[Release] Picture Slideshow Screensaver

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(2015-04-03 00:06)ronie Wrote:  people store their pictures in 10,000 different ways.
i can't support all of them.

what do you mean?

Artwork downloader- standard plugin
it creates a "extrafanart" folder in a folder with the movie

1 choose random from the database
2 check "extrafanart" in the folder with the movie os.path.exists(path)
True - choose random fanart from "extrafanart"
False - show fanart from database


Maybe I do not understand something? Blush

but
I have found a solution:
copy all in one folder Big Grin
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I think I know what this means as I raised the same query earlier in the thread. I believed it was working in the end and replied suggesting so but then found out later it wasn't and got sidetracked... I never came back to it.

I think as you have suggested, the 'standard' fanart is stored in userdata and referenced somewhere in the default databases. This is what the slideshow uses. There is also the 3rd party plugin for 'extrafanart' which creates a \extrafanart\ subdirectory in each and every individual movie folder and puts the images in there (provided there was some artwork to download etc). Given the names of these files are some kind of GUID, I suspect them to also be stored in a database, but are probably in a a db or table that is used just by the add-on etc.

If I fnd where these references are stored in the database, would it possible to also include these in the screensaver slideshow? It woyld be good if it could use both stores at the same time. Fanart+extrafanart etc.

I completely understand if you don't want to develop this option but if you don't ask, you don't get. :-)

Thanks!
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(2015-03-26 08:05)CaptainKen Wrote:  
(2015-03-25 22:18)leviran1 Wrote:  Had setup Kodi for first time this week on model B+ 512Mb rpi.
Installed the screensaver add on and pointed it to my Windows shared picture folder (that contains over 15K images in several folders).
All works nice for few minutes but then the screen blacks out while image date & time information on lower right corner still changes every 5 seconds as if the images are still running.

Any idea why that happens?

My Rpi B+ 512Mb has the same behavior with SOME pictures as well.

Probably Kodi is using a background thread for cashing. Ideally, there should be a setting with max. amount of memory to be used for caching. Maybe the cleancache addon (?) can help?
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