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Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center (OpenELEC) is a small Linux distribution built from scratch as a platform to turn your computer into an XBMC media center. OpenELEC is designed to make your system boot fast, and the install is so easy that anyone can turn a blank PC into a media machine in less than 15 minutes.

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[RC] OpenELEC 5.0 RC 2 released
09 DEC 2014

The OpenELEC team is proud to announce its 2nd Release Candidate of OpenELEC 5.0.
Internally this will be known by the less-catchy name OpenELEC 4.97.2.

The OpenELEC 4.97 release series are test releases (release candidates) for OpenELEC-5.0.
OpenELEC-5.0 will be the next stable release, which is a feature release and the successor of OpenELEC-4.2.

The headline change is the big switch from XBMC to Kodi branding. Both project teams have conducted a major find/replace but if you spot residual mentions of XBMC anywhere please let us know. The name change affects more than the GUI; all references in code have been changed and in the OpenELEC filesystem /storage/.xbmc will be recreated as a symlink to /storage/.kodi to ensure hardcoded paths in addons or scripts continue to work. For information on Kodi 14 you can find on http://kodi.tv/kodi-14-0-helix-beta-1-springs-forward/ .

Due to the potential for typo-bugs and breakage from Kodi renaming YOU ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO MAKE A FULL BACKUP before performing a manual update and perform a “Reset System Settings to defaults (Soft Reset)” after the update.

Other notable “under the hood” changes include a version bump from v3.16 to v3.17 Linux kernel, and a switch from OpenSSL to LibreSSL following the heartbleed disclosure. The LibreSSL package includes better licensing and allows OpenELEC to be simplified by removing support for other cryptographic libraries such as GnuTLS.
Updated core Components (summary) since OpenELEC 4.97.1
update to bcm2835-bootloader-5f1b910
update to bcm2835-driver-5f1b910
update to kodi-14-f4576be
update to kodi-pvr-addons-5eea147
update to sqlite-autoconf-3080704
update to wlan-firmware-0.0.27, this fixes #3677
update to linux-3.17.6
update to freetype-2.5.4
update to dvb-firmware-0.0.47
update to misc-firmware-0.0.13
update to Mesa-10.3.5
update to kodi-audioencoder-vorbis-fa0de15
update to kodi-audioencoder-lame-6f8384f
update to kodi-audioencoder-flac-a960eba
update to libtool-2.4.4
update to ffmpeg-2.4.4
projects/RPi/patches/linux: update RPi support patch
projects/RPi/patches/kodi: update RPi support patch
kodi: add PR5805
add new package 'keyutils'
add new package 'iwlwifi-firmware'
kodi: revert upstream commit b6bec7a
scripts/mkimage: use 256MB system partition for all platforms
projects/imx6/bootloader: use 16bit colorpalette for framebuffer
For a full changelog on what's new, follow the link below:
https://github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/compare/4.97.1...4.97.2
[RC] OpenELEC 5.0 RC 1 released
02 DEC 2014

The OpenELEC team is proud to announce its 1st Release Candidate of OpenELEC 5.0.
Internally this will be known by the less-catchy name OpenELEC 4.97.1.

The OpenELEC 4.97 release series are test releases (release candidates) for OpenELEC-5.0.
OpenELEC-5.0 will be the next stable release, which is a feature release and the successor of OpenELEC-4.2.

The headline change is the big switch from XBMC to Kodi branding. Both project teams have conducted a major find/replace but if you spot residual mentions of XBMC anywhere please let us know. The name change affects more than the GUI; all references in code have been changed and in the OpenELEC filesystem /storage/.xbmc will be recreated as a symlink to /storage/.kodi to ensure hardcoded paths in addons or scripts continue to work. For information on Kodi 14 you can find on http://kodi.tv/kodi-14-0-helix-beta-1-springs-forward/ .

Due to the potential for typo-bugs and breakage from Kodi renaming YOU ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO MAKE A FULL BACKUP before performing a manual update and perform a “Reset System Settings to defaults (Soft Reset)” after the update.

Other notable “under the hood” changes include a version bump from v3.16 to v3.17 Linux kernel, and a switch from OpenSSL to LibreSSL following the heartbleed disclosure. The LibreSSL package includes better licensing and allows OpenELEC to be simplified by removing support for other cryptographic libraries such as GnuTLS.

Updated core Components (summary) since OpenELEC 4.95.4
update to kodi-pvr-addons-14d9828
update to kodi-14-ffad6b8
update to bcm2835-bootloader-c48462f
update to bcm2835-driver-c48462f
update to OpenELEC-settings-0.5.6
update to wireless-regdb-2014.11.18
update to flac-1.3.1
update to xf86-input-evdev-2.9.1
update to libpng-1.6.15
projects/RPi/patches/kodi: update RPi support patch
projects/RPi/patches/linux: update RPi support patch
kodi: update FM support patch
ffmpeg: add support for mpegts
linux: add new radeon firmwares, this should fix #3654
linux: update ngene/octopus
kodi: set LimitNOFILE to 16384, to make mythtv pvr addon happy
remove package 'libpcap'
added package brcmfmac_sdio-firmware linux: added needed drivers for bcm43xx bluetooth devices
projects/imx6/linux: build SPDIF driver as modules
For a full changelog on what's new, follow the link below:
https://github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/compare/4.95.4...4.97.1
[Beta] OpenELEC 5.0 Beta 4 released
22 NOV 2014

The OpenELEC team is proud to announce its 4th Beta of OpenELEC 5.0.
Internally this will be known by the less-catchy name OpenELEC 4.95.4.

The OpenELEC 4.95 release series are test releases (beta) for OpenELEC-5.0.
OpenELEC-5.0 will be the next stable release, which is a feature release and the successor of OpenELEC-4.2.

The headline change is the big switch from XBMC to Kodi branding. Both project teams have conducted a major find/replace but if you spot residual mentions of XBMC anywhere please let us know. The name change affects more than the GUI; all references in code have been changed and in the OpenELEC filesystem /storage/.xbmc will be recreated as a symlink to /storage/.kodi to ensure hardcoded paths in addons or scripts continue to work. For information on Kodi 14 you can find on http://kodi.tv/kodi-14-0-helix-beta-1-springs-forward/ .

Due to the potential for typo-bugs and breakage from Kodi renaming YOU ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO MAKE A FULL BACKUP before performing a manual update and perform a “Reset System Settings to defaults (Soft Reset)” after the update.

Other notable “under the hood” changes include a version bump from v3.16 to v3.17 Linux kernel, and a switch from OpenSSL to LibreSSL following the heartbleed disclosure. The LibreSSL package includes better licensing and allows OpenELEC to be simplified by removing support for other cryptographic libraries such as GnuTLS.

Updated core Components (summary) since OpenELEC 4.95.3
update to kodi-14-23c389a
update to Mesa-10.3.4
update to linux-3.17.4
update to v4l-utils-1.6.2
update to bluez-5.25
update to OpenELEC-settings-0.5.4
update to sqlite-autoconf-3080702
projects/RPi/patches/kodi: update RPi support patch
projects/imx6/kodi: use default DR setup
projects/imx6/patches/linux: add upstream patches
linux: Fix kfree of unitialized ptr - thx to Adam Williamson
projects/imx6/linux: add coherent_pool to kernel config
projects/imx6/linux: Add coherent_pool=1M to boot options - fixes some dvb cards
kodi: remove not more needed patches
linux: add upstream patch to fix rc-core toggle behavior
projects/imx6/linux: fix #3628 with enabling CONFIG_REGULATOR_FIXED_VOLTAGE
For a full changelog on what's new, follow the link below:
https://github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/compare/4.95.3...4.95.4

[Beta] OpenELEC 5.0 Beta 3 released
19 NOV 2014

The OpenELEC team is proud to announce its 3rd Beta of OpenELEC 5.0.
Internally this will be known by the less-catchy name OpenELEC 4.95.3.

The OpenELEC 4.95 release series are test releases (beta) for OpenELEC-5.0.
OpenELEC-5.0 will be the next stable release, which is a feature release and the successor of OpenELEC-4.2.

The headline change is the big switch from XBMC to Kodi branding. Both project teams have conducted a major find/replace but if you spot residual mentions of XBMC anywhere please let us know. The name change affects more than the GUI; all references in code have been changed and in the OpenELEC filesystem /storage/.xbmc will be recreated as a symlink to /storage/.kodi to ensure hardcoded paths in addons or scripts continue to work. For information on Kodi 14 you can find on http://kodi.tv/kodi-14-0-helix-beta-1-springs-forward/ .

Due to the potential for typo-bugs and breakage from Kodi renaming YOU ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO MAKE A FULL BACKUP before performing a manual update and perform a “Reset System Settings to defaults (Soft Reset)” after the update.

Other notable “under the hood” changes include a version bump from v3.16 to v3.17 Linux kernel, and a switch from OpenSSL to LibreSSL following the heartbleed disclosure. The LibreSSL package includes better licensing and allows OpenELEC to be simplified by removing support for other cryptographic libraries such as GnuTLS.
Updated core Components (summary) since OpenELEC 4.95.2
update to kodi-14-88a9a44
update to kmod-19
update to bcm2835-driver-a54afb6
update to bcm2835-bootloader-a54afb6
update to kodi-pvr-addons-06842b9
update to linux-3.17.3
update to dbus-1.8.10
projects/RPi/patches/kodi: update RPi support patch
projects/RPi/patches/linux: update RPi support patch
kodi: add PR5695
v4l-utils: add upstream patch to fix a regression introduced by v4l-utils-fe2aa5f
projects/*/linux: disable CONFIG_REGULATOR, this fixes #3617
[Beta] OpenELEC 5.0 Beta 2 released
12 NOV 2014

The OpenELEC team is proud to announce its 2nd Beta of OpenELEC 5.0.
Internally this will be known by the less-catchy name OpenELEC 4.95.2.

The OpenELEC 4.95 release series are test releases (beta) for OpenELEC-5.0.
OpenELEC-5.0 will be the next stable release, which is a feature release and the successor of OpenELEC-4.2.

The headline change is the big switch from XBMC to Kodi branding. Both project teams have conducted a major find/replace but if you spot residual mentions of XBMC anywhere please let us ...

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