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

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Running a Pi2 with berryboot rasbian/openelec/retropi on a old-fashoned composite TV

Is there a way to get Berryboot to start with composite output? And if so, do i also need to reconfigure every OS on the SD card to output video on composite? (im pretty sure its a yes on the 2nd ...
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Error “error in check_disks” on OpenElec reboot

I used the search and I posted on this post, but it was deleted. I have the following error on boot: ***Error in check_disks:could not repair filesystem, dropping to debug shell, try to run 'fsck' ...
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Remote control is disabled after reboot

Every time I reboot my rapsberry 2 with OpenELEC the remote control is not working until I unplug it and plug again. Is there any way to solve this problem?
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Support for 4oD and 5oD on openelec

I have a raspberry pi b+ running OpenELEC (gotham) and was wondering if a new openelec os had been released that is able to fully utilise the quad core processor in the raspberry pi 2. And if there ...
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Determine current download speed using ssh on Openelec

I am running Openelec v5.0.8 on a Raspberry Pi model B. I would like to determine the download speed when streaming videos from various addons. I have searched and cannot find an SSH command to do so. ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Windows Emulation

I'm aware of various QEmu Guides for emulating the Raspberry Pi but is anyone aware of the settings for running the Pi 2 correctly. I imagine the move from ArmV6 to V7 borked most of the guides. ...
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How to turn on music caching for Kodi in the Pi 2?

I have a new Pi B2 model and I tried already OSMC, OpenELEC and Xbian. All of them are able to stream SMB videos almost perfectly. With HDMI videos it freezes for a second once per hour or so. ...
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SSH keys not working on OpenElec (login without typing password)

I have installed OpenElec 5.0.5 on a Pi (2), fresh install. I enabled ssh, no problem logging-in, but I want to login without a password. So I copied my ssh key: ssh-copy-id "root@192.168.0.10x" ...
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Cache filled before reaching required amount in OpenELEC

I am playing pictures and short HD videos (~40MB) from the SD card (not network), 24 hours a day with OpenELEC installed on Raspberry Pi. Everything was fine until the second day. Now when trying to ...
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Writing OpenELEC Image on top of NOOBS

I've ordered a Raspeberry Pi 2, and its sd card came with NOOBS installed. I took no consideration about it and just wrote OpenElec image into it. I did, dd bs=4M if=OpenELEC-RPi2.arm-5.0.5.img ...
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Xbmc plays audio but does not play video

I'm using a Raspberry Pi running openELEC & Raspbian using Noobs. When i try to open a Youtube video it starts playing the audio but does not display the video. I have had trouble with both ...
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Linux terminal on OpenELEC?

I'm lost while searching for a terminal in OpenELEC. Im aware that OpenELEC is a linux-based distribution. So, is there any terminal in it or just the GUI? Thanks in advance.
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Is the B+ model strong enough to play Vob files on OpenElec?

So I have installed OpenElec on my Raspberry Pi B+ and everything is working smoothly, except for playing DVD format files. When I press play on a video_ts.ifo it plays, but it plays shakey. The sound ...
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Occasional black screen with HDMI and OpenElec

I installed OpenElec on the Raspberry Pi B+ by following their official walkthrough. After putting in the SD card, I plugged the Pi in to a monitor over HDMI, plugged in two external HDDs and finally ...
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Utilising extra memory on SD card

On system info of OPENELEC i can see that 6,9Gb space is available /dev/mmcblk0p2. I don't know how to refer to this space either from PC or MAC or from within openelec. I am sure it is a stupid user ...
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Is it normal Raspberry CPU load above 1?

Very frequently I happen to see CPU load and it's ~1.24, is it normal? I'm using OpenELEC and Kodi running slideshows all day 24/7.
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Raspberry Pi not showing on network

I brought two raspberry 2 Bs, one to run kodi and the other to running raspbian and is using Samba server. I had set up both up last night with the one running kodi getting files from the other ...
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CEC complaining without monitor

I've enabled debbuging in OpenELEC through SSH into my Raspberry Pi. I have no monitor connected and every time I check kodi.log I see that CEC is complaining about it. What can I do? 22:26:37 ...
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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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OpenELEC on Raspberry Pi B+ hangs after reboot

I am trying to install OpenELEC v5.0 (Kodi) on my Raspberry Pi B+. Strangely, I get the startup screen with Pictures, Music etc options but the UI just freezes/hangs after every single reboot. I can ...
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Airplay disabling after period of time

that will be my first question here, hopefully it won't be bad. So i have problem with my airplay reciever. When i turn on raspberry, then i can easly connect from mac and windows (tuneblade) and use ...
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Why does ssh return “no route to host” unless tshark is running?

My Raspberry Pi is connected to a laptop with an Ethernet lead. Xubuntu 14.04 is running on the laptop, and the wired connection is shared to other devices. SSH server is running on the raspberry pi ...
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Using ASUS USB-AC53 Dual-Band Adapter with raspberry pi

I have a asus ac53 dual-band adapter. I was originally using it with a windows laptop but I am curious if I can use it with my raspberry pi set up with open elec. I know the cd that came with it is ...
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Popcorn-time or other media streamer

Is there any program like popcorn-time for Raspberry Pi? I have an openelec installed in a Raspberry Pi B+ and I am trying to find a program/plug-in in order to steam movies or other TV series.
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Disable samba encrytion on OpenElec

I finally got my Pi. The last days I tried a lot of MediaCenter-Distros and yesterday I decided to stay with OpenElec since it seems to be the fastest. Without any further configurations OpenElec ...
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Would OpenElec Run Faster Off an External Hard?

I know the Raspberry Pi Requires an SD Card with the files to boot OpenElec up on it, however considering I am using a class 4 SD card with OpenElec on it. Would I see any performance gains from ...
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Dumbing down HDMI control on a openelec Pi

I have home entertainment based around the Pi which works great running openelec gotham, I also have a cable box (foxtel Australia) for watching tv and a harmony remote to connect it all together. ...
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Move OS to new USB stick in Berryboot

I am running Berryboot v2.0 with Raspbian and OpenELEC v4.0.6 installed. Initially I selected a usb stick (USB-A) as the destination drive. I want to install more OS's but USB-A is too small (4GB) so ...
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Sharp 50LD264E CEC not working with OpenELEC on RPi

I can't get HDMI-CEC to work with a Raspberry Pi running OpenELEC 4.2.1, with my old Samsung TV it worked correctly, but my new Sharp 50LD264E doesn't work. I've checked all the relevant settings on ...
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problems connecting XBMC v13.2 (GOTHAM) to wireless network

I have a usb 2.0 802.11N wireless adapter from ThePiHut and I am using it in a 2011 Raspberry Pi which is connected to my router via Ethernet. When I go into the OpenELEC settings then into networks ...
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Change video source on TV using SCART

I have a model B Raspberry Pi running OpenELEC v4.2.1 connected by the composite output to the SCART input of my TV using one of these: ...
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Moving files on OpenELEC

I have a model B Raspberry Pi running OpenELEC v4.2.1. I have two attached usb sticks (formats: exFAT and FAT) and an attached hard drive (format: NTFS). When I go to the file manager in OpenELEC I ...
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Why does plugging a usb 2.0 memory stick into a 2011 raspberry pi running openelec cause it to crash?

I have a 2011 raspberry pi set up and running with openelec (v13.2 "GOTHAM") running on it. When I power up the raspberry pi with a USB 2.0 memory stick connected to it, it causes the screen to flash ...
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problems running XBMC on 2011 Raspberry Pi

I have a 2011 Raspberry Pi and have been trying to get openelec (v13.2 Gotham) to run on it. I am powering the raspberry pi using a Sony phone charger outputting 5V at 850mA. Whenever I plug in the ...
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How to stream Internet videos (e.g Netflix) on a rasberry pi media player?

I want to be able to play videos from sites such as Netflix, BBC iplayer, movies4k, putlocker etc. I will be using the raspbmc or openElec distro. Is this possible? And if it is how do I go about ...
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Settings for Transmission reset after reboot

I am running Transmission on OpenELEC v4.2.1 on a RPi model B. Every time I reboot the RPi the download location, queue size, download number and all other settings are reset to their default values. ...
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Deleting and transferring files remotely on OpenELEC

I run OpenELEC v4.2.1 on a RPi Model B. I download movies to an attached hard drive. Frequently I want to move these completed videos to a second usb drive also attached to the pi, but using my laptop ...
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“PulseEight CEC Adapter - Configuration updated” crash the network

I read a lot about this problem but i can figured out how to solve it! I tried to install raspbmc and openElec but i have the same result. When i connect the raspberry, i have a network connection ...
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Change incoming downloads folder in OpenELEC

I am running Transmission v0.7.6 on OpenELEC v4.1.2 on my Raspberry Pi Model B. All downloads are first saved to my SD card and when complete are moved to my external hard drive. How do I change the ...
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RPi with openELEC - hebrew subtitles are seen as jibberish

got openELEC 4.2.1 on my RPi b+ to serve as an HTPC. when I tried to use xbmc's subtitles downloader, it finds the correct subtitles file for the video, but hebrew subtitles are not being encoded ...
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How to switch my Raspberry Pi B+ with OpenElec on and off?

I have a Raspberry Pi B+ set up with OpenElec which I happily use as a media player for movies. What would be the best way to switch it on and off in a similar way I switch my TV or BluRay Player on ...
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Incompatable Addons

I have been using NOOBS since the concept with no problems until I re-downloaded the latest version (v1_3-10). Now, when I try using addons (i.e.KINKIN) for TV etc., all the addons are stated as ...
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Web browser on OpenELEC

I have a model B raspberry pi running OpenELEC 4.0.7. I want to use a web browser using the raspberry pi and OpenELEC. Is there an addon for OpenELEC that allows a web browser to be run? I have seen ...
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Android XBMC Remote with Raspberry Pi Hotspot

just got a a raspberry pi. preloaded with open elec. I noticed that I could setup a hot spot. I just wondering is at all possible to use Android XBMC Remote to connect to the open elec hotspot and ...
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How do I test the internet connection on OpenELEC, besides restarting?

I just set up OpenELEC, and the first task was to set up the WLAN. I entered the data (gateway, SSID, etc) and it did not work. I spent at least 45 minutes changing different parameters, googling, ...
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Airplay Mirroring XBMC addon

I have a model B raspberry pi running OpenELEC. I am aware that as standard Airplay is available in OpenELEC for youtube videos and pictures. I want to use Airplay Mirroring on OpenELEC. Is there an ...
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Airplay not working - OpenElec/Gotham/R-Pi

I have an R-Pi (Model B) with OpenElec 4.0.6 (which implies XBMC 13.1). I can't get any Airplay devices talking to it. I try with my phone and I get video can not be played messages, or crashes in the ...
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How much normal Linux can I do with OpenELEC?

I was thinking of using my RaspPI Rev B with some server type things, not too much CPU. It's the one computer in my house which is always on (everything else I have is a laptop or aggressively ...
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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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Openelec doesn't see dlna server

I have two raspberry pis. One runs XBMC under RaspBMC, the other runs XBMC under openelec 4.0. Both work fine with a pvr client (NPVR), but the openelec pi cannot see my minidlna music server as a ...