Deleting XBMC shows from disk based on Watched status – part 1

As the avid reader knows, I am a fan of XBMC. So much so that I have it setup on every TV in the house, which means I also have a centralized mysql database to keep them all in synch. That part works great, and everything is going well. My problem is that I am lazy about deleting stuff I’ve …

Updating your XBMC library via cron

TL;DR – It is critical that my XBMC Library stays up to date with my fileserver, but I don’t want to deal with restarting XBMC, initiating a scan while watching, or using plugins. So I chose to use a web call. You have to tell your XBMC to rescan your video shares routinely so that it can detect when new …