XtR
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Slingbox on Pi

Sat Jul 21, 2012 12:45 pm

Hi,

Can i run slingbox web client on Raspberry Pi?

Thanks

ndoren
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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sat Jul 21, 2012 4:48 pm

Unfortunately, it requires flash.

XtR
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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:18 pm

Thanks for the answer. Flash is not going to be supported?
I thought it uses another plugin...
Can i run slingplayer windows client through wine then?

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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:32 pm

XtR wrote:Thanks for the answer. Flash is not going to be supported?
I thought it uses another plugin...
Can i run slingplayer windows client through wine then?
I'm not sure what the online client is built in, but the video is in VC-1, not H.264 or Xvid, so it can't be used anyway.

Also Wine does not run on ARM.
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XtR
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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:34 pm

So i have to forget this use for my rpi... :(
Thanks for your answers!

Edit: Slingbox pro hd streams in h264...

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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sat Jul 21, 2012 7:12 pm

XtR wrote:So i have to forget this use for my rpi... :(
Thanks for your answers!

Edit: Slingbox pro hd streams in h264...
It does? hmm...
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XtR
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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sat Jul 21, 2012 7:16 pm

:) Any ideas????

JeremyF
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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:14 pm

XtR wrote::) Any ideas????
Maybe there is an XBMC addon that will read the Slingbox HD stream?
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XtR
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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sat Jul 21, 2012 8:20 pm

There is but it only reads the slingbox solo streams not slingbox's PRO HD...
So i think i ll have to wait and hope. ;)


JeremyF
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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:37 am

Can't you buy a VC-1 license now?
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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:11 am

Yes.
Wine doesn't work and won't work on a Pi. WINE Is Not an Emulator , therefore only provides API hooks.
It needs a x86 , but the Pi is ARM.

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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sun Apr 28, 2013 12:04 am

Last update on this topic was over a year ago, where there was some hope XBMC might be able to decode Slingbox HD Pro.. anyone had any luck with this? I'm trying to build a low-cost media device for two TVs in my house. With XBMC on Pi and my Plex server, it seems I have everything covered except my Slingbox. :(

I'm hoping maybe some progress has been made in the last year and the magic bits might be there to get a sling feed on my Pi. Any news or success stories would be great!

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Re: Slingbox on Pi

Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:35 pm

You can always try hacking with rtmpdump and omxplayer , because
Flash will never work on the Pi :

http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 63&t=40501

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