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OpenELEC 4.0 Beta 2 Is Out This Weekend

Multimedia

Published on 16 March 2014 11:08 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia
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The XBMC-centered OpenELEC multimedia home Linux distribution has moved a step closer to its major 4.0 release.

OpenELEC 4.0 features bug-fixes and package updates, the latest XBMC 13.0 "Gotham" development code, new/updated hardware firmware files, some updated networking support, and various fixes.

Those interested in OpenELEC as a HTPC/multimedia Linux distribution centered around XBMC and are willing to test out its latest beta state, more details on this free Linux distribution can be learned at OpenELEC.tv.

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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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