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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How can I get media files to display in a library style?

I have a Pi 2 Model B, running Kodi on OSMC with the Confluence skin. I have all my photos, music and videos stored on an external hard drive, formatted with NTFS, plugged directly into a USB port. ...
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libmmal_core.so missing

I'm sorry to say that I'm a complete newbie to linux and Raspberry Pi. I installed Raspbian on my pi years ago and just started working with it again. I'm trying to install kodi on my system but ...
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How to convert h265 videos to h264 videos on pi2

I have raspberry pi 2 with osmc/Kodi installed on it, I have several h265 videos on it which can't be played smoothly. I would like to convert them to h264 using some conversion tool or package that ...
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Kodi: Seperate latency settings for audio output HDMI+analogue

I have installed the latest version of OSMC on my Raspberry Pi B+. In Kodi I output audio through both HDMI and the analog jack. There is an option "HDMI+analogue" in the settings menu for this. ...
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Buffering issues with kodi (on openelec)

Every time I try to stream heavy (mostly 1080p) videos trough the network (webdav, sftp...), it either fails or I got the message “cache is full” etc. Videos start playing, but randomly stop (to ...
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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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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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How to connect my external drive with my raspberry pi? [duplicate]

So im using Kodi on my raspberry pi 2 and I have an external drive with Musik and Videos on it, id like to play on my raspberry. But it doesnt have enough power to use the drive, how can i use it?
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Startup Problems

So I have only used my raspberry pi 2 a couple of times and worked perfectly with Raspbian and KODI. But now I went to use it this afternoon after school and found it wasn't turning on (only red ...
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How to access xbian partition?

I've installed xbian on RPi. I want to edit the files in my SD card using my computer, Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I insert the SD card, the Ubuntu cannot mount the Xbian partition, and gives the ...
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How to play songs using bluetooth from mobile to XBMC

I have purchased a Raspi v2 and have installed openelec 5.0.5 on it, since I want to use it as a media center. I have a wifi dongle, which works fine even while using airplay. I have recently ...
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Start Kodi when HDMI changed on Smart TV

I am trying to set an script for autostarting kodi when the TV is on (not in standby mode) or when I change to the raspberry corresponding HDMI. I found a script that should do this, but for what I'...
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Stream from PC to the Raspberry

Is there any way to stream a random media (eg, a video from a random website for which no Kodi plugin exists, or a game running on the PC) to the Raspberry Pi? I'm using Kodi and can't seem to figure ...
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Videos show nothing on Kodi 14.1

I'm quite new to Linux so bear with me please. I have Kodi installed and tried to run the Youtube add-on. When I try to watch the video, I have the sound and it shows the picture of the Youtube ...
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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi 2 ITX motherboard conversion [closed]

I am planning on building a new media center unit using a Raspberry Pi 2 however I have some specific requirements: Unit requires an RPi base-board like the fairywren Need to connect 3+ SATA devices (...
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How to play video files on Raspberry Pi using push buttons?

I have a Raspberry Pi Model B+ and I would like to play video files that are stored on a USB flash drive. Basically, I have three different push buttons connected to the GPIO pins of the Raspberry Pi ...
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XBMC Sleep Mode

I've been looking to get a Pi as an easy way to setup a TV box for my living room. I'd like to set up XBMC and be able to put it to sleep when not in use. I've found the Sleepy Pi addition but I was ...
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Playing YouTube videos on slow internet connection

I'm using Raspberry Pi B+ model with XBMC (KODI) operating system. I'm running on slow internet connection hence cannot stream 720p videos and buffering takes more time than playing the video. Is ...
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Configure Xbmc/kodi via command line

I have installed xbmc/kodi on a headless raspbian (no keyboard, no mouse). I thought to configure it with the webserver configuration tools, but I am not able to enable it as I cannot access the GUI: ...
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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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Has anyone found a method of streaming netflix to a RaspberryPi (Raspbian, Raspbmc, etc) [duplicate]

When this question was asked, the answer was no: How to stream Netflix on Raspbmc Howver, Netflix is now available for streaming on Ubuntu while using Google Chrome. So has anyone leveraged this 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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Popcorn-time or other media streamer

Is there any program like popcorn-time for Raspberry Pi? I have an openelec installed in a Raspberry Pi B+ and I am trying to find a program/plug-in in order to steam movies or other TV series.
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How to stream Internet videos (e.g. Netflix) on a Rasberry Pi media player?

I want to be able to play videos from sites such as Netflix, BBC iplayer, movies4k, putlocker etc. I will be using the raspbmc or openElec distro. Is this possible? And if it is how do I go about ...
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Settings for Transmission reset after reboot

I am running Transmission on OpenELEC v4.2.1 on a RPi model B. Every time I reboot the RPi the download location, queue size, download number and all other settings are reset to their default values. ...
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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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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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Raspbian XBMC volume down alone not working. Why?

I have installed XBMC on Raspbian Wheezy and configured LIRC to control XBMC with IR Remote. Everything works fine like right, left, up, down and other keys that I have configured except for Volume ...
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Catch “switch on” TV signal

I can currently switch on/off my Samsung TV from my Raspberry Pi (HDMI), and control XBMC from the samsung remote (pretty useful !). Is there a way to handle a signal when I turn-on my TV, to start ...
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Force 1080i VGA on hdmi output

I have a Pioneer rear projection TV that only allows HD in the form of a VGA connector and ONLY 1080i. I am going out of the Pi in HDMI into an HDMI to VGA adapter box shown here on amazon. I have ...
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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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How to switch my Raspberry Pi B+ with OpenElec on and off?

I have a Raspberry Pi B+ set up with OpenElec which I happily use as a media player for movies. What would be the best way to switch it on and off in a similar way I switch my TV or BluRay Player on ...
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Using Raspberry Pi to make Internet TV box (Power on/off issue)

I need to make a box (STB), which when plugged into TV can display live streaming URLs and can be controlled from remote control. So that a user can have the same experience as of a traditional live ...
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Web browser on OpenELEC

I have a model B raspberry pi running OpenELEC 4.0.7. I want to use a web browser using the raspberry pi and OpenELEC. Is there an addon for OpenELEC that allows a web browser to be run? I have seen ...
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NAS + Torrent + XBMC?

Could I try to setup the raspberry B+ as a NAS (with Bittorrent sync) and a torrent server and use it as media center with xbmc on a TV? Or it would be too busy to manage all these stuff?
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Android XBMC Remote with Raspberry Pi Hotspot

just got a a raspberry pi. preloaded with open elec. I noticed that I could setup a hot spot. I just wondering is at all possible to use Android XBMC Remote to connect to the open elec hotspot and ...
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State of art in performance of Raspbmc

I'm using Raspbmc and it's awesome. But i feel a (in my opinion) huge delay to load videos. So I started to find bottlenecks. So here are my changes: Using a very good quality SD card, which has a ...
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Raspbmc is freezing while navigating in the menu

I recently installed raspbmc on my rpi model B. My Problem: When navigating in the menu it sometimes just freezes, but ssh connection works fine. Before freezing there was about 60% cpu usage and ...
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WLAN or LAN, where is the bottleneck?

I use the raspberry pi mainly as a XBMC and to some extent a private webserver with almost no traffic. I'm moving to a new flat where I'll have 100Mb download speed provided by optical fiber (from ...
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Airplay Mirroring XBMC addon

I have a model B raspberry pi running OpenELEC. I am aware that as standard Airplay is available in OpenELEC for youtube videos and pictures. I want to use Airplay Mirroring on OpenELEC. Is there an ...
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XBMC compilation error

I have the lastest Raspbian version (the 3.12.24+ kernel) and i tried to compile xbmc by following this guide: http://www.raspbian.org/RaspbianXBMC All Worked until the make... I got this error: ...
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Suddenly can't connect to raspberry pi using ssh in xbmc

I have installed the xbmc image on my raspberry pi, which uses dropbear in order to provide ssh connectivity. The raspberry pi receives a local and fixed ip from my dhcp server (192.168.1.102). After ...
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Hdmi Coupler as a cable?

Will a HDMI coupler like the one below work like a normal HDMI cable?
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Airplay not working - OpenElec/Gotham/R-Pi

I have an R-Pi (Model B) with OpenElec 4.0.6 (which implies XBMC 13.1). I can't get any Airplay devices talking to it. I try with my phone and I get video can not be played messages, or crashes in the ...
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Music, stored on the Pi, played over HDMI with visualisation, controlled from mobile phone

I have a television with HDMI input. I also have a bunch of mp3s. What I'd like to do is this: Put all the mp3s on the SD card in my Raspberry Pi. Plug the raspi into the television with HDMI. Have ...
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“Home Server” + XBMC

I would like to setup a RaspberryPi "Home Server" + XBMC. I would install services such as SSH Server, VPN Server (openvpn or ppp), DLNA Server (miniDLNA), SAMBA Server and Transmission-daemon, all of ...
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No signal on TV and Computer Monitor

I'm trying to get my Raspberry to work on my TV screen and on my computer monitor, however, Whenever I connect through HDMI with my screen I get No Signal. I used to get this sometimes and by ...