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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RaspBMC black screen

I installed RaspBMC from a compatible SDCard and I got a black screen shortly after I saw the logo. After searching online, I realized that it might have been an HDMI problem so I went in the config ...
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access services over internet not working(anymore)

Cant access over internet? I recently managed to get the pi working so i could access services over the internet. i.e <external-ip>:8088 was working fine yesterday. I had trouble getting this ...
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What to do when raspbmc loses mounted usb hard drive?

I have a raspberry pi with raspbmc installed on. It used to run very stable, no issues at all. Since I have installed BitTorrent Sync, that has changed however. When I restart BitTorrent Sync or when ...
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RSS podcasts on Raspbmc

Yesterday I tried to integrate RSS video postcasts in Raspbmc. I found the two ways to achieve this (using the GUI or sources.xml) here: How To Add Your Podcast Feeds To Your XBMC Media Center I ...
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SSH Login prompting for SUDO password - RaspBMC

I've modified the sudoers file so that a sudo password is required for all except mount and umount for an automated script: # User privilege specification root ALL=(ALL) ALL pi ALL=(ALL) ALL ...
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Samba Server not running

I have installed XBMC on my Raspberry Pi (RaspBMC). I have an external HDD connected via USB to my raspberry Pi, which I would like all of my movie content on. Logging into the Raspberry Pi using an ...
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raspbmc: Unable to exit sqlite3 after incorrect syntax even with semicolon

I was using sqlite to connect to MyVideos75.db when I noticed that the usual method of getting "un-stuck" from the sqlite prompt (entering a semicolon) wasn't working: ...
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raspbmc: Why did uninstalling ffmpeg give me this locale warning from perl?

I recently uninstalled ffmpeg from raspbmc, and noticed that it gave me this locale warning from perl: $ sudo apt-get remove ffmpeg Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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SD Card No Memory

I bought a Raspberry Pi Starter kit online (and it came with a sd card), and had it running Raspbian. I then went and installed Rasbmc on it and I corrupted my SD Card. I wiped it clear and then ...
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Stuck on RASPBMC November update

For the life of me I can't figure out why my Pi won't update to the December update of RASPBMC. I've tried forcing the update as explained on RASPBMC website but that didn't work. Any ideas?
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Raspbmc: “DEBUG: Checking device: /dev/input/event” spam normal?

when I enable Debug messages in Raspbmc I see the following 16 lines every 10 seconds. I am sure they have a meaning for somebody but if I want to check the log and there is an endless list of the ...
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Can't find Pi when router is a smartphone or tablet

I just got RaspBMC installed into my Pi. When it is connected to my home network through one of my routers, everything works mostly fine. But I want to use it away from home, using my phone as a ...
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RaspBMC: Only pi user has access to external HDD

I have an external (NTFS) HDD which RaspBMC automounts on /media/Iomega HDD. It's owned by pi with 700 permissions. I'd like a second user to be able to get access, but chmod doesn't appear to work. ...
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RaspBMC streaming music or audio

Is there any way of listening streams from different pages from XBMC, for example Mixify, Twitch, etc. Thanks in advanced.
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Cannot see Netflix titles, however can browse folder structure

I'm really curious as to how people manage to setup the PlayOn server->RaspBMC connection. I bought PlayOn, entered my Netflix credentials, have installed the MPG2 key on RaspBMC, and have added the ...
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how can I set the resolution for raspbmc via xml

I would like to set the resolution via the xml configuration files. Is this possible? I can ssh into the pi and see .xbmc/userdata/guisettings.xml. Opening this file show resolution options, but I ...
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Raspbmc: Certain videos show only black screen

I've got a few videos that show only a black screen when I try to play them through raspbmc. They are in h264 format (one is in avi container, the other in mkv), and I can play them successfully ...
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Python requests sometimes fails with Errno -2

I'm writing a scraper which runs perfectly on my Ubunutu 13.04 based laptop, however when running it on my RaspBMC based pi it throws the error below. Sometimes straight away, sometimes after ...
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Installing kernel 3.10.24 headers on raspbmc

I'm trying to build drivers for my wifi dongle (a LogiLink WL0084B), but for that I need to download kernel headers for my current kernel (3.10.24). I'm using raspbmc. Sadly I cannot find where to ...
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Why Do I See Artifacts When Viewing Video Using x264 Codec?

Firstly, I apologize for any semantic errors in the title with respect to x264. Also, yes I have tried to find other similar posts on this and other sites. I haven't been able to find any answers that ...
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Problem trying to compile Logilink WL0084B drivers

I'm trying to setup my raspberry pi to be a multimedia center, using raspbmc. I've installed the OS to the card and configured it on the first boot. Currently I'm accessing it through wired ...
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cron scheduler not starting

I have a few cron entries for root and for a regular user ,but sometimes after rebooting cron stops working completely. pgrep cron returns nothing. Running crontab -e fixes this but I can't do that ...
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Typing text when using the web interface from Raspbmc

Raspbmc can be controlled by connecting with a web browser. The standard interface looks like a remote, so when for example one would like to search, search text must be entered by selecting letters ...
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Cant SSH after reboot

Ive been having a strange problem where I cant login over ssh if I reboot. The strange part is that this happens only 50% of the time Everything else works, I can access XBMC , login to transmission ...
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Multibooting RaspberryPi with OwnCloud,RaspBMC,Raspbian

I have tried both NOOBS and Berryboot but I would like to have a say on which distro I want to install to my Pi. I would like to have it as a NAS with Owncloud when I'm not home and choose between ...
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Brand new pi, black screen on first attempt

I got bought a new Raspberry Pi B as a present that came with an SD card, power and case etc but no instruction manual, and since it is meant to be about "teaching" I thought I'd just plug it all in, ...
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Does the raspberrypi/raspbmc/openelec support spindown of a LaCie Minimus 2tb?

I am soon going to buy a new external HDD (with its own power supply) to replace an WD that failed. That WD supported spindown. The pi was always on and when not in used its spinning stops after a few ...
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Start Raspbmc via Logitech Unifying receiver

I have a my Raspbmc connected to my TV and i control it with a Logitech Unifying receiver Keyboard (Logitech k400). On this Keyboard there is a Power-Button that can turn on the connected PC, but it ...
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RaspBMC SSH works from LAN but not from Internet?

I'm running RaspBMC on my Raspberry Pi connected to a router with the port 5555 forwarded to the 22 port on Raspberry Pi. When I SSH to Raspberry Pi from LAN everything works, but I have troubles ...
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How do I make raspbmc allow me to access my connected external drive via SSH from my mac?

sorry I am very novice. I've managed to access my raspbmc server from my macbook using ssh, but when I try to click on my external drive it says permission denied. How do I change it? preferably in ...
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Trouble connecting to wireless network two rooms away

Recently I set up Raspbmc on my Pi, everything works fine so far – even WIFI if I'm next to the router (Apple Time Capsule). Here's the problem: As soon as I plug it in my TV on the second floor it ...
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How to enable Airplay on raspbmc via SSH?

I'd like to enable Airplay on raspbmc via SSH. I don't have a monitor to do it over the GUI. Somehow couldn't find a solution on google.
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Raspbmc: music playback keeps cutting out, but video playback is fine

I've been using Raspbmc for a few months now and for the first while everything was running smoothly, but in the past month or so I've been noticing a problem where when I'm in the middle of playing ...
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Remote control for Raspberry PI through AV.Link over SCART (for old TV)

I want to connect my Raspberry Pi (Model B rev2) with XBMC (see raspbmc.org) to an old steam powered CRT TV that has a SCART input. Hooking up the Pi to the TV via a single SCART cable is not the ...
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TV remote does not always work with Raspbmc

I've been having trouble with my XBMC setup (Raspbmc on RPi). Sometimes the TV remote does not work when XBMC starts. Pressing the buttons just doesn't work. Sometimes, when it does not work, I switch ...
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Raspberry Pi has no internet and cannot ping primary router when connected to repeater

I have been having networking problems whenever my Raspberry Pi is connected to a router configured as a wifi repeater. I have now tried this with two routers, a Netgear WNR2000v3 router running ...
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RPi used as wakeup-light, bashscript+CEC+Raspbmc

I've a vision about using my RPi as a wake up light device along with my TV. The way it "should" work in my head is that I have it constantly on, checking the time. At a certain time it sends a CEC ...
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Can i run a web server with php support on Raspberry Pi?

I want to use the Raspberry Pi as a web hosting device. I want to run php server. Is it posible? If so how?
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Raspbmc/xbmc tv show matching advancedsettings.xml

I've been unsuccessfully trying to update the tvshowmatching's in raspbmc. my tv show library is in the format ".../Show Name/Season ##/## episode name.ext" firstly i'd like to add this matching rule ...
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Using wireless and wired NIC on Pi simultaneously with raspbmc

I have a setup where I have my pi getting internet from my router on a wifi dongle, and then a blu ray player is connected to the pi's ethernet. The pi should be able to forward packets through from ...
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How to use SOCKS proxy for Raspbmc

I need to access certain overseas content like BBC iPlayer via a SOCKS proxy server. My Linux virtual server in London is up and running and works perfectly with my other computers. I cannot work ...
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PDF Presentation on TV using Raspbmc and UPnP

I make a lot of slide presentations in the PDF format. I currently have a raspberry pi running raspbmc as a HTPC. Is it possible to stream a PDF slide presentation from my laptop running Xubuntu 13.10 ...
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RaspBMC and OpenVPN: block traffic except VPN with IPTables

Current status: OpenVPN is up and runnning, ifconfig shows eth0, lo, tun0. To be achieved: Temporarily blocking all traffic via calling a bash script except all traffic in home network and all ...
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HTTP authentication on Raspbmc

I am in an apartment that requires HTTP Basic Authentication to access the internet. Is there a way to set up Raspbmc to do this? Otherwise I can't access the internet.
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Resuming playback on XBMC only seems to work from a certain point onwards

I've noticed that when I stop a video near the beginning, it sometimes doesn't let you resume playback if you've stopped a video within a certain time period, but I can't seem to find any setting that ...
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Why does downloading additional subtitles using the XBMC Subtitles add-on cause the subtitles not to work anymore? (XBMC/Raspbmc)

Occasionally when I play a video that already has subtitles, I find that they're out of sync and so I search for and download subtitles using the XBMC Subtitles add-on. However when I do, I find that ...
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How do I get .sub/.srt files to be displayed in the Video file explorer? (XBMC)

I like being able to see the .srt/.sub files in my file explorer as I'm browsing my videos, just to be able to know if the video file has subtitle files before I play it. After looking at this wiki ...
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Cannot access the console in Raspbmc

I cannot access to the console from the UI. I just want to setup my wifi card from console. I've tried with Shutdown or reboot and esc without success. I haven't an ethernet router port. Is there ...
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Method to stream Raspbmc media to laptop

I've a standard Raspbmc setup with a media drive connected via USB to the Raspberry Pi. Is there a way to use Raspbmc to serve the media from the drive to laptops on the local network? You can't ...
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Is there any way to mark a *folder* as watched in XBMC/Raspbmc?

I know that you can mark the contents of a folder as watched by bringing up the context menu for it and selecting Mark as watched, but is there any way to mark the folder itself as watched so that the ...