Raspberry Pi 3 as a complete Kodi (XBMC) Home Media Center OpenElec – Media Box Ent

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Raspberry Pi 3 as a complete Kodi ( XBMC) entertainment center solution with the right accessories.

OpenELEC is built from the ground up to explicitly include only the bare minimum of what is required. Kodi Live starts from a full Linux distribution and pars down from there, meaning your install contains large amounts of content you don’t actually need. Also, OpenELEC is an appliance – meaning trivial system wide updates including Kodi. Live requires Linux knowledge and time to maintain. OpenELEC maintains itself automatically.

Download the following software.



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Components you will need for optimal performance

To complete this tutorial, you will need to buy the following components


You can also unlock MPEG-2 and VC-1 hardware decoding by purchasing a license from the VC-1 license key, MPEG-2 license key

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What is the SSH login?

Currently the login into OpenELEC has fixed settings.

 Login: root
 Password: openelec

Note that these values are case-sensitive.









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