kodiupdate plugin lets you automatically update Kodi’s music
library whenever you change your beets library.
kodiupdate plugin, enable it in your configuration
(see Using Plugins).
Then, you’ll want to configure the specifics of your Kodi host.
You can do that using a
kodi: section in your
which looks like this:
kodi: host: localhost port: 8080 user: kodi pwd: kodi
To update multiple Kodi instances, specify them as an array:
kodi: - host: x.x.x.x port: 8080 user: kodi pwd: kodi - host: y.y.y.y port: 8081 user: kodi2 pwd: kodi2
To use the
kodiupdate plugin you need to install the requests library with:
pip install requests
You’ll also need to enable JSON-RPC in Kodi in order the use the plugin. In Kodi’s interface, navigate to System/Settings/Network/Services and choose “Allow control of Kodi via HTTP.”
With that all in place, you’ll see beets send the “update” command to your Kodi host every time you change your beets library.
The available options under the
kodi: section are:
- host: The Kodi host name.
- port: The Kodi host port. Default: 8080
- user: The Kodi host user.
- pwd: The Kodi host password.