OpenELEC 6.0 Now In Beta, Powered By Kodi 15
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 7 May 2015 at 09:29 PM EDT. Add A Comment
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With Kodi 15 coming along, the OpenELEC team has released their first beta of the next version of their multimedia focused Linux distribution.

The big change with OpenELEC 6.0 Beta is being powered by the new Kodi 15. Besides that, the packages have been upgraded to Mesa 10.6, Linux 4.0, systemd 219, Glibc 2.21, and LLVM 3.6. There's also official support for WeTek Play devices, updates to the proprietary NVIDIA Linux driver, and changes for handling of add-ons.

More details on OpenELEC 6.0 Beta can be found via OpenELEC.tv.

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