OpenELEC 5.0 Released, Powered By Kodi 14.0
Written by Michael Larabel in Multimedia on 28 December 2014 at 03:51 PM EST. 2 Comments
MULTIMEDIA --
Released this Sunday was OpenELEC 5.0 as one of the more popular XBMC (now known as Kodi) multimedia Linux distributions.

OpenELEC 5.0 is powered by the brand new Kodi 14 "Helix", a switch to the Linux 3.17 kernel, migration from OpenSSL to LibreSSL, and various other package updates. OpenELEC 5.0 has also been enabled for more ARM platforms like the Freescale i.MX6 found in the CuBox-i and CuBoxTV devices.

More details on OpenELEC 5.0 via openELEC.tv.

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