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XBMC 13.1 Gotham Is On Approach With Many Fixes

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Published on 19 May 2014 11:02 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia
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XBMC 13.0 "Gotham" was just released at the beginning of the month but already the XBMC 13.1 point release is up to its second beta.

The forthcoming XBMC 13.1 update is focused on addressing fallout from the 13.0 release with many bug-fixes and is not intended to present any new features. These current beta releases should already be safe to run in place of XBMC 13.0.

Among the bug-fixes addressed in the first two betas of XBMC 13.1 Gotham include better recovery of NVIDIA's VDPAU on errors, other VDPAU fixes, fixes for minor memory leaking, FFmpeg / FLAC fixes, broken M4A / MP4 playback, and other changes.

XBMC users interested in the very latest 13.1 Gotham changes can find out more from the 13.1 Beta 2 announcement that came on Sunday.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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