Updating boxee

Posted by / 18-Sep-2019 21:06

The WDTV Hub works great and is still pretty stable after all of these years (except for a few built-in apps like You Tube, I wish they kept going with updates), and the Fire TV will gladly chug away, playing any video over the network.

However, I had the need to have my media stream to a third television and I didn’t want to uproot an existing device and carry it from room to room. I already have a second generation Roku kicking around, but it doesn’t appear to be able to run anything other than the stock software at this time.

The downloaded file will be named boxee.iso, and that name must be maintained.

More info @ Boxee support or read the official info from the Boxee blog.

Format a USB stick or SD card and name it 'BOXEE' (be sure to use only capitals)3.If you leave the flash drive in, whenever you boot the Boxee it will go right into Kodi.Leave it out and it will boot to standard Boxee Hacks.After some e Baying, I was able to get a Boxee for around , shipping included (Make sure you get model DSM-380! The item description said that the box already had Boxee Hacks installed and upgraded to the latest version, so I figured I was on my way to a quick installation of Kodi and could get up and running in minutes.When I first booted the Boxee and checked out the Boxee Hacks settings, I noticed that the device only had version 1.4 installed while the latest available was 1.6.

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The new version mainly improves fanart support, and should get rid of those python errors that have been popping up for many international users. In addition the following improvements have also been released:- Fixes the Boxee Box shutdown issue- Increased SMB cache for better network performance- General fanart handling improvements (better detection for TV shows)- Friends can now be replaced by apps- Pandora app has been added as option for on the Home screen- Fixes jump to last unwatched episode when browsing in reversed order- Other small stability improvements- Updated to 1.4.6 (from 1.4.5) to include a fixes to Pandora music icon, Boxee Box shutdown, and some other jump to latest unwatched item issues Note: Before you start, make sure you know what you are doing.