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Rebranded name for XBMC (Xbox Media Center) is now Kodi, an open source cross platform HTPC program with a 10-foot user interface.

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OSMC automatic video looper issue

I am having tough time figuring this out. I would like to achieve the following: When I launch my raspberry pi 3 (running OSMC player) to start running a video and loop it forever. No menu, no nothing,...
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No sound in kodi after upgrade to Fedora 30

I run Fedora Server on my htpc (Intel NUC7i3BNK). It has no desktop environment installed, it just starts xinit and the kodi-standalone binary. Until today this worked like a charm. But today I ...
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KODI device reboots when playing a large MP3 playlist…just play smaller lists?

I have an older Raspberry PI with LibreElec and KODI Krypton installed on it. I only use it to play MP3 files that I have ripped from my collection of 300+ CDs. I generally leave the device running 24/...
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How to start a service at startup

I am using Ubuntu Server to make a Kodi box. I'm using kodi-standalone-service to do so. I have made a shell script (sudo -S <<< "password" systemctl start kodi) to start kodi. When I run it ...
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Kodi HDMI-CEC right-click with TV remote without such button [closed]

Normally you control Kodi (I'm using LibreELEC) with left-clicks and right-clicks with special buttons on your TV remote through HDMI-CEC. My new Samsung TV has a minimalistic remote that has a left-...
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LibreELEC Kodi HDMI colors washed out

I use Kodi on LibreELEC on a Raspberry Pi 3 connected to a high-end Samsung television set with HDMI. The TV is generally working well for other sources, but Kodi's colors look washed out. Everything ...
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Add subtitle font in Kodi

I don't like the available subtitle fonts in Kodi and want to add my own .ttf file. How do you do that? I use both OSMC and LibreELEC.
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Use custom font for Kodi Estuary UI

I'm trying to figure out how to change the UI font on Kodi with Estuary (the default skin) installed on LibreELEC and OSMC. I have a mynewfont.ttf font file I want to use.
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Is it possible for my media devices to stream from my computer if bitlocker is turned on?

If i activate bitlocker on my computer hard drives will my boxeebox or kodi still be able to access my files over my home network ?
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Get details on a Network Location configuration

I have Kodi running on a Raspberry Pi 3 (LibreELEC OS). On my Windows 10 PC, in This PC, I can access Kodi's library under Network Locations: But the thing is, I don't know the protocol nor the ...
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AirParrot2 (Screen mirroring software) - Unable to connect to Kodi device

Introduction What I am trying to do is mirror my Windows 10 screen to my TV in another room. I have Kodi installed on a raspberry pi that is connected to this TV. Kodi supports apple airplay. I have ...
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How can I cast/fling media to a Plex for Kodi target?

On the Plex website https://www.plex.tv/apps/computer/kodi/# With the Plex for Kodi add-on, you get the Kodi experience for your big screen, powered by Plex Media Server, and enabling you to ...
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New Skin on Kodi Unusable - How to Reset or Change?

I switched to a new skin (Titan) with Kodi (17.1) running on OpenELEC (8.0.0). Once I dropped out of the system config menu though all I got was a blank screen. I could hear the remote moving things ...
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duplicate files on emby and squeezeserver

My data file system is zfs and I'm running linux mint. I had a buffalo nas that failed. After recovery I was able to save most of my files to a mirrored zfs on my computer. Something went wrong. Now ...
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Kodi font configure - ASUS NAS

I have worked my way into a corner, trying to configure Kodi. Background: Brand new NAS, AS6104T. Installed Kodi, to allow spouse to watch her TV dramas on Youtube. The shows are from Thailand, so a ...
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Increase number of movies list on kodi using estuary skin

I am wondering if I can increase number of items per page in the movie section on kodi krypton. Any suggestion would be great help.
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Touch not working in kodi with waveshare 10.1 inch capacitive touch screen lcd

I bought this lcd screen http://www.waveshare.com/wiki/10.1inch_HDMI_LCD_(H)_(with_case) for my raspberry pi 3. This screen has a usb capacitive touch input. I installed kodi 15 under raspbian os ...
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Psexec to windows server 2012 only starts process, not GUI

I need to run a program called Kodi in windows server 2012 from another machine, The startkodi.bat itself works correctly in the win server machine C:\PSTools\psexec -u Administrator -p 123456 \\192....
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Emulating a Chromecast on a Windows desktop

I am aware of the settings that allow Windows Media Player to become a DLNA receiver and the ability enable UPnP on Kodi (which is my current setup). What I would like to do is have the native ...
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Why can I ssh by name to one LAN device, but not another?

I am looking for an explanation on something probably stupid but that I can’t find immediately on Internet. Situation: Classic home LAN. Network: 192.168.1.0/24 No DNS server. I installed 2 ...
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Can't launch Kodi - No display found + few simple questions

I installed kodi on my bananian, a variation of debian, on banana pro via apt-get. I can't launch it tough. As the title states, in the error log file it says: ERROR: GLX Error: No Display found. ...
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How to set audio device priority

I have problem with my audio devices in my computer. I have 3 audio devices: PC Speakers, Headphones, TV Output. I want to switch between them automatically by this rule: If the headphones are ...
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Add user permission for /media/myDrive directory

I'm using RaspberryPi and Raspbian distribution. Additionally I have installed Kodi and set it up to auto start. I have problems with setting permission to /media/myDrive directory. It's because od ...
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trying to copy an application folder to different user

im new to the community and in a rush to get things going so... forgive me for me if it becomes weird.. im trying to copy a folder of an app (kodi) to a new user on my machine. after trying to ...
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Starting xbmc fails with TV connected, “unable to create GUI”

I got an Banana Pi with Bananian running on it. I installed xbmc on it. When I connect my Banana Pi to my TV with a HDMI cable it shows an TTY as expected. When I try to run xinit /usr/bin/xbmc --...
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Get rid of 'One or more items failed to play. Check the log file for details.' in XBMC

the question is simple. How to get rid of this dialog message in Kodi (xmbc)? The developers refuse to fix this, and this message happens every time when the streaming playlist contains a few ...
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Disable Kodi notifications

I'm using Kodi within OpenElec, running from my Raspberry PI. I run this without a monitor, and control it using the Kodi Kore application from my tablet (music only). However sometimes Kodi freezes ...
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Can I play videos FROM PC on Phone

I have installed Kodi, and my question is: Is it possible to play videos from computer to my phone? I mean kodi running on PC and on my phone plays videos from my PC hard drive as streamed accross ...
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Stream from PC to Kodi (xbmc)

Does anybody know is it possible to stream movie from PC (using VLC or similar) .. to Kodi (XBMC) .. perhaps via AirPlay or something similar ? .. I want to be able to push stream from PC to Kodi (...
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Ubuntu Server with X11 minimal instalation for KODI

im trying to install minimal Ubuntu Server 15.04 with X11 and functional KODI. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi xinit xorg xserver-xorg-video-...
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XBMC/Kodi Default Volume

Kodi (formerly XBMC) seems to use a global setting for volume level, so when it goes to the next episode, it stops using whatever I've recently adjusted it to and goes back to the default volume level....
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Can't see russian subtitles the right way in Kodi

I use Kodi on Windows 7, to see movies. I would like to see subtitles in Russian but I see them in gibberish (Hebrew characters). How do I set Kodi for my PC, to be able to display the Russian ...
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Can I run 2 sessions with 2 displays on windows server 2008 R2?

Can I connect 2 displays to my PC and configure it to log in under 2 different accounts and show them on different displays? My goal is to connect 2 TVs to 1 PC and run different media servers (xbmc/...
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Live TV streaming with Tvheadend works fine on laptop, but not on home server

I have a DVB-T TV tuner USB dongle (Afatech AF9013/AF9015) which I'm using in conjunction with the latest version of Tvheadened and the latest stable build of Kodi. I ultimately want my small home ...
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KODI remote isn't working

I'm trying to correctly configure KORE, the official Kodi Remote app for Android, but I'm unable to do so. My copy of Kodi is installed on a laptop with openSUSE as a base system, and both it and my ...
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Kodi not updating video tags correctly

I'm using Kodi 14.2 Helix and also using tinymediamanager to manage my library. I'm adding tags to some movies and tv-shows to be able to filter some lists. NFO files seem correct, they have the ...
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XBMC unable to connect via SFTP to server

I have a raspberry pi xbmc server set up at home that I use to stream videos over my local network, but I'd like to be able to stream videos over the internet. I am able to SSH and SFTP into my ...
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Remote or wireless access to XBMC (android box or RPi) from Win8 PC

I am trying to gather information on setting up an XBMC Android TV box (or using RPi) and I am looking to what I want to do with it since it will replace me home video server. With My home server I ...
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My devices cannot see my dlna media center

I installed XBMC on my iMac to host as a media center. I enabled UPnP in XBMC. However my BD player cannot see any media center (it can see the Mac as a computer). I know the BD player support dlna. ...
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XBMC: How to share only the librarys between 2 PCs?

So that's it, how do I do that? I mean, yes, I know how to share my library between 2 or more PCs but it also shares the Watch states and resume points and I don't want that. I want to share the ...
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Running XBMC UPnP Server without keeping XBMC open

I have a few PCs at home, one of them, and HTPC, is connected to a storage device that holds most of my media. It's also connected to a TV, and I use XBMC on it to watch movies and TV shows. I ...
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Windows Fonts and Colors on HDTV (Plasma)

I've noticed that my fonts are difficult to read and the colors look a little bit off on my plasma TV connected to a windows 7 or windows 8 computer. I've adjusted the resolution and size of the fonts,...
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Task scheduler not executing argument

I am trying to run a program called the renamer that helps to move and rename files for my XBMC setup as a scheduled task (Win7 x64 HyperV VM on Domain). My current process is to run the program ...
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How do I remove the artist photo from the background of a fullscreen visualization in XBMC/Kodi?

When listening to music on XBMC/Kodi, if you click Fullscreen there's a picture in the background of the visualization. How do I remove that album art or whatever it is?
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Can I setup XBMC to automatically detect media without saving them into specific directories?

I've recently upgraded an old HTPC box and in the process switched from the Boxee Windows app to the latest version of XBMC (12.3). I've found the process to be a really mixed bag. While Boxee hadn't ...
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How to Stop Windows Media Center remote from controlling XBox 360 *AND* XBMC?

I have an XBMC PC (Windows 7) setup to my TV, along with an XBox 360. As to be expected the remote control sends signals to both the Xbox and XBMC PC, which is problematic as I will sometimes go back ...
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wake laptop over hdmi from tv?

I have XBMC setup on my laptop, which is connected to my tv via an HDMI cable. On the laptop I am running ubuntu 13.10. Would it be possible to have my laptop sleep and wake depending on whether the ...
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Pixelated MKV x264 playback

EDIT: MY problem turned out to be corrupt files on my unraid server due to a bad RAM chip on the server. I have ~100 movies in x264 mkv with file sizes between 8-15GB. All of them display the ...
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Preventing XBMC from shutting down

I have an ubuntu server with XBMC installed and the server connected to a TV via an HDMI cable. To launch XBMC I am running the command: sudo init xbmc By using ssh to remote to the server and then ...
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Low quality playback in XBMC

I have VLC on my pc which I used to use for watching shows, but I've recently switched to using XBMC so I can stream things/control my pc from my phone, but I've noticed that XBMC has a much lower ...