RaspEX OSMC Rpi3 with LXDE Desktop and Kodi 18 Media Center

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RaspEX OSMC Rpi3 with LXDE Desktop and Kodi 18 Media Center

Post by exton » 23 December 2018, 20:23

RaspEX OSMC Rpi3 with LXDE Desktop and Kodi 18 Media Center “Leia” with Netflix, Plex and Amazon Video addons – Build 181223

ABOUT RaspEX OSMC
RaspEX OSMC Build 181223 is made especially for the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, but can of course also be used on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. OSMC is based on Debian and Kodi Media Center. In RaspEX OSMC I’ve added the LXDE Desktop with many useful applications such as Wicd and NetworkManager. Makes it easy to configure your wireless network. I’ve also upgraded OSMC to a BETA version (Kodi 18 "Leia"), which makes it possible to include useful addons such as Netflix, Plex and Amazon Video. Which I’ve done. Study all included packages in RaspEX OSMC: http://raspex.exton.se/raspex-osmc/rasp ... 181223.txt

ABOUT OSMC (short for Open Source Media Center) and the difference between RaspEX OSMC and OSMC ORIGINAL
"OSMC is based on Debian and Kodi Media Center. It is an embedded, minimal, self updating Linux distributing which ships a Kodi front-end for a variety of devices. The project was founded by Sam Nazarko in 2014 and is maintained by a group of volunteers in their spare time". OSMC can be downloaded for free for all supported platforms on their official Download page. So OSMC has no real Linux Desktop. After the boot process and some configurations are ready you will end up directly in Kodi. Running RaspEX OSMC you will immediately end up at LightDM‘s login page. From there you can log in to the LXDE Desktop as the ordinary user osmc or as root. Passwords: osmc/root. As user osmc you can alternatively log in directly to Kodi 18.The big difference between OSMC and RaspEX OSMC is that Kodi 18 "Leia" is pre-installed in RaspEX OSMC together with some really useful addons (Netflix, Plex and Amazon Video). While you are logged in to the LXDE Desktop you can use Synaptic Package Manager to install all extra packages you may need. Since OSMC/RaspEX OSMC is based on Debian you’ll have about 30000 packages to chose between.

RaspEX OSMC PERFORMANCE
RaspEX OSMC is a very fast and responsive Rpi system. Much due to very low memory (RAM) usage. About as low as 100 MB. I’ve said that RaspEX LXDE Build 181015 is very fast. RaspEX OSMC is even faster especially if you use the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ to run it. The video and sound quality is also very very good. Even while running RaspEX OSMC on big TV screens. I.e. you can really enjoy Netflix and YouTube running on your Rpi mini computer!

SCREENSHOTS
1. Running Kodi: http://raspex.exton.se/raspex-osmc/rasp ... g-kodi.jpg
2. The LXDE Desktop logged in as osmc: http://raspex.exton.se/raspex-osmc/rasp ... esktop.jpg
3. The LXDE Desktop logged in as root: http://raspex.exton.se/raspex-osmc/rasp ... esktop.jpg
4. Wicd running before entering Kodi: http://raspex.exton.se/raspex-osmc/rasp ... unning.jpg

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