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Raspberry Pi 3, wifi goes to sleep?

To stop your wifi from go to sleep after idle for awhile, you need to disable its power management. Edit file /etc/network/interfaces Assume you Pi connect to network through wlan0. Add new line ...
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Raspberry Pi 3, wifi goes to sleep?

Editing /etc/network/interfaces no longer works in Raspbian, as TSGames commented in the most upvoted answer. Instead, you can use /sbin/iw wlan0 get power_save to read the current power save state, ...
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Opening Terminal From Kodi (OpenELEC)

To the best of my knowledge there is no terminal access in OpenELEC. There is, per Ghanima's comment above, an Exit option and terminal access in vanilla Kodi on Raspbian, but not in OpenELEC. The ...
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Trying to force OpenELEC to keep HDMI on, but fs is readonly

I just installed OpenElec on a Pi 3, and it puts the partition that is normally mounted as /boot on other distributions as /flash. OpenELEC:~ # df | grep p1 /dev/mmcblk0p1 524008 151736 ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 working as Apple TV

There is this: https://github.com/FD-/RPiPlay I tried doing screen mirroring from mac and iPhone, and played some videos from image gallery. Don't know how suitable for streaming video apps (nflx, ...
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Kodi on Raspbian vs. Kodi on OpenELEC

The following thread on the RPi forums discusses some differences between OpenELEC+Kodi and Raspbian+Kodi. According to that discussion, a key difference is the memory split in Raspbian. Essentially, ...
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Add RasPlex to existing Raspbian install?

(Posting a self-answer with my results so far, since nobody has answered yet). Firstly there's no simple way to turn a single-boot NOOBS into a dual boot. You had to have selected the dualboot when ...
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CEC complaining without monitor

From Disable CEC: http://elinux.org/RPiconfig Add hdmi_ignore_cec=1 to /boot/config.txt I thought CEC doesn't do anything anyway unless running something like XBMC. But I have both a Pi ...
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SSH not working on OpenElec Frodo

The easiest way for me (I use the RaspberryPi headless, i.e. without monitor/television connected, was to: turn the RaspberryPi off, take the SDcard and put it into my card reader at my PC. There I ...
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How do I turn on my Raspberry Pi after shutdown?

Connect your Pi's to a PoE switch and simply disable and then re-enable the port of the Pi you want to bring back up. I just VPN into my network and access the PoE switch on it's local IP and start ...
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How do I get RCA video out of OpenELEC/LibreELEC?

An easier way: Take out the SD card from RPi, mount it on a PC (or any Operating System), do the editing, unmount the SD card and go back to RPi.
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Buffering issues with kodi (on openelec)

EDIT (12/2017) Kodi v17 renamed and relocated tags in advancedsetting.xml <cachemembuffersize> renamed to <memorysize> <readbufferfactor> renamed to <readfactor> AND they'...
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Pi camera Openelec

Yup. From OpenELEC's main menu select the following: System Settings Add-ons Install from repository OpenELEC Add-ons (official) Add-on repository OpenELEC Add-ons (unofficial) This should install ...
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Find IR codes for a LIRC remote

I got an universal remote and recorded it with irrecord. Here is the config: # Please make this file available to others # by sending it to <[email protected]> # # this config file was ...
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Change openelec settings via ssh?

From Kodi's docs on the web interface: Method 1 / guisettings.xml Edit the guisettings.xml file in the userdata folder and look for the following settings under <services>, and make sure ...
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No /etc-Folder in .img-File

libreELEC uses a squashfs filesystem. This is a compressed read only filesystem. Because it is a sophisticated Linux method, I don't believe that you can manage it with MS Windows in any way. You ...
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LibreELEC startup with LAN excludes WLAN

Connecting two interfaces eth0 and wlan0 to the same router is possible. They will get different ip addresses from the same subnet they are connected to if you use a DHCP server on your network. But ...
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Cannot start openELEC on Raspberry Pi 3B+

Apparently, as of today, 8th January 2019, OpenELEC does not "support" the Raspberry Pi 3B+ LibreELEC on the other hand does. It's a very similar Kodi implementation to OpenELEC, but seems to be more ...
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Raspberry Pi Display issues on TV

Just posting this comment if it helps anyone else, after doing more research; So unlike a normal PC, the Pi doesn't have a BIOS/UEFI. But the Pi does have a config.txt file that holds some of this ...
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Raspberry Pi Display issues on TV

I had the same issue before. The issue is the monitor. It is too old to support the Raspberry Pi 4's input. As far as I know, I don't think you can change the settings to fix this. Try using newer ...
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Why is my Raspberry Pi 3 endlessly rebooting?

This can happen if the power supply is failing to output 4.5v and less than the needed amperage. If you have another power supply, I would try that.
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Harddrive install with Noobs?

I have a NOOBS system card with Raspbian on the hard disk. pi@RPi0:~ $ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sdb 8:16 0 931.5G 0 disk └─sdb1 8:17 0 931.5G 0 ...
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openelec to libreelec update not working

I fixed it. In my case I was using Berryboot. The thing is that Berryboot uses the same kernel for all your OS. I switched to PINN (enhanced version of NOOBS) and it worked ok.
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Opening Terminal From Kodi (OpenELEC)

type CTRL-ALT-F3 to bring up a terminal window. to exit it, it's CTRL-ALT-F1 (I believe, try others if that doesnt work)
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spotify-app under Kodi (LibreElec)

By using a the spotify plugin for a computer with Kodi, I signed in to spotify and a file named "USERNAME.cache" got created under .kodi/userdata/addon_data/plugin.audio.spotify" I copied this file ...
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Can you script Kodi (eg. Openelec) configuration such as upon a new deploy?

Per the advice on Kodi's documentation for backing up: Nearly all of Kodi's settings are stored in the userdata folder. Some files, such as add-ons that are not included by default, are stored in ...
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Lagging/Stuttering video on Local HDD

After updating from 6.0.3 to 6.95.3 and cleaning my library my problem was solved. The episodes are playing flawlessly now.
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Error Mounting NOOBs partitions (Raspbian + Libreelec)

I found a work around for this mounting the sector directly bypassing the partition table. It's not ideal but it works. Thanks @procount over at the raspberrypi.org forum for pointing me to the MBR/...
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Buffering issues with kodi (on openelec)

I am running Pi 3 with OpenElec on it and I ran into lots of buffering issues as well. I was streaming to it over Wi-Fi as I figured it was right next to the router and shouldn't have any issues. ...
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