Raspberry Pi v1 and Raspberry Pi Zero

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Raspberry Pi v1 and Pi Zero devices boot from SD card media.Use the links above to create an SD card that boots LibreELEC using our simple app for Windows, macOS and Linux.

Latest Release and Manual Update for LibreELEC (.img.gz)

To update an existing LibreELEC device transfer the manual update file over to /storage/.update/ or the “Updates” samba share before rebooting to start the update process. The same file is used for v1 and Zero devices. It can also be used to create SD cards using other SD card writing apps:

LibreELEC-RPi.arm-7.0.2.img.gz (info)

The following YouTube video shows how to connect to samba shares:

Manual Update / Migration from OpenELEC (.tar)

LibreELEC update files are compatible with OpenELEC. To migrate an existing LibreELEC device transfer the manual update file over to /storage/.update/ or the “Updates” samba share before rebooting to start the update process. The same file is used for v1 and Zero devices:

LibreELEC-RPi.arm-7.0.2.tar (info)

The following YouTube video shows the migration process:

Raspberry Pi “noobs” Software (.tar)

To dual-boot LibreELEC with Raspian or other Raspberry Pi distributions on the same SD card use “noobs” software from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. To add LibreELEC to an existing noobs SD card download this file and unpack it to the /os folder on the SD card:

LibreELEC-RPi.arm-7.0.2-noobs.tar (info)

You can also purchase high-quality SD cards pre-installed with noobs and LibreELEC from The Pi Hut who donate a percentage of each sale to the project:

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