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14.2 > Multimedia > kodi (17.6)

Kodi is an award winning media center application for Linux, Mac OS X,
Windows and XBox. The ultimate hub for all your media, Kodi is easy to
use, looks slick, and has a large helpful community. Kodi supports
viewing and playing a vast library of audio, video and image formats.
Kodi has a sophisticated library management system that allows you to
organize all your media to give you quick and immediate access.

Optional dependencies: libcec, libbluray, libnfs, lirc, cwiid, pybluez,
avahi, shairplay and openjdk

Optional: libcrystalhd (not available at

Below are some paramaters that can be passed to the slackbuild to turn
on some optional components.

WII=yes|no (Default is no), requires cwiid and pybluez
WEBSERVER=yes|no (Default is yes), requires libmicrohttpd

Kodi can be compiled with openjdk instead of jdk.

Please remove or rename /etc/oss.conf if it exists on your system
prior to building this package or it will fail to build.

Using the system ffmpeg in the Kodi slackbuild is currently not
supported. The option to build Kodi with system ffmpeg is still
available in the slackbuild but it won't be supported by the

This requires: jdk, libass, tinyxml, crossguid, yajl, libmicrohttpd

Maintained by: Larry Hajali
ChangeLog: kodi


Source Downloads:
xbmc-17.6-Krypton.tar.gz (a64c2fc56ddc41b9b0dded55eaabf170)
FFmpeg-3.1.11-Krypton.tar.gz (6cf2d25e2a38fd274d9fb37a7bb4f953)

Download SlackBuild:
kodi.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.2

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