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XBMC-Live Install script. For Minimal Unbuntu Install - andyblac - 2010-02-07 02:19

IMPORTANT NOTICE

XBMC Complete Installer (XCI)

Due to our needs to have improve support, which we feel is important.
it has been decided that any further updates and support for script shall be handled externaly from now on.
We apologise for any inconviniece and are looking forward to show you guys new script versions with more added features, which have been requested in past...

Please visit the SF Project blog

https://sourceforge.net/apps/wordpress/xci/

Or for support visit

https://sourceforge.net/apps/phpbb/xci/

Users are advised that registration/login with sourceforge may be necessary in order to take advantage of the forums we have now set up.

We invite all new and old XCI (XBMC Complete Installer) users to join us and continue to provide support, helping project grow.

We have positions available within our project please contact us via sourceforge for more information.

Please find below a list of what is supported
  • Support for SSH mouse navigation
  • Installs XBMC (stable, svn ppa, compiles from svn & installs)
  • Installs nVidia drivers & configures VDPAU
  • Allows you to change/upgrade the Video Driver Version at later date
  • Installs Alsa sound and configures sound levels
  • Installs/configures XBMC boot screens
  • Configures bootscreen's Resolution
  • Setup 1080p @ 23.976Mz (1.09 beta)
  • Setup for AT3N7A-I Bluetooth Dongle (1.09 beta)
  • Installs ASRock HT/BD Remote CIR Drivers (32Bit/64Bit auto detection & support)
  • Installs/configures MCE Remote Controler & USB receiver
  • Installs BT remote (PS3) V1.09beta
  • Configures Resume and suspend on Remot
  • Setup XBMC for use with SVN PPA (compatible with XBMC Aptitude script)
  • Setup Build Environment for SVN Download. (Builds & Installs from SVN also Allows SVN updating)
  • Script update - latest version notification (requires user input)
  • BluRay Playback (Install support)
  • Script Support (uploads your install logs and XBMC logs for troubleshooting
  • Progress bars wherever supported
  • Backup & Restore Option (mounts shares based on sources.xml and uses rsync)
  • Screen Curruption fixes
  • Handles install of drivers confining them to specific machines (compatibility)
  • Installs SVN Repo Installer (used for downloading of new plugins & scripts)
  • Revert from SVN builds to stable
Software Compatibility List:

Minimal Karmic 32/64bit
How-to perform the recommended install

How to grab script

Code:
sudo wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/xci/files/Release/xci.sh/download

sudo chmod +x xci.sh; sudo ./xci.sh

Machine compatibility List:

Asrock 330 - HT/BD/PRO
Zotac ionitx-a-u / Mag
Asus AT3N7A-I
Acer Revo - 1600 / 3600 / 3610

Various PC's nvidia gfx based - Please make sensible use of script on these platforms. GFX support starts with nvidia 185 your card must be supported with these drivers.


Thats all folks
Kind regards,

Andy & X3


- Marvel - 2010-02-07 02:32

This looks just the ticket mate. Cant test it at the moment but will in a few hours, il report any findings back.

M.


- andyblac - 2010-02-07 17:24

*** UPDATE ***

now on Beta 3, this fixes several bugs, including logs & fails to update itself. you may need to redownload manualy.


- flxfxp - 2010-02-07 23:20

I like it. Seems it uses some code from XBMScript. Good work Smile


- andyblac - 2010-02-08 12:22

flxfxp Wrote:I like it. Seems it uses some code from XBMScript. Good work Smile

maybe we could work to gether and create one GOOD FOR ALL script ?


- andyblac - 2010-02-08 15:17

ANOTHER BUILD Beta 3.1

fixed bootscreen at working
** FINALLY FIXED *** VDPAU
and few other bugs


- X3lectric - 2010-02-08 16:32

Finally posted into the wild after we hammered on bugs last week lol... Nice but then again I already said so... Though good quality work like this deserves all the praise and donations it can get IMO.

Don't forget to update the 1st post with version 3.2 with progress bars... Chat to you soon after you watch sum TV...

There's more options to come into this to make it the ppls script of choice.


- jonn - 2010-02-08 17:29

@Andy

Just finished installing using your script - everything works flawlessly.

Most happy about the remote fixes you've done, works every time Wink

Great work Smile


- rossoneri711 - 2010-02-08 19:57

wow this looks like it was made for me...gave up on ubuntu the other week, but this will make me think twice.

So what do i do first? I have an ASrock ION 330HT-BD

1. Format the drive using minimal ubuntu on a cd and then install it? (dont know what minimal ubuntu is, is it a normal Ubuntu OS?)) How do i partition the drive from minimal ubuntu to avoid losing all my files again? or can i partition the disk later when i login to Ubuntu?
2. Then i run the commands you said from terminal and it will set up everything correctly? (xbmc,nvidia drivers,remote, boot into xbmc etc.)

Sorry for the stupid questions but just trying to clarify everything.

Hopefully this will be my last attempt, and hopefully we can all manage to create the simpler guide for all people to use and avoid all the hustle you guys have spent in providing them.


- X3lectric - 2010-02-08 20:37

jonn Wrote:@Andy

Just finished installing using your script - everything works flawlessly.

Most happy about the remote fixes you've done, works every time Wink

Great work Smile

the script only installs the HT CIR driver for you which is equal to extracting the drivers and dpkg -i whatever.deb

the 1.0.4 drivers works on resume by default.

rossoneri711 Wrote:wow this looks like it was made for me...gave up on ubuntu the other week, but this will make me think twice.

So what do i do first? I have an ASrock ION 330HT-BD

1. Format the drive using minimal ubuntu on a cd and then install it? (dont know what minimal ubuntu is, is it a normal Ubuntu OS?)) How do i partition the drive from minimal ubuntu to avoid losing all my files again? or can i partition the disk later when i login to Ubuntu?
2. Then i run the commands you said from terminal and it will set up everything correctly? (xbmc,nvidia drivers,remote, boot into xbmc etc.)

Sorry for the stupid questions but just trying to clarify everything.

Hopefully this will be my last attempt, and hopefully we can all manage to create the simpler guide for all people to use and avoid all the hustle you guys have spent in providing them.

You have some reading issues, which is where your problems start...

My topic I link to this http://wiki.xbmc.org/?title=XBMCbuntu

thats minimal ubuntu install means NO GNOME desktop and it mean only terminal work by user. e.g. command line.

you have to run as root or enter sudo before ANY cmd otherwise it wont have right permission and fail.

if during minimal ubuntu you allow root login it creates a password which then it will also prompt you to create a normal user > XBMC

to login after as root the user = root the password is what you set it as. done.

I suggest you read on that as well before you go off and start having issues again.


- coupas - 2010-02-08 22:54

Looks good. Looks really good.

I have the Zotac ION MB, these fixes will probably work for me aswell.

Thanks for the hard work guys. I'll try it later!


- X3lectric - 2010-02-08 23:02

coupas Wrote:Looks good. Looks really good.

I have the Zotac ION MB, these fixes will probably work for me aswell.

Thanks for the hard work guys. I'll try it later!

On my topic theres a link on first post to check HW compatibility between ION platforms.

@andyblac


bugs found, reported via you know where. If I have time I'll edit script and fix what I found bugged.

on sidenote edit your first post the chmod +x scriptname.sh has an extra space in between chmod and +x. just in case ppl have issues with c&p.


- jonn - 2010-02-09 02:05

X3lectric Wrote:the script only installs the HT CIR driver for you which is equal to extracting the drivers and dpkg -i whatever.deb

the 1.0.4 drivers works on resume by default.


Erm, nope.

Resume has never worked properly for me using 1.0.0 or 1.0.4

Andy mentioned that there was some problem with XBMCFreaks release and resume working.

This release rocks da house! Nod


- coupas - 2010-02-09 02:22

Got around to try it.

Didnt go to well:

Code:
l
xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/showmix/files/installer/xbmc-installer.sh
--2010-02-09 01:10:24--  http://sourceforge.net/projects/showmix/files/installer/xbmc-installer.sh
Resolving sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.60
Connecting to sourceforge.net|216.34.181.60|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/showmix/installer/xbmc-installer.sh?use_mirror=master [following]
--2010-02-09 01:10:24--  http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/showmix/installer/xbmc-installer.sh?use_mirror=master
Resolving downloads.sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.59
Connecting to downloads.sourceforge.net|216.34.181.59|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://master.dl.sourceforge.net/project/showmix/installer/xbmc-installer.sh [following]
--2010-02-09 01:10:24--  http://master.dl.sourceforge.net/project/showmix/installer/xbmc-installer.sh
Resolving master.dl.sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.56
Connecting to master.dl.sourceforge.net|216.34.181.56|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 48289 (47K) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: `xbmc-installer.sh'

100%[======================================>] 48,289       108K/s   in 0.4s

2010-02-09 01:10:25 (108 KB/s) - `xbmc-installer.sh' saved [48289/48289]

xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ chmod +x xbmc-installer.sh
xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ sudo ./xbmc-installer.sh
[sudo] password for xbmc:
[b]./xbmc-installer.sh: line 893: syntax error: unexpected end of file[/b]



xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ chmod +x xbmc-installer.sh                                     xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ sudo xbmc-installer.sh
sudo: xbmc-installer.sh: command not found
xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ sudo ./xbmc-installer.sh
mkdir: cannot create directory `/home/xbmc/setup': File exists
./xbmc-installer.sh: line 893: syntax error: unexpected end of file
xbmc@XBMCLive:~$


Any idea?


- andyblac - 2010-02-09 02:42

coupas Wrote:Got around to try it.

Didnt go to well:

Code:
l
xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/showmix/files/installer/xbmc-installer.sh
--2010-02-09 01:10:24--  http://sourceforge.net/projects/showmix/files/installer/xbmc-installer.sh
Resolving sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.60
Connecting to sourceforge.net|216.34.181.60|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/showmix/installer/xbmc-installer.sh?use_mirror=master [following]
--2010-02-09 01:10:24--  http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/showmix/installer/xbmc-installer.sh?use_mirror=master
Resolving downloads.sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.59
Connecting to downloads.sourceforge.net|216.34.181.59|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://master.dl.sourceforge.net/project/showmix/installer/xbmc-installer.sh [following]
--2010-02-09 01:10:24--  http://master.dl.sourceforge.net/project/showmix/installer/xbmc-installer.sh
Resolving master.dl.sourceforge.net... 216.34.181.56
Connecting to master.dl.sourceforge.net|216.34.181.56|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 48289 (47K) [application/octet-stream]
Saving to: `xbmc-installer.sh'

100%[======================================>] 48,289       108K/s   in 0.4s

2010-02-09 01:10:25 (108 KB/s) - `xbmc-installer.sh' saved [48289/48289]

xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ chmod +x xbmc-installer.sh
xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ sudo ./xbmc-installer.sh
[sudo] password for xbmc:
[b]./xbmc-installer.sh: line 893: syntax error: unexpected end of file[/b]



xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ chmod +x xbmc-installer.sh                                     xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ sudo xbmc-installer.sh
sudo: xbmc-installer.sh: command not found
xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ sudo ./xbmc-installer.sh
mkdir: cannot create directory `/home/xbmc/setup': File exists
./xbmc-installer.sh: line 893: syntax error: unexpected end of file
xbmc@XBMCLive:~$
Any idea?

try updating the script again, i was uploading another version