Questions tagged [kodi]

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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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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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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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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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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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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RASPBMC Web Server Control Via Kodi iOS App

I am using the Kodi app to control the media centre perfectly fine. However when the Raspberry Pi reboots it will no longer connect. A fix for this is to toggle the setting in RASPBMC to allow ...
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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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Diagnosing a problem with a PI2 media server running KODI, stuttering issues

I bought a PI2 to use it as a media streaming device for my TV. I've been fiddling around with it since the begging of summer and have been unable to set it up exactly as I want. The (main) problem 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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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 expected, the XBMC has been installed and showed up on my TV screen. The strange ...
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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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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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Launch kodi from startup and play track

Sorry if its been answered a lot. I am new to scripting and would like to know where I start to do this. I want to script it myself but would like to know what I need to do to start kodi in ...
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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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change display_rotate at runtime (for kodi)

Is there a way to modify the "display_rotate" setting in "config.txt" at runtime? Mainly I want to flip the display horizontally occasionally while running kodi. I'm using a RPi 2 B on Raspbian 3.18....
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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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Update Kodi (OSMC) video library using iOS remote

I am running Kodi via OSMC on a Raspberry Pi 2. Is there a way to update the video library using the iOS Official Kodi remote? The Kodi iOS remote wiki is pretty vague. If not are any other Kodi ...
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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 on a GPIO screen

I recently bought a 3.5 inch TFT touchscreen connected by GPIO to my raspberry. I finally managed to make it work with Raspbian. however, when I launch KODI, the image on the TFT freezes and KODI ...
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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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Can't access command line of Raspbian/Kodi on boot by pressing ESC

I can't get to the command line by hitting Esc on reboot when prompted. Kodi version from the settings screen is "Compiled: Feb 2 2015)". I can't SSH in because my RPi isn't getting DHCP renewed on ...
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Can't user alsaequalizer in KODI

I have OSMC (KODI) on RPI 3. I managed to use alsa equalizer with command: aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav My asound.conf file: pcm.!default { type plug slave.pcm plugequal; } ...
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Exiting KODI makes TV turn off

I have two Raspberry Pis. One of them is a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian, and the other is a Raspberry Pi zero running Retropie. They both have KODI installed and on both of them whenever i exit, it ...
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Copy current SD image to larger SD card

So I got my new pi and the only free SD I had was 2GB. I couldn't hold off playing with it so it had to do for the time being. I loaded raspbmc and then spent time loading repositories, add-ons and ...
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OSMC does not list ALSA output when equalizer plugin configured

I have Raspberry PI 3 with HifiBerry running with OSMC: $ cat /proc/version Linux version 4.4.27-5-osmc (root@vero2a) (gcc version 4.9.2 (Debian 4.9.2-10) ) #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Nov 22 02:23:12 UTC ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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LibreELEC: Fix date

Using LibreELEC v7.0.2 with Kodi 16.1 on a Raspberry Pi 3. The date and time is incorrect. It can temporarily be fixed by SSH'ing and running date --set with a provided date. But on boot, the date ...
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Is it possibly to have my pi play videos stored on my external hard drive?

im very new to all this, and i want to know if its possibly to have my raspberry pi play movies and such that i have stored on a WD My passport 500GB External Hard Drive. ive mounted the hard drive i ...
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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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Omxplayer (Raspbian Hard Float) vs OpenElec

I've got a couple of 1080p videos that I'd like to play in my Raspberry Pi (512 MB). This is part of a project I'm doing with a couple of friends. We built a server in Node.js and use a local client ...
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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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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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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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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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