OpenELEC 4.0.7 Has Been Released with Linux Kernel 3.14.11

The latest maintenance release includes an updated Raspberry Pi firmware

By on July 11th, 2014 14:35 GMT

The OpenELEC team was proud to announce a couple of days ago the immediate availability for download of the seventh maintenance release of the stable 4.0 branch of OpenELEC, a Linux kernel-based operating system built around the award-winning XBMC Media Center project.

OpenELEC 4.0.7 is now based on Linux kernel 3.14.11, updates the Raspberry Pi firmware with the latest and greatest functionality, fixes various security issues that have been found in the previous release, and repairs a low volume issue with the ALSA sound driver.

Various other small bugs have been squashed in this brand new maintenance release for OpenELEC, which means that all users are urged to update to it as soon as possible.

“Besides the usual bugfixes and package updates we fixed some security issues found the last days/weeks, fixed the issue with low volume on some systems after the alsa update in 4.0.6, updated Kernel to 3.14.11 and updated the Raspberry Pi firmware to include the last fixes and features,” was stated in the official release announcement.

OpenELEC is an embedded operating system that supports various ARM-based hardware platforms, including the popular Raspberry Pi and Apple TV devices. All users can download OpenELEC 4.0.7 right now from Softpedia.

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