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Hello, i have two different devices on the same network. The first device is the "main one" and have all my movies stored locally. Then i have another instance of Libreelec on my raspberry pi in the livingroom. I have added the main one in videos, but how do i get the "set content" screen so that i can add the movies to my library on the other device?

Thanks!
You can't add UPNP sources to your library. The protocol doesn't work that way, it can't be done as the files are served up on demand (it's another name for DLNA).
Thanks for your answer. That's too bad.. Is MYSQL the only w ay i can go to get this working?
If that is even possible on libreelec?
(2021-11-25, 21:47)psrkallez06 Wrote: [ -> ]but how do i get the "set content" screen so that i can add the movies to my library on the other device?
Set up a SMB (wiki) network share. Then you add your sources to the second install in the same way you added it to the main install.

If you want to share libraries, ie share play counts, watched status, resume points etc then you need MySQL/MariaDB in addition to SMB. If you are not interested in having this identical data across the devices, then use SMB.
MySQL (wiki) can only be used to share your database (including watched status). It cannot be used to share actual media.

To share actual media, you need some form of central server or NAS set-up, or another way of sharing files and folders (such as on a computer) using SMB, NFS or something else like FTP or WebDav (the first two are the most common and preferred options).
@DarrenHill and @Karellen,

I know MediaImport is not mainline and thus not supported or recommended. However, I am noticing more and more this type of query. If the enquirer is willing to take the risk, is ok to suggest MediaImport UPnP sharing? It is perfect for setup such as the one mentioned here. What are your thoughts?
Hi @LongMan

Sorry, I am not familiar with MediaImport.

A quick google search brings a lot of different results so I don't know which one you are referring to.
https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=224794

https://github.com/Montellese/xbmc/wiki/Downloads

 I post my libreelec builds here https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid...pid3069477

For upnp sharing Settings>Services>UPnP/DNLA  Enable UPnP Support and Enable Import media items from UPnP Servers.

Then add your imports Settings Media Sources
Thanks @LongMan

TBH, I haven't really followed that thread. It is monitored by montelesse, so just assumed he'd let us know if there were problems.

Now that you have hinted at its purpose, I'll look into it.

Please feel free to guide the OP. It will be a little while before I become familiar with montelesse's work in that thread.
No Problem.
@psrkallez06, If you are willing to give MediaImport a shot you may find that it is exactly what you are looking for.
What platform are you using for your main machine and which raspberry pi version is the second machine?
There is no need to add anything to the local Raspberry Pi library, the whole point of UPnP is to share the library from another instance so you should see a Movies section when accessing the "main one" via UPnP.
Do you have it set up similar to this video



It's a rather old video from when we were named XBMC but the process hasn't changed. But illustrates that you access the remote library which which will have a Movies section if the movies have to added to the 'main one' library.
Nice i will look into it.

I'm using a laptop for the main libreelec, which is connected to the TV. Then i have an Intel NUC in the bedroom that i want to share everything too. So I'm using "generic builds".
(2021-11-26, 12:01)psrkallez06 Wrote: [ -> ]Nice i will look into it.

I'm using a laptop for the main libreelec, which is connected to the TV. Then i have an Intel NUC in the bedroom that i want to share everything too. So I'm using "generic builds".

@LongMan
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