XBMC ‘Gotham’ – Network Manager is Incompatible

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I’ve just replaced my XBMCbuntu media PC (an Acer Revo 3700) with a newer machine, and I was rebuilding the old one for my neighbour. I’m not sure if he has a wired connection where his TV is so I wanted to use Network Manager to setup the wireless connection. But when I tried to add it, this happened;

XBMC Network Manager Incompatible

XBMC 13.0 (Compiled May 4 2014)


1. To get round this you need to install the add-on from a .zip file, so download the following file and put it on a USB drive.


2. Present your USB drive to the XBMC machine > System > Settings > Add-ons > Install from zip File.

 XBMC install from zip file

3. Your USB drive should be listed, double click it.

XBMC - USB Drive

4. Select NetworkManager-0.1.4.zip and it will be installed and enabled.

XBMC - Gotham Install Network Manager

5. Now when you go to ‘Programs’, you will see Network Manager.

XBMC Gotham Network Manager

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