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xbmc Articles & Reviews

XBMC's Thoughts On XvBA: AMD Catalyst Has Problems   Display Drivers   2012-06-21
Boxee: A New Competitor For MythTV?   Software   2008-08-01

xbmc Linux & Open-Source News

Kodi 19 Now In Beta With Python 3 Addons, AV1 Software Decoding   Multimedia   2020-11-22
Integer Scaling To Come With Linux 5.11 For Intel Graphics Driver   Intel   2020-10-23
Kodi 18 Alpha 2 Released With Stability & Usability Improvements + New Wayland Code   Multimedia   2018-06-22
Kodi 18 "Leia" Enters Alpha With Thousands Of Changes   Multimedia   2018-03-05
Kodi 18 Is Coming But They Are Already Thinking About Kodi 19   Multimedia   2018-02-04
Kodi's Wayland Support Was Successfully Revived With GSoC 2017   Multimedia   2017-08-14
Kodi 17 Released With New Default Skin, Better Live TV Support   Multimedia   2017-02-05
RetroPlayer Gaming Support Coming To Kodi 18, Mir Support   Multimedia   2017-01-17
LibreELEC 7.0 Released For A Kodi 16.1 Experience   Multimedia   2016-04-26
LibreELEC Takes Flight As OpenELEC Fork   Multimedia   2016-04-12
Kodi 17 Is Getting New Themes/Skins   Desktop   2016-03-08
Kodi 16.0 Now Available   Multimedia   2016-02-21
Kodi HTPC Software Drops Wayland Support   Multimedia   2016-02-02
OpenSolaris-Derived OpenIndiana For A Media PC? You Can Now Run Kodi   Multimedia   2016-01-12
Kodi 16 "Jarvis" Is Now In Beta   Multimedia   2015-11-15
Kodi 16 Bringing DirectX 11 Support & More   Multimedia   2015-09-03
Kodi 15.0 Released, Adds Adaptive Seeking & More   Multimedia   2015-07-21
Alienware Is Designing Its Own UI Atop Kodi For Windows Gaming Boxes   Valve   2015-06-25
Kodi 15.0 Beta 2 Brings Android 4K Playback, Adaptive Seeking   Multimedia   2015-06-14
Interesting GSoC 2015 Projects: Wine D3DRM, GameStream, NaCL Fun   Google   2015-05-04
Kodi 15.0 Beta 1 Released   Multimedia   2015-05-01
Kodi 15 Alpha 2 Released   Multimedia   2015-04-01
Kodi 14.2 Released To End Out The "XBMC" 14.x Series   Multimedia   2015-03-28
Kodi 14.2 Release Candidate Available   Multimedia   2015-03-19
XBMC/Kodi 15.0 Alpha 1 Released   Multimedia   2015-02-28
Kodi 14.2 Helix Beta 1 Works On More Bug Fixing   Multimedia   2015-02-17
VDPAU Support Fixed Up In Latest Mesa Git   Mesa   2015-02-12
XBMC's Kodi 14.1 Brings Bug-Fixes, MIPS Port Lands In Master   Multimedia   2015-02-02
OpenELEC 5.0 Released, Powered By Kodi 14.0   Multimedia   2014-12-28
Kodi 14.0 Released For The Holidays - Formerly Known As XBMC   Multimedia   2014-12-23
OpenELEC 5.0 Prepares To Take On Kodi, Runs With LibreSSL   Multimedia   2014-11-06
Debian 8.0 Jessie Has Many Multimedia Improvements   Debian   2014-10-23
XBMC/Kodi 14 Alpha 4 Brings EGL + GLESv2 To X11   Multimedia   2014-10-05
OpenELEC 4.2 Works To Improve The Linux HTPC/Multimedia Experience   Operating Systems   2014-09-27
XBMC/Kodi 14 Is Going To Be Mostly About Cleaning Up   Multimedia   2014-09-01
AMD, Wine & Valve Dominated August For Linux Users   Phoronix   2014-09-01
XBMC 13.2 Released, One Of The Last Before Kodi   Multimedia   2014-08-19
XBMC Is Being Renamed To "Kodi"   Multimedia   2014-08-01
SteamOS Beta 126 Better Handles XBMC   Valve   2014-08-01
XBMC For SteamOS Is Under Development   Valve   2014-06-09
XBMC 13.1 Brings Fixes To Gotham   Multimedia   2014-06-09
XBMC 13.1 Gotham Enters Release Candidate Phase   Multimedia   2014-05-26
XBMC 13.1 Gotham Is On Approach With Many Fixes   Multimedia   2014-05-19 Publishes A New XBMC Source Tree   Multimedia   2014-05-09
XBMC 13 Powered OpenELEC 4.0 Released   Multimedia   2014-05-05
XBMC 13.0 "Gotham" Has Been Officially Released   Multimedia   2014-05-04
XBMC 13.0 "Gotham" RC1 Released   Multimedia   2014-05-02
OpenELEC 4.0 Beta 6 Works On 4K Graphics, RPi ALSA   Operating Systems   2014-04-20
XBMC 13 Gotham Beta 2 Gets Fixed Up   Multimedia   2014-03-17
OpenELEC 4.0 Beta 2 Is Out This Weekend   Multimedia   2014-03-16
The TvHeadend Project Might Be On Its Last Channel   Free Software   2014-03-06
OpenELEC 4.0 Beta Brings Changes, Based On XBMC 13   Multimedia   2014-03-06
XBMC 13.0 Gotham Beta 1 Released   Multimedia   2014-03-04
Open-Source Blu-ray Decryption Library For Linux   Free Software   2014-01-02
XBMC 13 Will Have Tons Of Exciting Improvements   Multimedia   2013-12-29
XBMC 12.3 Has Lots Of Bug-Fixes   Multimedia   2013-12-28
Open-Source libCEC Advanced For HDMI CEC Support   Hardware   2013-12-19
Crystal HD Decodes New Linux Support Improvements   Hardware   2013-11-30
KDE Plasma Media Center 1.2 Beta Has New Features   KDE   2013-11-21
Freedreno Graphics Driver Reaches Version 1.0   X.Org   2013-11-16
Wayland Support Merged Into XBMC   Wayland   2013-10-12
Open-Source Blu-Ray Library Advances (libbluray)   Free Software   2013-10-04
The State Of Open-Source ARM GPU Drivers   Arm   2013-09-27
XBMC Prepares Support For Running Emulated Games   Linux Gaming   2013-09-27
Mesa/Gallium3D Works On VDPAU Interoperability   Mesa   2013-09-21
MythTV 0.27 Improves Music, New TV Support   Free Software   2013-09-18
OpenELEC 3.2 Packs In XBMC 12   Multimedia   2013-09-14
XBMC Ported To Run On Mir Display Server   Multimedia   2013-07-23
XBMC Now Runs Well On Wayland   Wayland   2013-07-17
Mesa 9.1.2 Fixes A Handful Of Graphics Driver Bugs   Mesa   2013-04-30
X.Org/Mesa/Wayland In GSoC 2013   Google   2013-04-08
OpenELEC 3.0 Brings In XBMC 12.1 Frodo   Operating Systems   2013-03-24
XBMC Ported To Wayland   Wayland   2013-03-08
The Video Acceleration State On Linux GPU Drivers   Hardware   2013-02-05
Freedreno Gallium3D Driver Might Be Merged Soon   Hardware   2013-02-03
XBMC 12.0 Released With HD Audio, PVR, Android   Multimedia   2013-01-29
Freedreno Gallium3D Now Handles Running XBMC   Free Software   2013-01-20
XBMC 12 Frodo Beta 3 Released   Multimedia   2012-12-10
OpenELEC 3.0 Enters Beta With XBMC 12.0   Multimedia   2012-11-26
XBMC 12.0 Beta Packs Exciting Features   Multimedia   2012-11-16
AMD Comments On XvBA Video Situation   AMD   2012-06-26
Systemd Support For Managing User Sessions   systemd   2012-06-25
NVIDIA Loses Huge GPU Order Due To Linux Blob   NVIDIA   2012-06-22
Using GPU Video Acceleration Under Linux   AMD   2012-06-22
XBMC Gets Its New HD Audio Engine   Multimedia   2012-05-31
Did The NVIDIA 295.40 Linux Driver Fall Off A Cliff?   NVIDIA   2012-04-16
XBMC 11.0 Eden Brings Many Multimedia Changes   Multimedia   2012-03-24
XBMC 11 Eden Nears Final Release   Multimedia   2012-03-01
State Of NVIDIA's VDPAU, A New Community List   NVIDIA   2012-02-25
Raspberry Pi's Nonchalant Graphics Stack For Linux   Raspberry Pi   2012-02-01
XBMC May Soon Run On Top Of Wayland   Multimedia   2012-01-22
Checking Out The Ubuntu TV Prototype   Ubuntu   2012-01-10
MythTV 0.25 Is Still Being Baked With Many Changes   Multimedia   2012-01-05
XBMC Project Implements AMD XvBA Interface   AMD   2011-12-14
First Release Of Open-Source Blu-Ray Library   Free Software   2011-12-11
Ubuntu On Stuff, KVM On ARM A15, GLPROXY   Ubuntu   2011-10-31
XBMC-Focused OpenELEC 1.0 Released   Operating Systems   2011-10-20
Sabayon 7 Brings The Experimental Fusion Kernel   Operating Systems   2011-10-11
Gentoo-Based Sabayon Linux 6.0 Released   Operating Systems   2011-06-23
Broadcom Crystal HD Support For MPlayer, FFmpeg   Multimedia   2011-01-01
XBMC 10.0 Officially Released   Multimedia   2010-12-18
XBMC 10 Is Imminent, XBMC 11 Is Already In Planning   Multimedia   2010-12-12
MythTV 0.24 RC1 Released, Brings Many Features   Multimedia   2010-10-19
Enlightenment Foundation Libraries 1.0 Hit Beta   Free Software   2010-10-03
XBMC 10.0 Enters Beta With Plenty Of New Features   Multimedia   2010-08-30
Flash Player 10.1 RC Arrives But Still Not In Tune   Proprietary Software   2010-04-06
XBMC Gets Working Intel VA-API Support   Multimedia   2010-04-06
Intel Launches Its App Store For Moblin   Intel   2010-03-25
MythTV 0.23 Hits Release Candidate Stage   Multimedia   2010-03-24
Adobe Flash 10.1 Beta 3 Comes w/o 64-bit Linux   Proprietary Software   2010-02-24
Adobe's Linux Video API Rant Extended   Proprietary Software   2010-01-27
Adobe Rants Over Linux Video Acceleration APIs   Proprietary Software   2010-01-26
Enna Comes About As An Alternative To XBMC   Multimedia   2010-01-03
XBMC Gains Crystal HD 1080p Decoding Support   Multimedia   2009-12-30
XBMC 9.11 Camelot Released For The Holidays   Multimedia   2009-12-24
FFmpeg Gains VDPAU MPEG-4 ASP Acceleration   Multimedia   2009-11-13
NVIDIA Proposes VDPAU For DRI2 Patches   NVIDIA   2009-10-23
Adobe Flash Player 10.1 To Support VDPAU?   Proprietary Software   2009-10-09
Will AMD's XvBA Beat Out NVIDIA's VDPAU?   AMD   2009-07-06
XBMC 9.04 w/ VDPAU, Updated Codecs, Etc   Multimedia   2009-05-06
XBMC Receives Mainline Support For VDPAU   Multimedia   2009-03-23
Forthcoming VDR Release To Support VDPAU   NVIDIA   2009-03-09
XBMC Media Player Has Support For NVIDIA VDPAU   Multimedia   2009-03-04
XBMC Atlantis Beta 1 Now Available   Multimedia   2008-09-18
SF Community Choice Awards   Free Software   2007-07-03