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TorqueWrench001

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Dec 12, 2010
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Hello @SlimHouse Your ROMs rock thank you! I recently upgraded to version 12.1 of PIE on my X96MAX+2 boxes (I have 4). I can't get the Samba feature to show the boxes on my windows 10 PC. I can see all the other shares on the network from the PC and I can see the X96 Samba shares from my android phone, using MIxplorer. Previoulsy I had version 11.6 pie and I was able to see the X96 Samba share on the windows 10 machine. I do have the File Server box checked and a username and password setup. I've done a good bit of searching and checked and applied any windows 10 feature adjustments, which had really already been implemented. Anyone else experiencing this and got a fix? I'm stumped for now.

Edit: I also tried from my windows 7 PC. That PC also does not see the X96 boxes on the network either. I did try LAN Drive app on one of the boxes, and the PC was able to see the X96 and access the folders and files. So I don't think the issue is with the PC. I'm hoping there is a way to get this to work natively with the SlimRom Samba feature. Thanks in advance for any help.
 
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sesdave

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Dec 5, 2011
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Thanks for the GT King 12.1 pie firmware. Loaded the DDR4 version on my GT King B922 - runs very smooth.
 

Milde60

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May 29, 2021
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@awibabau thank you. I installed the CastReceiver Pro application in the X96 max plus2 Slimbox 12 ATV box and Chromecast mirroring works great !!!
 

Milde60

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May 29, 2021
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Zde je CastReceiver Premium pro testování.
 

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awibabau

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Yeap, that's the one, works fine for me too on HK1 box. I think miracast also works if you install a modded miracast app...
 

ugazagainje

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Aug 24, 2021
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Hi, one question pls, for Beelink GT King (SN C92XH) CPU S922x rev a, which type of RAM and what file I download? Thanks.
 

vag13

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Oct 13, 2020
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I have a problem with a TvBox (H9x3). After a few minutes the screen goes pink/purple.
I tried to change the "Color Space" to RGB but automatically switches to YCbCr444 after a few minutes.
Also tried with different HDMI port and cable.

Firmware version: 12.1
 

SlimHouse

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Dec 30, 2009
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Moscow
Hello @SlimHouse Your ROMs rock thank you! I recently upgraded to version 12.1 of PIE on my X96MAX+2 boxes (I have 4). I can't get the Samba feature to show the boxes on my windows 10 PC. I can see all the other shares on the network from the PC and I can see the X96 Samba shares from my android phone, using MIxplorer. Previoulsy I had version 11.6 pie and I was able to see the X96 Samba share on the windows 10 machine. I do have the File Server box checked and a username and password setup. I've done a good bit of searching and checked and applied any windows 10 feature adjustments, which had really already been implemented. Anyone else experiencing this and got a fix? I'm stumped for now.

Edit: I also tried from my windows 7 PC. That PC also does not see the X96 boxes on the network either. I did try LAN Drive app on one of the boxes, and the PC was able to see the X96 and access the folders and files. So I don't think the issue is with the PC. I'm hoping there is a way to get this to work natively with the SlimRom Samba feature. Thanks in advance for any help.
 

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TorqueWrench001

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Dec 12, 2010
186
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Philadelphia
Hello @SlimHouse, thank you for replying. I already have had those options turned on for some time, to get the other shares on my system to become visible, and it was working prior to upgrading to version 12. I was hoping there was something else I might be missing perhaps in the ROM settings that might be affecting this.
Do you think there is anything else I can do?

SMB.PNGSambaSetting.jpg
 

Rainey222

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Oct 17, 2020
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Reboot the windows 10 PC and see if they show up. I'm running Windows 8 and every once in a while the Simba shares just disappear and they won't show up until I reboot the PC.
 

TorqueWrench001

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Dec 12, 2010
186
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Philadelphia
Reboot the windows 10 PC and see if they show up. I'm running Windows 8 and every once in a while the Simba shares just disappear and they won't show up until I reboot the PC.
Aye, thanks for replying. Yes, rebooted the PC and the X96's and the router a number of times. I have four other computers in the network besides the 4 X96 boxes. All the computers show up on the network. The X96 boxes do not.
 

avro04

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Jul 31, 2017
11
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Hello @SlimHouse
I have problem with adding Google account. Add email - OK, add password - OK but ending with error message "Can't add acconut" with "Again" button.

Anybody have solution? Any idea how to add Google account?
Thank you.

X96Air_P2 (4/32GB)
Slimbox 12.1 of ATV
 

adung1703

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Sep 28, 2021
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Hi, just installed Slimbox TV to my Sunnzo S9 Max. I have also i8 mini keyboard.

The problem is that whatever I do, the external keyboard outputs russian characters. I tried "everything", but always russian. Even the virtual keyboard is english.
me too, and i can't fix it
you solved? please help me
 

TorqueWrench001

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Dec 12, 2010
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Philadelphia

TorqueWrench001

Senior Member
Dec 12, 2010
186
42
Philadelphia
Hello, I found a workaround, in case someone else wants it. I created "Network Place" to the internal storage folder, for each of the X96MAX+2 boxes, and that did allow me access from the PC. Weird that I can access that way but the X96MAX+2 boxes don't show up in the network folder.
 

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    Why are you spamming the whole thread with multiple messages? You can still edit your first one :)
    That said, I think it is very easy to buy a male-to-male USB cable in a shop or online, unless you live in a very remote area.
    2
    That's not a firmware problem dude, you need to go to the network connection issues department...
    2
    Well, 13 is unlucky number, so no slimbox v13 :p

    14 is out but on beta i'm afraid. You should wait, go 12.2.
    I took my x96Max Plus2 from 10.4 to 14 and so far all is well.

    Just had to change a few settings that were hard to find. My keyboard had Russian charters, tried everything to find the bad setting, than finally found the correct setting in the notifications list about keyboard setup.

    I had an issue with app drawer putting all the icons up and down the right side of the screen when I returned to the home screen. So I disabled app drawer. But that was after I had installed app starter. As that's the one I like. So it was minor issue but I never had this issue before.

    It fixed my G30s voice remote mic to work, not only with Google assistance but in each app that supports it. That's what I really wanted.

    It fixed my issue with playing ac3 5.1 on my old tv with only two speakers. The box finally down mixes to stereo.

    The only problem I have is this box always had low audio output volume, I always had viper4androidFX installed so I guess a will still need that. I see Dolby is an option also but not sure if that can increase audio gain like viper.
    If anyone knows please let me know before I try install and then remove it to find out.

    Thank SlimHouse for this great firmware.
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    Hi @SlimHouse, please could you tell me which firmware will suit on my Beelink GT1?
    Here is the device specs:
    CPU Amlogic S912
    2GB DDR3 RAM
    16 GB ROM
    QC9377 Wi-Fi chip
    1Giga LAN
    Board G912

    Do Tronsmart Vega S96 or Mecool BB2 will work?
    Thank you!


    ----edit-----

    I flashed Pie firmware for Ugoo AM3 as suggested in post #858 and everything is good apart a weird error message spamming in matlog:

    MesonHwc
    Too many layers need CURSOR_PLANE, skip.

    I had some problem in using the mouse to enable options on some apps, while using the remote control everything is fine.
    Any hint?
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    The only problem I have is this box always had low audio output volume, I always had viper4androidFX installed so I guess a will still need that. I see Dolby is an option also but not sure if that can increase audio gain like viper.
    If anyone knows please let me know before I try install and then remove it to find out.

    Thank SlimHouse for this great firmware.

    If you install dolby in the settings the only thing you will have is the Dolby "line" or "Rf" mixing stuff and some equalizers if you open it i guess...
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    project SLIMBOX


    Multimedia firmware for TV boxes with Amlogic S912, S922X, S905X2, S905X3, S905X, S905W, S905Y2 processors

    SLIMBOX ATV and AOSP are two custom firmwares suitable with some modifications for many android TV boxes.
    The main ATV firmware is installed via UBT.

    Version 14

    • Installing patches from settings
    • Fixes for problems with sound
    • Fixed a soundbar bug when activating services in special features (ATV)
    • Added USB settings, animation speed
    • Advanced Bluetooth settings
    • Added support for Vulkan (s905x2, s905x3)
    • Added the code for the AFR_CALC button to the Key remapping application
    • Configuring AFR_CALC in Application Key remapping
    • Updating built-in applications
    • System amendments



    Cumulative patch for SLIMBOX


    New changes:

    Contains:



    Supported TV boxes

    8
    SLIMBOX ver 8

    • Updated google services and apk
    ВЂ Returned the choice in the settings of a dark or white theme
    • Returned additional image settings
    • Updated firmware
    • In AOSP, I returned the recent stocks and closed the menu button
    • Added debug settings
    • Added additional power settings
    • Various system corrections
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    I have found out how to root SlimRom with Magisk:

    1. Root SlimRom via the settings
    Then you will have "Superuser" rooting.

    2. Install TWRP
    You don't need to, but you can install your TWRP image permanently via the TWRP app:

    3. Extract boot.img
    You need to extract "boot.img" in TWRP:
    Code:
    cat /dev/block/boot > /sdcard/boot.img

    4. Patch the stock boot.img with Magisk manager app
    Install Magisk manager apk.
    Press the upper install button and select the stock boot.img.
    Magisk will create a patched boot.img.

    5. Now unroot in SlimBox settings

    6. Flash the patched boot.img in TWRP by selecting install, then image, then choose the file, to "boot"

    7. Finally flash Magisk.zip in TWRP


    Thats it.
    3
    I tried out all the Netflix APKs found in this link http://freeaddons.free.fr/public/AML/X96AIR/Apps Apk/Netflix/

    They are all the mobile version of Netflix. I have found a working Android TV version of Netflix if the person who manages that link wants to upload it.

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    tuto here https://forum.freaktab.com/forum/tv...-android-9-0-media-player?p=812451#post812451
    Code:
    Tutorial Flash Rom X96AIR
    
    
    
    
    *
    by ATVx96Air
    
    
    
    
    
    Preambule
    
    What are your Hardware version ?
    
    X96 air P1, P2/V2, P3, P4 PCB version? 2Go/16Go or 4Go/64Go ?
    *
    Very important stop if you don't know your version
    
    
    
    What kind of rom type you need?
    
    - Stock (build in rom) - Android (phone) AOSP - Android TV -Stock Custom etc
    
    Any roms for X96air P3 version here
    
    So you need:
    
    - 1 X96AIR box
    - 1 SD card
    - Amlogic Burn Card Maker v2.0.2
    
    
    
    Pre-installation
    
    1- Prepare SD Card
    
    On Pc
    Open Aml Burn Card Maker , select SD card letter ex: P: , select rom file ex: and check "to partition and format" button
    
    Now click on "make"
    
    Format sdcard and copy file begin.... let software do it
    SD card is ready now !!
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    Flash New rom on the box method SD card
    
    First Now Power off and unplug AC power box /!\ !!!
    
    1- Flash box with new rom
    
    Put Sd card in the box , put a toothpick in av/out and plug AC power cable
    the droid logo appear unplug toothpick and progress bar for update launch...
    *
    Flash is begin wait wait wait dont panic!!!
    
    
    
    
    After flash the box booting on the new rom you choose ...
    
    Now you can drink a Coffee and read the Part 2
    
    2-Install Tools
    
    to continue you can install
    - Aptoide TV to have a alternative store link here
    - SAI Splitt Apk Installer to install bundle apk (ex: Disney+) link here
    
    
    3-install APK'S apps for your favorite apps
    
    Folder apk apps here
    
    - Netflix (Dont do update after install)
    - Molotov TV (install version 1.5 to force ATV) aide install 3.43
    - Disney + (use SAI app to install bundle)
    - Amazon Prime video
    
    Nota:
    [QUOTE=billouetaudrey;n812476]Install with success with SD Maker ( thanks to ATVx96air )
    
    Now, just two " bug "
    
    Disney+ don't have sound ( HDMI ) ( sound ok with molotov tv for example )
    Netflix not working ( maybe you have apk ? )  ???[/QUOTE]
    
    Solution:
    For slimbox 7 x96air rom
    Disney+ bug is on lot of box because no stereo flux in HD , put disney+ seeting in Economise Data Disney+ 1.6.2 apk bundle (install with SAI)
    Netflix not allowed apps on device without DRM L1 so put a working version here Netflix (no atv) usable with remote
    
    4 -French ISP TV apps
    
    if you are in france , any apps for TV here
    French ISP: Free, Red by SFR ,Bouygues etc....
    
    *
    Atvx96air French Guy I am
    I come back quickly with the tuto
    Great forum thanks all
    Download slimbox v7 here : https://mega.nz/folder/EKpxURCA#S2PgP0RmGGG0tlpB8owDkA/folder/Yepn3aib
    Download SlinBox v8 here : https://mega.nz/folder/VfwVVRjI#8NcwpJ_Fheqp-z7slEymWA/folder/4WwlUbCY

    to update V7 to V8 to sd card after make sdcard with v8 rom
    Code:
    [common]
    erase_bootloader    =0
    erase_flash         =0
    reboot              =1
    in aml_sdc_burn.ini
    Edit 22/01/2021
    NEW LINKS 2021
    New download page here: Slimboxtv.ru
    For P3 version here : https://yadi.sk/d/qK-h74ni8rh7lA?w=1
    All apk for French Country here: All apk for France ISP