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

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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 ...
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Customize bashrc in OpenELEC

I'm running OpenELEC 3.2.0 on Raspberry Pi I'm trying to customize bashrc, the same way that we create/edit ~/.bashrc in individual GNU/Linux distributions. Which doesn't seem to be working on ...
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Openelec, transmission-demon not starting on boot

I installed the package via the unofficial repo on openelec 4.0.1. I can start transmission via the shell, but it will not start by itself during boot. What should I do? Another thing I perceived ...
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xbmc media library lost after system is rebooted

I'm running OpenELEC 4.0 with XBMC 14 on Raspberry Pi. I'm accessing the source via NFS which is shared (on my ubuntu server) as instructed on wiki: /media/Large/Series ...
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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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Purple tint using Raspbmc / XBian / OpenELEC

I installed Raspbmc and everything is working fine except for the purple tint. (Also happening in XBian) The Raspberry Pi is connected to the tv via HDMI. The HDMI cable works fine when connected to ...