctively as Xbox Media Center.

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  Reply # 1114706 24-Aug-2014 18:47
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anyone else having issues with Gotham release? i reckon its the worst so far...feckin weather doesnt work. library seems glitchy and the artist thumnails seem to be patchy (lots of generic thumnails) ..keeps crashing/locking up when i exit to windows...not liking it so far compared to old releases which "just worked"



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  Reply # 1114708 24-Aug-2014 18:56
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are you using 13.2 ?? , I have not had any real problems with it so far. I use mine with the skin hybrid.




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  Reply # 1114795 24-Aug-2014 21:14
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floydie: anyone else having issues with Gotham release? i reckon its the worst so far...feckin weather doesnt work. library seems glitchy and the artist thumnails seem to be patchy (lots of generic thumnails) ..keeps crashing/locking up when i exit to windows...not liking it so far compared to old releases which "just worked"


No issues with Gotham here, loving 3D support and other changes that I've probably forgotten now. Weather is better than ever IMHO. Great skins.

Have to say though I don't use it for music, but I believe the key is to have good tagging in your music files.

I don't like having to have the TV on to liste nto music, nor do I like everyone staring at screen visualisations when it plays. Music is more social than that for me, or else it is background while I cook or work. I don't want anything other than the track/artist.

Anyway thats enough music rant, join forum.xbmc.org and post questions if you're having a problem, see you there.

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  Reply # 1116055 26-Aug-2014 18:37
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my tagging is first class and i dont use visualisations either.

what weather addon is everyone using? none of the ones i have work at all.

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  Reply # 1116104 26-Aug-2014 20:49
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Weather Underground, with living proof!




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  Reply # 1116131 26-Aug-2014 21:32
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Same here for the weather , can't be naffed taking a picture though. Perhaps you have a setup issue with your weather ??




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