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Developers / Re: Raspberry Pi Media Director
« on: February 03, 2015, 09:28:14 pm »
Damn the little things!  :D  Thanks SBCC!


Developers / Re: Transmission torrent on LinuxMCE
« on: February 02, 2015, 05:44:11 pm »
Thanks, I'll have a look.


Users / Re: Pulse Eight HDMI CEC - Port?
« on: February 02, 2015, 05:43:34 pm »
- MD is not shown in Viera link menu on the TV
- Remote (Panasonic) does not do anything

My MD is not shown in my Viera link menu either, and my panasonic remote does nothing.  I *do* have control of everything (tv/avr/ps4) from my MD, even though it doesn't show on the tv.  At some point an update to libcec may fix this but they are still dealing with a lot of fringe cases.

My VIZIO tv works perfectly and shows the MD and the remote does work. 

How can I debug this?

You can disable the cec adaptor and then run the cec-client command line tool provided by pulse-eight and pastebin some output of trying some commands.  If you catch me in irc I can help guide you with the client tool a little.


Developers / Re: Raspberry Pi Media Director
« on: February 02, 2015, 04:08:46 pm »
Mhm.  That'll take a bit of work to support.  Great news though!


Developers / Re: Transmission torrent on LinuxMCE
« on: February 02, 2015, 04:08:18 pm »
Is this a new issue?  Transmission had been installing properly for me.


Users / Re: Video Standards.
« on: January 28, 2015, 03:13:52 pm »
Yes, of course.  Thanks Andrew!

Users / Re: Pulse Eight HDMI CEC - Port?
« on: January 22, 2015, 02:03:27 pm »
I bought the adaptor mentioned above.
I need help understanding ports and pipes in LMCE.

The pipes in lmce and ports/channel values in CEC are mutually exclusive and not specifically related, but all are required for proper operation.

My MD ist connected to an AVR input, as well as my PS3.
The output of the AVR is connected to the TV (all via HDMI).

My actual channel setup in webadmin is as follows:

0000 TV
2000 AVR
2100 HDMI adaptor
2200 PS3

- Does the HDMI adaptor need an address setting?
- what about address setting Nr. 5 (instead 0) as mentioned in the the libcec documentation, when HTPC is connected to an Avr.

Good question.  The values you are entering into webadmin are 'Physical Addresses' on the CEC bus.  The number '5' you are referring to is a 'Logical Address' within the CEC bus and is automatically assigned by the television to the AVR on the CEC bus.

If you have the above values in your webadmin settings for the CEC devices then you now need to connect the AV pipes for the devices in the Connections screen of the AV Devices setup.  I'd be more specific but I'm not at a system atm.

I'm assuming your MD is connected to the HDMI Adaptor (pulse eight).  The adaptor can be given the address of your MD/Adaptor.  I don't recall if this is required off the top of my head, I'll double check when I'm at my systems later on.



Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« on: January 21, 2015, 06:18:19 pm »
1204 is actually very stable at the moment, but it may or may not be compatible with your specific hardware.  We need tickets detailing installation problems or they will likely never be looked at/known about.  ;)


Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« on: January 21, 2015, 05:17:09 pm »
Brononius, what version of LinuxMCE are you running? qOrbiter is only available on 1204 and up.


Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« on: January 21, 2015, 03:20:26 pm »
mhm.  That looks like the touch orbiter.  I've requested a new webadmin package which should have the links.  Until then you can find the file on your core, I'm not at my system atm and cannot remember the exact location off the top of my head.

You can use the console 'find' command to locate all files with an .apk extension to find the file, otherwise I can check when I get home much later today.


Users / Re: Need some dedicated testers.
« on: January 21, 2015, 02:23:29 pm »
hmm.  I probably changed its' name after removing the qt4 variant.  It should be the correct one.


Users / Re: cd-ripping
« on: January 20, 2015, 06:47:56 pm »
Sounds like a bug to me as well.  Talk to posde on irc to get an svn account (if you don`t already have one) and put a ticket in if you can.


Feature requests & roadmap / Re: control video source switchers??
« on: January 20, 2015, 06:46:18 pm »
Input switching is easily accomplished and controllable through IR/serial/ethernet/CEC communications. 

Output switching is on the map but I don't think we have full ability to control matrix switches at the moment, there has been some experimentation and we have some ideas on where to go to make it work.  None of the devs have any of this hardware to test with though so it is not something we are working on at the moment.


*Most* devices are not difficult to interface with if there is a communications spec available.  Simple relay based control is fairly easily acheived through various interface boards.  The complexity and difficulty really depend on the type of interface your device has.


Users / Re: best options for networked thermostat?
« on: January 20, 2015, 06:40:22 pm »
I do not know of any wired ethernet thermostats.  I use a Current Innovations CT-80 (a rebranded Radio Thermostat CT-80) and I am *very* happy with it.  It is 7 day programmable and I can monitor and control it from LinuxMCE.  Once you have completed the initial setup on the thermostat it is very secure connecting to a secured wpa2 wifi.


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