Kodi 16.0 beta 3 – Jarvis released with more fixes

Following the release of Kodi 16.0 Beta 2 “Jarvis” few weeks ago, Kodi 16.0 Beta 3 “Jarvis” had been released and this release comes with a number of fixes. Kodi formally known as XBMC is an award-winning free media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS, and Android.

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Kodi 16.0 beta 3 changelog:

  • Fixed: non-working touch input in file manager
  • Fixed: workaround for MySQL 5.7.x query optimizer changes
  • Fixed: remove broken musicvideo scraper
  • Fixed: don’t show “sync playback to display” option on Android as it’s not supported
  • Fixed: fix codepage for Korean language input
  • Fixed: added workaround for triggering repository updates during playback
  • Fixed: fix crash in PVR calling the context menu
  • Fixed: show OK dialog instead of empty list clicking on the update button in add-on information panel
  • Fixed: several coverity and cppcheck code analysis problems
  • Fixed: time sometimes jumped backwards on playing bluray m2ts files and fixes stutter on switching files
  • Fixed: several issues regarding music library
  • Fixed: timer and EPG handling in PVR
  • Fixed: crashing on cleaning up events
  • Fixed: don’t show brightness/contrast controls when using Android MediaCodec (Surface)
  • Fixed: dont invalidate art for addons that are new or not updated since last fetch
  • Fixed: Android stylus devices don’t respond on input
  • Fixed: segfault when ADSP is enabled in settings
  • Fixed: missing art when playing something from a music add-on
  • Fixed: variety of cleanups and problems for AMLogic chips
  • Fixed: fixed possible directory traversal bug due to insufficient url checking
  • Fixed: handling of media key on Android
  • Changed: add support for pre-gzipped addons.xml in repositories which should considerably reduce repository traffic
  • Changed: remove “add source”from Programs section

See release notes for more details

Install Kodi 16.0 Beta 3 “Jarvis” on Ubuntu OS

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/unstable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install kodi

Install the encode addon

sudo apt-get install kodi-audioencoder-* kodi-pvr-*

Remove Kodi

sudo apt-get remove kodi*
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