OpenELEC 4.0 Beta Brings Changes, Based On XBMC 13
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 6 March 2014 at 09:30 AM EST. 6 Comments
The OpenELEC HTPC/multimedia Linux distribution is out today with their first beta release of the upcoming 4.0 series. OpenELEC 4.0 will bring many front-end and back-end changes to this distribution centered around XBMC.

OpenELEC 4.0 Beta 1 reworks its underlying OS and build system, updates to the Linux 3.13 kernel and Mesa 10.1 with LLVM 3.4, ships with AMD UVD/XvBA support, and updates all of the graphics drivers. OpenELEC 4.0 Beta 1 also ships with the recently released XBMC 13 Gotham Beta 1.

More details on OpenELEC 4.0 Beta 1 can be found via the project's web-site at OpenELEC.tv.
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