Unfortunately, installing the Zomboided repository isn’t as simple as just entering its web address. Instead, we’ll be connecting to the OpenELEC device remotely from another computer using the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol.
From the Kodi main menu, click the . Type the location of your VPN’s configuration files into the box that appears and give the source a name. In our example, we’ve used the location of IPVanish’s files, but the location of this will vary by provider.
To make testing easier, make sure you have at least one American and one British VPN server in your connections list. Select the American one, then navigate to the settings menu by clicking the gear icon on Kodi’s home screen. Click .
We’ll need a , which correspond to the openelec no vpn option servers you’d like to connect to. In the following example, we’ll be using IPVanish, but be sure to find the correct location for your own VPN provider.
Some people use a virtual private network (VPN) to hide unlicensed streaming from their internet service provider (ISP). However, there are many completely legitimate ways that a VPN can benefit a Kodi user.
Because OpenELEC systems don’t come with a web browser, we can’t rely on IP tracking sites to see if our VPN is working or not. However, there is another way that not only can confirm this, but provides a high-quality library of content too — the TUBITV addon.
OpenELEC is an operating system that provides just enough structure and compatibility to run Kodi. This means that it can be installed on devices with very low system resources like the Raspberry Pi, creating a truly portable Kodi machine.
You’ll be asked if you want the VPN Manager to update the server files. This automatically fixes any broken link. Since manually editing them is complex, we recommend clicking the tab.
Begin by downloading .
Next, go back to the settings page. This time, we’re going to click the .
On Kodi’s addons page, right click the VPN Manager for OpenVPN addon. Select the
OpenELEC is a Linux-based operating system and as a result, setting up a VPN is a bit more complicated than simply installing a program. Instead, we have to set up an addon called VPN Manager for OpenVPN that will allow us to enter VPN account information directly. To get this addon, we have to install the Zomboided repository, so we’ll walk you through that first.