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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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Unable to fetch movies using CouchPotato on Xbian

Setup: I have Xbian installed, together with deluge, headphones, couchpotato and sickbeard. All of these applications were installed manually and can be accesed via browser. Problem: None of these ...
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Xbian unable to mount external hard disk

I have a RPI running Xbian. My external hard disk is connected to the powered hub. Xbian used to mount the hard disk and was able to access the files earlier, but recently it stopped mounting the hard ...
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No audio on Xbian connected to an AV receiver via HDMI

I've got a Raspberry Pi with Xbian and XBMC installed that works perfect through HDMI when I connect it to the TV set. Video and audio are nice, but I've tried to set up it with my AV receiver without ...
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Xbian does not allow harddisk to stand-by for long

I have an external 2TB WD Elemens harddisk recently purchased plugged into the usb of my raspberrypi with Xbian 1.0 beta 2 installed. This disk has internal power management so it enters stand-by mode ...
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Cannot delete files from Samba share

I am running XBian Beta 2. I have a external hdd connected using usb with this fstab entry /dev/sda1 /media/mybook ext3 defaults,noauto,user,exec,noatime 0 0 0 I want ...
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How to mount usb drive to permanent location? [closed]

I have a USB drive(+partition) which is effectively always connected. It is automounted to `/media/2c560105-7f66-400e-bbde-8e41d12ece22'. How do I get it to always mount to `/media/storage/'?
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How to disable and then enable HDMI output on Raspberry Pi

I have an issue and I've tried a lot of solutions and as such I'm looking for a custom one. I've set up my Raspberry Pi running XBian. The video is being displayed on my television but not the ...
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format and fix an external HDD

I have an external HDD I took from a laptop, It has 2 partitions: 100MB they used for backuping (windows) and the rest 99.9GB in a separated partition. The HD got corrupted due to poor powering in ...
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remember sudo password in xbian

How can I make xBian to remember the sudo password for a while ?? Performing administration taskes on it gets painful with the OS requesting sudo password at any command The funny thing is that if ...
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SSH connection fails with fresh install of XBian and XBMC

My problem is that I have a fresh installation of XBian and XBMC but I cannot connect to the RPi via SSH from a Windows 7 PC in the same network. The router recognizes the RPi (I got the IP) but any ...
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RPi as XBMC and (W-)NAS

I have an RPi running XBMC attached to a Samsung TV. Furthermore, I have a large HDD attached to the RPi by USB and an Edimax WLAN adapter in the other USB port. What I want to do is to be able to ...
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ensure apache uses LAN when available

I've installed an Apache to my xBian and I've a web interface to my raspi. I'm using dynamically generated galleries for my pictures on it so the website can be pretty bulky in terms of traffic. I've ...
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Where is the audio/video sources information stored in xbian?

Where is the information for the audio/video sources stored? I know in the xbmc GUI you can add sources, but they use the IP address (e.g. 192.168.1.2). This works out great until the address ...
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Using Cron to email a folder size

I'm struggling to create a scheduled job in cron to send the directory size to an email address. This is what I've got so far crontab -e * * * * * du -s /path/to/dir | mail -s "test" ...
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How to install LXDE on raspbmc?

Background: I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a HTPC mostly, hence I want it to be optimized for a HTPC. However, I also want to be able to add other uses, for eg: as a NAS, torrent client, backup ...
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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 ...
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What is the best OS for XBMC on Raspberry Pi?

I want to install XBMC on my Raspberry Pi, but I do not know what OS to choose. There are three: OpenELEC Raspbmc XBian What is the most efficient of the three? Which allows you to continue to ...
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XBian increase buffert

I've got a Raspberry Pi with Wi-Pi and XBian installed. All works great until I try to look at high def 720p over wireless network. Is there a way to tweak the original settings to increase the ...
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Xbian with BerryBoot

I'm testing out different distros for the RPi and I want to look at XBian. I only have 1 SD card, so I'm using BerryBoot. I tried to convert the Xbian img to SquashFS format, but there's an issue. You ...
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How to configure the smarthost on Raspbian/xbian?

I'm setting up watchdog to monitor my RPi temperature. I would like to have e-mail messages sent out using alias forwarding. But how do I configure the smarthost on Raspbian/xbian?