Questions tagged [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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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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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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Is there any workaround for Netflix compatibility?

I know that Netflix does not work with Linux because Moonlight (an open-source implementation of Silverlight) doesn't support encryption. Have any workarounds or solutions been identified to bring ...
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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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How do I run a media server?

I want to be able to serve files from my external hard drive through my Raspberry Pi to my network. Essentially using the Raspberry Pi as a network interface for my External Hard Drive, and allowing ...