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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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 ...
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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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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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USB Movie Media Center [closed]

Problem I got a smart tv which already contains a good media center, but this media center is too overcrowded, means it has too much feautures and it's confused. XBMC is better than the media center ...
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Writing an XBMC addon: how do I add a torrent to my home PC over LAN from RaspBMC?

I'm writing an XBMC addon using the xbmcswift2 framework. Building and navigating the GUI was fairly easy. I also wrote a scraper for vodo.net which will be displaying the available movies in the XBMC ...
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RaspBMC - what is the .xbmc-current folder and why is this being used rather than .xbmc

I have Raspbmc and I rebooted the other night and it did and automatic upgrade, once it came back up again I had lost all my settings and it was back to default. The Advancedconfig file does not seem ...
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online music on XBMC

Is there a functional script for XBMC (on a raspi, obviously) that allows to listen to online music coming from grooveshark , spotify or whatever... needed NO premium or anyhow or pay-for-it account ??...
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Safest way to shutdown my media center

What is the safest way to close my raspberry pi media center? Can I simply unplug it or are there big risks of getting corrupted data on my SD card.
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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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XBMC: Connecting to a SMB shared file with MAC address

I've got a SMB shared folder on my Windows notebook and I connect to it via IP address in RaspBMC, I had the IP static until I realised that if I went out of the network I had to set it back to ...
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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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No audio on Xbian connected to an AV receiver via HDMI

I've got a Raspberry Pi with Xbian and XBMC installed that works perfect through HDMI when I connect it to the TV set. Video and audio are nice, but I've tried to set up it with my AV receiver without ...
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Build XBMC on wheezy raspbian

I'm trying to build XBMC to use with wheezy by following this guide, however I'm unsuccessful, with only errors being returned. Under pisces this was successful. Why am I unable to compile it under ...
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Raspbian + XBMC YouTube will not play

XBMC will not play some YouTube HD videos properly. As far as I can tell it works for SD videos. I already tried adding start_x=1 to the /boot/config.txt file, as this seems to have helped some ...
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TV remote no longer working

I'm running openelec+xbmc connected to my TV via HDMI cable, and my TV remote has stopped being able to control XBMC. I'm not sure if it is the settings in xbmc/openelec that are incorrect, if there ...
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SSH connection fails with fresh install of XBian and XBMC

My problem is that I have a fresh installation of XBian and XBMC but I cannot connect to the RPi via SSH from a Windows 7 PC in the same network. The router recognizes the RPi (I got the IP) but any ...
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RPi as XBMC and (W-)NAS

I have an RPi running XBMC attached to a Samsung TV. Furthermore, I have a large HDD attached to the RPi by USB and an Edimax WLAN adapter in the other USB port. What I want to do is to be able to ...
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Python requests sometimes fails with Errno -2

I'm writing a scraper which runs perfectly on my Ubunutu 13.04 based laptop, however when running it on my RaspBMC based pi it throws the error below. Sometimes straight away, sometimes after running/...
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XBMC just stopped working, with the error: “ERROR: unable to create application, Exiting” How can I fix it?

I just recently got my raspberry pi. I'm running NOOBS on a 16GB SD card. I've been running xbmc from the terminal, I ssh in from my laptop, run XBMC which is displayed on my TV. I set up my ...
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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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Trouble connecting to wireless network two rooms away

Recently I set up Raspbmc on my Pi, everything works fine so far – even WIFI if I'm next to the router (Apple Time Capsule). Here's the problem: As soon as I plug it in my TV on the second floor it ...
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XBMC with VDR as backend over XVDR does not show image (only audio)

On my standard Raspberry Debian image (Linux raspberry 3.6.11+ #538 PREEMPT Fri Aug 30 20:42:08 BST 2013 armv6l GNU/Linux) following the description at http://michael.gorven.za.net/raspberrypi/xbmc I ...
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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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Control XBMC remotely using keyboard and mouse?

Is it possible to control the Pi from my laptop, using the keyboard and mouse, over the network? I know I can access a remote control from my android phone or through the XBMC media centre's local IP, ...
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Play music from laptop through XBMC on TV?

Is it possible to play music (or even video) stored on my laptop HDD, through XBMC which is running on my Pi attached to the TV?
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NAS & Torrenting

I have a 512MB Pi, Wifi dongle, 1TB Lacie External HDD, 16GB USB Stick, Couple of SD Cards (mostly 10 class), USB 2.0 Self Powered USB Hub etc. I would like to control my Pi using Macbook which has ...
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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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Could not find YouTube addon for OpenElec

I have installed OpenElec XBMC on my Raspberry Pi. I checked the IP address and also the internet activity (I could see weather info and the news feed). Here's what I did to install the YouTube addon:...
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Raspbian wheezy with XBMC plays only audio for 1080p videos

My current configuration: Raspberry pi, overclocked to second highest speed (Highest speed - Turbo isn't playing good, I get freezes, stutter in video etc) uname -a output: Linux raspberrypi 3.6....
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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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Raspbmc/xbmc tv show matching advancedsettings.xml

I've been unsuccessfully trying to update the tvshowmatching's in raspbmc. my tv show library is in the format ".../Show Name/Season ##/## episode name.ext" firstly i'd like to add this matching rule ...
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How to use SOCKS proxy for Raspbmc

I need to access certain overseas content like BBC iPlayer via a SOCKS proxy server. My Linux virtual server in London is up and running and works perfectly with my other computers. I cannot work ...
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Youtube video playback fails on XBMC

Recently, some videos on Youtube will not play on XBMC on my Pi running Arch Linux. The thumbnail from the video comes up and the audio plays, but the video does not. This happens consistently: some ...
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Resuming playback on XBMC only seems to work from a certain point onwards

I've noticed that when I stop a video near the beginning, it sometimes doesn't let you resume playback if you've stopped a video within a certain time period, but I can't seem to find any setting that ...
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Why does downloading additional subtitles using the XBMC Subtitles add-on cause the subtitles not to work anymore? (XBMC/Raspbmc)

Occasionally when I play a video that already has subtitles, I find that they're out of sync and so I search for and download subtitles using the XBMC Subtitles add-on. However when I do, I find that ...
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How do I get .sub/.srt files to be displayed in the Video file explorer? (XBMC)

I like being able to see the .srt/.sub files in my file explorer as I'm browsing my videos, just to be able to know if the video file has subtitle files before I play it. After looking at this wiki ...
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Method to stream Raspbmc media to laptop

I've a standard Raspbmc setup with a media drive connected via USB to the Raspberry Pi. Is there a way to use Raspbmc to serve the media from the drive to laptops on the local network? You can't ...
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Is there any way to mark a *folder* as watched in XBMC/Raspbmc?

I know that you can mark the contents of a folder as watched by bringing up the context menu for it and selecting Mark as watched, but is there any way to mark the folder itself as watched so that the ...
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Synchronizing video on multiple raspis

I would like to synchronize one feed (ie. this super maly fight scene from Puss and Boots...lets assume I have it on disk and in .h264) across 3 raspis (via a network) each connected to one HD monitor ...
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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 ...
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MacBook AirPlay doesn't see XBMC as a video output

I have MacBook Pro (Early 2011, so I'm sure it supports AirPlay) and XBMC running on raspbmc. I have enabled AirPlay in XBMC. Streaming audio works like a charm (I can select XBMC as an audio output)....
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Where is the audio/video sources information stored in xbian?

Where is the information for the audio/video sources stored? I know in the xbmc GUI you can add sources, but they use the IP address (e.g. 192.168.1.2). This works out great until the address changes....
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Edit read-only file (in /etc/init.d) or override settings file from /storage directory

I am having issues with lirc and remote button press repeating. I tried everything and the last thing o try is add a parameter (--repeat-filter) to a 62_eventlircd file located in /etc/init.d Problem ...
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1080p Raspberry Pi on Debian/Raspbian/XBMC

I am getting started on my HTPC Raspberry Pi build. I was wondering if I use XBMC I absolutely need to buy the codec to play all videos (if it is not hardware accelerated would it play if I ...
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Pi off, wifi on. Pi on, wifi off!

I am trying to build an XBMC media center with my Raspberry Pi. Everything works great - except the one thing I really need, Wifi! (My router is on the other side of the house and I don't like the ...
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How to Encrypt External Hard Drive so It Can be accessible only from XBMC on Raspberry PI

I have an external 1TB USB hard drive linked to a Raspbmc setup (XBMC on Raspberry Pi), Currently the files (pictures, music, movies) on this drive are naked, so anyone can copy or delete them if he ...
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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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wifi connection problems with multiple XBMC distributions

Tried RaspBMC, xBian. Having trouble with wifi connecting using xBian. And having wifi troubles at home with RaspBMC. It's making me mad wasting lots of hours trying to fix it without a clue what's ...
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HDMI Video to TV shuts turns off and right back on every few minutes

So I have the RPi connected to a Samsung TV that supports CEC/Anynet+ , which is awesome. I'm using XBMC and it can stream 720p video to my TV through my network share only using my TV remote, and ...
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What is the best OS for XBMC on Raspberry Pi?

I want to install XBMC on my Raspberry Pi, but I do not know what OS to choose. There are three: OpenELEC Raspbmc XBian What is the most efficient of the three? Which allows you to continue to use ...