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XBMC Setup

XBMC Setup

SoulMote allows remote control of the award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media.

XBMC is available for Windows, OSX, Linux, Apple TV, Ubuntu and iOS
Download XBMC
If you have a Raspberry Pi device you can also use Raspbmc
Download Raspbmc


Setting XBMC to allow control via SoulMote

Go to “Configure the system”->”Network Settings”->”Services”.


Enable “Allow control of XBMC via HTTP”.


Enable “Allow programs on other systems to control XBMC” (necessary for Event Server Control)


If you would like to secure the connection, enter a username and password.


If your Network Settings has the option “Announce these services to other systems via Zeroconf” enable this to allow easy discovery of XBMC from SoulMote.



If you want to learn how to setup your media in XBMC please see the XBMC Quick Start guide on the XBMC Wiki