LibreELEC Blog

LibreELEC (Jarvis) v7.0 BETA1

LibreELEC are proud to announce delighted to hit our first major milestone, 7.0 b1 šŸ™‚ The 7.0 beta 1 release is based aroundĀ Jarvis 16.1-RC2. We’re not expecting any serious issues as code commits since v6.90.005 have mostly focused on tweaks to the build-system not changes Kodi or the core OS. If there are no surprises we plan to release a final 7.0.0 build once Kodi team release 16.1 final. From this point forward the only changes we allow in the 7.0 branch are commits that fix known user problems or major security issues. The LibreELEC team believe “lets bump everything...

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 toĀ “creative differences” among long-term band members. The founding member and originalĀ 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. OverĀ 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.Ā  We prefer to look forwards to our future not backwards at OpenELEC, and theĀ AboutĀ 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...