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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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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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RetroPie with PlexPi

I was wondering if you could run RetroPie along with Kodi with PlexPi (or some variation)? I want to be able to play Retro games with the option, or to switch, to Kodi (or some variation) and to watch ...
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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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How to use your own IR Remote for Kodi

I would like to re-purpose an old IR remote to work with Kodi. I have an IR receiver wired to GPIO 18 (pin 12) and with mode2 -d /dev/lirc0 entered the IR codes appear in the terminal as well as the ...
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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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pi3 freezing when Roku TV is powered down

Setup: Raspberry Pi 3 with a RetroPi image and Kodi installed, connected via HDMI to a TCL 4K Roku TV (a normal HDMI port, not ARC). I use a USB-dongle keyboard (not bluetooth) to operate the Pi and ...
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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 legit subscription to Netflix, but even though i can login, I can not watch any content other than previews and get the message "Error Code M7701-1003" when I try to watch anything else. Does ...
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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 ...
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kodi 17.1 eating cpu after upgrading to stretch

After upgrading raspbian to stretch, kodi is unusable and eats all CPU: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 1051 kodi 20 0 960812 233632 80332 R 92,9 31,...
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How to autostart Kodi at boot?

I've got Kodi 17 Krypton and would like to start the app automatically when the Raspberry Pi boots. How can I do this?
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Problem when plugging an HDMI extractor to the Pi

I use my Raspberry Pi with Kodi on it (probably one of the last version with both a Pi 2 and 3). A few months ago, I bought and HDMI extractor so that I could use my Home Cinema using the Passthrough ...
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How do you disable keyboards (or lock the video player) in Kodi?

Simple question: how do you disable all keyboards in Kodi? I tried looking for the keymaps folder so I can edit the keyboards.xml file but can't seem to find it. If there is a way to master lock (...
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Ubuntu 16.04 MPEG-2 license key, does it work?

I am using Raspbian on Raspberry Pi 2 and have hardware acceleration enabled by having MPEG-2 license key configured. Now considering moving to Ubuntu 16.04. Does anyone know if the license key can ...
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OpenELEC: filesystem corruption has been detected (after first reboot)

So I have been trying to install OpenELEC on my brand new RPi3B+ multiple times but everytime I install it, upon the next reboot I get this annoying warning that the file system is corrupted: ...
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Kodi on Raspbian vs. Kodi on OpenELEC

I had Kodi on installed on my Raspbian and some videos didn't work. I read OpenELEC is optimized for Kodi and indeed, these videos work fine on this distribution. What are the differences between ...
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LCD 35 Kuman driver on Kodi

Is there a way to use the driver from the 35-inch LCD touchscreen from Kuman? I tried it, but my Raspberry Pi didn't answer with SSH after I installed it. On the HDMI output is a black screen and no ...
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Pi camera Openelec

I want to know if there is an add-on to launch the script for the Raspberry Pi camera on Openelec Kodi for the Raspberry Pi 3.
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Build instructions Kodi on Raspbian

Are there any instructions for building Kodi on Raspbian? I am looking for instructions for Kodi 17.0 (Krypton) on Raspbian 8.0 (Jessie).
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Kodi 17.0 (Krypton) on Raspbian

I have found Kodi 17.0 (Krypton) in the Raspbian testing repository. However, when I start it, it crashes with Segmentation fault (core dumped) Crash report available at /home/pi/kodi_crashlog-...
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Kodi goes transparent with CLI overlayed

I have a project setup that allows for a car installation of an Audio Receiver Audio Receiver Code I currently have Kodi setup the autorun on boot. Around 10+ minutes the Kodi screen becomes ...