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combine Satellite TV Receiver and Raspberry pi video streams on the same TV

i have a raspberry pi that i use as a steamless video looper. Now i need to conbine it with a Satellite TV receiver and switch between the two streams on the sameTV, but i didn't find a reasonable ...
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No Internet Media Player

I just received a Raspberry Pi Zero and would like some assistance. I am looking for a lightweight way to play a movie from a USB flash drive and stream the video/audio via HDMI to a TV. I will be ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Media Server

I have been working to set my Raspberry Pi 2 as a media server in which I can stream files from a USB drive connected to my RP over my network to devices. I haven't been able to find an article or ...
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HiFiBerry Board compatibility

I want to create a music server/player with the Pi as the heart. Will the HiFiBerry Amp+ work in conjunction with their DAC board? The reason for this thought is I'd like the music bod to operate as ...
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Project text-to-speech for a blind parent

My first post here. (I sincerely hope it's within the scope of allowed posts I didn't know where else to turn). I plan to do a project for a ninety-year old mother who is rapidly losing her eyesight ...
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What is the most up to date way to mirror media on my android phone to RP connected to TV?

I have been googling this for an hour or so and I'm finding a lot of old information such as Android Transporter (I can't even seem to find if this is released yet) What is the most up to date way to ...
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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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New project: programmable video game parental control

all. I'm not sure if this qualifies as an appropriate SE-type question. If not, could someone perhaps suggest a better forum to ask for guidance? I need some recommendations here. I would like to ...
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How can I get media files to display in a library style?

I have a Pi 2 Model B, running OSMC with the Confluence skin. I have all my photos, music and videos stored on an external hard drive, formatted with NTFS, plugged directly into a USB port. The files ...
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SSH to RPi from PHP on Ubuntu and play video file on RPi from Ubuntu

I'm making a personal movie and TV show database. A user on the local network can already access a webpage with a list of movies and TV shows and play them on their device. I have a laptop (acting ...
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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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Is it possible to use an external hard drive for Raspberry Pi & Xbox One?

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B to use as an entertainment center (with Retropie for playing roms & Kodi for playing media). I have an external harddrive that I'd like to store my ...
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Is it possible to install the Plex Media Server on the Raspberry Pi 2?

New to Raspberry PI (have a Raspberry Pi 2) and have raspberrian running on it. Is it possible to install Plex Media Server? If not is there a better way of using it to stream media.
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Autoplay on USB hotswap

I would like to use a Rpi to facilitate creating a presentation board (TV) The simple solution would be to network connect the Rpi and have a chrome in kiosk mode (maybe a local webserver...). ...
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communicating with raspberry pi via surface tablet [closed]

Hi I would like to connect to a raspberry PI using wireless and as we have a number of Surface RT tablets I would like to stick to this medium. I was wondering if any one had done this, or had any ...
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Help building Raspberry PI as a spart TV [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone out there who is more knowledgeable in this sort of stuff than me can help... Im looking to set up a Raspberry PI Model B to run as a sort of smart TV, im thinking either ...
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OpenELEC and Kodi 24/7

I've already read this post. However, they are mainly talking about using Raspberry as a server. I was wondering if it is OK to run Raspberry Pi B+ permanently 24/7 doing slideshows (picture+video), ...
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Where to add a folder on a Pi sd card to put movies from my Mac?

So this seems like a obvious question but all I am finding answers to are streaming solutions. I want to play a movie from my Pi hooked up to my tv. I want to put the file from my mac to the pi's sd ...
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Playing mp3 with go on pi

I am trying to play mp3 and wav files on the pi from a program written in go. To date I have had no success. Does anybody have any simple working examples that Have been tested on the pi?
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Best Media centre setup? [closed]

I wanna know what is the best distrobution for my pi? I also want a cheap Australian setup under $125?
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USB Movie Media Center [closed]

Problem I got a smart tv which already contains a good media center, but this media center is too overcrowded, means it has too much feautures and it's confused. XBMC is better than the media center ...
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control omxplayer seeking with frame precision

I'd like to control omxplayer seeking with frame precision from an existing instance with python. I have seen this that I think is the way to go: open via python subprocess an instance, have a ...
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Remote control for Raspberry Pi through AV.Link over SCART (for old TV)

I want to connect my Raspberry Pi (Model B rev2) with XBMC (see raspbmc.org) to an old steam powered CRT TV that has a SCART input. Hooking up the Raspberry Pi to the TV via a single SCART cable is ...
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Music Visualizer for OMX Player

I'm trying to play msuic (mainly mp3 files) on the Raspberry Pi connected to my TV via HDMI. I'm using 9b52cee binary of OMX Player from here. Audio playback is successful, but the TV screen is blank. ...
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Any way to speed up omxplayer seek times?

Using the keyboard to control the position in a movie (via left/right and Up/down arrows) leads to noticeable delays (1-5s), with a slight 'hiccup' afterwards, and bizarre behaviour (ie. having to ...
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Show *modified* video from camera on screen

There are many tutorials how to show video from camera on screen (like this one). I need to modify video stream with simple but custom filter. Stream may be low-res, so CPU should have enough juice. ...
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Creating a pocket mediaserver using Raspberry Pi that can let you stream files

I'm attempting to turn my Raspberry Pi into a media passport. that can let me stream files from the Raspbery Pi onto other devices. The things I need for this project are: Media software on the ...
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RaspBMC plays some avi files but not others

I have a Pi version A (256MB), running RaspBMC (I guess the latest version as I only created the SD a month or so ago). When I try to play some AVI files I have no problems adn everything works fine. ...
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Video on OMXPlayer on rasberry pi debian [closed]

When I play video using omxplayer -o hdmi, sound will not work unless I also use the -r (adjust framerate/resolution to video) option. The only problem with this is when the video is done it leaves a ...
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Video server for PS3

I am totally new to Raspberry Pi, and media servers - I do have experience with Debian command line though. Is it possible to make a Raspberry Pi have a local folder that can be shared as some sort ...
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Raspbmc stopped playing XViD files, Android Remote no longer works either

I rebooted to get the latest updates, and now my collection of XViD (MPEG-4/AC3) files won't play at all. They played fine before the update. I've googled for solutions, but nothing applicable to my ...
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Is it possible to support a remote infrared control using the Raspberry Pi?

It would be interesting to use the Raspberry Pi as a replacement for a media center; however, as I see it now the Raspberry Pi needs to be controlled by means of a keyboard or over the network. Is it ...
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How do I setup MPD correctly?

I want to set up MPD on my Raspberry Pi. I am using latest Debian Wheezy, and I want MPD to run on network and to listen to any interface. So far i've installed it: sudo apt-get install mpd and set ...
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Is it possible to install VLC?

I would like to install VLC on my Raspberry Pi and wonder if it is possible? I can not find a distribution that supports it, but wonder if anyone has done this or knows a link to a site or group ...
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How can I solve sound drops over HDMI in Raspbmc?

I'm using Raspbmc RC3 to play some 720/1080p content over NFS and AFP. I experience frequent sound drops, every 2-3 minutes or so the sound drops for 1-2 secs. I've set XBMC to forward Dolby/DTS to ...
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Is there any workaround for Netflix compatibility?

I know that Netflix does not work with Linux because Moonlight (an open-source implementation of Silverlight) doesn't support encryption. Have any workarounds or solutions been identified to bring ...
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Can I stream 1080p video from the Pi?

We all know the Pi can play 1080p video no problem, but is it fast enough to act as the basis for a file server that can stream 1080p video over its wired network connection? I'm thinking of using ...
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How do I run a media server?

I want to be able to serve files from my external hard drive through my Raspberry Pi to my network. Essentially using the Raspberry Pi as a network interface for my External Hard Drive, and allowing ...