Raspbmc/xbmc Subsonic plugin with video

August 27, 2013

Rough, I'll amend this later.

I know it's hackish and the seds are very nasty, but it seems to work so far. Path of least resistance and all that.

Your mileage may vary

Need to be running full version of subsonic, or supersonic fork.

ssh in as pi user.

cd ~/.xbmc/addons

wget https://dl.dropbox.com/u/86110007/Subsonic%20for%20XBMC%20-%20Frodo.zip

unzip Subsonic\ for\ XBMC\ -\ Frodo.zip

find plugin.audio.subsonic/ -type f -exec sed -i 's/Addon.log/xbmc.log/g' {} \;

cp -rp plugin.audio.subsonic plugin.video.subsonic

find plugin.video.subsonic/ -type f -exec sed -i 's/audio/video/g' {} \;

cd plugin.video.subsonic/resources

vim.tiny settings.xml


<setting id="server" type="text" label="30100" default="http://ip.ip.ip.ip:4040" />
<setting id="user" type="text" label="30101" default="username" />
<setting id="password" type="text" option="hidden" label="30102" default="passwd" />


sudo initctl restart xbmc


In xbmc:

videos > Add-ons > subsonic