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DistroWatch.com: OpenELEC


Last Update: Sunday 1 December 2013 20:49 GMT

OpenELEC is a Linux-based embedded operating system built specifically to run XBMC, the open source entertainment media hub. The idea behind OpenELEC is to allow people to use their Home Theatre PC (HTPC) like any other device one might have attached to a TV, like a DVD player or Sky box. Instead of having to manage a full operating system, configure it and install the packages required to turn it into a hybrid media center, OpenELEC is designed to be simple to install, manage and use, making it more like running a set-top box than a full-blown computer.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 60 (220), 6 months: 88 (196), 3 months: 63 (256), 4 weeks: 69 (240), 1 week: 88 (188)

OpenELEC Summary
Distribution OpenELEC
Home Page http://openelec.tv/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums http://openelec.tv/forum
Documentation http://wiki.openelec.tv/
Screenshots --
Download Mirrors http://openelec.tv/get-openelec
Bug Tracker https://github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/issues
Related Websites Wikipedia
Reviews 3.x: Dedoimedo
Where To Buy OSDisc.com (sponsored link)

Recent Related News
 • 2014-03-16: Development Release: OpenELEC 4.0 Beta 2
 • 2014-03-06: Development Release: OpenELEC 4.0 Beta 1
 • 2013-09-13: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 3.2.0
 • 2013-08-21: Development Release: OpenELEC 3.1.6 (Unstable)
 • 2013-05-03: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 3.0.2
 • 2013-04-16: Distribution Release: OpenELEC 3.0.1

 • More OpenELEC news...


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Feature 3.2.4 2.0.0
Release Date 2013/11/27 2012/10/16
Price (US$) Free Free
CDs 1 1
Free Download ISO ISO
Default Desktop XBMC XBMC
Package Management -- --
Office Suite -- --
Processor Architecture i386, x86_64 i386
Journaled File Systems -- --
Multilingual en en
Asian Language Support -- --

Note: The OpenELEC project does not provide a package list of the installed software applications. Please visit the distribution's website to learn about the features of OpenELEC.

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