Re: Plasma needs a media player, I suggest Kodi
- Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 08:07:29 -0600
- From: Rex Dieter <rdieter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Plasma needs a media player, I suggest Kodi
bill engvald wrote:
> In the future, there will be more options for streaming, I'm talking
> about paid services where content is streamed, like TV and on demand
> Kodi is modular, advanced, and looks good. It's the first complete
> media center I've used on x86 PC. There is a presence of pirates, but
> that can be changed.
> What does everyone think?
My $0.02, last I checked, it has a hard dependency on ffmpeg (a legal
minefield, media codec patents), which makes it not freely redistributable
in many jurisdictions (US in particular)