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In settings - system - app privacy, is there a way to show system apps? I wanted to deny Google Play Services the 'keep awake' permission if possible. 
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+Mazza C Thanks I've found it, its called AOSPA Privacy Fix
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How on earth do I manually select album (music) art on Kodi? I was expecting to be able to right click on an album and select Album Information but when I try that I get stuck in an infinite loop whereas a window pops up asking for the album name and artist name and don't do anything, if I escape that it tells me album info download failed and I'm back to the album list. This seems like it should be easy but really isn't. 
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Can I use a desktop PC to query a scraper for a TV show? I have a shell script (bash) which I use to enter the episode names and have the episode files named with the correct convention so they all match and scrape info correctly once they're on my media server. Can I query the scraper from a shell script so I don't even have to type out the episode name? All being done on Linux PC. 
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Have you tried a media manager like Ember? I don't know if there is a Linux port but it should work fine in Wine.
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to search for media from the home screen. Its not listed in the Kodi wiki. (I know this isn't Openelec specific but hey, I'm already in this community and I like you guys.) 
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What's the best way to backup your phone onto a PC? I want something that I can restore everything from, apps, data, preferences, the whole lot. I also prefer to only download third party apps if I really have to, I know you can backup using adb, does this back up everything? 
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No in the recovery, 
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How on earth do you use Google maps to find parking places nowadays. I swear it used to be as simple as clicking a location then "nearby" then "parking" now Google maps has become so convoluted and confusing I find it unbearably hard to do what used to be simple. 
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Jokes apart, now days google is so smart that you won't even need to search for a parking location and it'll show it to you.(If you use it accordingly)
I think this link should be useful to you:
https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/6015842?hl=en
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Is it a common problem to find the blacklisting feature of PA doesn't work. I'm using 4.6 beta 6. I've posted to this community in the past having problems with apps that have been blacklisted from peek still showing in peek, additionally now I'm finding now that apps that I have blacklisted from hover are still showing a hover notification. The separate incidents are present across a clean reflash of the same version of PA.

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Power toggles won't stop appearing in peek, and hover was the google play store.
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This notification started appearing today. Its dismissable but it comes straight back. I'm new to PA but I'm guessing this isn't part of PA's update process. Has anyone noticed this and how can I get rid of it permanently. I would like to do it without blocking all Google play services notifications if that's possible, that's what app shows up when I long press and go to app info. 
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Download Fotakill.apk
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In bash how can I copy find results to the same location with a different name?? 

Eg.
find ~/Music -name album.jpg -exec <???> \;

I need to figure out what  <???> needs to be to copy all album.jpg files to folder.jpg without moving the directory of the files.
I've tried
-exec cp {} "$(echo '{}' \|sed 's/album/folder/g')" \;
but it doesn't seem to like the pipe to sed, I'm a bit stumped, by Bash Fu is clearly rusty.

In case you're wondering why, my XBMC/Kodi install is not doing a good job of reading album art and the Wiki says folder.jpg files will be used if no artwork can be scraped.
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+Vincent Schumaker Well I came here hoping to be reminded of some once known now forgotten trick, I didn't expect to actually find that the find command hid an entire new feature I've never found out about, this execdir flag will be very useful indeed.
+Steve Giralt No longer needed thank you but an interesting link none the less.

Ten points to Griffindor, each!
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Does anyone know why my collections don't pull the artwork for the collection but rather the artwork that gets pulled is for the films within the collection. See the pics I've attached and you can see that the Star Wars collection grabs the artwork for A New Hope (A film from the collection for non fans) and when I try and choose artwork I'm presented with a list of various posters from the three films I have in the collection. When I go onto The Movie Database https://www.themoviedb.org/collection/10-star-wars-collection/posters the collection has lots of cool posters that I'm not given the choice of within Kodi.

Any help would be appreciated.
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Mark
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Ah I'll have to do it manually for now, I don't have a big library yet because I've only just started ripping my DVD back catalogue so it won't be a pain but I can see that being annoying for people who have large libraries. It's a bit of let down, otherwise XBMC/Kodi is excellent at getting good artwork.
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Okay, how does everyone deal with family members in their Google contacts list. Say for example mum or dad, I find Google services just don't integrate well if your contacts name doesn't match their Google profile but it seems far too formal to have mum and girlfriend listed under their full names. Stupid thing to get annoyed over I know but humour me. If you give a contact a nickname, you should be able to have them listed under their nickname before their full name.
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I just list them with their full names... In nickname I put mom, dad, ... ;-)
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Hhhhm, that's boring.
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No I have loads of apps, I swipe to "Running" and they're all there. Weird
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