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OpenELEC is a small-weight Linux distro created to run XBMC with as tiny footprint as possible. PLEASE: no issue reports and feature requests here! Please use https://github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/issues Description Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center, or OpenELEC for short, is a small Linux distribution built from scratch as a platform to turn your computer into a complete XBMC media center. OpenELEC is designed to make your system boot as fast as possible and the install is so easy that anyone can turn a blank PC into a media machine in less than 15 minutes. Please join our community too: https://twitter.com/openelec https://plus.google.com/+openelec
OpenELEC is a small-weight Linux distro created to run XBMC with as tiny footprint as possible. PLEASE: no issue reports and feature requests here! Please use https://github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/issues Description Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center, or OpenELEC for short, is a small Linux distribution built from scratch as a platform to turn your computer into a complete XBMC media center. OpenELEC is designed to make your system boot as fast as possible and the install is so easy that anyone can turn a blank PC into a media machine in less than 15 minutes. Please join our community too: https://twitter.com/openelec https://plus.google.com/+openelec

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For more informations read: http://openelec.tv/news/22-releases/185-stable-openelec-8-0-1-released

OpenELEC 8.0.1 release has been published. Users running OpenELEC 8.0.0 or later with auto-update enabled will be prompted on-screen to reboot and apply the update once it has been downloaded and enabled in some hours. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will need to manually update. If you would like to update from an older OpenELEC release please read update instructions/advice on the Wiki before updating. Manual update files can be obtained from the downloads page.

OpenELEC 8.0.1 is a maintenance release for OpenELEC-8.0.0. The main fixes are:

- Fix broken automount for (external) USB storage devices.
- Fix always blinking LED on SolidRun's Cubox.
- Fix broken Filesystem resize on new install.
- Rename Kodis old database files when updating, to try to fix updating issues when Kodi updates the own databases.
- Readd SFTP support on user requests.
- Always load TUN driver for VPN users on user request.
- Updated WeTek DVB driver to prevent issues when running TV.
- Rename users samba configfile to force the user to include own changes in a new config then using the old one.

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For more information read: http://openelec.tv/news/22-releases/188-stable-openelec-8-0-4-released

OpenELEC 8.0.4 release has been published. Users running OpenELEC 8.0.0 or later with auto-update enabled will be prompted on-screen to reboot and apply the update once it has been downloaded and enabled in some hours. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will need to manually update. If you would like to update from an older OpenELEC release please read update instructions/advice on the Wiki before updating. Manual update files can be obtained from the downloads page.

Kodi 17 (Krypton) support

OpenELEC 8.0 release contain a Kodi major version bump. If you are updating from OpenELEC 7.0 or earlier we strongly recommend you perform a full backup before performing a manual update. If you experience issues please perform a soft-reset to clear OpenELEC and Kodi settings.

OpenELEC 8.0.4 is a maintenance release for OpenELEC-8.0 series. The main fixes are:

- fix crash in WeTek DVB driver on WeTek Play (1st gen).
- enable Kernel NEON mode for RPi2 builds.
- enable some more SOC sound drivers for RPi/RPi2 builds.
- enable Regulator support on all builds.
- enable Extcon support on all builds.
- fix loading for some I2C sound modules on RPI/RPi2 builds.
- fix loading splash screen on systems with Nvidia GPUs.
- fix speed problems on Nvidia ION systems.
- fix problems loading dvbhdhomerun addons.
- fix using user created sleep scripts.
- build PNG support with SSE support for x86_64 builds.
- update to linux-4.9.30, mesa-17.0.7, alsa-lib-1.1.4.1, alsa-utils-1.1.4, kodi-17,3, mariadb-10.1.23, samba-4.6.4.
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For more information read: http://openelec.tv/news/22-releases/188-stable-openelec-8-0-4-released

OpenELEC 8.0.4 release has been published. Users running OpenELEC 8.0.0 or later with auto-update enabled will be prompted on-screen to reboot and apply the update once it has been downloaded and enabled in some hours. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will need to manually update. If you would like to update from an older OpenELEC release please read update instructions/advice on the Wiki before updating. Manual update files can be obtained from the downloads page.

Kodi 17 (Krypton) support

OpenELEC 8.0 release contain a Kodi major version bump. If you are updating from OpenELEC 7.0 or earlier we strongly recommend you perform a full backup before performing a manual update. If you experience issues please perform a soft-reset to clear OpenELEC and Kodi settings.

OpenELEC 8.0.4 is a maintenance release for OpenELEC-8.0 series. The main fixes are:

- fix crash in WeTek DVB driver on WeTek Play (1st gen).
- enable Kernel NEON mode for RPi2 builds.
- enable some more SOC sound drivers for RPi/RPi2 builds.
- enable Regulator support on all builds.
- enable Extcon support on all builds.
- fix loading for some I2C sound modules on RPI/RPi2 builds.
- fix loading splash screen on systems with Nvidia GPUs.
- fix speed problems on Nvidia ION systems.
- fix problems loading dvbhdhomerun addons.
- fix using user created sleep scripts.
- build PNG support with SSE support for x86_64 builds.
- update to linux-4.9.30, mesa-17.0.7, alsa-lib-1.1.4.1, alsa-utils-1.1.4, kodi-17,3, mariadb-10.1.23, samba-4.6.4.

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For more information read: http://openelec.tv/news/22-releases/187-stable-openelec-8-0-3-released

OpenELEC 8.0.3 release has been published. Users running OpenELEC 8.0.0 or later with auto-update enabled will be prompted on-screen to reboot and apply the update once it has been downloaded and enabled in some hours. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will need to manually update. If you would like to update from an older OpenELEC release please read update instructions/advice on the Wiki before updating. Manual update files can be obtained from the downloads page.

Kodi 17 (Krypton) support

OpenELEC 8.0 release contain a Kodi major version bump. If you are updating from OpenELEC 7.0 or earlier we strongly recommend you perform a full backup before performing a manual update. If you experience issues please perform a soft-reset to clear OpenELEC and Kodi settings.

OpenELEC 8.0.3 is a maintenance release for OpenELEC-8.0 series. The main fixes are:
- fix crash in Kodi while playing streams.
- fix some non working screensavers, this only works if the non working screensavers are installed the first time.
- disable CONFIG_USB_UAS to fix issues with some external Harddrives on RPi builds.
- some fixes in the installer.
- update libcec to fix some upstream problems.
- update to mesa-17.0.5, linux-4.9.25 (Generic/RPi*), mariadb-10.1.22, samba-4.6.3, connman-1.34, libsndfile-1.0.28.

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For more information read: http://openelec.tv/news/22-releases/187-stable-openelec-8-0-3-released

OpenELEC 8.0.3 release has been published. Users running OpenELEC 8.0.0 or later with auto-update enabled will be prompted on-screen to reboot and apply the update once it has been downloaded and enabled in some hours. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will need to manually update. If you would like to update from an older OpenELEC release please read update instructions/advice on the Wiki before updating. Manual update files can be obtained from the downloads page.

Kodi 17 (Krypton) support

OpenELEC 8.0 release contain a Kodi major version bump. If you are updating from OpenELEC 7.0 or earlier we strongly recommend you perform a full backup before performing a manual update. If you experience issues please perform a soft-reset to clear OpenELEC and Kodi settings.

OpenELEC 8.0.3 is a maintenance release for OpenELEC-8.0 series. The main fixes are:
- fix crash in Kodi while playing streams.
- fix some non working screensavers, this only works if the non working screensavers are installed the first time.
- disable CONFIG_USB_UAS to fix issues with some external Harddrives on RPi builds.
- some fixes in the installer.
- update libcec to fix some upstream problems.
- update to mesa-17.0.5, linux-4.9.25 (Generic/RPi*), mariadb-10.1.22, samba-4.6.3, connman-1.34, libsndfile-1.0.28.
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For more information read: http://openelec.tv/news/22-releases/186-stable-openelec-8-0-2-released

OpenELEC 8.0.2 release has been published. Users running OpenELEC 8.0.0 or later with auto-update enabled will be prompted on-screen to reboot and apply the update once it has been downloaded and enabled in some hours. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will need to manually update. If you would like to update from an older OpenELEC release please read update instructions/advice on the Wiki before updating. Manual update files can be obtained from the downloads page.

OpenELEC 8.0.2 is a maintenance release for OpenELEC-8.0 series. The main fixes are:

- disable RTL8XXXU driver, which was loaded together with RTL8192CU/EU driver and caused conflicts with some WLAN USB dongles.
- add CONFIG_SND_SOC_STA32X and CONFIG_SND_SOC_WM8804_I2C for RPi builds, needed for some RPi Sound modules.
- remove 0 byte database files in Kodi, to workaround database upgrade failures in Kodi.
- build Kodi with SSE4 support for Generic builds.
- fix broken Kodi addon library names for x86_64 builds.
- force loading fuse module to fix mounting ntfs and exfat partitions.
- update to mesa-17.0.4, dbus-1.10.18, linux-4.9.24 (Generic), linux-4.9.23 (RPi), libdrm-2.4.80 and curl-7.54.0

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For more information read: http://openelec.tv/news/22-releases/186-stable-openelec-8-0-2-released

OpenELEC 8.0.2 release has been published. Users running OpenELEC 8.0.0 or later with auto-update enabled will be prompted on-screen to reboot and apply the update once it has been downloaded and enabled in some hours. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will need to manually update. If you would like to update from an older OpenELEC release please read update instructions/advice on the Wiki before updating. Manual update files can be obtained from the downloads page.

OpenELEC 8.0.2 is a maintenance release for OpenELEC-8.0 series. The main fixes are:

- disable RTL8XXXU driver, which was loaded together with RTL8192CU/EU driver and caused conflicts with some WLAN USB dongles.
- add CONFIG_SND_SOC_STA32X and CONFIG_SND_SOC_WM8804_I2C for RPi builds, needed for some RPi Sound modules.
- remove 0 byte database files in Kodi, to workaround database upgrade failures in Kodi.
- build Kodi with SSE4 support for Generic builds.
- fix broken Kodi addon library names for x86_64 builds.
- force loading fuse module to fix mounting ntfs and exfat partitions.
- update to mesa-17.0.4, dbus-1.10.18, linux-4.9.24 (Generic), linux-4.9.23 (RPi), libdrm-2.4.80 and curl-7.54.0
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For more informations read: http://openelec.tv/news/22-releases/185-stable-openelec-8-0-1-released

OpenELEC 8.0.1 release has been published. Users running OpenELEC 8.0.0 or later with auto-update enabled will be prompted on-screen to reboot and apply the update once it has been downloaded and enabled in some hours. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will need to manually update. If you would like to update from an older OpenELEC release please read update instructions/advice on the Wiki before updating. Manual update files can be obtained from the downloads page.

OpenELEC 8.0.1 is a maintenance release for OpenELEC-8.0.0. The main fixes are:

- Fix broken automount for (external) USB storage devices.
- Fix always blinking LED on SolidRun's Cubox.
- Fix broken Filesystem resize on new install.
- Rename Kodis old database files when updating, to try to fix updating issues when Kodi updates the own databases.
- Readd SFTP support on user requests.
- Always load TUN driver for VPN users on user request.
- Updated WeTek DVB driver to prevent issues when running TV.
- Rename users samba configfile to force the user to include own changes in a new config then using the old one.
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OpenELEC 8.0 (internal version 8.0.0) release has been published.

OpenELEC 8.0.0 is a feature release. The main changes are:

Platform changes:
- New Platform WeTek Play 2 supported with a own Build.
WeTek Play 2 brings endless entertainment to your living room. Enjoy the latest movies and series in 4K UHD, play games, browse the internet, keep up with the news, or use the DVB modular tuner to watch thousands of TV channels via satellite, terrestrial and cable connections.

- New Platform WeTek Hub supported by a own Build.
Taking advantage of the latest hardware advances, we’ve maximized performance and optimized design. Introducing, WeTek Hub, the smallest WeTek device yet, and one of the most powerful Android streaming devices on the market.

- Raspberry Pi Zero W supported by Raspberry Pi (1) builds.
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For more informations read: http://openelec.tv/news/22-releases/184-stable-openelec-8-0-released

OpenELEC 8.0 (internal version 8.0.0) release has been published.

OpenELEC 8.0.0 is a feature release. The main changes are:

Platform changes:
- New Platform WeTek Play 2 supported with a own Build.
WeTek Play 2 brings endless entertainment to your living room. Enjoy the latest movies and series in 4K UHD, play games, browse the internet, keep up with the news, or use the DVB modular tuner to watch thousands of TV channels via satellite, terrestrial and cable connections.

- New Platform WeTek Hub supported by a own Build.
Taking advantage of the latest hardware advances, we’ve maximized performance and optimized design. Introducing, WeTek Hub, the smallest WeTek device yet, and one of the most powerful Android streaming devices on the market.

- Raspberry Pi Zero W supported by Raspberry Pi (1) builds.
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