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

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Opening Terminal From Kodi (OpenELEC)

Last Christmas I got a RPI2. I have recently started up OpenElec and need to get access to the terminal. The reason I won't use the Rpi's offical os is because I can't enable wifi. There is no exit ...
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Noobs minimum/maximum partition size

I have installed libreelec and raspbian on single SD card using NOOBS. Raspbian got 8GB partition and LibreElec about 5GB. OpenElec takes only 256MB so I would like it to be assigned partition no ...
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Add RasPlex to existing Raspbian install?

I have an 8GB SD card with NOOBS 1.4 and Raspbian. Is it possible to add RasPlex on the same SD card and dual boot? If so, how? Preferably without erasing what I already have installed. The NOOBS ...
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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: https://www....
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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 https://seo-michael.co.uk/how-to-install-...
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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 of=/...
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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?