Questions tagged [kodi]

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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Access media collection with metadata over DLNA

I've got a big media collection on my main PC, and would like to be able to watch it on different devices (TV, laptop), without having to manually copy files around. A good way to do this seems to be ...
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raspberry pi openelec: how to connect via wifi with an ssid with spaces and special characters

device: Raspberry Pi Mod. B Rev 2.0 512 MB RAM wifi stick: EDIMAX EW-7811UN Wireless USB Adapter, 150 Mbit/s OS: openelec (XBMC) ssid: FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 How can I connect to wireless lan with a ...
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VLC stream with input options

I'm trying to stream in CVLC for XBMC. My problem is that I can't, because I'm not just using a file stream, but rather a Decklink protocol, and I need input options. I can't find any resources on how ...
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Can Windows XP supply media to Kodi?

I have a HTPC with XP (~ see below) and I just installed Kodi on a Raspberry Pi (LibreELEC). A quick try with SMB didn't work, and I thought I recalled that WannaCry caused Microsoft to disable SMB, ...
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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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Access MacZFS via network from XBMC

I have a ZFS RAID (zpool with three drives) hooked up to my Mac that I want to share in my LAN so that the XBMC client on my OUYA console hooked up to the television can read the drive and use it to ...
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How can I share the XBMC video library in two OSes, in the same computer?

I dual boot, and that would be very nice. I use Windows 7 and Crunchbang Linux by the way. I googled this question and all I got was how to sync the library between two devices - and that's not what ...
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XBMC Live with NVIDIA ION2 no 720p or 1080p options

I installed XBMC live onto an older NVIDIA ION system (the series with a 1.6GHz CPU) without any problems. XBMC gave me the 1080p and 720p options for video playback and everything worked fine. Now I'...
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Get Apple Remote (Unibody) working on Linux?

Has anyone managed to get a newer Apple Remote (Unibody, aluminium design) working on Linux? What IR Receiver are people using? I had no luck with the ones I tried...
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catching the URL from a streaming video/audio

I am trying to get the url of a live stream (from this German IPTV) in order to watch it using VLC and with Kodi, but instead of a .m3u8 file like usual, I am getting a .mpd file and its associated ....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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XBMC Television Show Naming Convention

I use this naming convention for my television shows, and XBMC used to work with this just fine until I upgraded to the latest version. (Note: bold items are folders) Television 3rd Rock From the ...
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XBMC Standalone advancedsettings.xml path

I am using XBMC standalone (i.e.) systemctl enable xbmc.service I cannot figure out where to store the advancedsettings.xml file in this scenario. According to the XBMC Wiki, it should be in ~/.xbmc/...
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WIndows 8 BSOD XBMC

I am receiving frequent BSODs in Windows 8, which are either BAD_POOL_HEADER or DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION but it only happens after XBMC has been running. WhoCrashed and told me this: System ...
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How can I force XBMC to delete a file when removing it from the library?

I'm using XBMC on Windows 7 with the default skin. Lately I can not delete the video files. When pressing DEL, a confirmation popup comes up, click yes, but the file remains there. A week ago it was ...
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Recording CCI-flagged content with CableCARD tuner to NAS drive

Has anyone been able to record CCI 0x02 programming to a NAS drive with a CableCARD tuner, like Ceton's InfiniTV or the Hauppauge WinTV DCR-2650? And have any ARGUS TV or PseudoTV deployments with ...
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Running XMBC 12 off a stick, sans HDD

I have a laptop whose hard drive is toast, so I'm booting XBMC off a stick. It works fine, but I would like to not have to manually intervene halfway through booting up to tell it to Try Ubuntu, ...
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Can I prevent my power saving from activating when XBMC is running but doesn't have focus?

This seems contrary to what most people want, but I've got a somewhat different setup. I have my desktop computer hooked up to my HDTV as a second screen - I don't always have it turned on in that ...
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Stream music from XBMC to iTunes over local network

I'm looking for a simple way to get iTunes to either: See a remote directory as part of its library. I store my music on my server (locally), but would want to listen to it from my mac through iTunes....
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Why don't the play/stop/etc buttons on my XBMC Android remote app work?

I've installed the official XBMC Remote on my Android phone to communicate to my XBMC instance on our Windows 7 HTPC. I can browse and select videos with no issues, and the video starts playing on ...
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XBMC remote control key repeat

Those who have used XBMC with a WiFi remote, such as an Android or iOS device with the official XBMC remote apps, have probably seen this at one time or another: your remote stops working, when you ...
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How to quickly switch between “webcam preview” and XBMC?

I've build a dedicated PC for use in Dental Clinic, but I found out that it's very difficult to setup the computer "idiot-proof" enough. It has to do 2 simple things: show live preview from intra-...
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Antec Fusion Black (iMON) LCD won't turn off on system shutdown, blacklight is still on, and I cant suspend either

I've been struggling a while with getting the iMON LCD/IR-receiver on my Antec Fusion Black case to shutdown together with the system (XBMC Live 10 - Ubuntu based). But it won't. When it's turned off ...
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XBMC launching external applications full screen

Running xbmc-standalone (Eden) on Ubuntu server edition 12.04 (no gnome/kde/etc...). When launching another application via 'advanced launcher' or other launcher add-on XBMC goes into a 'windowed mode'...
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XBMC won't load any plugins and the browse plugins are not there

I've installed the latest svn build of XBMC on Ubuntu using ppa:team-xbmc-svn/ppa Works nicely, except for plugins, which don't work at all. My plugins in ~/.xbmc/plugins/video is not there, and ...
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How to disable mouse in Kodi 18.5?

I need to disable the mouse in Kodi as I use the mouse buttons for another task (in a CLI background process). I disabled Settings | System | Input | Enable mouse and touch screen support. The mouse ...
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ZIP archive or MP4 container to save clusters?

For exchange and travel, I have an external USB HDD with a single partition (for compatibility with specific devices, e. g. a smart TV). Most of the existing content are video files between c. 100 MB ...
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No sound with Stremio / Kodi

I installed Kodi in the past which worked fine (including audio). After a reinstall of my PC I reinstalled Kodi and everything works except I do not have sound. I have sound on all other programs so ...
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Kodi on raspberry pi 4 sound startup settings

This is a bit of a long story.. I´m using the service librespot on Libreelec, a kodi version, that adds a Spotify listener to Kodi. It works as it should, except for one small detail: When using ...
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How to make a simple bunch of video files viewable by Kodi

I have OSMC/Kodi on Raspberry Pi 3 and Windows file share with video files on another computer. In order to show at least anything Kodi expects me to re-organize my video files and folders in a ...
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Stopping KODI from autostarting on boot

I've been searching online for how to stop KODI from autostarting. I can't see (or find) anything in systemd etc. Any suggestions on how to stop the autostart?
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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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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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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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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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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. ...