Questions about video and audio playback

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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 Pi to the TV via a single SCART cable is not the ...
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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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How do I write an script for XBMC?

I am planning on installing XBMC on my Pi and then I want to add some functionality. I, of course being a developer, am going to add some extras to it. I am going to make an app so you can switch the ...
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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

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 infared 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 ...