Media Center – Raspberry PI – Kodi – XBMC

1. Download Image of openElec for Raspberry

Note: You need to follow the steps below by the following order exactly

http://openelec.tv/get-openelec then goto paragraph of “RaspberryPi Builds” and download DISKIMAGE file.

2. Open the compressed file from #1

3. Install the compressed file from #1 on SDCard as follows

a. Download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/

b. Install win32diskimager.

c. Run C:Program Files (x86)ImageWriterWin32DiskImager.exe

d. Insert SD Card (at least 4 GB) to pc.

e. At Win32diskimager select the drive of Sd Card and select the .img file from #2.

f. Click on "Write" button.

g. Read more at Wiki for openElec

4. Connect to Raspberry the following elements

  • SdCard (Class 10, 4GB suggested).
  • HDMI Monitor.
  • Network or Wifi dongle.
  • Keyboard.
  • Mouse.
  • Power supply (Micro USB connector 5V 2A).

5. Raspberry will boot.

6. Accept all default till you see main screen of Kodi - XBMC.

7a. Option A: Configure Genesis Addon:

Note: case the following doesn't works then use this link

a. System->File Manager->Add source

b. Write the following address under "Path": http://fusion.xbmchub.com

c. Under name write "fusion" then click on ok button.

d. Goto System->Settings->Add-on.

e. Install from Zip file->fusion->start-here->plugin.video.hubwizard-1.1.9.zip.

f. Wait till it finishes the configuration.

h. Programs->Config Wizard->Linux->Yes.

i. Wait till it finishes to download and install.

j. Genesis is ready.

k. View the following video for more details: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QC2Qr8ZPlcg

7b. Option B: Install Exodus

The short version is to add the following source:

The long version is here:

8. Setup live TV (IsraelLive)

a. System->File Manager->Add Source->Source:

  • Source: http://srp.nu
  • Name: srp

b. System->settings->Addons->Install from Addons repository->All addons->Live Tv client->PVR IPTV simple client.

c. System->settings->Add-ons->Install from Zip file->Srp->Helix->All->superrepo.kodi.helix.all-0.7.03.zip.

d. Wait till finishing install.

e. Video->Video Add-ons->Get More->IsraelLive

f. Rerstart Raspberry Pi.

g. View more at the following video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CrLDYU3V0I

9. Add subtitles, explained here

a. System->Settings->Video->Subtitles.

b. Preferred subtitle language.

c. Languages to download subtitles for,

d. Default TV/Movie service->Get More-

e. Read more about subtitles configuration here:


10. Install Remote controller over Wifi

11 Install Adults / Porn add-ons on Kodi

a. System->Settings->Add-ons->Install from zip file->fusion->kodi-repos->xxx-adult->repository.TheYidXXX-1.4.zip.zip.

b. Install from zip file->fusion->xbmc-repos->xxx-adult->repository.xbmcadult-1.0.6.zip.

c. Add all under Install from zip file->fusion->xbmc-repos->repository.xxxadultxbmc0-1.0.0.zip.

d. System->Settings->Add-Ons->Install from repository->AdultsXBMC.com Add-on Repository->Video add-ons.

e. Select add-ons to install.

f. Goto Video->Add ons-> Get more->Search for Oxo, Tubesex, XxTRUCOxX and more...

g. View more info here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaoK16DxrSA

12. Hebrew Localization

a. Goto System->Settings->Appearance->Envelope->Fonts->Ariel Based.

b. Change interface to hebrew by->International->Language->Hebrew.

c. Goto System->Settings->Video->Subtitles->Encoding (ערכת תווים)->Hebrew (Windows)

13. Audio settings & Screen Calibration

  • Goto System->Settings->System-Display Output->Video Calibration.
  • Adjust the Video.
  • Audio: System->settings->system->Audio output->Audio output device->HDMI and Analogue

14. VOD and Sports Israel

15. External Links

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