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Old 05-02-2014, 07:28 PM   #1
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I'm running OpenElec on a raspberry pi and would like to know how to connect to Samba. xbmbx3 add on asks for the samba server?

Old 05-02-2014, 09:54 PM   #2
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If you know the samba server ip go in xbmc>videos>files>Add Source and type there the path to the folder in the samba server in which you have the media files like:


if you have also a music folder in the samba server then in xbmc>music>files>Add Sourcer and type there the path to the folder in the samba server in which you have the music files like:


Remember check the local ip address for your samba server (The ip assigned by your router at home, not the internet ip) and replace the I used on the example above.


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