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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?

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

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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How to restrict menu options on xbmc

I am trying to limit xbmc on raspberry pi so that all that appears is a set of thumbnails for videos, which when clicked will play the video with a limited set of player controls such as (play/pause, ...
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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?
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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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XBMC: Connecting to a SMB shared file with MAC address

I've got a SMB shared folder on my Windows notebook and I connect to it via IP address in RaspBMC, I had the IP static until I realised that if I went out of the network I had to set it back to ...
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EXT4 External HDD slow write speed

After seeing all the benefits of using EXT4 as the filesystem of choice for external drives, I opted for it, and connected an external HDD to my Raspberry Pi, running XBMC. I tend to get write ...
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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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Build XBMC on wheezy raspbian

I'm trying to build XBMC to use with wheezy by following this guide. However the only output is a bunch of errors and it keeps failing. Under pisces the build was successful. Why am I not able to ...
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No buffering for radio stream

I am trying to use my Raspberry Pi with OpenELEC XBMC as external sound card (I want to play all sounds and music from my computer through our home music system that is connected to the Pi). The ...
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OpenELEC v3.2.4 (XBMC) not seeing Wireless Connection

Hopefully somebody can assist but this is my first thread and my first time installing OpenELEC img onto an SD card. Basically, to cut a long story short, I am using a wireless USB adaptor that is ...
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Raspbian + XBMC YouTube will not play

XBMC will not play some YouTube HD videos properly. As far as I can tell it works for SD videos. I already tried adding start_x=1 to the /boot/config.txt file, as this seems to have helped some ...
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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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XBMC on the pi, can I connect a 3G modem

I am aware of the possibility to use a 3G dongle with Raspbian or other "full-blown" linux distributions that run on the PI. But consider a case where the XBMC distribution is the only OS on the SD ...
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TV remote no longer working

I'm running openelec+xbmc connected to my TV via HDMI cable, and my TV remote has stopped being able to control XBMC. I'm not sure if it is the settings in xbmc/openelec that are incorrect, if there ...
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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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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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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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XBMC just stopped working, with the error: “ERROR: unable to create application, Exiting” How can I fix it?

I just recently got my raspberry pi. I'm running NOOBS on a 16GB SD card. I've been running xbmc from the terminal, I ssh in from my laptop, run XBMC which is displayed on my TV. I set up my ...
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Other visualizations for music in Openelec

I've seen on the xbmc wiki that there should be different visualizations available when playing back audio using XBMC. I tried this with OpenELEC but can only get the default "spectrum" effect which ...
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Getting screen pixel colour on Pi

I would like to get RGB pixel colours from the screen (while playing a video in OMX player in XBMC). I've tried the X11 library (Xlib) but the standard examples cause a segfault when getting the ...
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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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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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XBMC with VDR as backend over XVDR does not show image (only audio)

On my standard Raspberry Debian image (Linux raspberry 3.6.11+ #538 PREEMPT Fri Aug 30 20:42:08 BST 2013 armv6l GNU/Linux) following the description at http://michael.gorven.za.net/raspberrypi/xbmc I ...
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Control XBMC remotely using keyboard and mouse?

Is it possible to control the Pi from my laptop, using the keyboard and mouse, over the network? I know I can access a remote control from my android phone or through the XBMC media centre's local IP, ...
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Play music from laptop through XBMC on TV?

Is it possible to play music (or even video) stored on my laptop HDD, through XBMC which is running on my Pi attached to the TV?
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NAS & Torrenting

I have a 512MB Pi, Wifi dongle, 1TB Lacie External HDD, 16GB USB Stick, Couple of SD Cards (mostly 10 class), USB 2.0 Self Powered USB Hub etc. I would like to control my Pi using Macbook which has ...
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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 doesn't display art or info for NFS shares

I have ensured all the settings are enabled and have even added the fan art images manually for a few movies to test, but the Raspberry Pi just views them as a file browser rather than movies. Has ...
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Could not find YouTube addon for OpenElec

I have installed OpenElec XBMC on my Raspberry Pi. I checked the IP address and also the internet activity (I could see weather info and the news feed). Here's what I did to install the YouTube ...
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Raspbian wheezy with XBMC plays only audio for 1080p videos

My current configuration: Raspberry pi, overclocked to second highest speed (Highest speed - Turbo isn't playing good, I get freezes, stutter in video etc) uname -a output: Linux raspberrypi ...
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xbmc builds for pi can't browse and play videos from UPnP shares

Context/Project I am building a carputer project and have been considering using the pi as it would require little power, is relatively inexpensive and be small enough to be tucked neatly away without ...
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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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How do I write an script for XBMC?

I am planning on installing XBMC on my Pi and then I want to add some functionality. I, of course being a developer, am going to add some extras to it. I am going to make an app so you can switch the ...
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Youtube video playback fails on XBMC

Recently, some videos on Youtube will not play on XBMC on my Pi running Arch Linux. The thumbnail from the video comes up and the audio plays, but the video does not. This happens consistently: some ...