doggy
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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:26 pm

Will my touchscreen work on Xbian?

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:10 am

I'm still waiting for my Pi, so you guys are still getting my daft questions I'm afraid!

Is it possible to install SABnzbd on, or in, XBian?

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 2:00 am

Anyone looking to to get the 'OK' button on their remote to PAUSE in fullscreen vid rather than change the screen zoom do the following.

SSH into XBian (root, raspberry).
Change directory - cd /$HOME/.xbmc/userdata/keymaps
open nano - nano
copy and paste the following text into nano (if using putty just right click!)

<keymap>
<FullscreenVideo>
<remote>
<select>OSD</select>
</remote>
</FullscreenVideo>
</keymap>

WriteOut the file from Nano (Ctrl+O) as remote.xml
Exit Nano (ctrl + x)
Reboot - reboot

This has worked for me, technically it just brings up the OSD, but if you linger (for a slightly longer press it will pause it too!!!)
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Looking for where to start - try Kernel Panic - http://goo.gl/EEQ5J

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:51 am

XBMC Refocus Skin Demonstration on Raspberry Pi and Xbian

Recorded via Composite Video to DVD Recorder.

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoOoNuZg ... el&list=UL

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chickey
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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:08 pm

Love that skin, any instructions for getting it up and running ?

Col.
Draven68 wrote:XBMC Refocus Skin Demonstration on Raspberry Pi and Xbian

Recorded via Composite Video to DVD Recorder.

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoOoNuZg ... el&list=UL

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dom
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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:28 pm

Draven68 wrote:XBMC Refocus Skin Demonstration on Raspberry Pi and Xbian

Recorded via Composite Video to DVD Recorder.
Looks pretty smooth. Is that with default XBian overclock? Are you using a USB hard disk or sdcard?

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Mr.Dave
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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:47 pm

Draven68 wrote:XBMC Refocus Skin Demonstration on Raspberry Pi and Xbian

Recorded via Composite Video to DVD Recorder.

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoOoNuZg ... el&list=UL

Image

Well... it flips through settings nicely, does it play video too ? :p

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:00 pm

Xbian sure does play "Video" ;)

You can see tons of Youtube videos showing how the RPI can "Play Video"..

I'm demonstrating "User Interface Navigation and View Types of Skins"

(was starting to think XBMC Pi could only run "Confluence" judging by the amount of Youtube videos showing it.. )

Wanna watch 5 min 'Avatar' RPi demo videos ? there's plenty on Youtube.

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:03 pm

That's quite a library you have there...

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 3:07 pm

Draven68 wrote:Xbian sure does play "Video" ;)

You can see tons of Youtube videos showing how the RPI can "Play Video"..

I'm demonstrating "User Interface Navigation and View Types of Skins"

(was starting to think XBMC Pi could only run "Confluence" judging by the amount of Youtube videos showing it.. )

Wanna watch 5 min 'Avatar' RPi demo videos ? there's plenty on Youtube.
for those interested "confluence Light" also works very smoothly but has some awesome features that aeon nox has...abillity to have multiple bg images for each category, and other awesome featuers.

Multisaft7
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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:11 pm

My raaspbmc is laggy, is this running smoother?

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:39 pm

yes

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Expology.no

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Ed Raket
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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:13 pm

Will i be able to watch television programs in the EU, or is this (like Raspbmc) intended for sole use in the UK? (program checks your IP...)

and can i view Youtube vids from the web?

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:29 pm

Ed Raket wrote:Will i be able to watch television programs in the EU, or is this (like Raspbmc) intended for sole use in the UK? (program checks your IP...)

and can i view Youtube vids from the web?
Not sure what you mean by that re sole use in the UK? If you mean the on demand plugins then thats normally a condition of the on demand service you are using rather than xbmc.

There is a youtube plugin for xbmc, I assume it works for xbian?

Rob

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:32 pm

Multisaft7 wrote:My raaspbmc is laggy, is this running smoother?
I'd be interested to know this and if it is then why? Is it because its overclocking the pi at a higher rate?

Rob

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Ed Raket
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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:51 pm

welshblob wrote:
Ed Raket wrote:Will i be able to watch television programs in the EU, or is this (like Raspbmc) intended for sole use in the UK? (program checks your IP...)

Not sure what you mean by that re sole use in the UK? If you mean the on demand plugins then thats normally a condition of the on demand service you are using rather than xbmc.
Rob
Yes Rob, that's what i mean... its a restriction of the plugins, maybe there are EU plugins that work?

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:29 pm

Another question... when i load a video add-on, it starts and i can hear sound but no visual? i have a iiyama prolite on hdmi (with build-in speakers)

Nevermind, it seems the "video part" of the plug-ins is't allways availlable...

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:11 pm

Watchin Metallica vid's on youtube... awsome! 8-)

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:37 am

Ehm? the download link in the OT is offline....any other link pls?


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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:59 am

I've just tried 0.6.2 and I cant SSH in

With pi/raspberry I get authentication error
With root/raspberry I get

Code: Select all

Command:	open "[email protected]" 22
Command:	Pass: *********
Status:	Connected to 192.168.0.16
Error:	Connection closed by server with exitcode 127
Error:	Could not connect to server
Within XBMC I can navigate via CEC remote but have no content until I can SSH in and copy over my userdata folder.
Also as soon as I goto the settings page the Pi reboots.

On the plus side, it boots pretty quickly.

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:46 am

I'm liking the refocus skin, quite fluid and smooth. Only thing I miss from confluence/light is the home screen display of recently added movies and shows. I tried installing refocusbig from a USB stick but I have no idea if it's doing anything, there's no progress indicator but the file is a pretty big 186mb so maybe the pi is struggling with it.ng with it.

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:17 pm

I'm having an issue with XBian not grabbing an IP address from the router. Both my Openelec and Raspbmc have no problem with this. Any suggestions?

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:55 pm

Hi, of all the mediacenter distro's i've tested so far Xbian is by far the most responsive and fastest around but i'm having major issues with it.
The first time i write the Xbian (0.6.2) image to my sdcard all works as it should,however after i shutdown or reboot it fails to boot.
I get the "no filesystem could mount root, tried: ext4" message,i'm guessing my sdcard gets corrupted for some odd reason but i can't figure out why....
My sdcard is brand new so i highly doubt it's causing the problem,any help would be really appreciated,
Thanks in advance.

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Re: XBian - Small, Fast, Lightweight XBMC solution

Sun Aug 26, 2012 2:27 am

Pihkal wrote:Hi, of all the mediacenter distro's i've tested so far Xbian is by far the most responsive and fastest around but i'm having major issues with it.
The first time i write the Xbian (0.6.2) image to my sdcard all works as it should,however after i shutdown or reboot it fails to boot.
I get the "no filesystem could mount root, tried: ext4" message,i'm guessing my sdcard gets corrupted for some odd reason but i can't figure out why....
My sdcard is brand new so i highly doubt it's causing the problem,any help would be really appreciated,
Thanks in advance.
Try running without overclocking (delete /boot/config.txt or lower/comment out values there).

Also, how do you reboot or shutdown? Menu from xbmc doesn't work afaik. You need to shutdown/reboot from console or ssh.

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