Questions tagged [raspbmc]

Raspbmc is a minimal Linux distribution based on Debian that brings XBMC to your Raspberry Pi. It is now succeeded by OSMC. Questions here should be related to the distribution, whether it be setup or run time.

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save the serial data in text file raspbian

i want to save my serial data in text file ... how can i i do it ? i m using the following code: import serial import time port = serial.Serial("/dev/ttyAMA0", baudrate=600, timeout= 3.0) while ...
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RASPBMC Web Server Control Via Kodi iOS App

I am using the Kodi app to control the media centre perfectly fine. However when the Raspberry Pi reboots it will no longer connect. A fix for this is to toggle the setting in RASPBMC to allow ...
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Make display go to sleep

I'm using Raspbmc. I'd like the display to actually go to sleep (not simply just screensaver) after 15 minutes, but I can't seem to find any option for that in the settings. Am I missing something?
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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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Keyboard not detected

I'm having an issue with my RP where my keyboard is not detected. I have raspbmc installed on my SD card. Pressing any keyboard keys has absolutely no effect. I first thought it was a power problem ...
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Is it possible to install Raspbmc without a wired internet connection?

I don't have a wired internet connection and I was wondering if it would be possible to install the latest version onto the SD card? Alternatively I tried bridging my laptop's wireless connection ...
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Virtual machine from SD card

I'm currently trying to make some changes to my Raspbmc Raspberry Pi which I'm continually screwing up. For this reason I've invested in a second SD card. This is my 'test' card, with which I make ...
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Stuck at 100% on the Noobs Installer

I loaded the Noobs installer on my Raspberry Pi (B+ Model), then chose for both Raspbian & Raspbmc to be installed. I've been waiting for a long time now, it's on 100% and not doing anything (...
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Raspberry Pi has big red R on screen frozen

I just installed Raspbian (through the NOOBS_V1_2.zip) and it worked fine. I tried setting up RaspBNC through the command line and it seemed like it worked OK and I restarted my Raspberry Pi but then ...
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Transmission: permission denied on USB disk

I have Raspberry Pi running RaspBMC with a WD MyBook connected using USB. The drive is automatically mounted to /media/My Book. I have created a folder /media/My Book/downloads and I have set ...
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Passwordless SSH isn't working

I have Raspbmc installed and I'm trying to get passwordless ssh working. I've copied over my public key, put is in ~/.ssh/authorized_keys2, and set the permissions to 600. However, I'm still getting ...
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How do I force the Raspberry Pi to turn on HDMI?

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbmc connected through HDMI to a dumb HDTV. (Does not support HDMI-CEC). If I power on both the TV (both at source and display through remote) and Raspbmc at the same ...
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CEC wake up command

When I boot my Raspberry my TV gets woken up over CEC. Is there a way to send the wake up signal using shell so I could use cronjob to start my TV every morning at 7, for example?
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Cannot find package openjdk-7-jre

I am trying to install JDownloader on my raspberry pi who have osmc (debian) as a OS. I am trying to install run below command sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre and it says ...
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My Kodi was working fine then it stopped working.

Kodi was working fine then it stopped working. I tried to reinstall Kodi on a new SD card but NOOBS ver 1.9 does not have OpenELEC in it. How do I get Kodi back?
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SD Card No Memory

I bought a Raspberry Pi Starter kit online (and it came with a sd card), and had it running Raspbian. I then went and installed Rasbmc on it and I corrupted my SD Card. I wiped it clear and then ...
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Minimize Kodi to run full screen X on OSMC Alpha 4

I am running OSMC Alpha 4 on my new Raspberry Pi 2. This comes with Kodi v14 (Helix), which auto-runs at boot. I can run an X application (xclock for example) after first killing Kodi with pkill ...
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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 possible to view your network connection speed in RaspBMC?

I've set up RaspBMC with a D-Link DWA-125 and everything appear to be working except for playing the videos residing at the far end of the house. I'm pretty damn sure this is due to the room 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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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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PS4 HDMI Video Streaming via Upnp for access on other devices

The Raspberry pi is a real awesome device and I have completed a couple of great projects which mainly revolves around my sweet media center complete with mood lighting. I am using a Raspberry Pi B+ ...
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How can I change the locale?

I'm having problems displaying some of "special" characters via SSH running Raspbmc, such as the ellipsis ("…") and Asian characters. Both are displayed as "?". I'm not ...
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How to enable transmission-daemon start at startup?

I have transmission-daemon installed and running. I have to go and start it manually after each restart, though. I have been reading up on upstart and such, but still am not able to get transmission-...
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eth0 interface not starting on boot

I'm running lastest Raspbmc on Raspberry Pi B+. NetworkManager is removed and purged. I have USB wireless dongle which works perfectly and starts on boot. After reboot only lo and ra0 interfaces are ...
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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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How can my Raspberry Pi turn on/off my Samsung TV

I want to be able to turn my Samsung TV on (and off) the raspberry pi is hooked up to my TV via a HDMI cable. My cousin already did this with other Tv and it worked, but with the Samsung seems not to ...
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Is it possible to install old versions of Raspbmc?

During several months the Raspbmc over my Raspberry pi worked fantastic, but with the two last updates, the raspberry have become unitilizable: With the update of 04/14, the ssh service was unusable ...
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How do I install/get the Flash player on Raspberry Pi?

I have tried every OS I can think of/am able to install (Windows 3, Android, and Debian, as well as XBMC). I have tried to install every Flash player - I could find. I have also downloaded multiple ...
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Raspmbc send CEC commands without CEC adapter?

My master plan is to be able to send CEC commands from my pi running raspbmc to do things such as turn on/off the tv as well as other devices connected to the TV. Then I will be adding voice ...
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Alternatives to Raspberry PI

I know this question may have been asked before. I just want to know if there are any alternatives to the Raspberry Pi. I want to use it as an XMBC station, but the reviews tell me that it's a bit ...
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Use Raspberry Pi as NAS and Media Center (OpenELEC, RaspBMC,..)

I want to use my raspberry pi as a NAS and media center. I have a Samsung smart TV and today I start my computer and watch films over DLNA. I want to attach the Raspberry Pi with a USB HDD to the ...
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RaspBMC default password for SSH

I installed RaspBMC and tried the default password for SSH: user pi passwd rasberry But I'm getting access denied. Does anyone know what the issue could be?
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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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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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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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How to stream Internet videos (e.g. Netflix) on a Rasberry Pi media player?

I want to be able to play videos from sites such as Netflix, BBC iplayer, movies4k, putlocker etc. I will be using the raspbmc or openElec distro. Is this possible? And if it is how do I go about ...
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Why ACT led is blinking and raspberry not booting?

I have a Raspberry Pi (Model B) with a 8GB SD card, and Rasbpmc installed. Suddenly, one day, it not boot and have these symptoms: Red Led is ON Green Led (ACT) is blinking A rainbow screen is shown ...
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Transmission not reloading after reboot

I'm wondering whether any of you good people can help me, I'm attempting to set up transmission on a pi running raspbmc. I've got it all set up, everything seems fine but after a reboot it doesn't ...
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Raspbmc - can the command-line be accessed from within the GUI?

In Raspbmc, I can get to the terminal command-line by hitting the GUI "Power off" button, choosing Exit and then hitting Esc on the attached keyboard. My question is: can I get to the command-line ...
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Running “sudo dpkg --configure -a” fails

I set up RaspBMC on my Pi. I had a broken repo, so I SSH'd into it and ran sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade to fix it. From that, I get E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run '...
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my hard drive makes a clicking beeping sound when conected to Pi,but works fine on laptop?

when i connect my hard drive to my raspberry pi it makes like a clicking beeping sound and i cant use my mouse to access my films and the like,but if i connect hard drive to my laptop it works fine. ...
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RaspBMC and OpenVPN: block traffic except VPN with IPTables

Current status: OpenVPN is up and runnning, ifconfig shows eth0, lo, tun0. To be achieved: Temporarily blocking all traffic via calling a bash script except all traffic in home network and all ...
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Raspberry Pi shows up rainbow screen on my VGA monitor, touch screen works fine

Monitor looks like this: I am new to configuring Raspberry pi with VGA monitor. My monitors resolution is 1366x768 I did the below configuration to my config.txt file # Force the monitor to HDMI ...
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Compiling TV Card Drivers on Raspberry Pi 2

I own an August DVB-T208 Freeview TV Receiver. I would love to attach this tuner to a Raspberry Pi running OSMC. However, on the drivers page on their website, there are Linux drivers for this device ...
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Ideal Handbrake x264 settings for encoding videos

What are the ideal settings to take advantage of the hardware decode abilities of the processor and still steer clear of any features that would require software decode or inability to correctly ...
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Are there any issues changing default username in Raspbian or Raspbmc?

I know that security by obscurity is not real security, however, why make it easy by keeping a well known username such as "pi". Therefore, what are the implications to changing the username of "pi" ...
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No network found on new Pi 2 but works fine with B+

I have two raspberry pis. A model B+ and a new series 2. I have a home network on a windows 8 machine I have 3 external drives attached to the Pi, and with the B+ it works fine, I can transfer movies ...
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Stream (or Airplay) between 2 Raspberry Pi's?

I have 2 Raspberry Pi's, 1 is on one side of the apartment, the other is on the other side of the building. The fist is connected via wire, the other via wireless, all - of course - connected to the ...
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Output Audio To Sony Gold Wireless Headset (Non Bluetooth)

Im fairly new to the linux scene. I've had a Pi for quite some time and primarily use it with XBMC as I've converted all of my physical media to digital. I have a pair of Sony Playstation Gold ...

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