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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 excepted, the XBMC has been installend and showed up on my TV screen. The ...
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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?

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?
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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 ...