EDL/ComSkip discussion

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Deihmos
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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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I have this working really well in Kodi 18.6 on the Nvidia shield. My only problem is that I cannot skip chapters by pressing up on the remote. it instead jumps 10 minutes. I have to use the OSD instead if I need to jump back or forward.

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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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Deihmos wrote: Sun May 03, 2020 2:39 pm I have this working really well in Kodi 18.6 on the Nvidia shield. My only problem is that I cannot skip chapters by pressing up on the remote. it instead jumps 10 minutes. I have to use the OSD instead if I need to jump back or forward.
EDLs in Kodi are weird in that Kodi has a different remote control action ID for them. It's "NextScene/PreviousScene" for the command, and you can use the keymap add-on to change up/down to those actions for "Fullscreen video".

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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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NedS wrote: Mon May 04, 2020 12:34 am
Deihmos wrote: Sun May 03, 2020 2:39 pm I have this working really well in Kodi 18.6 on the Nvidia shield. My only problem is that I cannot skip chapters by pressing up on the remote. it instead jumps 10 minutes. I have to use the OSD instead if I need to jump back or forward.
EDLs in Kodi are weird in that Kodi has a different remote control action ID for them. It's "NextScene/PreviousScene" for the command, and you can use the keymap add-on to change up/down to those actions for "Fullscreen video".
Thanks this did the trick. If the video has no chapters it would jump 10 minutes. That no longer works but I can live without it.

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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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Deihmos wrote: Mon May 04, 2020 8:43 am
NedS wrote: Mon May 04, 2020 12:34 am
Deihmos wrote: Sun May 03, 2020 2:39 pm I have this working really well in Kodi 18.6 on the Nvidia shield. My only problem is that I cannot skip chapters by pressing up on the remote. it instead jumps 10 minutes. I have to use the OSD instead if I need to jump back or forward.
EDLs in Kodi are weird in that Kodi has a different remote control action ID for them. It's "NextScene/PreviousScene" for the command, and you can use the keymap add-on to change up/down to those actions for "Fullscreen video".
Thanks this did the trick. If the video has no chapters it would jump 10 minutes. That no longer works but I can live without it.
I don't think the keymap add-on can do this, but if you edit the keymap .xml file directly it's possible to put in a long-press action and a short-press action. The Kodi wiki should have the details.

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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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Is there a way to get this working on Linux? I had to switch to Windows to get it going because I couldn't find a way to launch comskip on linux. it would be great if the Hdhomerun app had an option to launch comskip or a script when a recording is triggered.

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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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Deihmos wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 6:10 pm Is there a way to get this working on Linux? I had to switch to Windows to get it going because I couldn't find a way to launch comskip on linux. it would be great if the Hdhomerun app had an option to launch comskip or a script when a recording is triggered.
It works great on Linux. Are you having trouble installing it or using it?

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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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Ken.F wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 8:29 pm
Deihmos wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 6:10 pm Is there a way to get this working on Linux? I had to switch to Windows to get it going because I couldn't find a way to launch comskip on linux. it would be great if the Hdhomerun app had an option to launch comskip or a script when a recording is triggered.
It works great on Linux. Are you having trouble installing it or using it?
How do you get it to auto process a recording or are you manually doing it? Can you please share the details?

Thanks.

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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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Deihmos wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 8:35 pm How do you get it to auto process a recording or are you manually doing it? Can you please share the details?
I run a Comskip script from a cron job twice per hour at 5 and 35 minutes past the hour. The script needs Comskip to already be installed and working so I'm not sure which details to start sharing first.

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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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Ken.F wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 9:48 pm
Deihmos wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 8:35 pm How do you get it to auto process a recording or are you manually doing it? Can you please share the details?
I run a Comskip script from a cron job twice per hour at 5 and 35 minutes past the hour. The script needs Comskip to already be installed and working so I'm not sure which details to start sharing first.
I sent you a PM. It wouldn't be difficult for me to install comskip on debian but I am not familiar with scripting or cron job.

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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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Ken.F wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 9:48 pm
Deihmos wrote: Tue May 05, 2020 8:35 pm How do you get it to auto process a recording or are you manually doing it? Can you please share the details?
I run a Comskip script from a cron job twice per hour at 5 and 35 minutes past the hour. The script needs Comskip to already be installed and working so I'm not sure which details to start sharing first.
Can you please share the script? Thanks.
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Re: EDL/ComSkip discussion

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I shared my Linux Comskip script with Deihmos a couple of days ago. It does work but I have some feature requests to work on before I put it out in the wild. I don't want to keep posting new versions with every little change so when I think I have everything dialed in I'll post it for everyone else.

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