Raspbmc is a minimal Linux distribution based on Debian that brings XBMC to your Raspberry Pi. Questions here should be related to the distribution, whether it be setup or run time.

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Cant get RASPI pin to toggle

Hi I am testing my new raspi pins . with the following code am able to toggle all the ports except LED3 ..pin 16 . Is their a method to identify if the pin itself i broker or not import RPi.GPIO ...
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How do I install/get flash player on Raspberry Pi?

I have tried every os i can think of/am able to install (windows 3, android, and debian, as well as xbmc). I have tried to install every flash player plugin I could find. I have also downloaded ...
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SSH terminal plugin for OSMC on Raspberri Pi

Is there a way to open a console inside OSMC with a HDMI screen connected? I know, I could connect via SSH from another computer, but I would prefer to edit the server stand-alone. Note: I managed ...
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What do I need to set up to be able to output my desktop PC's audio through my Pi [duplicate]

(Full disclosure: I've asked a question on the desktop side of this process over on Ask Ubuntu.) I have my speakers connected to my Pi (running OSMC). However, when I'm using my desktop PC (running ...
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Compiling TV Card Drivers on Raspberry Pi 2

I own an August DVB-T208 Freeview TV Receiver. I would love to attach this tuner to a Raspberry Pi running OSMC. However, on the drivers page on their website, there are Linux drivers for this device ...
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How to enable ptrace of existing non-child process?

Ubuntu and other systems have added the sysctl in /proc/sys/kernel/yama/ptrace_scope since ~2010; this filesystem location does not exist on my RaspBMC Pi with kernel 3.10.17 (no yama/ directory ...
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No Network seen on new PI ver.2 but works fine with B+

I have two raspberry pi's a model b+ and a new model 2. My Question is I have a home network on a windows 8 machine and my pi is in my family room down stairs I have 3 ext. drives attached to the PI ...
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access pi from the outside

Im sure it has been asked before but I cannot find an answer that works for me. I did it before but cannot get it to work again. I installed a raspbmc, it includes an apache for remote control of the ...
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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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Raspberry pi 2 - Multi purpose > Media center + other task

I would like to know if it is possible to use the raspberry pi 2 plugged on my tv so that it is always running a fullscreen app like xbmc or plex media theater, and in the same time be able to connect ...
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Stuck at 100% on the Noobs Installer

I loaded the Noobs installer on my Raspberry Pi (B+ Model), then chose for both Raspbian & Raspbmc to be installed. I've been waiting for a long time now, it's on 100% and not doing anything ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 - Model B - no boot with Raspbmc

I was trying my brand new Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. I've used the Raspbmc installer to "burn" the image on my micro sd. After I've connected the raspberry to the ac adapter and then to the TV, nothing ...
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VPN on RASPBMC on Raspberry Pi

I am trying to set up a VPN on a Raspberry Pi to connect to VPNBOOK.com This is proving to be quite problematic. All the guides i have seen online are about setting the Pi up as a VPN Server, i do ...
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Raspberry 2 and Raspbmc not booting

Got my new Pi 2 and installed Raspbian - works fine. Same Pi, same SD card with raspbmc: Not booting. When I plug in the power, I get a red and a green LED for a short time, but then the green one ...
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How to run the NTP daemon automatically?

On my RaspBMC, the time drifts pretty much (more than a day in one month). So I started to use NTP, but have problems running it. I called sudo update-rc.d ntp enable, I also added DAEMONS=(!hwclock ...
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Minimize Kodi to run full screen X on OSMC Alpha 4

I am running OSMC Alpha 4 on my new Raspberry Pi 2. This comes with Kodi v14 (Helix), which auto-runs at boot. I can run an X application (xclock for example) after first killing Kodi with pkill ...
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Raspbmc not booting on Pi 2

According to this: So from today you should be able to ‘apt-get upgrade’ on an existing Raspbian installation to add an ARMv7 kernel to your distribution. The SD card can then be used — ...
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Reboot to a specific distro from ssh

I do have Raspbian (+ retropie) and Raspbmc running in my raspberry pi. I do loads of admin from work via ssh but I can only reboot to the current distro. Is there any command/config I can select ...
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VPN Not launching on boot

I'm using RaspBMC and have set up a VPN using openVPN and PrivateInternetAccess. I've been following the third comment on this post which I have used previously and has worked. A few weeks ago, it ...
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New Raspberry Pi B+ is dead after 30 minutes, any ideas?

I just received new Raspberry Pi B+ yesterday. Loaded RASBMC on it, updated and working fine. Ran for maybe 30 minutes and then 'poof'! The unit lost the link lights on the network card and there is ...
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External HD not recognized after last Raspbmc update

I would like to ask for some help, I've been using Raspbmc without any problem since the last update came on 26th, after updating my external HD is not recognized anymore. I've tried to use lsusb to ...
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Autoplay different media files on a directory at startup

I want to set my raspberry pi to auto play all movies in a specific directory. I tried PiPresents with raspbian, but the problem is that I get a black screen for 1 second when switching to play a ...
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Cannot get my iPhone XBMC remote to connect?

I recently put Raspbmc on my RPi and when I plugged it it in and got it all booted up it automatically updated to the newest version "Kodi". Anyways I am running the latest version and have these ...
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Start raspbmc to commandline immediately

I have the following problem: I messed up the network settings on my raspberry pi (which is running raspbmc) and now I don't have any access to it anymore. I have a wireless keyboard attached to the ...
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Internet connected Caller ID with Raspberry Pi

We often get calls from unknown numbers at my house. We often look these numbers up online on whitepages.com, Google, etc. Today I got an idea for an internet connected Caller ID that would do this ...
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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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automatically restart service on boot

I'm still suffering from the problems I described in this post, and since I can't find a solution I've come up with a workaround. I'm thinking if I can use cron to schedule a restart of the ...
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Transmission not reloading after reboot

I'm wondering whether any of you good people can help me, I'm attempting to set up transmission on a pi running raspbmc. I've got it all set up, everything seems fine but after a reboot it doesn't ...
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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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Virtual machine from SD card

I'm currently trying to make some changes to my Raspbmc Raspberry Pi which I'm continually screwing up. For this reason I've invested in a second SD card. This is my 'test' card, with which I make ...
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Why there is only Raspbian in NOOBS 1.3.10?

I just downloaded current version of NOOBS (1.3.10) and there is only one operating system (Raspbian). After zip file unpacking - I see that there os only Raspbian in os folder. NOOBS 1.3.8 version ...
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RPi compile under ubuntu

I am trying to compile Raspbian inside of Ubuntu by downloading them through the Git repository, but the tools.git never gets completely downloaded. I followed another article which insisted on ...
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eth0 interface not starting on boot

I'm running lastest Raspbmc on Raspberry Pi B+. NetworkManager is removed and purged. I have USB wireless dongle which works perfectly and starts on boot. After reboot only lo and ra0 interfaces are ...
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PS4 HDMI Video Streaming via Upnp for access on other devices

The Raspberry pi is a real awesome device and I have completed a couple of great projects which mainly revolves around my sweet media center complete with mood lighting. I am using a Raspberry Pi B+ ...
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Samba configuration file

I'm attempting to set up a NAS using samba on my raspberry pi, running raspbmc. I'm following this tutorial to do so. I've got to the stage of editing the config file: Our next stop is to turn on ...
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raspberry pi rebooting all the time

My Raspberry Pi keeps on rebooting all the time. It boots up just fine, I can use it for some time (3 to 15min), then it reboots. Some of the things I've tried: -Changing the transformer, had a 5V ...
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How do I get my raspbmc to open a stream (such as mmc) on startup?

I want to put my Raspberry Pi upstairs and connect it to the network via Homeplug. On my main computer, I would like to play music via VLC using something like the MMC protocol. What do I need to do ...
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How do I fix this 'transmission-daemon: command not found' error?

I set up a brand new Raspbmc and installed transmission-daemon on it. I was able to stop it by issuing a sudo /etc/init.d/transmission-daemon stop, after which I proceed to make some changes to ...
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Raspbmc windows installer “Does Nothing”

When using Raspbmc from the original developers page Windows Installation, after finishing with the Windows Installer and following the installation note and also getting Successful message, it's the ...
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Cannot find a LSB script for mopidy

I'm trying to install mopidy on my Pi running raspbmc but it complains about missing LSB script: $ sudo apt-get install mopidy Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Opening the upnp stream from command line

I am streaming my audio output from my Ubuntu laptop to my raspberry pi running raspbmc over upnp. I do this by creating a upnp device via rygel and then open the stream using the GUI of raspbmc. This ...
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Problem installing Raspbmc

I am a new user. I am trying to install Raspbmmc on my new PI model B+. I have already installed Debian on one SD card and all went well. Now on a new SD card I tried installing with WIN32 installer ...
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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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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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State of art in performance of Raspbmc

I'm using Raspbmc and it's awesome. But i feel a (in my opinion) huge delay to load videos. So I started to find bottlenecks. So here are my changes: Using a very good quality SD card, which has a ...
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Where to add a folder on a Pi sd card to put movies from my Mac?

So this seems like a obvious question but all I am finding answers to are streaming solutions. I want to play a movie from my Pi hooked up to my tv. I want to put the file from my mac to the pi's sd ...
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RaspBMC lost all external connections after umount - why?

I've been running RaspBMC with no issues for a few months, everything is good. I have a Transcend external HDD attached via a powered USB hub with all my movies and programs. The Pi is connected ...
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Chinese language support for Raspbmc

I can't see any files whose names are composed entirely of Chinese characters on my Raspbmc menus. If there is a mixutre of Chinese and ASCII characters, I can see only the ASCII characters in the ...
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PPPOE does not connect on boot

I am using a raspberry pi b+ with raspbmc as a distribution. I'd like to make my raspbmc to run as a router so for this i have bought a wifi dongle ( Edimax W3110MI, based on RT5370 chipset). To ...
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Raspberry Pi B can be seen on LAN but no Video output on either HDMI or RCA

My Raspberry Pi B running RaspBMC recently stopped working, I found that the SDCard had died. I rebuilt a new SDCard with the latest RaspBMC download. The LEDs on the Pi all illuminate, I can see ...