Category: releases

LibreELEC (Krypton) 8.2.0 RELEASE

LibreELEC 8.2.0 provides a mid-year bump to improve hardware support on Intel and Raspberry Pi hardware. It also resolves minor support issues on a range of devices and fixes a number of important security issues affecting the core OS reported in recent months. Kodi is bumped to 17.5, and Samba bumps to 4.6 which brings support for SMB2/3 to LibreELEC for the first time. PLEASE READ THE RELEASE NOTES below before posting an issue in the forums as there are disruptive changes to Samba, Lirc and Tvheadend. NB: An issue with HEVC playback on Raspberry Pi and Slice hardware was...

LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.1.2 BETA

This is the third beta for our 8.2 release. It addresses minor findings related to the Samba bump: we now detect and avoid invalid Samba v3 configurations, old samba.conf.sample templates are overwritten with the new v4 template, and remote SMB shares are mounted using SMB2 or where possible SMB3. The release also adds support for the Raspberry Pi IQAudIO Digi+ board and a Xiaomi BT remote, and includes security fixes for the Blueborne Linux/BlueZ vulnerability. This is hopefully the final 8.1.x beta release; next will be 8.2.0. Changes since LibreELEC 8.1.1 include: Fix boot-time overwrite of samba.conf.sample to ensure v4...

LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.1.1 BETA

This is the second BETA of our 8.2 release; a mid-year version bump to enhance hardware support and capabilities. This beta addresses issues in our OVA image, a Broadcom WIFI firmware vulnerability for Raspberry Pi 3 and Zero W users, and MPEG issues seen with some nVidia cards. It also adds support for the inexpensive Xbox ONE (DVB-C/T/T2) USB tuner (about €12 on eBay), and LibreELEC settings gains new options for changing the embedded Samba server Workgroup and adjusting the SMB protocol versions supported for security and SMB share compatibility. Kodi is bumped to 17.4 final. Changes since LibreELEC 8.1.0...

LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.1.0 BETA

This is a BETA of our 8.2 release; a mid-year bump to enhance hardware support and capabilities. It adds 10-bit HEVC support for recent Intel GPU generations, Samba 4.6 which brings support for SMB2/SMB3, and several SSL issues are resolved in a switch to OpenSSL. We continue to refine firmware we embed; removing old and unused files to reduce image size while adding new drivers and firmwares based on team findings and user reports. Kodi is updated to 17.4-RC1 with minor bugfixes since v17.3. Changes since LibreELEC 8.0.2 include: Fix NAND install on WeTek Hub/Play 2 after Android Marshmallow updates...

LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.0.2.1 for WeTek Hub

LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.0.2.1 is a limited release for the WeTek Hub with firmware and drivers for a new WLAN chip used in the latest batch/revision of WeTek Hub hardware. There are no other feature or function changes since the v8.0.2 release. This change will roll-up into LibreELEC 8.2 scheduled for a July/August release. LibreELEC-WeTek_Hub.aarch64-8.0.2.1.tar (info) LibreELEC-WeTek_Hub.aarch64-8.0.2.1.img.gz (info) The v8.0.2.1 release will be pushed via auto-update in 24h so new-hardware Hub owners with v8.0.2 can make full use of their hardware. If you have older Hub hardware it is not an essential update. If you experience an issue with this release please report...

LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.0.2 MR

LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.0.2 MR brings an update to Kodi v17.3, improved support for Intel WIFI and Bluetooth devices, performance enhancements to HEVC support on Raspberry Pi, and minor nip/tuck fixes for user-reported issues since v8.0.1. Kodi v17.3 addresses a notable subtitle (zip file) handling vulnerability that has been widely reported in the media. Changes since 8.0.1 include: Fix for zero byte AddonsXX.db files Fix for connman failing to enable ip_forwarding when using the hotspot feature Fix for minimum Audio Engine sample rate in Kodi (allows forced 48KHz) Fix for suspend issues with CX231xx DVB devices Fix for unreliable 1000-BaseT Ethernet on iMX6...