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I'm having high CPU usage with "Skin Helper Service" version 1.1.24 that is installed with Titan Beta for 17.6. The problem disappears if I enable the default version 1.1.3 although I get an error on Kodi startup as I'm guessing Titan Beta doesn't like it. Kodi otherwise works great with Titan Beta and the older skin helper service.

On 1.1.3 my CPU is ~6% on idle and ~30% on video playback. On 1.1.24 CPU starts at the same level but as soon as I open one of my smart shortcuts it jumps to ~60% and 100% if I play a video. Even after stopping, CPU remains at 100% and I need to close Kodi. Using the default skins with 1.1.24 also exhibits the same behaviour.

I'm running Win 10 on a 10 year old machine.

Here is my log file after a brief run. I've had to post it in parts as it exceeds the limit of hastebin  Sad

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

Any ideas?
(2019-02-25, 14:40)sPurf Wrote: [ -> ]I'm having high CPU usage with "Skin Helper Service" version 1.1.24 that is installed with Titan Beta for 17.6. The problem disappears if I enable the default version 1.1.3 although I get an error on Kodi startup as I'm guessing Titan Beta doesn't like it. Kodi otherwise works great with Titan Beta and the older skin helper service.

On 1.1.3 my CPU is ~6% on idle and ~30% on video playback. On 1.1.24 CPU starts at the same level but as soon as I open one of my smart shortcuts it jumps to ~60% and 100% if I play a video. Even after stopping, CPU remains at 100% and I need to close Kodi. Using the default skins with 1.1.24 also exhibits the same behaviour.

I'm running Win 10 on a 10 year old machine.

Here is my log file after a brief run. I've had to post it in parts as it exceeds the limit of hastebin  Sad

Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4

Any ideas?
 Success!

I did a portable installation of Kodi 17.6 with Titan Beta Skin using Skin Helper Service 1.1.24 and didn't get the CPU spike. I uninstalled any add-ons that didn't seem important and did a reinstall of Kodi 17.6 over my existing in case some of the files where missing /corrupted. Kodi now working beautifully with Titan Skin and the correct helper service  Big Grin
I keep getting this error in the log trying to use skin helper widgets:

Code:

2019-03-27 19:57:11.949 T:2276   ERROR: EXCEPTION Thrown (PythonToCppException) : -->Python callback/script returned the following error<--
                                             - NOTE: IGNORING THIS CAN LEAD TO MEMORY LEAKS!
                                            Error Type: <type 'exceptions.KeyError'>
                                            Error Contents: 'action'
                                            Traceback (most recent call last):
                                              File "C:\Users\bsori\AppData\Roaming\Kodi\addons\script.skin.helper.widgets\plugin.py", line 11, in <module>
                                                main.Main()
                                              File "C:\Users\bsori\AppData\Roaming\Kodi\addons\script.skin.helper.widgets\resources\lib\main.py", line 32, in __init__
                                                self.options = self.get_options()
                                              File "C:\Users\bsori\AppData\Roaming\Kodi\addons\script.skin.helper.widgets\resources\lib\main.py", line 97, in get_options
                                                if options["mediatype"] == "favourites" or "favourite" in options["action"]:
                                            KeyError: 'action'
                                            -->End of Python script error report<--
2019-03-27 19:57:11.961 T:3400   ERROR: XFILE::CDirectory::GetDirectory - Error getting plugin://script.skin.helper.widgets/?unaired&mediatype=episodes

Anybody else has seen this? Any idea how to fix? I am running latest Leia nightly and the latest version of the addon from the repo.  Any help will be greatly appreciated!

Regards,

Bart

EDIT: Never mind, I missed the word "action" in the plugin call.
I'm getting an error message pretty frequently - I have combed through forums and can't find a fix. Here is my log file: icawowevib (paste)


Anyone? Please help!
Code:
2019-03-29 09:35:55.541 T:9863 NOTICE: ADDON: script.module.metadatautils v1.0.0 installed

This module is from Kodi repo...need to update from Marcel repo v.1.0.19
hey i would like to know if is possible to make a skin open as a main menu shortcut