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Raspbian, xbmc and ssh problem

Tue Jan 01, 2013 4:35 am

I have just set up my raspberry pi for the first time wish the latest raspbian wheezy and managed to get xbmc installed. I am accessing my rPi with my iPad using issh. When I open xbmc from command line it operates like expected, but if I close the ssh session xbmc immediately quits leaving me with a black tv. I can reconnect to the rPi with issh and it is still operational.

How do I run xbmc without it crashing/quitting when the ssh connection is closed?

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Re: Raspbian, xbmc and ssh problem

Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:53 am

Putting XBMC into the background by appending"&" to your command should prevent this, e.g.:

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xbmc-standalone &
If that doesn't work try using "nohup":

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nohup xbmc-standalone

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