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I just upgraded to the latest Raspbmc nightly build (xbmc-rbp-20130124) and now, when I go to Programs > Raspbmc Settings I only get a small notification on the lower right hand corner of the screen:

Script Failed! : script.raspbmc.settings

Somebody else previously had the same problem on raspbmc forum, yet:

  1. I ensured /home/pi/.upgrade owner is pi
  2. my ~/.xbmc/temp/xbmc.log is different

Any leads?

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Since the Raspbmc community proved to be so helpful, here is how I tackled the issue.

Short version:

One solution is to browse the "nightlies" and downgrade to the previous nightly build.

Long, detailed version:

  1. SSH into the Raspberry Pi
  2. switch to the upgrade folder:
    /home/pi/.upgrade
  3. get previous nightly build:
    wget -c http://mirrors.arizona.edu/raspbmc/downloads/bin/xbmc/nightlies/xbmc-rbp-<older_version>.tar.gz
  4. extract:
    tar xzvf xbmc-rbp-<older_version>.tar.gz xbmc-rbp-<older_version>
  5. destroy the .xbmc-current symlink
    rm /home/pi/.xbmc-current
  6. point the .xbmc-current symlink to the new folder:
    ln -s /home/pi/.upgrade/xbmc-rbp-<older_version>/xbmc-bcm /home/pi/.xbmc-current
  7. grant full access to the xbmc-bin inside:
    chmod 777 /home/pi/.xbmc-current/xbmc-bin/
  8. reboot and check in Programs > Raspbmc Settings that it worked.

If anyone has a better / more elegant solution, please share.


<older_version>20130121 in this specific case e.g., xbmc-rbp-20130121.tar.gz.

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Click on programs, right click rasbmc settings and chose to configure. From there select the nightly update you want to downgrade to.

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That's exactly the Settings that I couldn't access in the first place. –  Marius Butuc Feb 3 '13 at 22:44
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Maybe the instructions are out of date. When I

wget -c http://mirrors.arizona.edu/raspbmc/downloads/bin/xbmc/nightlies/xbmc-rbp-20130121.tar.gz

I get a "no route to host" error.

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