OpenELEC is the Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center. It's a small Linux distribution for playing media.

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Make the Raspberry Pi a comfortably controllable media server [on hold]

I'm sorry that my question is a bit broad: I want to collect some pointers how to setup my Raspberry Pi primarily for controlling my music library stored on an USB SD-Harddrive. Here's a picture ...
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mouse and keyboard automaticlly not working

Once I get to the questions, the mouse and keyboard do not work. What do I do??? We have tried taking out the power but that is not helping.
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SSH not working on OpenElec Frodo

I am using Rasp Model B. I installed Frodo (12.2) on it and everything works fine. I can ping the box, use browser interface etc.. I am facing issue with SSH. I did following things: 1. Kept ssh ...
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Changing Raspberry Pi board

I recently bought new rasp board. I had about year old board and with sdcard running OpenElec Frodo version. I plugged that SD card in my new board and tried to boot up. I believe it should work as ...
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No buffering for radio stream

I am trying to use my Raspberry Pi with OpenELEC XBMC as external sound card (I want to play all sounds and music from my computer through our home music system that is connected to the Pi). The ...
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OpenELEC v3.2.4 (XBMC) not seeing Wireless Connection

Hopefully somebody can assist but this is my first thread and my first time installing OpenELEC img onto an SD card. Basically, to cut a long story short, I am using a wireless USB adaptor that is ...
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TV remote no longer working

I'm running openelec+xbmc connected to my TV via HDMI cable, and my TV remote has stopped being able to control XBMC. I'm not sure if it is the settings in xbmc/openelec that are incorrect, if there ...
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Wake PC on LAN from Raspberry Pi

I have been investigating. I want to wake-on-lan a PC I have on the same LAN as the Raspberry Pi. Wake on LAN doesn't work over the internet, so, I though to use the Raspberry Pi to wake up my PC. ...
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How to resolve patchy audio playback in OpenELEC?

I've installed OpenELEC without modifying any configuration settings, so it's the default installation of 'Frodo'. I've added a video source on my NAS, both with NFS & SMB when I attempt to play ...
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How do I stream movies to openELEC via LAN?

I want to streammovies from my PC to the Raspberry Pi where openELEC is installed on. It works just fine. It's installed correctly. But how do I stream movies from a pc to the device? So I won't have ...
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And how is the step from XBMC to the console? [duplicate]

Cannot access the console in OpenELEC. Does someone know a way?
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Could not find YouTube addon for OpenElec

I have installed OpenElec XBMC on my Raspberry Pi. I checked the IP address and also the internet activity (I could see weather info and the news feed). Here's what I did to install the YouTube ...
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HDMI-CEC pass through reciever?

my setup is this: Samsung LCD TV Raspberry Pi model b rev 2 Logitec Harmony One Remote Yamaha HTR-4065 AVR and it have worked really well to controll openelec with the harmony remote (that was ...
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Raspberry Pi - Openelec - Buffering Issues

I have installed openelec on the Pi, and I'm using an external hardrive (western digital 1tb elements, ac powered). It automatically mounts on boot. It plays all my standard movies perfectly, but when ...
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What is the OpenELEC/XBMC equivalent of ctrl-alt-del?

OpenELEC freezes on me intermittently in the middle of video playback, likely because the video file itself is corrupt. What can I do to bring it out of its frozen state, and, e.g. back into the file ...
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Country Pi with PVR and no internet

Hello fellow Raspians... I am hoping someone will be able to help me. I live out in the country, so far out that I have NO internet access. I use my rasp pi with RaspianBMC as a music and video ...
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OpenELEC plays only the audio but not video for certain avi files

I have played other avi files on OpenELEC with success, but when I try playing certain ones, the video doesn't play - all I can hear is the sound playing in the background of the folder explorer. I ...
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Struggling to setup Dynamode wifi USB on OpenElec

I bought a Dynamode nano USB adapter (http://www.pifactory.co.za/download/file/fid/120) which I would like to use with my OpenElec (FRODO) Pi. The Pi is able to connect to the internet using a LAN ...
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Where can I find the different OS partions made with Berryboot on a SD-card

I have installed Raspbian and Openelec with Berryboot. Now want to locate and change a file on the Openelec partion. I can't change it in Openelec as it lacks an editor. So I have to locate the file ...
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Edit read-only file (in /etc/init.d) or override settings file from /storage directory

I am having issues with lirc and remote button press repeating. I tried everything and the last thing o try is add a parameter (--repeat-filter) to a 62_eventlircd file located in /etc/init.d Problem ...
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In a RPi XBMC, how to connect to internet which requires authentication?

How do connect to a network which requires authentication (username and password) ? I am using Raspberry Pi with XBMC image. I have a DSL line named "RailWire" which requires authentication everytime ...
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Video (XBMC) on a Raspberry Pi - Passthrough output

I'm interesting in running OpenELEC on a Raspberry PI as it would be a cheap XBMC solution. The OpenELEC Raspberry PI/FAQ notes: The RPi cannot decode DTS and AC3 because of the overhead, it is ...
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Resize file system on OpenELEC

I was trying to perform an update and an error told me that I hadn't enough free space. So I connected to my Raspberry through SSH to ask for disk usage with: df -h And I obtained the following ...
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External hard drive power down?

So I have an Openelec and external hard drive on my raspberry pi, they are all connected to a Plugin 10 Port Hub. This is the hard drive in question: ...
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OpenELEC W/External 24/7 Ok to do?

So for a fathers day present my dad has been wanting a small media center forever, he saw my raspberry pi setup and loved it and wanted one for himself. So I got him a good setup, gonna throw openelec ...
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wifi connection problems with multiple XBMC distributions

Tried RaspBMC, xBian. Having trouble with wifi connecting using xBian. And having wifi troubles at home with RaspBMC. It's making me mad wasting lots of hours trying to fix it without a clue what's ...
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What is the best OS for XBMC on raspberry pi?

I want to install XBMC on my Raspberry Pi but I do not know that OS choice. There are three: OpenELEC Raspbmc XBian What is the most efficient of the three? Which allows you to continue to use ...
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Omxplayer (Raspbian Hard Float) vs OpenElec

I've got a couple of 1080p videos that I'd like to play in my Raspberry Pi (512 MB). This is part of a project I'm doing with a couple of friends. We built a server in Node.js and use a local client ...
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OpenElec as DLNA Client

I've been googling around and trying for myself but I don't find a solution. I have OpenElec on my Raspberry Pi and in my home network there is a Synology Diskstation acting as a DLNA Server. I am ...
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How do I turn on my Raspberry Pi after shutdown?

My Raspberry Pi runs OpenELEC. The XBMC has a Power-button in the left-bottom corner where I can shutdown the Raspberry Pi. That works fine, but I can't figure out how to turn it on again after the ...
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Time and date in Raspbian vs. OpenELEC (one works, one not)

I've set up my Raspberry Pi from scratch with BerryBoot set up multiple OS's to boot into. Whenever I boot into 'OpenELEC 2013.01', the time and date gets set correctly, but whenever I boot into ...
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OpenELEC as Printserver

As I now managed to run OpenELEC on my new RPi I wonder if and how I can this device use as a printserver. What I have done so far: Created a samba.conf in /storage/.config to use at boot time ...
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Game platforms emulators on Xbmc/Openelec

Is it possible to run emulators on Xbmc/Openelec? I am familiar with an addon "Rom Collection Browser" and as my understanding of this plugin is that it can launch various games with different ...
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Use Raspberry Pi as NAS and Media Center (OpenELEC, RaspBMC,..)

I want to use my raspberry pi as a NAS and media center. I have a samsung smart tv and today I start my computer an watch films over dlna. I want to attach the rasperry pi with a usb hdd to the ...
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Mount External HDD using OpenElec

I have a pi with Openelec and I have an external HDD, powered. When I go into the file management section of settings I can't find my HDD. I am assuming that Openelec/XBMC is not auto mounting the ...
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Why do my .mp4 videos lag so much?

I've had this problem with Openelec and Raspbmc, though it's not as bad in Openelec. All my downloaded videos work fine, I've opened the video information while watching them and they have several ...
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Will a Raspberry Pi perform well with XBMC and many movies?

I have a library with more than 1000 movies and I'm searching for a cheap but good performance media centre system. I've been using a Xtreamer Prodigy until now but it's firmware's a little slow ...
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XBMC (OpenElec) freezes video playback of certain video files that work elsewhere

I'm using my Pi as a media center with XBMC streaming files off a NAS. XBMC on Pi freezes video playback for some files but not others (e.g. all mp4 files work). However, the same files are played ...
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Why RCA video doesn't provide colors

When I use the HDMI with my Raspberry Pi, all is ok. But when I use RCA output on my television, the screen is black/white. I have installed OpenELEC. I already changed of PERITEL-RCA adapter, I ...
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Video playback via ethernet causes raspberry pi to crash openelec xbmc

I've been using my raspberry pi as an XMBC media centre to stream video from a NAS box (via ethernet). It was working ok for the most part but recently it's been crashing out during playback. I have ...
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Raspberry Pi wont turn on with OpenELEC

I just got a raspberry pi board, connected with HDMI to LG TV Loaded OpenELEC-RPi.arm-2.95.3 on a 32 Gig SD Card and it didn't turn on any LED (except PWR and ACT). Later I loaded latest Raspbian ...
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Using Anysee E30 (Terrestrial) with Raspberry Pi

Can I use the Anysee E30 (Terrestrial) USB TV tuner in a setup with Raspberry Pi and OpenElec? Or another Pi distro? I want to be able to see TV, use it as a PVR, and maybe stream TV to my home ...
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Raspberry Pi won't Boot Just shows Black Screen

I have had my raspberry pi running as a media centre using openelec. It has run fine for a few weeks and suddenly it has just stopped working and will not function. The PWR light shows RED, FDX and ...
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Openelec/xbmc for Raspberry Pi No Addons Available

I am using openelec.tv for my raspberry pi and it runs fine, however no addons are showing up when I try download them. I have run xbmc on my own computer and the addons appear so I am not sure what ...