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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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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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How to automatically delete Kodi media files after they are 2 weeks old

I just got kodi up and running this weekend and tested it out. I looked through the menus and I did not see a way to set it to automatically remove old media files. Given concerns over space on my ...
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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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How to turn Pi into media centre

This is a new topic for me. I would like to connect my Pi 3 to the TV, and be able to watch shows through it. From what I've read OSMC must be installed. Is it correct that OSMC is an operating system ...
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Connecting a 1TB USB 2.0 WD Elements drive

I've just purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 and I've installed OpenELEC onto the Pi so I can run the Kodi. After this step - after this first step - I've succesfully set it all up and I've managed to get ...
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Is the Raspberry Pi a good portable “on the go” media player for road trips?

I'm asking about either XBMC/Kodi or a C/Python media player software that utilizes omxplayer. I have a dvd player in my car that supports HDMI out so I bought an Amazon firestick but if there's no ...
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how to install several different Operating Systems on pi 3 b+ sd card and how to access them

I wish to install several different Op Systems on one micro sd card for a pi 3b+. I use octopi for running a 3d printer and interested in dietpi and more to experiment with. Will be looking into an ...
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How do I set maximum number of simultaneous downloads on Transmission server

I have a transmission server set up as an addon for LibreELEC, which is installed on my Raspberry Pi 3. I downloaded it from this repo by a member on the LibreELEC forums. I can access this server on ...
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RPi 3 Full HD Kodi content on 4K TV

I'm thinking about purchasing a TV with 4K resolution to connect to my Raspberry Pi 3 Kodi media player. I understand that the RPi 3 isn't capable of playing true 4K content in a satisfactory way, ...
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Do I need to start fresh? I think I messed up X-window

Long story short I can't get my pi 3 B+ to display kodi running on osmc because I jacked up the X-windows possibly? I'm wondering if there is a way for me to reinstall what is creating my GUI going ...
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How do I autoconnect ExpressVPN on startup?

Dear people of the internet, Since a few days I have been messing around with my RBP 3B+. I installed Retropie, which is my bootable program. Altough I want to use ExpressVPN before starting Kodi ...
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Raspberry pi Kodi Broken scrapers

I recently tried to add a Music Video to my library on my Raspberry pi running Kodi (more specifically OSMC) and could not get it to add it to the library. After doing some research and hours of ...
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How do I update kodi-inputstream-adaptive on Raspbian Stretch?

I have Kodi running on Raspbian Stretch and one of my add-ons requires a more recent version of kodi-inputstream-adaptive. The repo is on 2.0.10 but the add-on requires 2.0.12 or newer. What can I do ...
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RaspPi 3 unresponsive after HDMI cable swap

I’m running Kodi on a RaspPi3 as a media centre solution. The HDMI cable feeds into a 4-port HDMI switch to allow access to various other devices. I have a TV and a projector so that I have to change ...
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remote control for XBMC and transmission

I have raspberry pi 3 B and i have installed there XMBC (Kodi) and Transmission (torrent-client). So i have a trouble here: Few days ago i have changed my provider. Now i have a router, which ...
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Controlling kodi on raspbian remotely through ssh

I installed Raspbian-lite on my Raspberry Pi 3 and then kodi on top of it. I have my raspberry pi hooked up into my television. I can successfully ssh into Raspbian through my laptop and I can start ...
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MySQL vs SQLite on OSMC (Kodi) install

A python app has been successfully configured with the MySQL connector to write records to a small table to demonstrate a concept (very low volume of writes). I will need to write to a database and ...
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Dual boot, or best OS for Raspicast and OSMC/Kodi

I've used my RP 2 and 3 for Raspicast (to cast from my Android phone), and OSMC/Kodi (for streaming). I've been away from it for a while, and would like to know if/how I can do both with my 3b. Do I ...
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Fully workable kodi on raspberry pi 3 on raspbian

I decided to install kodi on raspbian stretch yesterday. It seems that I'm not able to play my local library of TV shows. Kodi has issues playing most of them. Especially x264-tbs mkv files, it plays ...
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How to use remote with Kodi 17.6 in ArchLinux?

I want to use all buttons of my remote control picture. Mainly the volume and the keyboard when entering text. My system is Arch with Kodi 17.6 I assumed that the following post would fix it here. I ...
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How to use Netflix on ArchLinux and Kodi 17.6?

I want to watch Netflix with my raspberry pi. Currently I installed Arch linux and installed kodi-rbp. Kodi 17.6 works fine with the command kodi-standalone however I could not find Netflix add on. ...
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Need system wide equalizer on raspbian+kodi. Not sure how to do this.

I have a great surround set, but it does not have an EQ built in (I can modify bass/treble, but it is very bass heavy and I want more control). I don't really get why Kodi has no EQ built in, but I ...
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how to run netflix on a raspberry pi 3?

I have a legitimate subscription to Netflix, but even though I can login, I can't watch any content other than previews. If I try I get the message Error Code M7701-1003 when I try to watch anything. ...
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Can a shutdown (but still plugged) Raspberry Pi damage the TV?

Related to this question, but the Raspberry Pi (specifically, Pi 3 Model B) is connected to LG TV through HDMI. At the same time, the TV is also connected to a cable setup box (some sort of custom ...
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How can I do a force restart?

I'm wondering once I'm in Kodi and it freezes what do I do? Is it possible to force quit the program? or is there a way to do a reboot of the system? It's happened a few times now where the system ...
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Trying to force OpenELEC to keep HDMI on, but fs is readonly

My question is like this one: How do I force the Raspberry Pi to turn on HDMI? , except for OpenELEC and not Raspbmc. Basically I have a homemade media center Raspberry PI 3 with OpenELEC/KODI ...
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Trying to prevent Pi from turning on TV

I'm running OSMC and I'm trying to make it not turn on my LG TV, and only prevent that, with no side effects. So far, the instructions in this question work, except that now I can't use CEC to ...
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Not enough power for Hard Drives - USB HUB?

I have a couple of hard drives which do not have their own power supplies. Would it be possible to buy a USB Hub with it's own power supply and plug this into the Raspberry Pi 3? I use Kodi, will Kodi ...
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VNC can't control cursor in Kodi?

I connect with VNC in HippoRemote for iOS to use my phone as a touchpad and keyboard. It works as expected on Raspbian's desktop but not when Kodi is launched. Neither mouse nor keyboard events from ...
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Netflix Addon for Kodi/OSMC

I am using my RaspberryPi 3 for a wile now. I've looked all over the internets if there is any proper Netflix video addon to use. However, most of the addons I came across did not work. The most ...
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Unable to install all kodi dependencies on Raspbian 8

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian 8. I would like to install kodi but when I type sudo apt-get install kodi, here is what I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Use an Android phone as a media remote on a Pi without an internet connection, possibly using Access Point mode or Bluetooth?

I will try to be brief! I have no internet connection at home save for my mobile phone data. This makes it difficult to use "normal" remote applications for media players like Kodi because they ...
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Unable to install Kodi 17.3 in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to install Kodi 17.3 in Ubuntu Xenial (16.04). Problem is that there are some unresolved dependencies that cannot be satisfied because they're not present in the official repositories of ...