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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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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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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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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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Prevent listing of automatically mounted flash drives in Kodi

Kodi (16.1, built Dec. 4th, 2016) running on Arch Linux (4.4.37-1-ARCH) on a Pi 2 B keeps listing all attached flash drives automatically. How to prevent automatic listing of (selected) mounted flash ...
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Playback of 720x1280 shows color artifacts

While trying to stream my android phone's screen to Raspberry PI running Kodi (OSMC), I noticed that it couldn't play the H264 encoded video stream (with YUV420P pixel format) properly. It showed ...
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EXT4 External HDD slow write speed

After seeing all the benefits of using EXT4 as the filesystem of choice for external drives, I opted for it, and connected an external HDD to my Raspberry Pi, running XBMC. I tend to get write ...
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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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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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How to get kodi to play m3u8?

I am so sorry if this is the wrong section. I need some help. I have a few questions actually. I recently bought an iptv subscription with a provider. I am only able to play the channels on Android, I ...
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Getting touchscreen to work in raspbian / kodi

I got a HANNS-G HT231HPB touchscreen which I want to get fully working on raspbian and kodi. It seems to work in the normal lxde on raspbian, but when I start kodi I get no touch events. Can someone ...
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How to Configure OSMC to output composite video on Raspberry Pi 2?

I have an http://osmc.tv (a Kodi distribution) setup on my Raspberry Pi 2. It works fine when plugging in the HDMI cable for video output. However, the composite video through the combined a/v jack ...
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Mirror/share Android screen to raspberry Pi b+ Openelec

is it possible at all to mirror an Android device to my OpenElec device? It is an rpi b+. Also, I know that this used to be possible with AirPlay. Can you install a VNC in OpenElec?
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Open Web browser on OSMC

Is there a way to open, chrome browser for example, on OSMC?. That way to open live video streams not available sometimes with plug-ins of Kodi.
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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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Cache filled before reaching required amount in OpenELEC

I am playing pictures and short HD videos (~40MB) from the SD card (not network), 24 hours a day with OpenELEC installed on Raspberry Pi. Everything was fine until the second day. Now when trying to ...
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How to setup XBMC for BTSync?

I would very much like my Raspberry Pi with XBMC to run Bittorrent sync in the background. I wish to use it to sync some photo albums on my phone with the device for the slide show. Want to use ...
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Openelec, transmission-demon not starting on boot

I installed the package via the unofficial repo on openelec 4.0.1. I can start transmission via the shell, but it will not start by itself during boot. What should I do? Another thing I perceived is,...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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 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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Flirc / Kodi - messes with Kodi when viewing normal TV

I've got a Pi set up with Kodi into my TV. I've got a flirc usb in the Pi that I've mapped the original Samsung TV remote to control the Pi. This works fine, but when I swap to watch normal TV ...
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Does Kodi not support ultra HD 4k videos?

Yesterday night I installed Kodi the latest version on my raspbian OS, which is set to autostart as soon as pi boots, After adding 4k Video folder, I can browse through, play but I only hear audio no ...
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Sound has a swoosh noise in Raspbian

I have had a pi 3 B for a few days. I get my sound out of two pc boxes (not hdmi, they are analog). I have installed raspbian (jesse), and Kodi on it. If I start Kodi from Raspbian the sound is good, ...
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Kodi - music section is empty!

I have Kodi with the Beast build installed... I have also tried this with the default skin and it's the same... When I go to Music, it's empty.. There's no option to add a source anywhere. with ...
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XBMC on HDMI while Xorg on Official DSI Raspberry display

I have an RPi running Xorg Desktop environment on the official DSI display. Is it possible to have XBMC/Kodi or other software working on the HDMI output simultaneously?
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What distribution supports recent PulseAudio and Kodi with GLES?

My home entertainment system is based on a Raspberry Pi 2 connected to a TV, and a home server driving six ceiling-mounted speakers (and eventually a subwoofer). The home server exposes a PulseAudio ...
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Kodi doesn't play all formats.

I have run not only into video not playing, but the heads or DVD-style covers that are the pictorial representation for shows, movies and such do not load. Can anyone tell me, if I purchase these ...
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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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Automatically play a UDP video stream using KODI

There is a streamer which streams video using UDP.I want to input that UDP stream address in KODI.Once KODI starts its starts playing the video from that address.Prsently I am using a .strm file ...
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Xbmc plays audio but does not play video

I'm using a Raspberry Pi running openELEC & Raspbian using Noobs. When i try to open a Youtube video it starts playing the audio but does not display the video. I have had trouble with both ...
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RPi with openELEC - hebrew subtitles are seen as jibberish

got openELEC 4.2.1 on my RPi b+ to serve as an HTPC. when I tried to use xbmc's subtitles downloader, it finds the correct subtitles file for the video, but hebrew subtitles are not being encoded ...
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XBMC Performance

I want to transform my PI into a media center with XBMC. Should I use an SD class 10 card or a USB stick to get the best performance out of it?
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Other visualizations for music in Openelec

I've seen on the xbmc wiki that there should be different visualizations available when playing back audio using XBMC. I tried this with OpenELEC but can only get the default "spectrum" effect which ...
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iTunes and RaspBMC - Airplay version not supported

Today I installed RaspBMC on my new Raspberry PI and it works just fine! I connected my iTunes to it using AirPlay - worked well too. I turned the Raspberry PI off in the meanwhile, after booting it ...
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xbmc builds for pi can't browse and play videos from UPnP shares

Context/Project I am building a carputer project and have been considering using the pi as it would require little power, is relatively inexpensive and be small enough to be tucked neatly away without ...
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tvservice-client error in xbmc under raspbian

A few months back, I was running Michael Gorven's xbmc version under Raspbian without any real issues. Now, a few re-installs later, I have some issues with running xbmc. While navigating the gui, e....
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RASBMC Bluetooth Playback over Sound Bar

I have a LG Sound Bar that allows audio playback using Bluetooth. I'd like to play audio from XBMC on raspbmc over the Sound Bar. At the same time, Id still like the audio from HDMI to still ...
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How to stream movies from Google Drive to XBMC

I was wondering if there is a way I can stream movies from within my Google Drive to my Raspberry Pi running XBMC, Or could is there a plugin I would need to get to steam the movies? Thanks in ...
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TV remote does not always work with Raspbmc

I've been having trouble with my XBMC setup (Raspbmc on RPi). Sometimes the TV remote does not work when XBMC starts. Pressing the buttons just doesn't work. Sometimes, when it does not work, I switch ...
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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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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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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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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(...