LibreELEC

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LibreELEC (short for Libre Embedded Linux Entertainment Center) is a non-profit fork of OpenELEC as an open source just enough OS (JeOS) Linux software appliance distro for Kodi. This fork of OpenELEC announced in March 2016 as a split from the OpenELEC team after "creative differences", taking most of its active developers at the time to join the new LibreELEC project.[1][2][3][4] This is a conservative fork of the OpenELEC project with a stronger focus on pre-release testing and post-release change management.[4]

LibreELEC
Developer LibreELEC Team
OS family Unix-like
Working state Current
Source model Open source
Initial release 4 April 2016; 2 years ago (2016-04-04)
Latest release 8.2.4[5] / 14 March 2018; 3 months ago (2018-03-14)
Latest preview 8.1.2 beta[6] / 25 September 2017; 9 months ago (2017-09-25)
Update method Automatic
Platforms ARM, IA-32, x86-64
Kernel type Linux
Default user interface Kodi
License GPLv2
Official website libreelec.tv

History[edit]

LibreELEC version Release date Kodi version Kernel Announcement
1 7.0.0 4 April 2016 16.1 Jarvis LibreELEC (Jarvis) v7.0.0 RELEASE
2 8.0.0 22 February 2017 17.0 Krypton LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.0.0 RELEASE
3 8.0.1 24 March 2017 17.1 Krypton LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.0.1 MR
4 8.0.2 26 May 2017 17.3 Krypton LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.0.2 MR
5 8.2.0 28 October 2017 17.5 Krypton 4.11.8 LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.2.0 RELEASE
6 8.2.1 21 November 2017 17.6 Krypton LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.2.1 MR
7 8.2.2 23 December 2017 17.6 Krypton LibreELEC (Krypton) 8.2.2 MR
8 8.2.3 21 January 2018 17.6 Krypton LibreELEC (Krypton) 8.2.3 MR
9 8.2.4 14 March 2018 17.6 Krypton 4.9.59 LibreELEC (Krypton) 8.2.4 MR
10 8.2.5 14 April 2018 17.6 Krypton 4.9.80 LibreELEC (Krypton) 8.2.5 MR

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chewitt (24 March 2016). "Let's rock this gig!". libreelec.tv. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Chewitt (20 March 2016). "Hello World!". libreelec.tv. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "About LibreELEC.tv". libreelec.tv. 2016. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "LibreELEC.tv". GitHub. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "LibreELEC (Krypton) 8.2.4 MR". libreelec.tv. 2018-03-14. Retrieved 14 March 2018. 
  6. ^ "LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.1.2 BETA".