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Kodi is a cross-platform, open source media player available for the pi. Versions < 14.0 were called XBMC.

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Send command line arguments via ssh

Hi I have a remote RPI4 running raspbian. I would like to start Kodi with the --pulse argument to enable bluetooth. If I open terminal and type Kodi --pulse Then Kodi starts with the pulse enabled and ...
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Video decoding HW acceleration broken in Kodi on Raspberry Pi 4 after upgrading to Raspberry Pi OS 12 (Bookworm)

Hardware video decoding worked fine on Raspberry Pi OS Bullseye with its Kodi 19.1. Now that I upgraded it to Raspberry Pi OS Bookworm (Kodi 20.1) (which, as I realized, hasn't been released yet) it ...
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Can hardware decoding of h.264 be enabled in Kodi on Ubuntu?

Running Ubuntu 23.04 (and previously 22.10) on a Pi 4 doesn't seem to allow me to hardware decode h.264 in Kodi from Debian from the Ubuntu repo. I draw this conclusion from the Video decoder: f-h264 (...
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Raspberry Pi Display issues on TV

I'm wondering if anyone else has run into issues like this and if they found the cause of it. So I have a 'process' - any new machines get set up on my workbench (which has an old 22" 1920x1080) ...
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How to stream Kodi audio output to a different computer

I read topics saying that Kodi can stream out its audio to the network and one may listen to it. That is exactly what I want to do, I'd like one RPi with Kodi (server) device to play music and stream ...
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raspberrypi 4 and pulseaudio issue when restarting lightdm

i been searching for solution for few days but cannot find any. i have an issue with the pulseaudio. i have raspberry pi4b(64bit) with kodi installed and vlc running simultaneously. -Linux ...
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Can't play widevine content at all

I have rpi 4 model b (8 gb), and I am running Kali, (32 bit). Any kind of Widevine content doesn't play, neither on Chromium, nor on Kodi, even after installing libwidevinecdm0 No luck even after ...
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Does Kodi 19 "matrix" support hardware acceleration for Raspberry Pi 4?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 (8 GB) model overclocked to 2Ghz, and I want to run Kodi on top of Kali. I have it set up with version 19, but there is clearly no hardware acceleration, (indicated by choppy ...
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OSMC media center responding to volume buttons on TV in unknown fashion

I have an OSMC/Kodi media center set up with a raspberry pi 3, and I discovered to my surprise that pressing the volume buttons on the LG TV actually causes the raspberry pi to respond, but not with ...
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IR Remote using Raspberry Pi CM4

I am working on the Raspberry Pi CM4 module with the Raspbian Bullseye image (kernel version:5.10.63-v7l+) I have tried many IR Remote tutorials like LIRC & KODI. IR Blaster (LIRC) Infra-Red ...
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Remote Desktop inactive (black) when KODI is running

I have been using a pi 3B+ with Kodi, OS Buster, KODI 18.7 for a few years. Per remote desktop I wrote scripts to control Kodi for example and tried these scripts while Kodi was running. Now I've ...
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Kodi unusable on RpiOS desktop

I have raspberry piOS with i3 desktop. I followed the instructions on this page, which describes official tweaks for rpi4 and Kodi. Initially I set the gpu mem value to 1024 and it wouldn't boot. So I ...
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Unable to install TVHeadEnd PVR client - Missing PVR Clients add-ons section in Kodi

I have followed theese quides: how-to-stream-digital-tv Kodi on Raspberry Pi OS / Raspbian Buster Installed KODI on RPI 4B. Also have installed working TVHeadend server. But cannot get ...
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Attempting to control a Raspberry Pi running Kodi with a LG RF remote

I'm running a Kodi application within a Raspberry Pi4 connected to an HDMI port on an LG TV with an RF remote. The problem is that I'm not able to control the Kodi application using the LG's RF ...
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Cant install libnssutil3 on raspberry pi 3b+

i have a Raspberry pi 3b+ running the latest version of Retropie. and i have a kodi port installed on retropie. I also have installed a Netflix plugin but when i try to open any video of netflix i get ...
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Turn HDMI display off while keeping audio on

I am currently wrestling with a configuration headache involving my RPi4, Kodi and an audio receiver (and a TV that doesn't support CEC standby)… Even after installing an HDMI splitter to separate ...
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How do I install Chrome browser on the libreelec 9.2.6 (kodi 18.9) operating system?

I installed libreelec 9.2.6 (kodi 18.9) operating systems on Raspberry Pi3 B+. How do I install Chrome browser on the libreelec 9.2.6 (kodi 18.9) operating system? I tried a lot but unfortunately it ...
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Sound output unpredictable

I'm a bit at a loss to describe the issues I have because they don't really seem consistent to me. I use a raspberry pi 4 running raspbian. When I boot I have sound through 3,5 jack I can change ...
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How to set default ALSA input/output in pusleaudio on LibreELEC?

I'm using Raspberry Pi 3 Model B as LibreElec for Kodi. My Pi is connect on TV on HDMI. In kodi, when I select audio outputs HDMI or Jack it play sound well. But when I select Pulseaudio, it don't ...
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Do you have a stable Kodi + TV HAT system?

Last Christmas I was given a TV HAT and have been struggling all year to build a system that will reliably decode TV. There must be some configuration I'm getting wrong somewhere, so please help! I ...
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Turn off LG TV with HDMI-CEC (Fire Stick can do it on the same TV)

I'm trying to turn off an LG TV with Raspberry PI 4, with LibreELEC. I've seen multiple references saying LG TV does not support standby using HDMI-CEC. And looks like the case with my TV as well. I'm ...
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Playing Kodi without UPnP

I have installed latest version of Kodi on a Raspberry Pi 4 with a Raspberry Pi OS. I have plugged in a USB stick and added that as media source of Movies. But I can't play those movies from other ...
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Kodi hangs on startup from both CLI and GUI

I have installed latest version of Kodi in my Raspberry Pi OS. When I try to start Kodi either by trying to execute from the terminal or from the application menu, the system hangs, seems frizzed. I ...
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Pi4/Kodi media player

I have installed **Kodi LibreELEC on a Pi4 however, I am finding it will not play .mkv or .avi only mp4 Are there any solutions out there? I don't want to convert all my movies to MP4. Thanks for any ...
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My raspberryPi 4 starts up Kodi, and I don’t know how to switch to my desktop

The first time I installed the Noobs software. I would choose between raspian and openelec(kodi). Now this menu is gone and I don’t now how to get it back. I tried reinstalling but didn’t work either. ...
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kodi crash on raspberry pi 4 when playing h265 videos

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian. Trying to play h265 videos. Kodi crashes with the following output: rpi_ctrl_ffmpeg_init id=0x97703520 can't open /dev/argon-hevcmem Segmentation fault (...
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How to start kodi at startup automatically?

On my rpi4b I have installed Kodi, and added kodi.service to /etc/systemd/system: root@raspberrypi:/etc/systemd/system# cat kodi.service [Unit] Description = Kodi media center After=remote-fs.target ...
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Watch Youtube videos without "personal API key", because I don't have a Google account

Kodi Youtube addon stopped working (RPI4 and LibreELEC distro) and a DDG search advises me to create a personal API key. Youtube acess not configured, youtube data api has not been... For privacy ...
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Pi 4 able to run Kodi and Deluge at the same time?

I'd like to run Kodi and Deluge at the same time on a Pi4. Deluge to be an always-on torrent box, and Kodi for streaming TV/movies to my TV. Will the Pi4 be able to handle both tasks at the same ...
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Draw something over omxplayer

I am playing a video with OMXPlayer in fullscreen mode. What I want to do is to draw something. I want to see my video by transparency. I have tried with pygame, but I cannot see both videos and ...
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Separate video audio output two Raspberry Pis

I own a projector which is obviously on the opposite site of the room than the audio system. I'd like to keep everything cableless, so one RPI is connected to the audio system, the other one to the ...
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kodi image not picked up in boot

I have one sd card more than 8 GB, which i was using in a pi3. Want to format the card and copy kodi image in it. Did below steps Formatted the SD card using a windows os format feature. (I can ...
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Unwanted extern hard disk’s name changes

I try to make my external hard disk a permanant one on a Raspberry Pi 3 B+. After editing the fstab file, It was working. However I don't know why but some times the hard disk which name is DiskExt/ ...
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Torrents while using Kodi

Apologies for maybe a basic question : I've never really used any linux based stuff before, and only used the Pi for running straight into Kodi.. I've ordered a new Pi 4 (4gb), both will be used to ...
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Kodi not starting on Raspbian Buster lite, Giving No Display Error

I have been trying to launch Kodi on my Raspbian Buster. I did a fresh install of Raspbian Buster Lite and then installed Kodi. sudo apt install kodi As I don't need the GUI I think I just have to ...
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Kodi won't play some video files

I have a Raspberry Pi 3, using it to share data over my network from my external hard drive and to watch Youtube and some videos I have saved in one place (mostly tutorials and teaching videos). The ...
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How to switch GUIs using either homebridge or NodeRed

I have 3 GUI apps on my RPi: Raspbian Retro Pie Kodi and I have both Node Red and homebridge always running in the background. NOOBS is my boot manager. I would like to be able to tell Siri (using ...
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Keyboard and mouse don't work in GUI

I've tried to include as much information as possible, but if it isn't relevant I will remove it. I purchased a Raspberry Pi 4 months ago, and I've been using it to run some CRON jobs. I have a ...
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LibreELEC PVR not functioning

I am new to RPi and LibreELEC, and want to get working live TV and recording. I bought myself an Xbox One TV tuner which I have heard is compatible with Raspberry Pi. So I boot up my Pi, go onto TV ...
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How to switch between operating systems

I am new to Raspberry Pi, and have just downloaded PINN, which I've read is an enhanced version of NOOBS. I was hoping that I could switch between LibreELEC and Raspbian whenever I booted up the Pi, ...
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Any browser for LibreElec/Kodi von RPi 1 B?

I was just wondering why there is no browser for Kodi Krypton on LibreElec on my Raspberry Pi (Model B Rev 2)? Many forums state that there is no Chromium or Firefox browser for ARM processors like ...
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Media + Torrent box on Raspberry pi 3 B+

I want to make my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ a media & torrent box. In addition, I don't want to connect it to the TV - so I want the media to be shared via SAMBA or similar, control the pi through SSH ...
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Buffer speed way below theoretical speed on local network while watching a movie in Kodi

I am running a Kodi media center, more specifically OSMC, on a Rapsberry Pi 2 in my living room which sources its movies, shows etc. from another Pi thats located in another room (the rest of my home ...
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Help in Python Addon Development

I'm working on a simple slideshow addon for kodi, import xbmcaddon import xbmcgui import time xbmc.executebuiltin('ShowPicture("special://home/addons/script.cosmos.slide/fanart.jpg")') time.sleep(...
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Can I install ChromiumOS on old Raspberry Pi B+?

Dumb question: Please dont redirect me to other stack exchanges I know its possible to install ChromiumOS (not chromium) on Raspberry Pi 2 and 3, but I wanna know if its possible on RPi B+(the first ...
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RPI 2 - Libreelec with Kodi - sound improvement

I installed Libreelec (with Kodi) on the Raspberry Pi2 and I did connect it to a PC Monitor (HDMI). PC Speakers connected to the monitor or even to the Raspberry Pi (3,5 mm jack) give me poor sound ...
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Suddenly unable to login to Pi after Kodi install

I'm a total noob when it comes to the Pi, so please bear with me, and apologies if I'm slow... I have Raspbian Stretch installed on my Pi 3 b+ and I've installed OMV as well. I'm using it in headless ...
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Difficulties Miracast iPhone -> Raspberry Pi -> HDMI -> TV

What I want to do? Cast using the miracast icon from my iPhone to RPI which is connected with HDMI to TV. OR Mirror Screen to do the same thing. Problems I have encountered: RaspberryCast 3.0 (...
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Netflix for libreelec stutters

I use kodi with libreelec on a raspberry pi 3. But after 30 seconds it stutters and hangs for a short time, then the movie continues and stutters again after 15-30 seconds. I tried to set a maximum ...
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Display slideshow of Images and Videos over SSH

Device: 3 B Plus I am trying to create a slideshow of videos / images. The user can select which files he wants to put in the slideshow and this will be shown on a TV. (As an addition, I would also ...
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