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OSMC

Last Update: 2018-11-02 23:46 UTC


OSMC (formerly Raspbmc) is a Debian-based minimal Linux distribution that brings the Kodi media centre software to a Raspberry Pi, Apple TV and Vero devices. This device has an excellent form factor and enough power to handle media playback, making it an ideal component in a low-cost HTPC (Home Theatre Personal Computer) setup, yet delivering the same Kodi experience that can be enjoyed on much more costly platforms.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 119 (79), 6 months: 148 (54), 3 months: 148 (62), 4 weeks: 253 (27), 1 week: 247 (26)

Average visitor rating: 9/10 from 1 review(s).


OSMC Summary
Distribution OSMC (formerly Raspbmc)
Home Page https://osmc.tv/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums https://discourse.osmc.tv/
Alternative User Forums
Documentation https://osmc.tv/help/wiki
Screenshots --
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://osmc.tv/download/
Bug Tracker https://github.com/samnazarko/osmc/issues
Related Websites  
Reviews 2013: Dedoimedo
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 • 2018-01-10: Distribution Release: OSMC 2017.12-1
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  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Ubuntu 18.10$5.95
Debian 9.6.0$5.95
openSUSE 15.0$5.95
Manjaro 18.0$5.95
Fedora 29$5.95
MX Linux 17.1$5.95
USB Flash Drives
Linux Mint 19 16GB$14.95
Ubuntu 18.10 16GB$14.95
Fedora 29 16GB$14.95

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Feature 2018.10-1 2017.12-1 2016.12-1 2014-06-13
Release Date 2018-11-02 2018-01-10 2016-12-25 2014-06-13
End Of Life        
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 100-300 100-300    
Free Download IMG IMG IMG IMG
Installation -- -- -- --
Default Desktop Kodi Kodi Kodi XBMC
Package Management DEB DEB DEB DEB
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite -- -- -- --
Processor Architecture armhf armhf armhf armhf
Init Software systemd systemd systemd SysV
Journaled File Systems        
Multilingual        
Asian Language Support        
Full Package List 2018.10-1 2017.12-1 2016.12-1  
Package 2018.10-1 2017.12-1 2016.12-1 2014-06-13
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- --
alsa-lib (1.1.7) 1.1.3 1.1.3 1.0.28 1.0.25
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- --
bash (4.4.18) 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2
bind (9.13.4) -- -- -- --
chromium (71.0.3578.80) -- -- -- --
cups (2.2.10) -- -- -- --
dhcp (4.4.1) -- -- -- 4.2.2
e2fsprogs (1.44.4) 1.43.4 1.43.4 1.42.12 1.42.5
firefox (64.0) -- -- -- --
freetype (2.9.1) 2.6.3 2.6.3 2.5.2 2.4.9
gcc (8.2.0) -- -- -- --
gimp (2.10.8) -- -- -- --
glibc (2.28) 2.24 2.24 2.19 2.13
gnome-shell (3.30.2) -- -- -- --
gnucash (3.3) -- -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.44) -- -- -- --
grub (2.02) -- -- -- --
gtk+ (3.24.1) -- -- -- --
httpd (2.4.37) -- -- -- --
inkscape (0.92.3) -- -- -- --
k3b (18.08.3) -- -- -- --
kmod (25) 23 23 18 9
krita (4.1.5) -- -- -- --
libreoffice (6.1.3) -- -- -- --
linux (4.19.8) 4.14.78 4.9.29 4.4.27 3.6.11
Package 2018.10-1 2017.12-1 2016.12-1 2014-06-13
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- -- -- --
mariadb (10.3.11) -- -- -- --
mate-desktop (1.20.3) -- -- -- --
mesa (18.3.0) -- -- -- --
mysql (8.0.13) -- -- -- --
nautilus (3.30.4) -- -- -- --
NVIDIA (415.18) -- -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- --
openjdk (10.0.2) -- -- -- --
openssh (7.9p1) 7.4p1 7.4p1 6.7p1 6.0p1
openssl (1.1.1a) 1.1.0f 1.1.0f 1.0.1t --
perl (5.28.0) 5.24.1 5.24.1 5.14.2 5.14.2
php (7.3.0) -- -- -- --
plasma-desktop (5.14.4) -- -- -- --
postfix (3.3.2) -- -- -- --
postgresql (11.1) -- -- -- --
Python (3.7.1) 2.7.13 2.7.13 2.7.9 2.7.3
qt (5.12.0) -- -- -- --
samba (4.9.3) -- -- 4.2.10 3.6.6
systemd (239) 232 232 215 --
thunderbird (60.3.3) -- -- -- --
vim (8.1) -- -- -- 7.3
vlc (3.0.4) -- -- -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- -- --
xorg-server (1.20.3) -- -- -- --

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Version: 2017.02-2
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-06-25
Votes: 0


Very fast system. The only problems are generally Kodi issues.


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