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Installing USTREAM plugin for Rasbpmc (XBMC for raspberry pi)

Posted on 2012-08-14. Filed under: Uncategorized |

First step:

I assume you have already know what USTREAM ( is and have  the Raspbmc  ( ) installed

Next step:

Login to your raspberry pi’s shell with ssh/telnet/putty etc.

Next step:

Download from

Next step:

Repack and create file so that it contains the following structure:

  • :
    • resources :
      • favorite.png
      • next.png
      • search.png
      • settings.xml
    • LICENSE.txt,, addon.xml,

Next step:

Copy to the /home/pi/.xbmc/addons/packages directory in the raspbmc

Next step:

Unpack to the /home/pi/.xbmc/addons

Next step:

Install python AMF:

root@raspbmc:/home/pi# sudo apt-get install python-pyamf
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Suggested packages:
python-django python-elixir python-sqlalchemy python-twisted-core python-twisted-web
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 13 not upgraded.
Need to get 433 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1,739 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 wheezy/main python-pyamf armhf 0.6.1+dfsg-3 [433 kB]
Fetched 433 kB in 1s (325 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package python-pyamf.
(Reading database ... 23508 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking python-pyamf (from .../python-pyamf_0.6.1+dfsg-3_armhf.deb) ...
Setting up python-pyamf (0.6.1+dfsg-3) ...

Next step:

Restart XBMC, try to use the ustream plugin.

If it fails analyze the log file /home/pi/.xbmc/temp/xbmc.log to see why the plugin malfunctions:

tail -f  ~pi/.xbmc/temp/xbmc.log | egrep -v "(DEBUG|NOTICE|INFO)"
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