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Where to put things on Pony

DO NOT PUT ANYTHING IN /d1/videos/ ! The Media Center will not see it.

DO NOT PUT MATERIAL ON PONY UNLESS THE LICENSE FOR THE CONTENT LETS YOU!

Movies

XBMC on the Media Center machine will scrape /d1/videos/movies/ for any movies. If you have something you'd like to show up on the media center that's a movie, dump it into /d1/videos/movies/ (be nice and create a sub directory for it). Either restart XBMC or go into the Movie Library, press C then Update Library to have the content show up in the Movie Library. If it doesn't show up, check the Videos window and see if it's there under Pony Movies.

Shows

XBMC on the Media Center Machine will scrape /d1/videos/shows/ for any shows. If you have something you'd like to show up on the media center that's a show, dump it into /d1/videos/shows/ (be nice and create a sub directory for it). Either restart XBMC or go into the Show Library, press C then Update Library to have the content show up in the Show Library. If it doesn't show up, check the Videos window and see if it's there under Pony Shows.

Random Videos

Dump it into /d1/videos/random/. Use the Video Window to find it under Pony Random.

How to put things on Pony

  • First off you need an account on Pony, check its page to see how you can easily get one!
  • The simplest method is to SCP what you want to pony.
$ scp -r /your/local/media/AwesomeFreeMove yourusername@pony.noise/d1/videos/movies/
  • Remember to tell XBMC to Update the Library in the Movies window by pressing C then selecting Update Library
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