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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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 ...
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LibreELEC - exit to command line?

I downloaded and installed LibreELEC 7.0.3 onto RPI2 and it won't connect to WIFI. I can't even view logs via KODI standard UI. The power button on the left bottom does not have 'exit' option - only ...
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Cannot ssh into Pi3

Ok, Ive read the other ssh related questions, but cannot seem to find one that matches my exact issue. Having just built a Pi3 with XBMC and Kodi17.1 (NOOBS installation of XBMC), I tried to ssh into ...
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CEC: Panasonic Viera remote with KODI

I am using KODI on a Raspberry Pi 2 B (openelec) with my Panasonic Viera plasma screen model TH-42PX81FV. I found, that not all the button presses from the remote are actually reported over the HDMI ...
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Kodi error after dist-upgrade. Unable to open display

I've run a sudo apt-get dist-upgrade to upgrade kodi on Raspbian Jessie. After this when I try to launch with kodi --standalone I get these errors. What can I do? /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/...
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spotify-app under Kodi (LibreElec)

I try to run a spotify-app plugin.audio.spotify-1.0.26.zip from Marcel Veldt under Kodi Jarvis (LibreElec - latest release). I tried it with this howto https://seo-michael.co.uk/how-to-install-...
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Can you script Kodi (eg. Openelec) configuration such as upon a new deploy?

I have setup Openelec on my Raspberry Pi more times than I can remember. I'm about to do it again. I've been spending a lot of time lately with Docker and some with Vagrant, where you script the ...
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Youtube Addon needs two logins/apps to be activated

I used the Youtube Addon (v.5.3.6) for a long time without problems. It's running on my Raspberry Pi 3 with OSMC + Kodi 17. But now there is always a strange error, I should Sign in again for two ...
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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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Two partitions on the RasPi?

I am (as you will understand when you continue reading my question) new to Raspberry Pi. I bought it mostly because I wanted to use it as a media player. So my first move was to flash it with OpenElec ...
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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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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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How do I turn my pi3 back on?

I'm using the LibraELEC image on a new Pi3. When I navigate to the power icon (using mouse on the desktop, or the corresponding button on a remote control) it offers a menu for cancel, reboot, or ...
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How to specify listening network interface on Kodi

How can we change the network interface Kodi is listening to? pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo netstat -tnlp Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address ...
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Control kodi from stdin

I wonder if it possible to send characters to the stdin of kodi (i.e. using Qt QProcess::write() to simulate a keyboard. I did the same with other applications - like omxplayer - and it worked. But ...
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Lagging/Stuttering video on Local HDD

I have an RPI-2-B with OpenELEC/Kodi installed. I am currently uncertain of the version, but I will get right back with that as soon as I can. I recently moved a series to one of my HDD's directly ...
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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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Raspbian, Kodi uses keyboard as a remote, not to type

I just installed Kodi on my Raspberry Pi 3 via Raspbian, so I don't have to switch SD Cards when I need to watch a YouTube video and then return to the desktop. A problem I encountered is that my ...
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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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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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Micro SD card compatible with Pi 3 Model B

I bought a new Pi 3 Model B to use as a Kodi media centre. I based my Micro SD card choice on this tutorial: http://mymediaexperience.com/raspberry-pi-xbmc-with-raspbmc/ ...and I bought the SD card ...
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Find IR codes for a LIRC remote

I'm trying to find IR codes for my old Panasonic Viera TV (model: tx26le7pa) and load them into LIRC. irrecord, you say? That would be awesome if only the remote wasn't broken (in half). There is ...
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How would one turn on his raspberry over HDMI

I've currently been experimenting a little with the embedded linux OS openelec (kodi). I tried to turn it into a full fledged media center which includes emulators and streaming etc. As you all know ...
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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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Kodi and SNES30 (bluetooth) not working

I've got retropie 3.8 installed with kodi running I've installed kodi via: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi (currently 15.2) identified controller via cat /proc/bus/input/devices (...
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Pi hangs after using kodi for about a minute

when I start kodi on my pi after a minute the screen goes black and the pi crashes. Please help! Read the ERRORLOG: http://pastebin.com/CeAnrH0W
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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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Opening Terminal From Kodi (OpenELEC)

Last Christmas I got a RPI2. I have recently started up OpenElec and need to get access to the terminal. The reason I won't use the Rpi's offical os is because I can't enable wifi. There is no exit ...
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Kodi Black Screen, Not responding to turning off Hardware Acceleration

Wits end is coming. I've installed Kodi on my Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian hooked up to a Samsung UE46EH5000 (non-smart, non-cec) TV running at 1920x1080 resolution. When playing a video of any ...
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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 ...