Linux - HOW-TO playback Blu-ray Disc in XBMC for Linux with MakeMKV (Plugin Addon)

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dj_phd Offline
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Thanks nickr but im still a bit confused.

Post 1 says install zip file, if this was windows i would just extract it then double click the exe file. what i need to know is how do i install the plug in?

the post says to install into the plugin/video path to make it act like a plug in (i presume it means the XBMC plugin/video folder) but i cant find it and once i do manage to find it i still need to know how to install, do i copy & paste it in somewhere? do i have to use the terminal and type in some kind of command?

When i downloaded makemkv the forum gave instructions on how to install (which i dont think we that clear eather) and after a few hours of head scratching i worked it out and got it going.

im sorry if this all seems rather silly but as a linux newbie this is all new to me.
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Download the zip file: https://github.com/X-dark/plugin.makemkv.../1.1.3.zip
In XBMC, go to Settings/Add-ons/"Install from zip file" and select the zip you downloaded. And voilĂ !
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(2014-08-17 13:09)dj_phd Wrote:  Thanks nickr but im still a bit confused.

Post 1 says install zip file, if this was windows i would just extract it then double click the exe file. what i need to know is how do i install the plug in?

the post says to install into the plugin/video path to make it act like a plug in (i presume it means the XBMC plugin/video folder) but i cant find it and once i do manage to find it i still need to know how to install, do i copy & paste it in somewhere? do i have to use the terminal and type in some kind of command?

When i downloaded makemkv the forum gave instructions on how to install (which i dont think we that clear eather) and after a few hours of head scratching i worked it out and got it going.

im sorry if this all seems rather silly but as a linux newbie this is all new to me.

Installation of addons from zip files is dealt with in the wiki http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Add-ons

The number of posts caused on this forum by failing to read instructions is just mind boggling.

If I have helped you or increased your knowledge, click the plus button and increase my reputation :)
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Is this method still relevent in light of http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=173474
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I dont think so.. The libaacs method works really well, best solution for bd playback I have seen so far.

My Add-ons, only available for XBMC:
Steam Launcher|Music Party Mode|Reboot2oOS|Triple J Radio
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AlexMakukhin Wrote:
The MakeMkv Blu-Ray plugin cannot find MakeMkv. Please configure the plugin to point to it.

What should I do?

If you`re using windows make sure that makemkv is installed to c:\makemkv directory. If it is under program files dir, add-on can't detect it.
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