Problems installing kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver
Trying to install kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver and get the following error message

packages have unmet dependencies: kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver : Depends: kodi-api-pvr (= 5.2.1)

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Kodi 17.6

Installed Kodi as follows:

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kodi


sudo apt-get update
OK:1 bionic InRelease
OK:2 bionic-security InRelease
OK:3 bionic InRelease
OK:4 bionic-updates InRelease
OK:5 bionic-backports InRelease Paketlisten werden gelesen... Fertig

sudo apt-get install kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver
Paketlisten werden gelesen... Fertig
Abhängigkeitsbaum wird aufgebaut.       
Statusinformationen werden eingelesen.... Fertig
Einige Pakete konnten nicht installiert werden. Das kann bedeuten, dass
Sie eine unmögliche Situation angefordert haben oder, wenn Sie die
Unstable-Distribution verwenden, dass einige erforderliche Pakete noch
nicht erstellt wurden oder Incoming noch nicht verlassen haben.
Die folgenden Informationen helfen Ihnen vielleicht, die Situation zu lösen:

Die folgenden Pakete haben unerfüllte Abhängigkeiten:
 kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver : Hängt ab von: kodi-api-pvr (= 5.2.1)
E: Probleme können nicht korrigiert werden, Sie haben zurückgehaltene defekte Pakete.
Do you need to use Ubuntu? Why not use LibreElec? It simplifies things a lot.
(2018-07-16, 09:27)mcelliott Wrote: Do you need to use Ubuntu? Why not use LibreElec? It simplifies things a
Thanks for tip @mcelliott As for as I understood LibreElec is to build up a HTPC which is not me intention. Just want to learn more about Kodi and its features. Maybe later I switch to a Linux powered HTPC witch Kodi, but not with this system. Is Ubuntu not supported anymore? Why is the mediaportal addon not in the standard package like it is on Windows systems?
please provide the output of
apt policy kodi kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver
Honestly, I just use it, so I can't answer your questions. But I can confirm that MediaPortal works fine on LibreElec.
(2018-07-17, 18:50)wsnipex Wrote: please provide the output of
apt policy kodi kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver
Thanks for the offer @wsnipex.

I played with nightly builds and compiled the addon myself in the meantime - with no sucess ...
But(!) while reproducing the initial scenario and re-installation of kodi and the addon it worked without the problem described.
I cannot help anyone with answering why this problem is solved now. I did exactly the same steps as described in my first post. Maybe anyone repaired the package in the meantime.

With using a nightly build repository it works - returning back to the stable repository I have the problems described in the first post.
Output of apt policy kodi kodi-pvr-mediaportal-tvserver:

  Installed: 2:17.6+git20180430.1623-final-0bionic
  Candidate: 2:17.6+git20180430.1623-final-0bionic
  Version table:
 *** 2:17.6+git20180430.1623-final-0bionic 500
        500 bionic/main amd64 Packages
        500 bionic/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     2:17.6+dfsg1-1ubuntu1 500
        500 bionic/universe amd64 Packages
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 2.4.14+dfsg1-1build2
  Version table:
     2.4.14+dfsg1-1build2 500
        500 bionic/universe amd64 Packages
@wsnipex Does this help?
the addon for Krypton fails to build.
I see there is a newer version in the pvr.mediaportal.tvserver repo, but still points to an older version that fails.
anything I can do to fix this? Is there a workaround?
I've backported the  build fix to the Krypton branch, but @wsnipex should probably trigger a PPA build for Krypton before it is available.
Developer of the MediaPortal PVR addon and retired developer of the Argus-TV PVR-addon.
thanks, now it built.

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