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(2013-12-29, 21:39)ThorC1138 Wrote: I was trying to get you tube playlists working today but having no success, [BSOD or bad channel setups], and a search through the thread and the updates on the first few posts would suggest that any major issues there were fixed...could someone share a quick excerpt from their settings2 file of one they have working?

YT channels work fine for me, but I'm struggling with the right syntax and where exactly to replace the 1 with a 2 to indicate a playlist, and where to paste the URL, in the line <setting id="Channel_#_1" value= , or the line <setting id="Channel_#_2" value=


Here is my exact examples from my settings2.xml and these are used for my Son to create him Youtube TV Channels so he won't miss Disney Junior and Treehouse to much.

<setting id="Channel_853_type" value="10" />
    <setting id="Channel_853_1" value="PL9bsPVRSg1sl0kSa99jrim69esS0lQrkF" />
    <setting id="Channel_853_2" value="2" />
    <setting id="Channel_853_3" value="50" />
    <setting id="Channel_853_changed" value="False" />
    <setting id="Channel_853_rulecount" value="1" />
    <setting id="Channel_853_rule_1_id" value="1" />
    <setting id="Channel_853_rule_1_opt_1" value="KidsTV123 Youtube" />

1st line we specify it is Youtube with a value of "10"
2nd line we specify a playlist. You get this from the URL of the playlist you are using. The first page has perfect example of what is needed, but if it doesn't make sense, I will clarify even further, just ask.
3rd line we tell the Pluggin that we are specifying a Playlist from Youtube. Value "2" = Playlist from Youtube.

For the most part leave the rest the same, last line is the channel name you want to call it. So "KidsTV123 Youtube" you would specify a name that means something to you.

Here is my next example that I use.

<setting id="Channel_854_type" value="10" />
    <setting id="Channel_854_1" value="uxbmalaysia" />
    <setting id="Channel_854_2" value="1" />
    <setting id="Channel_854_3" value="50" />
    <setting id="Channel_854_rulecount" value="1" />
    <setting id="Channel_854_rule_1_id" value="1" />
    <setting id="Channel_854_rule_1_opt_1" value="KiddyTV Youtube" />

Again 1st line we are specifying its Youtube with the value "10"
2nd line we are specifying the Username of the Youtube Channel we are pulling from. You get this again from the URL in Youtube. This is the username of the Youtube user that has created their own Youtube channel, not a playlist as the first example uses.
3rd line we are telling PTVL that we are specifying Youtube username with the value of "1" instead of using a Playlist. Refer to page 1 again for how to get that info.
Last line again is a meaningful name for you channel.

You can copy and past these lines into your settings2.xml and the channels will load. Use it as an example and you should be able to go find your own Youtube channels and change those few lines to load what you want from Youtube.

Hope that helps you and anyone else that needs examples to get it to work. It took me a bit of playing around to get it working as expected, but the first page is a wealth of information if you can just digest everything on there. Luna has done a pretty good job of explaining but sometimes direct examples of working syntax are helpful so you can see change working syntax to what you need to see how it works. I know that helps me learn like that. Luna's default channels of settings2.xml are what I used to learn.

(2013-12-29, 03:06)photo848 Wrote:
(2013-12-29, 02:25)bry- Wrote: Curious - is anybody using the master branch with livetv via hdhomerun? I am considering setting this up to see how it works.

I am using the master branch along with livetv via hdhomerun. I tried configuring it as the example provided on page 1 for livetv
<setting id="Channel_1_type" value="8" />
<setting id="Channel_1_1" value="" />
<setting id="Channel_1_2" value="hdhomerun://xxxxxxxD-1/tuner1?channel=qam256:399000000&program=2" />
<setting id="Channel_#_3" value="xmltv" />

however doing it this way was causing unbearable buffering so I changed it to this approach:
<setting id="Channel_20_type" value="8" />
<setting id="Channel_20_1" value="" />
<setting id="Channel_20_2" value="" /> (xxx's being my ip addr)
<setting id="Channel_20_3" value="xmltv" />
and there is no buffering and runs great. I am using a HDHomerun Dual tuner running on an openelec machine. Unfortunately I can't explain why one approach works and the other didn't but the combination of this plugin along with live tv is amazing.

I assume this is a Samba issue more than anything. I'm using Windows and using the netbios name works perfectly for me with no buffering, but for any type of *nix, I would also move to IP vs netbios name as suggested. I'm a few versions behind as it is quite stable for my needs.

Can I ask how you got the URL with that ticket=xxxxxx? If I run into any problems, I might switch to this, but so far so good on Win7.
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RE: [FORK] - by jcaa6479 - 2013-07-16, 23:25
Re: RE: - by bry - 2013-07-19, 08:42
Audio Muting Consistently ? - by gjwAudio - 2013-08-18, 08:25
PTVL Anomalies... - by gjwAudio - 2013-08-25, 01:15
Help Find The BAD Channel... - by gjwAudio - 2013-08-27, 02:12
RE: - by DLWhittet - 2013-10-13, 02:48
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