Vero 4K+ With Plex Media Player

#1

Evening @sam_nazarko,

Been lurking on the forums for a while and and think the Vero 4K+ is a very capable bit of kit for the price!

I’ve been a longtime Plex user and I am considering a shift back to OSMC / Kodi for the better LiveTV support…

My question is if I decide I want to make the jump back to Plex ; is there a realistic chance I will be able to tweak the build code to produce an image using Plex Media Player instead of Kodi? I’m a quick learner but it’s soemthing I would have to learn to do and just wanted to ask the question to check it’s not a definite “no go” before I committed!

I’ve seen the threads on how to build Plex from source and my guess is OSMC uses a variation on LibreElec to build a “just enough OS” suited to the Vero Hardware. Like I said just wanted to check the it wasn’t a ridiculous though before I bought one!

Thanks in advance for your time!

Alex

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#2

Highly unlikely. You would essentially need to build your own custom OS to run on the hardware and run PMP. You don’t learn to tweak such code over a weekend or 12… But Kodi can be used as a Plex client as is.

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#3

OSMC isn’t based on LibreELEC.

You could build OpenPHT, which I believe is what some users do; but there will probably not be hardware acceleration.

There are two Plex add-ons for Kodi. One is an official one and the other is Plex Kodi Connect. These should meet your requirements.

Sam

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#4

PlexKodiConnect is fantastic and works amazingly well with OSMC to give the perfect combination of Kodi frontend and Plex Media Server backend.

https://github.com/croneter/PlexKodiConnect/wiki/Installation

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#5

I am running Kodi 17.6 and I am running the official Plex add on and it’s works perfectly.

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