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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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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 ...
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Raspbmc is freezing while navigating in the menu

I recently installed raspbmc on my rpi model B. My Problem: When navigating in the menu it sometimes just freezes, but ssh connection works fine. Before freezing there was about 60% cpu usage and ...
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Why ACT led is blinking and raspberry not booting?

I have a Raspberry Pi (Model B) with a 8GB SD card, and Rasbpmc installed. Suddenly, one day, it not boot and have these symptoms: Red Led is ON Green Led (ACT) is blinking A rainbow screen is ...
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No audio DTS 5.1 on Raspbmc

I am having trouble with my Raspberry Pi, running XBMC 13.2-BETA1, outputting DTS 5.1 audio. All other types of audio appear to work without any problems, including DTS 2.0 but with 5.1 there is no ...
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Raspbmc slow networking issues

I have a Pi running Raspbmc by the TV and a desktop computer in the study. For a while, I had the TP-Link gigabit router next to the Pi and the desktop connected via household wired network cables. ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as a router connected to an access point device

I have a Raspberry Pi model B, a USB 3G dongle (ZTE MF667) and a Netgear WG602v3 access point. I'm wondering if it's possible to set up Raspberry Pi as a router that connects to the internet through ...
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How do I keep my system up to date with Raspbmc?

Occasionally, my Raspbmc upgrades itself, downloading and installing new kernels and xbmc. How would I keep the other packages up-to-date? I'm not sure if it's recommended, but I tried sudo apt-get ...
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Automount NTFS HDDs in specific locations and share them in LAN

O.S: Raspbmc I need to share 4 HDDs over my LAN, but the fstab I wrote does't work as I aspect. Edit1~ Here's the part of fstab made for those HDDs: #External HHDs LABEL=Incompleted\040Seasons ...
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ecryptfs on raspbmc

Trying to get ecryptsfs on a RaspBMC install and having trouble. Reason: Ideally want single RPi to perform both as a media center and backing up another NAS (Synology via NFS) to encrypted external ...
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raspberry pi start without boot up files

can raspberry pi python start application automatically when power up raspberry pi ???? i don't want to see the boot up files in starting is there any way to start the program directly without boot ...
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save the serial data in text file raspbian

i want to save my serial data in text file ... how can i i do it ? i m using the following code: import serial import time port = serial.Serial("/dev/ttyAMA0", baudrate=600, timeout= 3.0) while ...
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Raspbmc halt fails

When I reboot/shutdown my Raspberry Pi (which mount Raspbmc as OS), from XBMC or from the command line, it stuck with a black screen right before halting. If I'm connected by SSH while I shutdown my ...
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i2cdetect-ed address shifting with each detect

I'm trying to use use an Adafruits 0.56" 7-Segment Backpack (with Holtek HT16K33 chip). My RasPi Rev2 is running Raspbmc. What's causing me problems is that the address of the chip (single one on the ...
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How can I change the locale?

I'm having problems displaying some of "special" characters via SSH running Raspbmc, such as the ellipsis ("…") and Asian characters. Both are displayed as "?". I'm not sure if my locale is set up ...
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RaspPi / raspbmc is turning on my TV

newby here, I have a raspbmc connected via HDMI to a CEC enabled smart TV. power is also coming from the TV via USB - everything more than fine, I really like it. BUT: When I turn off the system ...
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The internet on Raspbmc turns off automatically since about a month. How can I fix this?

I'm using the latest stable build of Raspbmc on my Raspberry Pi Model B 512 MB. I'm using a phone charger, 5V, 700mA as a power supply. The Raspberry Pi is connected to the internet with a normal ...
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Frequent “Bus error” and “Input/output error” problem

I run raspbmc on my Raspberry Pi (Model B rev 2) but enhanced it a little bit by installing mpd, denyhosts and tmux. I use it for watching movies (XBMC) and listening to music (mpd). All data are ...
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my hard drive makes a clicking beeping sound when conected to Pi,but works fine on laptop?

when i connect my hard drive to my raspberry pi it makes like a clicking beeping sound and i cant use my mouse to access my films and the like,but if i connect hard drive to my laptop it works fine. ...
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Output Audio To Sony Gold Wireless Headset (Non Bluetooth)

Im fairly new to the linux scene. I've had a Pi for quite some time and primarily use it with XBMC as I've converted all of my physical media to digital. I have a pair of Sony Playstation Gold ...
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How to install RetroPie using/alongside NOOBS?

Absolute beginner/noob here. I wanted to know if there's a simple way to install NOOBS (Raspbian + RaspBMC, to be specific) and RetroPie on the same SD Card without going through a lot of hoops. More ...
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Not able to ping Raspberry via Mac

I have just installed successfully (it seems...) Raspbmc on the Raspberry PI but when I try to ping it from the Macbook via Terminal the request times out because "host is down". Both the Macbook and ...
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Problems configuring samba server on RaspBMC

last weekend I finally bought a RPi to use it as a media server/player with RaspMBC. Since nearly 4 days now, I try to figure out how to configure the samba server properly in order to fit my needs, ...
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No signal on TV and Computer Monitor

I'm trying to get my Raspberry to work on my TV screen and on my computer monitor, however, Whenever I connect through HDMI with my screen I get No Signal. I used to get this sometimes and by ...
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problems with raspbmc wifi settings

The raspbmc wifi setting seems to be corrupted. Is there a hands on way to restore or re-install it? Wifi works fine through the desktop wifi configuration.
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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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Raspbmc deleted my media partition. What should I do?

I had a usb harddisk with a linux system on one partition and my media collection on another. I deleted the linux partition, formatted this partition to fat and placed an empty file "usb" in the ...
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Writing an XBMC addon: how do I add a torrent to my home PC over LAN from RaspBMC?

I'm writing an XBMC addon using the xbmcswift2 framework. Building and navigating the GUI was fairly easy. I also wrote a scraper for vodo.net which will be displaying the available movies in the XBMC ...
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Is it possible to install old versions of Raspbmc?

During several months the Raspbmc over my Raspberry pi worked fantastic, but with the two last updates, the raspberry have become unitilizable: With the update of 04/14, the ssh service was unusable ...
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RaspBMC - what is the .xbmc-current folder and why is this being used rather than .xbmc

I have Raspbmc and I rebooted the other night and it did and automatic upgrade, once it came back up again I had lost all my settings and it was back to default. The Advancedconfig file does not seem ...
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Pi with raspBMC as WiFi access point

I want to setup my Pi running raspBMC to provide a WiFi access point. There are many tutorials that work for raspbian e.g. ...
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SMB Intermittent Time Out on Raspbmc

I am using my Raspberry Pi to stream video and audio content off of my Macbook through an SMB share. The content will stream perfectly when it works but the SMB connection seems to drop at least once ...