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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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Circuit to safely power-down Pi

I want to use my Pi as an XBMC server in the car. The XBMC docs say that you should always use the shutdown command before disconnecting the power. I've been thinking that it should be possible to ...
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kodi (xbmc) on raspbian can't activate keyboard or mouse

I have a b+, and raspbian is installed. The reason I am using raspbian rather than Raspbmc, OpenELEC, or XBian is that I want to use this b+ to do other things (GPIO related and so on) as well as to ...
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How do I turn on my Raspberry Pi after shutdown?

My Raspberry Pi runs OpenELEC. The XBMC has a Power-button in the left-bottom corner where I can shutdown the Raspberry Pi. That works fine, but I can't figure out how to turn it on again after the ...
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Difference between H.264 and x264 and how to play it

Disclaimer: This is not an actual question, but rather "share your knowledge, Q&A-style" So, I'm running Xbmc on my Raspberry Pi and I'm having trouble understanding what I can actually play with ...
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How to stream Netflix on Raspbmc

There are different blog posts and forum threads discussing this and the challenges encountered (Silverlight, DRM, etc.). Also read about the XBMC Flicks addon. But, did anyone succeed to stream ...
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What is the simplest way to setup and run XBMC?

How can I get XBMC on my Raspberry Pi? I'm not particularly interested in running a specific operating system. My primary desire is to run XBMC on a Raspberry Pi. According to this official post, ...
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How to change the Raspberry Pi's hostname (in Raspbmc)?

Currently my dhcp-log displays my Raspberry Pi with the name xbmc-e0cb. Can I change this to a more sensible name?
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Raspbmc UI flickering, virtually unusable

I just got Raspbmc up and running on my TV...except that it is flickering like crazy. It's flickering so bad, the skin almost looks like complete noise. I can make out the text in the menus, and ...
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Play DivX 3 low motion too

I've just set up a RaspBMC and I wanted to play a movie. Unfortunately, it just showed a gray screen and played sound. I've found out, that the movie's codec is DivX 3 Low motion, which is ...
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How do I get RCA video out of OpenELEC/LibreELEC?

Thanks to help received in here, I was able to get RCA video out of my Raspberry Pi 1 version B with NOOBS. With Raspian (installed via NOOBS) all I had to do was editing the config.txt file to ...
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Raspberry Pi does not play the videos in ascending order?

I am trying to play videos automatically when the Raspberry Pi boots. I decided to use crontab for that: @reboot /storage/.config/autostart.sh The autostart.sh file contains the following code: ...
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Choppy playback Kodi on Raspbian RPI2

I'm trying to setup Kodi on Raspbian to work as good as OSMC distribution. I have problem with video playback on default configuration. (no video, only sound) When I turn off hardware acceleration, ...
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Netflix on the Pi with XBMC — any improvements? [duplicate]

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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How do I install/run kodi on raspbian?

I have tried to install kodi by typing sudo apt-get install open-elec but it says there is no such thing. Please help! How do I install it by terminal?
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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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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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Minimize Kodi to run full screen X on OSMC Alpha 4

I am running OSMC Alpha 4 on my new Raspberry Pi 2. This comes with Kodi v14 (Helix), which auto-runs at boot. I can run an X application (xclock for example) after first killing Kodi with pkill ...
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Switching between TV's displaying OSMC on Raspberry Pi through Mobile Apllication

Description : I am trying to make a remote controller for OSMC(Kodi) media player installed on Raspberry pi. Rpi will connected to mobile app through wifi. On the other hand Rpi is connected to switch ...
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Openelec(Kodi) Amazon Instant video?

As far as I know(I researched!) Kodi can only support Amazon Prime Instant video, right? Well, I don't have a prime account, and am not planning on getting one(I live in Muscat, Oman, where a prime ...
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OpenELEC plays only the audio but not video for certain avi files

I have played other avi files on OpenELEC with success, but when I try playing certain ones, the video doesn't play - all I can hear is the sound playing in the background of the folder explorer. I ...