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Open Source Media Center, the successor to Raspbmc, is a Linux distribution based on Debian and Kodi.

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Identifying when Audio output is selected as Hifiberry Dac+

I am running Kodi on Raspi3 with Hifiberry dac+ . I need to toggle between external input to an amplifier v/s input from the DAC+. I am thinking of doing it based on the selection done in Kodi - ...
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Media + Torrent box on Raspberry pi 3 B+

I want to make my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ a media & torrent box. In addition, I don't want to connect it to the TV - so I want the media to be shared via SAMBA or similar, control the pi through SSH ...
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Separately python audio output and osmc output

So I'm doing a project .I am using raspberry pi 3 as a media player using osmc and is connected to my projector. I have written a python file so that it uses voice recognition (pocket Sphinx) to use ...
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Buffer speed way below theoretical speed on local network while watching a movie in Kodi

I am running a Kodi media center, more specifically OSMC, on a Rapsberry Pi 2 in my living room which sources its movies, shows etc. from another Pi thats located in another room (the rest of my home ...
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Arm relay for 20 sec and play a video

i am trying to put together some code i have found. i am noob with python. So i want to press a button and 1)arm relay for 20 sec 2)play a video at same time, and to stop both after 20 sec. in those ...
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raspberry pi display reverse color issue

my problem with the Raspberry Pi Official 7" Display: In this page I found this: My display fades out to weird patterns when I shutdown/reboot my Pi. Don't panic! This is perfectly normal. ...
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connmanctl having problem with complex passphrase

The built in WiFi module seems to work fine, as it can connect to both of my open networks I created for testing, i.e. the 2.4GHz, and the 5.0GHz ones. If I set a simple passphrase (i.e. contains ...
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how to install several different Operating Systems on pi 3 b+ sd card and how to access them

I wish to install several different Op Systems on one micro sd card for a pi 3b+. I use octopi for running a 3d printer and interested in dietpi and more to experiment with. Will be looking into an ...
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Switch between OSMC and Chromium kiosk

I like OSMC, but wanted to be able to switch between it and Chromium in kiosk mode on the fly (something like FullPageOS). My use case is I’d like to write a web app running on a desktop machine on ...
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SIMPLE setup for RasPi PulseAudio

Setup is new, pretty stock (OSMC). Connected a2dp-app-osmc, mobile & successfully pushing audio (Spotify) to device in a similar fashion as a bluetooth speaker. SWEET :) What I need now is to ...
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Screenly install process

I recently got a Raspberry Pi, and I would like to use it as an advertising media player. My research led me to Screenly but now I want to know if I have install the OS first and repeat the same copy ...
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Do I need to start fresh? I think I messed up X-window

Long story short I can't get my pi 3 B+ to display kodi running on osmc because I jacked up the X-windows possibly? I'm wondering if there is a way for me to reinstall what is creating my GUI going ...
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Run script to setup Socks Proxy on Pi Startup

I'm new to the Pi, and have come across heaps of streams that seem to need you to pair using the same IP before they will play - Openload etc... I read and found you can create a socks proxy that ...
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Raspberry pi Kodi Broken scrapers

I recently tried to add a Music Video to my library on my Raspberry pi running Kodi (more specifically OSMC) and could not get it to add it to the library. After doing some research and hours of ...
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Adding OSMC to my SC card without destroying my loaded Raspbian OS

I reinstalled Raspbian OS many times trying to get the OpenCV libraries up and running. Now I'd like to add OSMC in a seperate partition without lossing the Raspian partition and the previously added ...
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Watchdog service doesn't kick /dev/watchdog in OSMC

I have installed watchdog service on OSMC/Raspberry Pi 3. It starts now automatically, but doesn't touch the /dev/watchdog device. How I check this: ls -l /dev/watchdog crw------- 1 root root 10, ...
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Raspberry pi 3 model b doesn't boot

I recently bought a new pi 3 from a merchant on a platform like ebay. It came as a combo with power supply 2.5A, the board itself, heatsinks and the white and red enclosure box. Everything looks fine ...
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VNC: GDBus Error:org freedesktop.PolicyKit1 Error.Failed;

I have tried looking at all forums on this subject, all of them do not work, also the forums referring to this problem are from 2012 to 2015, out of date information. I am using the latest Raspbian ...
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How to prevent Raspberry pi 3 from auto starting in an operating system after reboot?

Sometimes, I don't like the Raspberry Pi to reboot into the last operating system used automatically , after 10 seconds. I want to be able to either prevent this entirely and/or choose a custom start ...
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Run app / service when screen turns on?

I was wondering if it would be possible to detect when an HDMI screen is turned on, and then launch, say, Kodi? Lets say I want to use the Pi as a server and don't need Kodi to run its UI game loop ...
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Trying to prevent Pi from turning on TV

I'm running OSMC and I'm trying to make it not turn on my LG TV, and only prevent that, with no side effects. So far, the instructions in this question work, except that now I can't use CEC to ...
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arecord does not terminate, even with -d option

I'm using the command line to record sound from a USB webcam, and it is almost working (sound is being recorded), however there is an issue with arecord: even when using the -d (--duration) option, ...
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HDMI problem with Raspberry Pi 3

I bought a Raspberry Pi 3 model B starter kit with an hdmi cable inside. I wanted to create a smart tv using my LG full hd (I don't remember the model). The problem is that when I use OSMC or ...
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How to disable OSMC from turning on TV automatically?

I installed OSMC on my Raspberry Pi as a home media center. However whenever I boot up my Raspberry Pi, it will turn my TV on automatically. Is there a way to disable this behaviour through some ...
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Netflix Addon for Kodi/OSMC

I am using my RaspberryPi 3 for a wile now. I've looked all over the internets if there is any proper Netflix video addon to use. However, most of the addons I came across did not work. The most ...
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Rpi3 power issues: USB,LAN not working, No signal on ACT LED-

I am using Raspberry pi 3 as media center with OSMC on it, it was working fine with 5.2V 2A power supply for about 3 months. But now LAN and USB ports are not working, green LED is also not blinking ...
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Disable the bluetooth on Raspberry Pi 3B in boot config

I am currently trying to setup a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B for my parents to use as a media center. I took an imagine of OSMC that I am using, but I want to disable certain features on boot, including ...
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MediaLink Bluetooth with OSMC (KODI)

I have a bluetooth keyboard bought for tablet usage. Since I lost the dongle, I got the MediaLink bluetooth dongle. I was able to pair it with my laptop but when I plugged-in the dongle to my ...
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LCD 35 Kuman driver on Kodi

Is there a way to use the driver from the 35-inch LCD touchscreen from Kuman? I tried it, but my Raspberry Pi didn't answer with SSH after I installed it. On the HDMI output is a black screen and no ...
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Loading OSMC or openelec

I've tried to load either OSMC or open elec from the Noobs OS page and I'm getting hung up each time. The OSMC task bar loads to 100% then stays there and the download speed drops to 0.2mb/s really ...
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Is there a way to get amp volume using CEC?

I noticed there is volup and voldown in cec-client commands. But how do I know the current level to make the Raspberry Pi adjust it? Or is it possible to set a percentage? I used scan, but it didn't ...
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Video lag with both OSMC and OpenOlec

When I try to play certain videos on my RPi3, it starts lagging and can't play it fluently. It often pauses, so they are unwatchable. Here is a screenshot of the video's encoding. My config.txt is :...
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Youtube Addon needs two logins/apps to be activated

I used the Youtube Addon (v.5.3.6) for a long time without problems. It's running on my Raspberry Pi 3 with OSMC + Kodi 17. But now there is always a strange error, I should Sign in again for two ...
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Mount network drive permanently

it's probably a nooby question, but I got some problems with mounting my Samba Share to my Raspberry Pi with OSMC on it. My Samba Server got the IP: 192.168.178.41 Credentials for the Share: User: ...
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OSMC does not list ALSA output when equalizer plugin configured

I have Raspberry PI 3 with HifiBerry running with OSMC: $ cat /proc/version Linux version 4.4.27-5-osmc (root@vero2a) (gcc version 4.9.2 (Debian 4.9.2-10) ) #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Nov 22 02:23:12 UTC ...
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Pi 3 and AirPlay compatible with lates iOS 10

I have one spare Raspberry Pi 3 and I would like to use it as AirPlay receiving device to stream content from my iOS 10 iPhone to TV. Is there any way how to do it? I was trying using OSMC and ...
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OSMC: how to execute a script with systemd at shutdown

I am really hoping to find some advice here. I am trying to setup a service in systemd that executes a .sh script at shutdown (and only at shutdown, halt and/or poweroff; NOT at reboot) of the the Pi. ...
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Why use openvt when launching app through osmc

Not sure if this is related. but I saw when using OSMC. some shell scripts have something like this: sudo openvt -c 7 -s -f clear I searched the help and it says it executes the command on new ...
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Output sound through HDMI and USB sound card

I have a Raspberry Pi 3, with OSMC installed as its OS. I used to have audio through HDMI and the 3.5mm jack at the same time, allowing me to either listen through the speakers of a TV, or through ...
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The mirror that apt-get is trying to use is down

I'm living in China and am working on getting OSMC up and going. However, when trying to apt-get install anything, it keeps trying to use mirrors.zju.edu.cn, which is down. I know I can edit sources....
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can I dualboot kali and OSMC?

I have RPi 3 currently running the latest distro of kali, but I also want OSMC (or alternative) I can use NOOBS because they have a few OS's but not kali, same goes for berryboot is there any way I ...
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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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Airplay doesn't work on Raspberry pi running OSMC - IOS 9

I am trying to play audio through my Raspberry Pi from my iPhone(running IOS 9). I can see the name of the pi under AirPlay, but it deselects whenever I click on it. I had read that OSMC didn't ...
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Configure the keyboard for console in OSMC

It seems there is no raspi-config in OSMC. So, how can I configure the keyboard layout for the console? (In Kodi it was easy to find, but this doesn't affect the console.) I couldn't find anything ...
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Calibrate the screen for shell sessions

While I certainly want my ssh access to work, for now I'm put back to accessing the shell directly using the wireless keyboard. Unfortunately, the edges are cut: I don't see the first and last two ...
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OSMC installation fail - cannot boot it with three micro sd card

I tried since several hours installing OSMC on RPi2 but after many trials I don't get it booting. I would like to investigate further. I've tried with three micro sd cards and severals methods, here ...
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How can I use fdisk in a bash script?

Hi guys i follow this How can I resize my / (root) partition? and work . But it's possible to make an automate bash script? I have to pass 501760 when ask for start number. Thank you
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Script to restart service

I'm having an issue that hopefully someone will be able to help me with. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 running OSMC, and I run my traffic through a VPN using the openvpn service. Every so often my pi loses ...
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OSMC / Raspberry Pi 2 dual display w/ HDMI and Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 setup with OSMC media center running. It works great. I can use either HDMI or the 7" Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display. With one display or the other it works great! However, ...
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Installing OSMC as an executable instead of OS

I'm using the RPi3 with one SD-card. I run Raspbian Jessie Lite from it and use it to build several projects. Recently I wanted to start using the same Pi as a mini media server. I think I'll really ...