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Raspberry Pi 3, wifi goes to sleep?

I'm facing a similar issue to this one, How do I disable suspend mode?, except I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and am running OpenELEC 6.0.3. When I leave it on without using it for awhile, I can no longer ...
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Access GPIO Pins in OpenELEC

I want to use the GPIO Pins to controll a 433Hz transmitter on a pi 2 with openelec. It is possible to use ssh, but I am not able to install the software (Commands are in description: ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 OpenELEC Bluetooth

I finally got Bluetooth audio working with my Raspberry Pi 3 and OpenELEC. I am on version 6.95. After 5-10 minutes, the audio disappears. I do not believe it is the speakers. I have to restart my ...
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How can I get better wifi performance using OpenELEC?

I'm running a Pi 1 B+ using OpenELEC as a media center + seedbox. I have it set up some rooms apart from my home router (ASUS RT-N18U) with a TP-Link wn725n adapter. I normally use a 3.1 A charger but ...
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Issues with first-time boot of OpenELEC on RPi1

I recently installed OpenELEC onto and SD card for my RPi1, following the instructions on the Distro wiki. Upon inserting and starting the Pi, a screen showing the OpenELEC logo shows for a while then ...
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How can i setting Kodi (Openelec-Raspberry pi 2) For IR remote and IR receiver(Tsop 38238) manually to control media player [duplicate]

How can i configure Kodi (Openelec-Raspberry pi 2) For IR remote and IR receiver(Tsop 38238) manually to control media player ....
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openvpn not changing IP address when connected

I have installed the openelec image on my raspberry Pi 2 and added the openvpn addon When I look at the vpn status it tells me the Von is connected however the IP,ADDRESS shown is always my ISP ...
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Kodi Getting Sources (SALTS) takes long network or cpu?

So I have installed openelec/kodi on a Raspberry Pi B+ that I had laying around from a couple years ago and managed to install SALTS following these directions ...
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Weird SSH behaviour

I am facing a rather weird problem with SSH. When I SSH into my raspberry pi 2 from my windows laptop, it works properly for some time and after that whatever I type only appears after a very long ...
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Raspi Pi connect to TV not HDMI-CEC ready: What can I do to make my remote control work?

I've got a Panasonic TX-39AW304 Television quite some time ago. The TV is connected to the Raspberry Pi 1 Model B rev1 via a HDMI-CEC cable. On the Raspi is Openelec 6.0.3 with Kodi 15.0.2 Isengard ...
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No 3rd party formats showing up

Over the past few days I have not been able to get a fresh SD card to completely install all of the 3rd party startup short cuts. The only short cut to load is Raspbian. I am using SDFormater to ...
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Open elec can't connect

Hello I can't update openELEC on my Raspberry because I can't connect to internet. My configuration is the default DHCP 192.168.1.16. I active the ssh and from an other PC I try to ping something, it ...
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What does this mean? [duplicate]

I installed OpenELEC 6.0.1 on my Micro SD card and inserted it into my Raspberry Pi 2 B. The Pi flashes the green light 2 times and then goes off (seems normal), and then a rainbow screen appears and ...
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How to use proxy auto connect files (.PAC) on openelec or something similar on raspbian?

I have an url for a pac file, normally I am able to set it in chrome/firefox and it'll work, I use it to watch regional protected streams (soccer). I am trying to get it working on pi but because ...
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Using Pi 2 as a media center AND git server

I would like to use my Raspberry Pi 2 mainly as a media center but also as a private git server for small projects like LaTeX documents. My goal is to be able to set this server as a remote repo to ...
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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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Can't edit/copy files with Samba on Raspberry Pi 2

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 2 model B, and I installed OpenElec which seems to work as expected, with an external HD plugged in USB. During the setup wizard I enabled Samba, and now I can connect ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Open ELEC iplayer

I downloaded the iplayer zip file from https://github.com/joolswills/plugin.video.iplayer and when I unzip it on OpenELEC "Frodo" everything works, but when I try to look for videos it comes up saying ...
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Real risk of not shutting down properly on openelec

I've got my new Raspberry Pi 2 running OpenElec and Kodi, plugged into my tv. It's being powered by a USB port on the side of the TV, and so far this is working out great because the port is only ...
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OpenELEC - How can I change the $PATH for use in remote SSH commands?

I'm trying to use Hyperion w/ my model b+ and I'd like to be able to use the configuration tool, but the SSH commands it sends are in a format like: ssh root@openelec "hyperion-remote -c #00000" ...
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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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How to remove and add features from OSMC and Openelec on raspberry pi?

I am exploring osmc and openelec for raspberrypi. Menu options available in OSMC are like -Videos -Music -Pictures -My OSMC -Favorites -Programs etc.. Please help me how can I remove any of the ...
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Why is Internet connection slower on RPi2 than on Win PC?

I have a RPi 2 running OpenELEC 5.95.4 that is connected to my router via a 100 Mbit/s LAN cable connection and I am trying to watch 1080p internet video streams via the New York Times add-on. The ...
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How do set location of video cache

I am running Openelec on a Raspberry P2B, and I am trying to improve video buffering. I have looked that the official documentation. I want to set caching on a USB drive and so will choose example 1 ...
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Open Elec phantom screen

I was using some of the lesser used features on the RPI Open Elec operating system. Specifically, the Navi-x environment. All features here can have long loading times. After being distracted, I came ...
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OpenElec on raspberry pi 2 B struggling to play 1080p

I have recently bought, raspberry pi 2 Model B, with 1GB ram and quad core. Added 16GB samsung class 6 SD Card. I have successfully installed OpenELEC on it with Aeon Nox MQ5 on it. I have noticed ...
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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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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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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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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've been using OpenELEC as my personal Media Center for long. I'm aware that OpenELEC is a linux-based distribution. So, is there any terminal in it or just the GUI?
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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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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.