posted this on December 12, 2011 09:44 am
Settings File Sources
File Sources section in the Settings allows you to your media from you local Network (LAN) to your Boxee media library, Boxee will fetch the cover art and the information for the media and will organize it for you, see Personal Media Files and the Media Library article for more information
In the File sources menu you will presented with all the sources that you add and two option, to add new sources and resolve unidentified videos.
Steps to add a Source:
click ADD SOURCE
choose the protocol you want to use
choose the source of the file
click on ADD SOURCE while in the folder you want to add
set the media type and the scan interval (the recommended is Daily)
let Boxee finish the scan and resolve process (the lenght of it depends on the size of the source)
In order for media to be resolved correctly Boxee requires a certain naming convention and for the content to be present in tvdb (thetvdb.com ) and imdb (imdb.com ).
We also provide an option to manually resolve the content, follow the steps bellow in order to do so
NOTE: Boxee provide the option to use NFO files, we strongly recommend to use it for unresolved content, it will provide a permanent solution. Content that was manually identified will be lost in case of a settings reset.
Open File Sources and click on UNIDENTIFIED FILES
choose the file you want to identify
choose the identify option from the side bar (a looking glass icon)
enter the name of the movie/ tv show and click on search
choose the correct result from the list
NOTE: In case you couldn't find the correct match verify that the file excite in tvdb and imdb, if not you can use NFO files for manual resolve, review this article for more information