It is a part of the frozen tree that is created by Release Engineering when a release is approved at a Go_No_Go_Meeting.
The metadata is stored in the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) database, and the update files are stored in a folder on your server.
In the Add-on manager you can also change the settings for auto update, notifications and search for installed add-ons by bringing up the slide in submenu (press left When an update to an add-on is available it will show up here.
By default, add-ons are set to update automatically, so this should normally be empty unless you have changed your preferences to prevent automatic update installs.
You can use the Move Windows Update Repository Data Wizard to move the WSUS update files to a new location.
For more information about WSUS, see "Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started with Microsoft Windows Server Updates Services 3.0" at the Microsoft Web site (
skins in the appearance section of settings, movie scrapers in the options of scrapers when adding a new movie source) Install from zip file allows you to install add-ons or repositories which may not be available in the Kodi add-on repository.
To install a add-on or repository from a zip file you will need to enable Unknown Source from Settings/System/Add-ons. Note: By enabling Unknown Sources, Add-ons will be given access to your personal data stored on your device.
If you always want to help test the testing release, use 'testing'.
If you are tracking stretch and want to stay with it from testing to end of life, use 'stretch'.
The first word on each line, deb or deb-src, indicates the type of archive.
Deb indicates that the archive contains binary packages (deb), the pre-compiled packages that we normally use.