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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Control XBMC using TCP and JSONRPC [closed]

I am trying to get response from XBMC: try { Socket socket = new Socket("192.168.1.2",9090); DataOutputStream dos = new DataOutputStream(socket.getOutputStream()); dos....
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Play video using XBMC in raspbmc displays OpenGLSpectrum instead of video

As question mentioned, when I try play a video in XBMC (my distro is: raspbmc), it play sound and display OpenGL Spectrum instead of display video content ! Can you tell me how to fix this?
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Omxplayer (Raspbian Hard Float) vs OpenElec

I've got a couple of 1080p videos that I'd like to play in my Raspberry Pi (512 MB). This is part of a project I'm doing with a couple of friends. We built a server in Node.js and use a local client ...
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How do I start to to play videos automatically while boot?

I have Raspberry Pi, I would like to play videos automatically while boot instead of clicking manually.So, I decided to do that by using crontab. I want to create a shell script for auto play. Please ...
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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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Audio/Video out of sync with PCM2704 USB key. How should I proceed? [closed]

I recently bought a PCM2704 USB sound card, which is purported to work out-of-the-box with raspbmc. I've enabled the experimental audio drivers, but now I get pretty bad A/V sync issues. Of course, ...
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How can I install XMBC on top of the “recommended” Raspbian image?

Per RaspberryPi.org, "Raspbian Wheezy" is currently the recommended image for your Raspberry PI. What is the best path for installing XMBC on top of this distro of Linux? sudo apt-get install xmbc ...
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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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Return to xbmc from console

I'm using Raspbmc. I can drop to the console by using the 'off' button in the XBMC UI and then pressing Esc. However, how do I return to XBMC from the console? Typing exit in the console returns me ...
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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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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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Is XBMC an operating system?

Is XBMC for the Raspberry Pi an operating system? Or is it built on top of another, such as Debian?
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Can't get Raspbmc to browse samba shared folders

I can't get Raspbmc to browse my shared folders on my Windows 7 computer that is in the same network. When trying to add a networklocation, I get 'connection timed out' Things I have tried: I ...
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Game platforms emulators on Xbmc/Openelec

Is it possible to run emulators on Xbmc/Openelec? I am familiar with an addon "Rom Collection Browser" and as my understanding of this plugin is that it can launch various games with different ...
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Using old D-Link Wifi stick

My brand new raspi just arrived. I played around with raspbmc and did like it. Now I have an old D-Link DWL-122 Wifi stick flying around and I'd love to use it as the WIFI device. So, is it possible ...
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Mount External HDD using OpenElec

I have a pi with Openelec and I have an external HDD, powered. When I go into the file management section of settings I can't find my HDD. I am assuming that Openelec/XBMC is not auto mounting the ...
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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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XBMC settings sync on Raspbmc

How can I sync the settings of XBMC on my Raspbmc with the XBMC which I've installed on a computer or Android phone, on the same LAN?
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Raspbmc only responds to bluetooth keyboard after restart

So I managed to pair this bluetooth keyboard with my raspberry pi running Raspbmc. However, when I turn my keyboard back on, I cannot use it inside XBMC. The keyboard is paired with the Raspberry, but ...
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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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Raspbmc only plays one song at a time

After installing Raspbmc and queueing up some songs I noticed that only the first track is played then it stops. Same with trying to just play one album all the way thru: first song, then stops. ...
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XBMC compile error under Raspbian

I was trying to compile xbmc under Raspbian following these instructions. However, when I call the main make, I got a compile error on xbmc.bin: member xbmc/guilib/guilib.a(GUIPanelContainer.o) ...
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How to run spotify on Raspberry Pi

I have tried to install spotimc in XBian but it did'nt work. How can I play spotify in XBMC? /Cheers
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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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Will a Raspberry Pi perform well with XBMC and many movies?

I have a library with more than 1000 movies and I'm searching for a cheap but good performance media centre system. I've been using a Xtreamer Prodigy until now but it's firmware's a little slow (...
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Is it possibly to have my pi play videos stored on my external hard drive?

im very new to all this, and i want to know if its possibly to have my raspberry pi play movies and such that i have stored on a WD My passport 500GB External Hard Drive. ive mounted the hard drive i ...
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What DLNA transcode settings stream nicely to XMBC on the RPi?

I see a lot of questions on the best media server to run on the RPi. I'm looking to set up a media server to run on my Windows 7 machine that can stream to XBMC running on my RPi. (I know there are ...
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Copy current SD image to larger SD card

So I got my new pi and the only free SD I had was 2GB. I couldn't hold off playing with it so it had to do for the time being. I loaded raspbmc and then spent time loading repositories, add-ons and ...
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XBMC (OpenElec) freezes video playback of certain video files that work elsewhere

I'm using my Pi as a media center with XBMC streaming files off a NAS. XBMC on Pi freezes video playback for some files but not others (e.g. all mp4 files work). However, the same files are played ...
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Video playback via ethernet causes raspberry pi to crash openelec xbmc

I've been using my raspberry pi as an XMBC media centre to stream video from a NAS box (via ethernet). It was working ok for the most part but recently it's been crashing out during playback. I have ...
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OpenElec 2.95.5 RPi + XBMC Android remote control

I'm having problems with my xbmc remote app on android, to control openelec running on my RasberryPi. OpenElec Build: 2.95.5 (seems to be equal to xbmc froyo) Problem: - Not listing TV SHOW in ...
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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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SSH or Console in XBian1.0Alpha3

I am running Xbian1.0Alpha3 on my RaspberryPi model B. I was wondering how to switch to linux console from graphical view, I could not find out. Does anybody know ? Another issue is SSH, I found on ...
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Why is my raspbmc remote control keyboard very laggy?

During my first install of raspbmc, I could control text entry via my iPhone's Official XMBC Remote app with no problems. Later, I wiped and reinstalled raspbmc. Now, control via my keyboard is ...
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Looking for a low-power, low-footprint WiFi solution

I am working on turning my Pi into a "Car-puter," and will be using one of the Pi-specific XBMC images (Xbian, Raspbian, perhaps OpenELEC). I would like to use the XBMC Android Remote app to be able ...
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OpenGL for XMBC on Wheezy [closed]

I've just installed a fresh wheezy install and updated/upgraded it. I'm now trying to setup XMBC on Pi. I added the apt key and source for this deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org squeeze main non-...
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XMBC UI slow on RasPi. How to speed it up?

We can run XBMC media player on Raspberry Pi - great! While the playback is fine, the UI is somewhat slow. How do I speed it up? For example, what is your experience with faster SD cards. is it ...
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Issue with RaspBMC and displaying movies/tvshows on the website/remote apps

I recently installed RaspBMC and I am having a few issues. XBMC won't display movies/tv shows on phone apps or its own little website, on the website it just sits there loading forever. I don't know ...
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Rpi running XBian. How to transfer files quickly over the network?

I have a RPi running XBian (XBMC). It is connected to my home network through an ethernet cable. My laptop is connected via wifi. I have few HDDs connected to the Rpi via USB. My goal is to quickly ...
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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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Can the Raspberry Pi be used as a media center?

I am looking for a simple solution to play videos and music stored on my NAS. I've found the Raspberry Pi and projects like OpenElec and RaspBMC which will run XMBC on the board. My problem is that I'...
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Openelec/xbmc for Raspberry Pi No Addons Available

I am using openelec.tv for my raspberry pi and it runs fine, however no addons are showing up when I try download them. I have run xbmc on my own computer and the addons appear so I am not sure what ...
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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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