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Rasberry Pi to Airplay media server

I have a amp that you have to connect a IOS device to inoreder to play content (AirPlay). Unfortunatley, i don't have any IOS Device to connect to it. I want to somehow connect the raspberry pi to ...
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Screen is blinking while playing video on vlc!

I am using PI4 with raspbian buster. While I am playing videos on VLC the screen sometimes blink. The blinking interval is random. Is it normal or is there a problem that is needed to be fixed?
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Is the Raspberry Pi a good portable “on the go” media player for road trips?

I'm asking about either XBMC/Kodi or a C/Python media player software that utilizes omxplayer. I have a dvd player in my car that supports HDMI out so I bought an Amazon firestick but if there's no ...
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Using a Raspberry as on-boot auto media player from USB over HDMI to TV, changing files from network

There's a TV where I work, and we show products videos to the clients, so I was wondering if we could connect a Raspberry to the TV, and change the files on the USB Drive from the network, over WIFI, ...
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Raspberry pi 3 model b+ Plex client

I've recently bought a new Raspberry Pi which was for me to do some stuff on (Pihole, docker... things etc.) The Roku in our bedroom died the day after it arrived, and I don't want to replace it ...
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Playing mp3 with go on pi

I am trying to play mp3 and wav files on the pi from a program written in go. To date I have had no success. Does anybody have any simple working examples that Have been tested on the pi?
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Play movies found on USB stick on boot

I'd like to connect a RPi2 to an old TV (via composite) and use it as media player. With a plugged USB stick containing movies (avi files, DivX or other formats, etc.), I would like the RPi to auto-...
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How to stream m3u8 link on raspberry pi?

I have raspberry pi 3 and tried to play m3u8 link using omxplayer directly but that didn't work. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ omxplayer 'http://somesitename/tv/m3u8.php?channel=Discovery_HD&quality=900' ...
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Can I install ChromiumOS on old Raspberry Pi B+?

Dumb question: Please dont redirect me to other stack exchanges I know its possible to install ChromiumOS (not chromium) on Raspberry Pi 2 and 3, but I wanna know if its possible on RPi B+(the first ...
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Howto install DLNA media renderer

I'd like to use my raspberry pi as media renderer so I can select playlists on my control point to play music from the media server. I've found some questions to gmediarender but no direct answer how ...
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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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RPI Amazon Kinesis Video Streams

I was trying to follow the step in the tutorial below : https://aws.amazon.com/kinesis/video-streams/raspberry-pi-tutorial/ I am stuck at step 5 of "Install Software Prerequisites": Basically, I am ...
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Raspberry Pi case ventilation necessary?

I have a Pi 3 B+ that I am using as a portable media server, and it can get quite warm. I need a case for it, and I have been looking at a few, however very few of them have any sort of ventilation. ...
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Can the raspberry pi work as a chromecast?

I've saw great configurations with the raspberry used as a media center but no matter what I tried I cant get it to work as a chromecast. Is there a specific distro for this purpose?
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H265 decoding performance on a Pi 3

Though there seems to be little information available, I've seen several posts of people successfully decoding H265 video on the Pi 3 either with, or without overclocking. I'm running a Raspberry Pi ...
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How to remove and add features from OSMC and Openelec on RaspberryPi?

I am exploring OSMC and OpenELEC for RaspberryPi. Menu options available in OSMC are: Videos Music Pictures My OSMC Favorites Programs etc.. Please help me how can I remove any of the menu options ...
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VLC black screen on videos [duplicate]

i've just installed the last version of raspian desktop on my new raspberry. I did the update and upgrade and i did a reboot. I installed VLC and i copyed a film .avi in the microsd card in the videos ...
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SPI vs 8-bit TFT

I read that 8-bit is faster than SPI, how much faster is 8-bit than SPI? Say, if I wanted to run a video loop of a wheel spinning, would the speed difference between SPI and 8-bit mode be obvious?
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control omxplayer seeking with frame precision

I'd like to control omxplayer seeking with frame precision from an existing instance with python. I have seen this that I think is the way to go: open via python subprocess an instance, have a ...
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Looking for a setup / software solution for Media Playback

Disclaimer: I have a Raspberry B+ My RPi is currently connected to my amplifier (via cinch). I set it up as an Airplay Receiver and it works well for music (mostly Spotify). Now I want to use it as ...
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what are the limitations of Google's official Android port for Pi3?

I wonder what the limitations of Google's official Android port for Raspberry Pi 3 are? Is this for end users who wish to use Android? Google's Android source repository gets a new device tree ...
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Is there a compiled version of Chrome for the Pi? [duplicate]

I know that there is Chromium, but I am looking for an instance of Chrome that I can install on the Pi. I want to get Netflix streaming set up on it and it does not work on Chrome.
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HD/4k streaming to 65" tv

So as indicated in the title, I'd like to be able to be able to use my pi3 as a media center of sorts and at the very least, stream some HD/4k videos to my tv (65" 4K Samsung). As it stands, I am able ...
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Is it possible to install the Plex Media Server on the Raspberry Pi?

I New to Raspberry PI (and I have a Raspberry Pi 2) and have Raspbian running on it. Is it possible to install Plex Media Server? If not is there a better way of using it to stream media?
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How do I setup MPD correctly?

I want to set up MPD on my Raspberry Pi. I am using latest the Debian Wheezy, and I want MPD to run on the network and to listen to any interface. So far I've installed it: sudo apt-get install mpd ...
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apt-get install fails to install OpenMediaVault - php5-pam dependency not available

While installing Open Media Vault following instructions on https://forum.htpcguides.com/Thread-Installing-OpenMediaVault-on-Pi3 or http://forum.openmediavault.org/index.php/Thread/5302-Howto-install-...
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Command line tool for UPnP playback operation

I'm running gmediarenderer and BubbleUPnP on a Raspberry Pi which allows me to use the device as a UPnP renderer (all setup using this tutorial). I can issue commands to the Pi by using other devices ...
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netflix on kodi/openELEC

I want to use my rpi3b as a htpc. So far my best option is kodi, I think. The main reason I got it is so my father could watch mlb.tv, so it is prority #1. I would like to stream Netflix on there ...
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OSMC- Problem only with music playback

I made a nice mediacenter with my raspberry B+. It connects wireless to a shared folder in my main pc with SMB protocol, and everything works like a charm. The movies play without any interruption ...
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TV as Plex Client

As far as I know, the RPi cannot decode h.265 videos. I've tried to watch h.265 videos on my TV by connecting an external hdd and it was working without problems. So is it possible to use the TV as a ...
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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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Is it possible to install VLC?

I would like to install VLC on my Raspberry Pi and wonder if it is possible? I can not find a distribution that supports it, but wonder if anyone has done this or knows a link to a site or group ...
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Can I stream 1080p video from the Pi?

We all know the Pi can play 1080p video no problem, but is it fast enough to act as the basis for a file server that can stream 1080p video over its wired network connection? I'm thinking of using ...
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omxplayer alternative or subtitle support

Some general information about my Pi: It's a Pi3 Raspbian Jessie, latest updates as of 13th March 2016 The GPU has 256MB memory Situation: I am using the Raspberry Pi as a retro console (mainly ...
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No Internet Media Player

I just received a Raspberry Pi Zero and would like some assistance. I am looking for a lightweight way to play a movie from a USB flash drive and stream the video/audio via HDMI to a TV. I will be ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Media Server

I have been working to set my Raspberry Pi 2 as a media server in which I can stream files from a USB drive connected to my RP over my network to devices. I haven't been able to find an article or ...
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Any way to speed up omxplayer seek times?

Using the keyboard to control the position in a movie (via left/right and Up/down arrows) leads to noticeable delays (1-5s), with a slight 'hiccup' afterwards, and bizarre behaviour (ie. having to ...
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Project text-to-speech for a blind parent

My first post here. (I sincerely hope it's within the scope of allowed posts I didn't know where else to turn). I plan to do a project for a ninety-year old mother who is rapidly losing her eyesight ...
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HiFiBerry Board compatibility

I want to create a music server/player with the Pi as the heart. Will the HiFiBerry Amp+ work in conjunction with their DAC board? The reason for this thought is I'd like the music bod to operate as ...
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Is it possible to support a remote infrared control using the Raspberry Pi?

It would be interesting to use the Raspberry Pi as a replacement for a media center; however, as I see it now the Raspberry Pi needs to be controlled by means of a keyboard or over the network. Is it ...
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Raspbmc stopped playing XViD files, Android Remote no longer works either

I rebooted to get the latest updates, and now my collection of XViD (MPEG-4/AC3) files won't play at all. They played fine before the update. I've googled for solutions, but nothing applicable to my ...
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Is it possible to use an external hard drive for Raspberry Pi & Xbox One?

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B to use as an entertainment center (with Retropie for playing roms & Kodi for playing media). I have an external harddrive that I'd like to store my ...
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Autoplay on USB hotswap

I would like to use a Rpi to facilitate creating a presentation board (TV) The simple solution would be to network connect the Rpi and have a chrome in kiosk mode (maybe a local webserver...). ...
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OpenELEC and Kodi 24/7

I've already read this post. However, they are mainly talking about using Raspberry as a server. I was wondering if it is OK to run Raspberry Pi B+ permanently 24/7 doing slideshows (picture+video), ...
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Where to add a folder on a Pi sd card to put movies from my Mac?

So this seems like a obvious question but all I am finding answers to are streaming solutions. I want to play a movie from my Pi hooked up to my tv. I want to put the file from my mac to the pi's sd ...
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How can I solve sound drops over HDMI in Raspbmc?

I'm using Raspbmc RC3 to play some 720/1080p content over NFS and AFP. I experience frequent sound drops, every 2-3 minutes or so the sound drops for 1-2 secs. I've set XBMC to forward Dolby/DTS to ...
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Best Media centre setup? [closed]

I wanna know what is the best distrobution for my pi? I also want a cheap Australian setup under $125?
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Remote control for Raspberry Pi through AV.Link over SCART (for old TV)

I want to connect my Raspberry Pi (Model B rev2) with XBMC (see raspbmc.org) to an old steam powered CRT TV that has a SCART input. Hooking up the Raspberry Pi to the TV via a single SCART cable 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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Creating a pocket mediaserver using Raspberry Pi that can let you stream files

I'm attempting to turn my Raspberry Pi into a media passport. that can let me stream files from the Raspbery Pi onto other devices. The things I need for this project are: Media software on the ...