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XBMC on HDMI while Xorg on Official DSI Raspberry display

I have an RPi running Xorg Desktop environment on the official DSI display. Is it possible to have XBMC/Kodi or other software working on the HDMI output simultaneously?
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How to install kodi on Raspberry pi 3 with Raspbian?

I tryed many tutorial, but can't install kodi. I get 3 running process "kodi" by "top" command, but have no kodi interface on Raspbian desktop. Please help me how to do that.
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What distribution supports recent PulseAudio and Kodi with GLES?

My home entertainment system is based on a Raspberry Pi 2 connected to a TV, and a home server driving six ceiling-mounted speakers (and eventually a subwoofer). The home server exposes a PulseAudio ...
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Using Kodi to access the internet

I've got my Pi set up with Kodi and my video's are on an external HDD connected via USB. The Pi's got an Ethernet connection to it, so it's good for accessing via my internal network, ie I can browse ...
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Raspberry pi drops wifi when XBMC/Kodi starts

I am running raspbian (X disabled by default) on pi and have kodi installed over it. Have already setup the wifi disable-reenable cron script to run hourly, disabled the power management and pi is ...
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Maturity and usability of retropie project + kodi VS kodi + Rom collection

Currently I have installed retropie on my pi2. It serves as my retro gaming device over blutooth with my ps3 controllers. However I have also installed Kodi via retropi and find myself using it for ...
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Kodi doesn't play all formats.

I have run not only into video not playing, but the heads or DVD-style covers that are the pictorial representation for shows, movies and such do not load. Can anyone tell me, if I purchase these ...
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Kodi update for complete novice

Last year I got a raspberry pi 2 with (OSMC ) Kodi already installed on it. I want to upgrade the kodi version as simply as possible. Any help ?
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YouTube error with XBMC Kodi

I have successfully installed YouTube from the official Kodi repository. However when I try to play a video I get an error. Exception in contentprovider unknown kind How do I fix this?
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Speakers and pi

I have 4 car speakers, 1 amp and 1 sub... Trying to figure best way to hook that up to a raspberry pi 3. For some reason my brain won't brain. I'm thinking that I need an amp board that can handle 4 ...
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How can i setting Kodi (Openelec-Raspberry pi 2) For IR remote and IR receiver(Tsop 38238) manually to control media player [duplicate]

How can i configure Kodi (Openelec-Raspberry pi 2) For IR remote and IR receiver(Tsop 38238) manually to control media player ....
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How to set up KODI (OpenELEC) for any remote to control the media player

How do I set up KODI (OpenELEC) for any remote to control the media player, on the Raspberry Pi 2?
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openvpn not changing IP address when connected

I have installed the openelec image on my raspberry Pi 2 and added the openvpn addon When I look at the vpn status it tells me the Von is connected however the IP,ADDRESS shown is always my ISP ...
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How to get xbox 360 wired controller in retropie to control Kodi

Long story short I've configured my xbox360 wired controller to control my RetroPie, but I cannot get it to control Kodi. I've followed a few tutorials and no success. Any ideas or tutorials I should ...
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OMSC can't boot after update

At home I have a Raspberry Pi 2 with OSMC installed on it. For those who don't know what it is, it's basically Kodi as an OS. It's a Debian based Linux OS with the Kodi software on top. So perhaps ...
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KODI and analog audio

Has anyone been able to get the analog audio to work in KODI on the Pi2? It works great through HDMI but I want to install this in my wife’s minivan and it only has component inputs, no HDMI. I am ...
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Kodi on Raspberry Pi 2 B doesn't play 1080p

I have successfully installed Kodi and trying to play 1080p MP4 files from external hard drive. Which is connected via usb hub. It plays the file but only has sound. No video just a sound. I have ...
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Kodi Getting Sources (SALTS) takes long network or cpu?

So I have installed openelec/kodi on a Raspberry Pi B+ that I had laying around from a couple years ago and managed to install SALTS following these directions ...
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Can Raspberry Pi B+ run Kodi efficiently?

Can the Raspberry Pi B+ run Kodi efficiently or should I get the Raspberry Pi 3?
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Raspi Pi connect to TV not HDMI-CEC ready: What can I do to make my remote control work?

I've got a Panasonic TX-39AW304 Television quite some time ago. The TV is connected to the Raspberry Pi 1 Model B rev1 via a HDMI-CEC cable. On the Raspi is Openelec 6.0.3 with Kodi 15.0.2 Isengard ...
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Sound Quality: Does the choice of operating system or software affect quality of sound?

Has anyone done a sound quality comparison between Audiophile and Media Centre operating systems? On a simple Pi-for-stereo that uses only the onboard sound card, will I get better sound if I use ...
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Kodi won't start as “kodi” user [duplicate]

On a fresh rasbian, I've installed kodi from the package manager. I had trouble with making kodi run at startup and after some tests I came to the conclusion than kodi won't start if run as the kodi ...
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Open elec can't connect

Hello I can't update openELEC on my Raspberry because I can't connect to internet. My configuration is the default DHCP 192.168.1.16. I active the ssh and from an other PC I try to ping something, it ...
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Warbling speed using Kodi

I'm using my Rasperry Pi 2B as a media centre with Kodi. The media is all on an externally powered HDD in a caddy via USB. When I start video files, a lot of the time when it first starts the ...
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Kodi on a GPIO screen

Good evening everybody, I recently bought a 3.5 inch TFT touchscreen connected by GPIO to my raspberry. I finally managed to make it work with Raspbian. however, when I launch KODI, the image on the ...
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Optimum memory split for a RasPi 2 streaming movies

What's the optimum memory split for a Raspberry Pi 2 with 1 GB of RAM streaming movies.
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stream games/screen to kodi

This weekend I wanted to stream my monitor to Kodi, mainly to have somebody watch me play a game on a TV without having to sit awkwardly next to me. My setup is a PI2 "Retropie" (wheezy) install, ...
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How to get kodi to play m3u8?

I am so sorry if this is the wrong section. I need some help. I have a few questions actually. I recently bought an iptv subscription with a provider. I am only able to play the channels on Android, I ...
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Playback of 720x1280 shows color artifacts

While trying to stream my android phone's screen to Raspberry PI running Kodi (OSMC), I noticed that it couldn't play the H264 encoded video stream (with YUV420P pixel format) properly. It showed ...
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Raspbian Kodi 15.2 no PVR enabled

maybe I am missing something but I wonder: is there any readon for PVR add-ons to be missing in Kodi 15.2 on raspbian? Kodi is at its latest version available from apt-get.
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Pi2 with Kodi, output to composite video only works in some cases

Having set up one Kodi installation via HDMI on my TV, I now want another for my projector, using composite video. The Pi OS (Raspbian) is delivering composite just fine, and so does the Kodi home ...
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Getting touchscreen to work in raspbian / kodi

I got a HANNS-G HT231HPB touchscreen which I want to get fully working on raspbian and kodi. It seems to work in the normal lxde on raspbian, but when I start kodi I get no touch events. Can someone ...
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Stop video playback when turning TV off

I have raspberri pi 2 with openelec installed. I use TV remote with HDMI-CEC. I've noticed when turning TV off from a remote while some video is playing back (IPTV channel, video form the local media ...
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Keyboard not working on kodi, rpi 2

I have a rpi2 with raspbian installed and a remote wireless keyboard with an attached mouse touchpad. The keyboard works normally on the OS (browser, terminal etc) but not in kodi. There I can use the ...
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How do I remove OSMC from a Raspberry Pi 2?

So, having bought a Raspberry Pi 2 for the first time a couple of days ago, I watched some videos online about this thing we all know as OSMC. I use the EXE file installer and it installs it to the ...
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Kodi & RetroPi on one box

Currently I have a pi2 set next to my TV running (osmc) Kodi to stream from my "nas pi B+". I currently use my android devices as a wifi-remotes. Next to to that is my ps3 used to collect dust. I ...
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How do I get RCA video out of OpenELEC?

Thanks to help received in here, I was able to get RCA video out of my Raspberry Pi 1 version B with NOOBS. With Raspian (installed via NOOBS) all I had to do was editing the config.txt file to ...
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Update Kodi (OSMC) video library using ios remote

I am running Kodi via OSMC on a raspberry pi 2. Is there a way to update the video library using the iOS Official Kodi remote? The Kodi iOS remote wiki is pretty vague. If not are any other Kodi ...
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Kodi USB PCTV fails to start

I have a PCTV 292e USB stick plugged into my Raspberry PI 2 running OpenELEC 6.0.0. I've enabled the PCTV addon, and the TV options, but the actual device will not start. I have looked the errors in ...
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How do I install/run kodi on raspbian?

I have tried to install kodi by typing sudo apt-get install open-elec but it says there is no such thing. Please help! How do I install it by terminal?
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Can't access command line of Raspbian/Kodi on boot by pressing ESC

I can't get to the command line by hitting Esc on reboot when prompted. Kodi version from the settings screen is "Compiled: Feb 2 2015)". I can't SSH in because my RPi isn't getting DHCP renewed on ...
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How to Configure OSMC to output composite video on Raspberry Pi 2?

I have an http://osmc.tv (a Kodi distribution) setup on my Raspberry Pi 2. It works fine when plugging in the HDMI cable for video output. However, the composite video through the combined a/v jack ...
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Mirror/share Android screen to raspberry Pi b+ Openelec

is it possible at all to mirror an Android device to my OpenElec device? It is an rpi b+. Also, I know that this used to be possible with AirPlay. Can you install a VNC in OpenElec?
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Kodi on raspbian running external programs

I have installed Kodi on my Raspberry pi 2 with raspbian jessie. Media center works great it is just missing something, and that is games. I also installed RetroArch with some libraries, and I can ...
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Openelec(Kodi) Amazon Instant video?

As far as I know(I researched!) Kodi can only support Amazon Prime Instant video, right? Well, I don't have a prime account, and am not planning on getting one(I live in Muscat, Oman, where a prime ...
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kodi (OpenELEC) is not showing the mouse pointer

I have installed last OpenELEC version on by Raspberry+ using BerryBoot. All is working fine, except the mouse pointer is not shown. The functionality exists, I mean, when I move the mouse the screen ...
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Can I watch website video with Silverlight based player on Raspberry Pi 2?

I recently got my hands on the new raspberry pi 2. So far I'm enjoying my experience with Kodi (using OSMC). Among the projects I want to accomplish with this device, is a way to access this website ...
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Play videos from Hrad Drive in TV using a Raspberry Pi

This question might have been asked several time but I wasn't able to find a concrete answer and also I'm pretty new at the whole Rasberry Pi party . Can I plug an external Hard Drive through the ...
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libCEC fails to turn on my Philips av receiver

Here is my configuration Raspberry Pi2B(openelec 5/6) -> Receiver -> TV The issue is that my av receiver (Philips/HTB5150KD) appears like it does not get turned on or standby via ...
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Diagnosing a problem with a PI2 media server running KODI, stuttering issues

I bought a PI2 to use it as a media streaming device for my TV. I've been fiddling around with it since the begging of summer and have been unable to set it up exactly as I want. The (main) problem ...