ODROID-XU4

Building Kodi: Enabling Automatic Frame Rate Control

This guide assumes that you have installed the packages from the first post, https://forum.odroid.com/viewtopic.php?f=98&t=32173#p233475, and are using the exact same OS image, as this is not tested on any other image. We are again modifying the kernel, and I am in no way responsible for any damage on your hardware.  ▶

Linux

Build Your Own ODROID-HC1 BitTorrent Seed Server

BitTorrent provides a means of crowd-sharing files; peer-to-peer via “torrent” files. At its heart, BitTorrent allows distributed hosting and sharing of files in such a way that the original uploader doesn’t have to provide all the bandwidth or storage space for people to be able to download the file.I’ll be using an ODROID-HC1 because I want to use a SSD and make this tiny server entirely solid-state. If you’d prefer to use a 3.5” spinning drive you can opt for the ODROID-HC2, and follow the same directions below.  ▶

Editorial

January 2019 (5 Year Anniversary)

We are excited to announce that it’s our 5th anniversary of the ODROID magazine! Justin Lee, CEO of Hardkernel, gives us the history of the company in our “Meet An ODROIDian” section. Additionally, Bruno does an amazing job of giving us a retrospective of ODROID magazine in his article. If  ▶

Gaming

OGST Gaming Console Kit for the ODROID-XU4

The OGST Gaming Console Kit for the ODROID-XU4 kit allows you to build your own gaming console with a powerful ODROID-XU4 or ODROID-XU4Q. Its attractive design includes a fancy 2.4” LCD to show programmable game logo animations, and is specifically designed to work with the popular ODROID GameStation Turbo disk image. The Gaming Console Kit is available at the Hardkernel store for USD$24, and pairs well with the new GameSir G3w USB Controller Joystick. The ODROID-XU4 or XU4Q, microSD card or eMMC module, 5V/4A PSU and USB game controller/joystick are not included.  ▶