XBMC, or Xbox Media Center, is a cross-platform media center with an attractive graphical interface with many features, such as being able to see the weather in the top right-hand corner of the screen. See XBMC.org for more information.

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Kodibuntu Resolution Problems

I am running Kodiubuntu. I posted a similar question before but that answer did not work for kodibuntu. I did follow the instructions from the other post and that worked fine in the Lubuntu desktop ...
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Cannot restore HDMI input after switching sources HDMI switch

I have a 5 port Kinivo HDMI switch that connects several devices. One of the devices is an HTPC running Kodibuntu (Ubuntu 14.04 at the core). When I start it up with the switch selected on its port, ...
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How to use XBMC as a PVR?

I would like to learn to use the PVR feature with Kodi? I see that there is additional features to use, but I am not sure how to use them? I have a laptop with 500gb of memory.
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Can I toggle between XBMC and my Ubuntu Desktop?

Can I toggle between XBMC and my Ubuntu Desktop? I would like to be able to go back and forth between either....
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XBMC, caused 15.04 gnome to crash and corrupt boot up

I was running 15.04 velvet with Gnome, when I installed XBMC and attempted to load my video library Ubuntu crashed which somehow corrupted the boot sequence and give a" 1.574824] ACPI PCC probe ...
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Sound cuts out intermittently on all sound players EXCEPT Spotify

I have been running XBMC successfully for years on the same PC. I moved house and the PC seems to have suffered: Whereas XBMC used to play properly and predictably, it now cuts out intermittently as ...
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XBMC takes over my account at login

At login in when I enter my password, "XBMC" pops up instead. prior to that ubuntu was not accepting my password at all. it would not say it was incorrect, just return to login. It would allow me to ...
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Is XBMC/Kodi compatible with Xubuntu?

I installed xbmc and for reasons not quite clear to me, the friggin application won't play. The KODI screen pops up for a few seconds, then disappears. The xbmc or kodi icon doesn't appear in the list ...
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How can I install XBMC Gotham?

I wanna install XBMC Gotham (not a newer or older version!!!) on Lubuntu 15.04, without manually compiling it. How can I do that?
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Logging in using custom window in Kodi addon gives segmentation fault

I have developed a Kodi 14 addon to show list of books for which I require user to log in first I did it using simple Dailogwindow on kodi which worked well but when i did the same thing using custom ...
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intel 855gme-xbmc not working

I have an ancient Toshiba satellite a50-111 which I recently revived with a new hdd. I am running ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that I cannot run the latest xbmc (Kodi). I see that there is no 3d ...
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Kodi package problems after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04: libsdl2 not found

After my HTPC system upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 I can't seem to install Kodi. I run sudo apt-add-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi kodi-bin And ...
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Shutting down after XBMC deinstallation

I tried to use XBMC on my ubuntu. After usage XBMC i get such problem: When I press "gear" in top right corner and click "Shutdown" it makes "Log out". And I land at select user screen. So i need to ...
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Accessing XBMC on a computer withssh server

I have XBMC installed on an Ubuntu computer (as a program, not "Kodibuntu"). The Android remote app for XBMC is not able to connect to the server even after I disable the firewall. I suspect this is ...
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Is there an Ubuntu upnp interface or api for XBMC/KODI?

I am in the process of developing a voice controlled home automation system, a big part of which is my media center...currently XBMC running a Rasberry Pi, soon to be Kodi running on a Rasberry Pi 2. ...
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How do I use a XBOX 360 Controller as remote controle for my Xbmc?

i managed to use my Xbox 360 wireless controller and even test it via jstest-gtk. I used this 'How to' to get my controller working. How do I get an XBOX 360 controller working? I tried the guide ...
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How use built-in InfraRed in Ubuntu

I am sure that my computer has InfraRed sensor, because always i use my tv remote it blinks, and it's not HDMI CEC, because even if I disconnect HDMI cable it is able to detect InfraReds. My ...
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Multiple Displays on All in one Touch Screen

My question may have been previously addressed but I wasn't able to find it. I'm new to Linux so this could be a noob question. I have an Asus All-in-one touch screen that I recently installed Ubuntu ...
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How i can switch to ubuntu mode from xbmc koi

I select the xbmc default mode via switch user. Now my computer direct me to xbmc. I want to switch to my default ubuntu desktop. I tried to exit but it starts again in xbmc. Can someone help me ...
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What is the Yatse alternative for a PC?

I have setup OpenElec on my raspberry pi and when I browse the files locally stored on my android device I can choose to Play on Media Center through the Yatse app. This way I can stream local files, ...
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how to run kod with root permission at startup (ubuntu 4.10)

I managed to autostart kobi in ubuntu 14.10 but I couldn't able to add network sorce in kodi file manager and it is working fine when i open it in terminal using "sudo kodi" command. So how do i ...
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when my ethernet cable is plugged in xbmc hangs on the start up screen

New to the UBUNTU scene .Purchased a small PC from a friend which is running UBUNTU 14.40 It has XBMC installed. If I boot up with the ethernet cable attached The screen goes to the XBMC splash screen ...
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Problems recognizing Ubuntu Minimal (for Kodi/XBMC) when installing Ubuntu 14.04 Regular Desktop

my Goal: HTPC (2 Drives/ 1 minimal Ubuntu/1 Regular 14.04) dualbooting Steps i am Trying : A. Installing minimal Ubuntu Disk (XBMC/Kodi) /dev/sda B. Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on /dev/sdb Problem ...
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Multiple desktop question, i.e. :0, :1

I have xbmc/kodi running on a machine connected to my TV. Sometimes, I need to exit xbmc to do some regular computing. This works fine. What I'd like to be able to do is have xbmc running on :0 and ...
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xbmc / kodi what ports to open on firewall so I can see files via upnp

I'm running xbmc / kodi 14.0 on my ubuntu 14.04 machine and I'm trying to view / watch my files located on my Kodi ubuntu machine from my nexus 7 tablet. I'm using bubbleupnp onmy tablet which can ...
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Unable to start KODI / XBMC from the dash in ubuntu 14.04

I installed KOBI / XBMC using the below steps and it completed successfully. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi But I am unable to find it by ...
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Best place(mount folder) to keep media files on hard drive

I would like to keep all my Movies and TVShow files in two separate folders and keep them on a separate partition/drive. Also integrating theme with XBMC. ALso having flexibility to remove the extra ...
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Install XBMC inside Ubuntu?

Is it possible to install XBMC inside Ubuntu without changing the whole system? I would like to use the system for my Videos but I also need my Ubuntu unity desktop.
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Xbmc PVR error, trying to enable IPTV

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 64 bit, latest Beta version of xbmc, aka Kodi. Latest version of Mythtv installed. Xbmc's mythtv addon installed, aka mythbox. Still I'm seeing this error How to fix it? ...
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VLC segmentation fault - XBMC core dumped [closed]

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 and VLC media player 3.0.0-git Vetinari (revision 3.0.0~~git20141205+r58841+31~ubuntu14.10.1) Since yesterday when I try to watch videos VLC crashes and I get: ...
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Bash script works from command line, but not if started by upstart

I have a script that listens on port 12 and invokes xbmc when receiving a wol packet. It works perfectly fine when I launch the script directly from the command line, but nothing happens when I let ...
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Ubuntu on Flash USB rather than SSD: performance penalty when not r/w-intense use?

I plan to turn my fanless HTPC completely silent, exchanging the current HDD for a silent runner. All I expect to do with the machine is to run a media client (XBMC), streaming my media via a network ...
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Unable to eject DVD

When a DVD is inserted into the drive, it will play and work as normal, however it refuses to eject. I've tried via the command line as well as the eject button. I remember a while back finding some ...
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XBMC, libGL error: failed to load driver: i915

I am a brand new Linux user, and while installing XBMC I received this code in the terminal: libGL error: Version 4 or later of flush extension not found libGL error: failed to load driver: i915 ...
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Run process when HDMI port active CEC

I got my HTPC/Server connected to my Denon receiver. I was wondering if it's possible to get a signal from the receiver when the HDMI channel is active so I can run XBMC when I change the source ...
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How can I use workspaces and have xbmc in only one of them?

I have Workspaces enabled in Unity. They work with fullscreen video reproduction in VLC and the default video player. I can have a video in one workspace, a browser in another, and switch flawlessly ...
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USB IR remote wakup from Suspend

I am running 14.04 XBMCbuntu and am a new user. I have got xbmc installed the way I want it and have an MCE remote setup. I have got suspend working but the wake is only via the keyboard not IR ...
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CEC Pulse-Eight setup on Ubuntu

Tv works fine using openELEC with CEC, but i have yet to be able to find any way to set up Ubuntu to work with XBMC and CEC, any help?
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can't get back into ubuntu 14.04 LTS/xfce4 after x.org update - known conflict x.org & xbmc

I'm sorry to report, I'm afraid I have inadvertently borked my Ubuntu install up, pretty good this time. I cannot even get back in to alter or delete anything that might be causing the problem - it ...
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How to install old version of XBMC on 14.04?

I'm newbie to Ubuntu so I would be glad if someone can help me out :) I want to install XBMC 12.03 Frodo on Ubuntu 14.04 I don't know how to do it, I have searched almost in 1 hours now with no luck ...
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Only in XBMC mouse becomes too sensitive, can this be altered? Ubuntu 14.04

This appears to be an age old question, asked and asked again, but no-one seems to have an answer, apart from use the keyboard, however, I want to use my mouse, is this possible? I am finding that ...
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How do I get to Unity from full screen XBMC (w/o exiting the program)

Yes, this is a noob question, but that's how bad I am at navigating in Unity. I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I have XBMC to start directly at login (the machine is used primarily as my media player), and to ...
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How do I manage session options (sound in my case) when starting program with xinit?

I have tried but failed to find proper information about xinit, in order to understand why it is that when boot into Unity and then start an application (xbmc) all is well, but when I try to use a ...
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xbmc upstart scrip delivers no sound

I want xbmc to start on boot, as well as restart when it crashes. Currently, I auto-login to a user ('public') and have xbmc as a startup application. But if xbmc crashes it does not restart, which is ...
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Optimal Ubuntu version for NAS with XBMC?

In my combined NAS and Media Center solution, I have currently XBMC installed on a Ubuntu desktop 12.04. While generally functional, XBMC sometimes crashes and I can't but help that Ubuntu Desktop is ...
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Can't find pvr addons in XBMC

I just upgraded my pc from xbmcbuntu 12.2 Frodo to xubuntu 14.04 and installed xbmc 13.1 Gotham on it. Xbmc runs fine, but I can't find any pvr addons, in fact I don't have any "Disabled addons" at ...
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How to disable notifications sound while XBMC is runnig?

I would like to know if it's possible to disable notification using XBMC (mails, network etc). I'm using Kubuntu 14.04.1. I've found this command but the script doesn't work, the sound is re-enabled ...
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How do I turn sound on while using XBMC in full screen mode?

While using XBMC on full screen mode, if the sound is silenced, I have to leave full screen mode and use the sound tray icon to turn sound on. Is there a way to do this without leaving full screen ...
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So I built a new rig and put ubuntu 14 64bit on it as only Os, i have 2 xfx radeon 6870 cards in

one is dual dis and the other is not I have the Cd for the non dual dis but I have no idea how to install the drivers, im sooo noob to ubuntu but i rly like it... I want to dual boot windows also ...
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Using unattended-upgrades or cron for automatically updating packages from different sources?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 + XBMC on a HTPC and now I want to setup automatic updates on this machine. On top of the normal Ubuntu sources, I have also 3 other sources installed, of which I want to ...