How to: Setup VPN for OpenElec

The following tutorial describes in simple steps the process to setup a secure VPN connection from your OpenElec (Kodi) Media Centre PC using the 'VPN for OpenElec' and 'OpenVPN' addons. If you don't know how to add a new repository and install new addon's please refer to this post for guidance before attempting the steps below. … Continue reading How to: Setup VPN for OpenElec

XBMC on Linux powered by Steam would be Amazing!

Imagine a console that never used physical media. A console that could play the best games at the highest possible graphical settings. A consoles that was constantly upgradeable, that could be navigated by controller, remote, keyboard, or mouse, and that could play all your music and video content on demand. Imagine a console that was social AND open … Continue reading XBMC on Linux powered by Steam would be Amazing!

How to: Install OpenElec on the Acer Revo RL70: Part 4

Part 4: Remote Control Setup In this section we will look at three alternative ways to control XBMC, allowing you to hide the keyboard and mouse from sight altogether. 1. Control XBMC using your TV remote Purchasing a Pulse Eight HDMI-CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) will allow you to use XBMC with your existing TV remote control … Continue reading How to: Install OpenElec on the Acer Revo RL70: Part 4

How to: Install OpenElec on the Acer Revo RL70: Part 3

Part 3: Adding additional Repositories (Repo's) and installing Add-on's There are many wonderful add-on's for XBMC that enhance and enrich the user experience. These add-on's can be installed via repositories (or repo's), containers if you like for many add-on's developed by a group or individual developer. There are two types of repo, official and unofficial. … Continue reading How to: Install OpenElec on the Acer Revo RL70: Part 3

How to: Install XBMC on the Acer Revo RL70

Introduction This multi-part post is a tutorial and build log documenting each step involved in installing and configuring your preferred version of XBMC onto a Acer Revo RL70 nettop PC.  I will cover two of the most popular  builds of XBMC, XBMCbuntu and OpenElec. The full article is split into the following posts/topics: Part 1: Installing XBMCbuntu … Continue reading How to: Install XBMC on the Acer Revo RL70