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OSMC Video(1080p) stuttering

I have my Raspberry PI with a HDD connected via USB (with a separated power supply) and with OSMC some video stutters, how could I set OSMC/Raspberry to solve this? Thanks in advance!
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How to stream movies from Google Drive to XBMC

I was wondering if there is a way I can stream movies from within my Google Drive to my Raspberry Pi running XBMC, Or could is there a plugin I would need to get to steam the movies? Thanks in ...
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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, 24 hours a day with OpenELEC installed on Raspberry Pi. Everything was fine until the second day. Now when trying to play video it ...
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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 ITX motherboard conversion

I am planning on building a new media center unit using a Raspberry Pi 2 however I have some specific requirements: Unit requires an RPi base-board like the fairywren Need to connect 3+ SATA devices ...
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How to play video files on Raspberry Pi using push buttons?

I have a Raspberry Pi Model B+ and I would like to play video files that are stored on a USB flash drive. Basically, I have three different push buttons connected to the GPIO pins of the Raspberry Pi ...
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Playing YouTube videos on slow internet connection

I'm using Raspberry Pi B+ model with XBMC (KODI) operating system. I'm running on slow internet connection hence cannot stream 720p videos and buffering takes more time than playing the video. Is ...
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Issues with XBMC display

I'm here because I have a problem with my Raspberry Pi Model B, I'm trying to install XBMC on it and I'm facing a strange problem. I tried OpenElec, Raspbmc, Xbian and even install XBMC from Raspbian ...
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Configure Xbmc/kodi via command line

I have installed xbmc/kodi on a headless raspbian (no keyboard, no mouse). I thought to configure it with the webserver configuration tools, but I am not able to enable it as I cannot access the GUI: ...
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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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Has anyone found a method of streaming netflix to a RaspberryPi (Raspbian, Raspbmc, etc) [duplicate]

When this question was asked, the answer was no: How to stream Netflix on Raspbmc Howver, Netflix is now available for streaming on Ubuntu while using Google Chrome. So has anyone leveraged this to ...
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kodi (xbmc) on raspbian can't activate keyboard or mouse

I have a b+, and raspbian is installed. The reason I am using raspbian rather than Raspbmc, OpenELEC, or XBian is that I want to use this b+ to do other things (GPIO related and so on) as well as to ...
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XBMC raspbian can't play certain video formats [duplicate]

I am running Raspbian XBMC edition. I love it. But it can't handle videos encoded with the MS MPEG-4 Video v3 (DIV3) codec. It only gives me a audio with no video for those files. How can I ...
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Hardware for Hyperion

I'm planning to build an ambient lamp, and I like the features that the hyperion has. First, I was going to get these LED's: (WS2801) Addressable Color 12mm Diffused Digital RGB LED Pixels Lights ...
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Popcorn-time or other media streamer

Is there any program like popcorn-time for Raspberry Pi? I have an openelec installed in a Raspberry Pi B+ and I am trying to find a program/plug-in in order to steam movies or other TV series.
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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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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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Settings for Transmission reset after reboot

I am running Transmission on OpenELEC v4.2.1 on a RPi model B. Every time I reboot the RPi the download location, queue size, download number and all other settings are reset to their default values. ...
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How to setup XBMC for BTSync?

I would very much like my Raspberry Pi with XBMC to run Bittorrent sync in the background. I wish to use it to sync some photo albums on my phone with the device for the slide show. Want to use ...
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RPi with openELEC - hebrew subtitles are seen as jibberish

got openELEC 4.2.1 on my RPi b+ to serve as an HTPC. when I tried to use xbmc's subtitles downloader, it finds the correct subtitles file for the video, but hebrew subtitles are not being encoded ...
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Raspbian XBMC volume down alone not working. Why?

I have installed XBMC on Raspbian Wheezy and configured LIRC to control XBMC with IR Remote. Everything works fine like right, left, up, down and other keys that I have configured except for Volume ...
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Catch “switch on” TV signal

I can currently switch on/off my Samsung TV from my raspberryPi (HDMI), and control XBMC from the samsung remote (pretty useful !). Is there a way to handle a signal when I turn-on my TV ,to start ...
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Force 1080i VGA on hdmi output

I have a Pioneer rear projection TV that only allows HD in the form of a VGA connector and ONLY 1080i I am going out of the Pi in HDMI into an HDMI to VGA adapter box shown here on amazon. I have in ...
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Control your Raspberry Pi with the TV remote

I've installed XBMC on my Raspberry Pi, which is connected to my Samsung SmartTV via HDMI cable. Everything worked as expected, the XBMC has been installed and showed up on my TV screen. The strange ...
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How to switch my Raspberry Pi B+ with OpenElec on and off?

I have a Raspberry Pi B+ set up with OpenElec which I happily use as a media player for movies. What would be the best way to switch it on and off in a similar way I switch my TV or BluRay Player on ...
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Using Raspberry Pi to make Internet TV box (Power on/off issue)

I need to make a box (STB), which when plugged into TV can display live streaming URLs and can be controlled from remote control. So that a user can have the same experience as of a traditional live ...
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Web browser on OpenELEC

I have a model B raspberry pi running OpenELEC 4.0.7. I want to use a web browser using the raspberry pi and OpenELEC. Is there an addon for OpenELEC that allows a web browser to be run? I have seen ...
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NAS + Torrent + XBMC?

Could I try to setup the raspberry B+ as a NAS (with Bittorrent sync) and a torrent server and use it as media center with xbmc on a TV? Or it would be too busy to manage all these stuff?
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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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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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WLAN or LAN, where is the bottleneck?

I use the raspberry pi mainly as a XBMC and to some extent a private webserver with almost no traffic. I'm moving to a new flat where I'll have 100Mb download speed provided by optical fiber (from ...
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Airplay Mirroring XBMC addon

I have a model B raspberry pi running OpenELEC. I am aware that as standard Airplay is available in OpenELEC for youtube videos and pictures. I want to use Airplay Mirroring on OpenELEC. Is there an ...
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XBMC compilation error

I have the lastest Raspbian version (the 3.12.24+ kernel) and i tried to compile xbmc by following this guide: http://www.raspbian.org/RaspbianXBMC All Worked until the make... I got this error: ...
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Suddenly can't connect to raspberry pi using ssh in xbmc

I have installed the xbmc image on my raspberry pi, which uses dropbear in order to provide ssh connectivity. The raspberry pi receives a local and fixed ip from my dhcp server (192.168.1.102). After ...
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Hdmi Coupler as a cable?

Will a HDMI coupler like the one below work like a normal HDMI cable?
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Airplay not working - OpenElec/Gotham/R-Pi

I have an R-Pi (Model B) with OpenElec 4.0.6 (which implies XBMC 13.1). I can't get any Airplay devices talking to it. I try with my phone and I get video can not be played messages, or crashes in the ...
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Music, stored on the Pi, played over HDMI with visualisation, controlled from mobile phone

I have a television with HDMI input. I also have a bunch of mp3s. What I'd like to do is this: Put all the mp3s on the SD card in my Raspberry Pi. Plug the raspi into the television with HDMI. Have ...
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“Home Server” + XBMC

I would like to setup a RaspberryPi "Home Server" + XBMC. I would install services such as SSH Server, VPN Server (openvpn or ppp), DLNA Server (miniDLNA), SAMBA Server and Transmission-daemon, all of ...
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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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Netflix on the Pi with XBMC — any improvements? [duplicate]

According to the older questions How to stream Netflix on Raspbmc (January 2013) Is there any workaround for Netflix compatibility? (June 2012) there was, at the time, no feasible way to view ...
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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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Openelec, transmission-demon not starting on boot

I installed the package via the unofficial repo on openelec 4.0.1. I can start transmission via the shell, but it will not start by itself during boot. What should I do? Another thing I perceived ...
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xbmc media library lost after system is rebooted

I'm running OpenELEC 4.0 with XBMC 14 on Raspberry Pi. I'm accessing the source via NFS which is shared (on my ubuntu server) as instructed on wiki: /media/Large/Series ...
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USB Movie Media Center [closed]

Problem I got a smart tv which already contains a good media center, but this media center is too overcrowded, means it has too much feautures and it's confused. XBMC is better than the media center ...
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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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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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online music on XBMC

Is there a functional script for XBMC (on a raspi, obviously) that allows to listen to online music coming from grooveshark , spotify or whatever... needed NO premium or anyhow or pay-for-it account ...
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XBMC Performance

I want to transform my PI into a media center with XBMC. Should I use an SD class 10 card or a USB stick to get the best performance out of it?