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This add-on let's you easily boot to different installed NOOBS / PINN systems via KODI.
There is also a special feature called boot-back for selected OS's which modifies them to allow easy booting back into KODI.

Install Instructions Here:
http://www.matthuisman.nz/2017/02/kodi-n...dd-on.html
Looks great, Thanks!

Sent from my SM-G935T
Thanks Matt, I was just looking into multi-booting my pi and came across your youtube videos. Would this work with berryboot? I have a custom img, and it's a lot easier to add your own os in berryboot.

Also, any plans to get this in the official repo? Adding a url to the file explorer seems unnecessary for a single repo.
The last version (0.7.1) does not work. Cannot initialize (tested yesterday with RPI3, Pinn + LibreElec+Batocera). So I installed 0.7.0 again, there it goes again. 

Here is the log from a freshly installed system:
2020-05-25 21:37:24.596 T:1937063952 WARNING: CGUIMediaWindow::OnMessage - updating in progress
2020-05-25 21:37:36.037 T:1524822912 WARNING: Previous line repeats 1 times.
2020-05-25 21:37:36.037 T:1524822912   ERROR: Traceback (most recent call last):
2020-05-25 21:37:36.037 T:1524822912   ERROR:   File "/storage/.kodi/addons/plugin.program.noobs.companion/resources/lib/util.py", line 31, in cmd
2020-05-25 21:37:36.038 T:1524822912   ERROR:     return subprocess.check_output(cmd, shell=True).strip()
2020-05-25 21:37:36.038 T:1524822912   ERROR:   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 223, in check_output
2020-05-25 21:37:36.039 T:1524822912   ERROR: CalledProcessError: Command 'chmod +x '/storage/.kodi/addons/plugin.program.noobs.companion/resources/files/part_reboot'' returned non-zero exit status 1
2020-05-25 21:39:00.881 T:1533215616   ERROR: GetDirectory - Error getting plugin://plugin.program.noobs.companion/
2020-05-25 21:39:00.882 T:1937063952   ERROR: CGUIMediaWindow::GetDirectory(plugin://plugin.program.noobs.companion/) failed
2020-05-25 21:39:23.035 T:1937063952  NOTICE: Quitting due to POSIX signal
(2020-05-26, 12:28)atwk Wrote: [ -> ]The last version (0.7.1) does not work. Cannot initialize (tested yesterday with RPI3, Pinn + LibreElec+Batocera). So I installed 0.7.0 again, there it goes again. 

Should be fixed in 0.7.2 just pushed.

Can force update by following this:
https://www.matthuisman.nz/2019/09/how-t...d-ons.html
(2020-05-26, 12:33)matthuisman Wrote: [ -> ]
(2020-05-26, 12:28)atwk Wrote: [ -> ]The last version (0.7.1) does not work. Cannot initialize (tested yesterday with RPI3, Pinn + LibreElec+Batocera). So I installed 0.7.0 again, there it goes again. 

Should be fixed in 0.7.2 just pushed.

Can force update by following this:
https://www.matthuisman.nz/2019/09/how-t...d-ons.html
the boot back funcion is gone?
ive just pushed 0.7.3 which add back Boot-back.
You can force update by following: https://www.matthuisman.nz/2019/09/how-t...d-ons.html
Hello, thanks for this excellent solution. I've been using it for years in my Rpi3.

Now I need to make it work on my new Rpi4. I tried a few month ago but did not work.

Can you please update it to make compatible?

Best regards

Jerome
Pi4 doesn't support the reboot {partition} command so not possible
(2020-07-10, 20:59)matthuisman Wrote: [ -> ]Pi4 doesn't support the reboot {partition} command so not possible
Thanks for the quick answer. This solution (jump directly from one OS to other) was simple brilliant, without extra steps. We hope the reboot command will be implemented again.

Best regard

Jerome
(2020-07-10, 20:59)matthuisman Wrote: [ -> ]Pi4 doesn't support the reboot {partition} command so not possible

Well I guess that explains what I've just seen happening on a clean install on my RPi4.  I installed PINN as a 'dual-boot' solution (switching between LibreELEC and RetroPie) and found whilst I can boot into each environment via PINN, the NOOBS Companion Addon in LibreELEC would not boot to RetroPie it would reboot back into PINN recovery or LibreELEC.

Is the issue the LibreELEC implementation on the RPI4, or something more lower into the RPi stack that will possibly take longer to implement/fix ?

Cheers.
See here: https://github.com/raspberrypi/noobs/issues/551
Pretty sure it will never work on Pi4 Sad
(2020-07-30, 00:09)matthuisman Wrote: [ -> ]See here: https://github.com/raspberrypi/noobs/issues/551
Pretty sure it will never work on Pi4 Sad
Well that's a shame.
there is a possible workaround (as i suggest in there)
but it means its slower and wouldn't work for bootbacks.
Only work in Kodi > other os
(2020-07-30, 00:48)matthuisman Wrote: [ -> ]there is a possible workaround (as i suggest in there)
but it means its slower and wouldn't work for bootbacks.
Only work in Kodi > other os

Hello Matt, boot back did not work anymore on kodi 18.8 (libreelec) and batocera 5.25.
I follow your tutorial, but batocera start the kodi version wich came with it. any suggustions to solve this problem?
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