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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 ...
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Browse for plugin/addon dialog - kodi custom addon settings.xml

I am busy building a plugin for myself for my xbmc/kodi media center running on a raspberry pi. The plugin is an alarm clock which will execute certain actions at a user set time. Pure and simple. The ...
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Getting a command prompt on OpenELEC

I'm trying to add a a USB hard drive to my pi... I'm running OpenElec with Kodi for my media, hooked up to TV on wireless connection.. I can't seem to just see the files, so I think I need to mount ...
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Cannot use SSH with OSMC Kodi

I've recently started using my Pi and I am running into a pretty annoying setback. I am trying to do a few things in headless mode and can't even get in with an SSH commands. The default user and ...
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Kodi - Play Music and Minimize

I want Kodi to play music (YouTube) in the background, without it displaying anything on the screen - freeing up the machine to display pictures, etc. Per this minimizing isn't possible - but is there ...
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Raspberry Pi with external USB drive attached as SMB share: share disappears

I'm new to Raspberry Pi, but I bought a Pi with Kodi/OpenElec pre-installed. I attached an external USB hard drive to it, and set it up to expose that as an SMB network share. I'm using Windows on my ...
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How do install Chromium on openELEC?

I am using openELEC and I would like to install a non-text based web browser and when I look in the add-ons it only has text based browser. How can I install a proper browser like Chromium or Firefox? ...
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Automatically play a UDP video stream using KODI

There is a streamer which streams video using UDP.I want to input that UDP stream address in KODI.Once KODI starts its starts playing the video from that address.Prsently I am using a .strm file ...
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Kodi XBIAN CEC stopped working after crash

I have for years been using my TV remote to control my Raspberry Pi with Xbian installed (I think XBMC Frodo). I recently reinstalled to newest software, so that I could download apps again. After ...
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Open Web browser on OSMC

Is there a way to open, chrome browser for example, on OSMC?. That way to open live video streams not available sometimes with plug-ins of Kodi.
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Run 2 os's (raspbian and kodi)

Can I run 2 os's together? I want to run my tor relay, but I have to reboot to jump over to Openelec, which causes downtime on the relay. It seems launching kodi form the command line, then ...
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change display_rotate at runtime (for kodi)

Is there a way to modify the "display_rotate" setting in "config.txt" at runtime? Mainly I want to flip the display horizontally occasionally while running kodi. I'm using a RPi 2 B on Raspbian ...
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Create Hotkey - Play Selected Movie Trailer

Using Kodi for rPi. When highlighting a movie on my drive, I'm able to press "C" to bring up a menu. I can select "Movie information" then "Trailer" and it will stream the movie trailer off YouTube ...
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libmmal_core.so missing

I'm sorry to say that I'm a complete newbie to linux and Raspberry Pi. I installed Raspbian on my pi years ago and just started working with it again. I'm trying to install kodi on my system but ...
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How to convert h265 videos to h264 videos on pi2

I have raspberry pi 2 with osmc/Kodi installed on it, I have several h265 videos on it which can't be played smoothly. I would like to convert them to h264 using some conversion tool or package that ...
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Kodi: Seperate latency settings for audio output HDMI+analogue

I have installed the latest version of OSMC on my Raspberry Pi B+. In Kodi I output audio through both HDMI and analog jack. There is an option in the settings menu for this. Unfortunately, one of ...
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Script errors on Kodi on Raspberry pi 1b

Whenever I launch an app, it crashes and reports a script error. I'm running OSMC RC3 running Kodi 14 (Helix). Can someone help me fix this?
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Buffering issues with kodi (on openelec)

Every time I try to stream heavy (mostly 1080p) videos trough the network (webdav, sftp...), it either fails or I got the message “cache is full” etc. Videos start playing, but randomly stop (to ...
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Choppy playback Kodi on Rasbian RPI2

I'm trying to setup Kodi on Rasbian to work as good as OSMC distribution. I have problem with video playback on default configuration. (no video, only sound) When I turn off hardware acceleration, ...
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Switching between TV's displaying OSMC on Raspberry Pi through Mobile Apllication

Description : I am trying to make a remote controller for OSMC(Kodi) media player installed on Raspberry pi. Rpi will connected to mobile app through wifi. On the other hand Rpi is connected to switch ...
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Optimizations Kodi has that pure debian hasn't

What are the specific enhancements Xbian is installing with kodi on its underlaying Debian? How can I install those packages and optimizations in a standard Debian installation without Kodi Desktop?
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How to connect my external drive with my raspberry pi? [duplicate]

So im using Kodi on my raspberry pi 2 and I have an external drive with Musik and Videos on it, id like to play on my raspberry. But it doesnt have enough power to use the drive, how can i use it?
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Startup Problems

So I have only used my raspberry pi 2 a couple of times and worked perfectly with Raspbian and KODI. But now I went to use it this afternoon after school and found it wasn't turning on (only red ...
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How to access xbian partition?

I've installed xbian on RPi. I want to edit the files in my SD card using my computer, Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I insert the SD card, the Ubuntu cannot mount the Xbian partition, and gives the ...
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How to play songs using bluetooth from mobile to XBMC

I have purchased a Raspi v2 and have installed openelec 5.0.5 on it, since I want to use it as a media center. I have a wifi dongle, which works fine even while using airplay. I have recently ...
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Start Kodi when HDMI changed on Smart TV

I am trying to set an script for autostarting kodi when the TV is on (not in standby mode) or when I change to the raspberry corresponding HDMI. I found a script that should do this, but for what ...