OpenELEC 6.0: arrives with Linux kernel 4.1

OpenELEC interface

OpenELEC 6.0 It is the new version of this embedded operating system to run Kodi (project previously known as XBMC) and that can be your best ally if you want a Media Center, either dedicating a PC or with your Raspberry Pi. So you can enjoy all the multimedia content on your TV.

OpenELEC 6.0 can download with some improvements, the most important is the kernel version of this distro, has been updated to Linux version 4.1 with all that this entails in improvements compared to the previous version. Among others, you can also find Kodi 15.2 (Isengard), with new codecs for audio and video, PVR, display addons, etc.

Apart from these improvements, there are also some bug fixes and an update of systemd to version 219, as well as new drivers for NVIDIA GPUs. But if we continue to analyze the improvements that we find in this new version OpenELEC 6.0 or rather, the changes, we can also highlight that the development branch for the 32-bit version as for x86 is down.

The users with this architecture are few and it was not worth keeping it for much longer. Now you can focus your efforts on 64-bit development, which is the present and future for most ... However, if you have a 32-bit system, you can access the download area for previous versions such as OpenELEC 5.0.8, which is available for this architecture.


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  1.   inukaze said

    And a version without systemd? for example one with OpenRC ???