LibreELEC Blog

Let’s rock this gig!

On forums and social media channels there has been speculation about why we forked, so to avoid calling names we will explain things though a rock-band analogy: The fork is due to “creative differences” among long-term band members. The founding member and original creative force for the band was the drummer, the guy responsible for keeping time and setting the rhythm. For a few years the band made great music, other band members started to contribute their own songs, and the band gained many fans. Over the last 18-months as the band released platinum albums and achieved super-group status the drummer started to...

Hello World!

So, err.. first post. No pressure! “It’s complicated” to explain why LibreELEC exists, and attempting to do so in public would be a negative exercise and likely cause offense, so we won’t.  We prefer to look forwards to our future not backwards at OpenELEC, and the About page above sets out the general manifesto of things the project team want LibreELEC to be or become. We will leave you to read and draw your own conclusions. The LibreELEC team (about 25 people and growing) are now heads-down on completing various bits of essential project infrastructure and shaping things up for our first...