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Kodi over openelec on a Cubox with external HDD
When using the interface on the device I can access the video and audio files on the external HDD. From any web interface, I cannot. I have tried the default and an add on called Chorus.
Web interfaces are built differently with different abilities so it all depends on the web interface being used.

Chorus allows you to browse files of your defined media locations (videos and music) but it won't enable you to surf all the file system. Also this will be the default web interface in future versions of kodi if I'm not mistaken.

To browse entire filesystems remotely inside a private network it's better to use Samba protocol. Sharing of external storage devices should be enabled by default if I'm not mistaken and should be discoverable under network on your systems file browser.

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