JustBoom Xbian OS Configuration
This is a quick guide to show you how you can use the JustBoom boards with the latest version of Xbian OS.
Step 1 – Download and flash to an SD card the latest version of Xbian OS for the Raspberry Pi – https://xbian.org/getxbian/
Step 2 – Insert the micro SD card into your Raspberry Pi and then also add your JustBoom HAT to your Raspberry Pi, making sure that the HAT is pushed firmly down on the GPIO pins. Connect all other peripherals, such as HDMI cable and USB keyboard & mouse and then power the Raspberry Pi.
Step 3 – once booted into Kodi, click on the power symbol and select exit to quite Kodi.
Step 4 – Login into Xbian with the default login credentials:
Exit from the popup window by navigating to “Exit” and hit enter.
Step 5 – From the command line edit the /boot/config.txt file with the following command:
sudo nano /boot/config.txt
Scroll down to dtparam=audio=on and comment out the line with the ‘#’ symbol at the beginning:
This will disable the on-board analogue audio.
Scroll down to the very bottom and add the following for the JustBoom overlay:
Finally save the file with CTRL+O & ENTER then exit with CTRL+X.
Step 6 – Now we need to remove a module that causes issues by editing the /etc/modprobe.d/xbian.conf file:
sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/xbian.conf
Scroll down to the bottom and add the following:
save the file with CTRL+O & ENTER then exit with CTRL+X.
Step 7 – Once booted into Kodi, navigate to Settings > System > Audio and under “Audio output device” select the JustBoom card (the default option of there are two).