OpenELEC Mediacenter OS 8.0 Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 10 April 2017 at 06:37 AM EDT. 5 Comments
OpenELEC 8.0 was released this weekend as the newest version of this mediacenter / multimedia focused Linux distribution.

OpenELEC 8.0 pulls in the Linux 4.9 kernel, Mesa 17.0, and a wealth of other packages. OpenELEC 8.0 is paired with Kodi 17.1 for serving your multimedia needs.

New to OpenELEC 8.0 is WeTek Play 2 is now supported along with the WeTek Hub and Raspberry Pi Zero W.

More details on OpenELEC 8.0 at
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