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20.1-Nexus

16 Mar 19:01
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CoreELEC 20.1-Nexus is now available. It was a rather short development cycle this time around, which saw the CoreELEC developers focusing on fixing the most common issues reported with the 20.0-Nexus release.

Changes Since 20.1-Nexus

 * Added support for MAxio MAE0621A PHY in Amlogic-ne
 * Added support for Motorcomm PHY
 * Added support of external optical drive in Amlogic-ne
 * Added Wifi module support for RTL8152 in Amlogic-ne
 * Added shutdown hook to Kodi autostart (autostop.sh)

20.0-Nexus

17 Jan 21:53
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CoreELEC 20.0-Nexus is now available. We have come a long way to the first stable Kodi Nexus release, and there have been big changes in CoreELEC. It is based upon Kodi Nexus v20.0 final.

CoreELEC 20 becomes the active development branch and it is based on CoreELEC 19. With CoreELEC 20 the new device, Amlogic-ne: New Era will get introduced. All devices that support CoreELEC 19 Amlogic-ng will also support CoreELEC 20.0 Amlogic-ng.

Device Amlogic-ng hardware support will end with Amlogic SoC SC2 (S905X4).
Device Amlogic-ne will support hardware since Amlogic SoC SC2 (S905X4) and newer like S4 (S905Y4, S905W2) or T7 (A311D2).
With the release of device Amlogic-ne, Amlogic-ng will be become EOSD.

More information about the current CoreELEC development cycle can be found here.

19.5-Matrix Final

26 Dec 20:08
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Changes Since 19.4-Matrix

  • Added Wifi module support for RTL8169SC
  • Added Wifi module support for RTL8723BU
  • Added Wifi module support for RTL8852BS
  • Added Wifi module support for AP6255
  • Added Wifi driver Unisoc UWE5621
  • Added support of PHY RTL8211F-VD
  • Added key remapping for BuzzTV BT-300/BT-400
  • Added support of Bananapi M2S
  • Fixed ceemmc error: Error opening file for reading '/dev/reserved'
  • Added support for Ugoos AM7/X4 firmware 1.1.0
  • Added SC2, S905X4 support
  • Added support of AV1 hardware decoder for SoC SC2 or newer
  • Added support for Ugoos AM7 and X4
  • Added support for BuzzTV X5
  • Reworked auto colour subsampling and colour depth detection
  • Fixed no sound on GXL devices
  • Fixed distorted splash on resolutions bigger than 1080p
  • Fixed h264 on some media not fluently displayed
  • inject_bl301: fixed issue with correct blob selection by bl2 blob date
  • Added vesa mode 2560x1440p60hz
  • Do not skip CEA EDID timing extension version 1 anymore (useful for displays with vesa modes)
  • Fixed no sound with 2.0 media after playback of 5.1 media
  • Fixed GUI sound issues by restore default keep audio active setting
  • Added and fixed handling of DTS-HD-MA
  • fstrim: run only once a week
  • Added support for SmartChip Integrated Circuits WiFi chip
  • Replace shell 'sh' by 'bash'

20.0-Nexus_rc2

21 Dec 15:14
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20.0-Nexus_rc2 Pre-release
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CoreELEC 20.0-Nexus_rc2 is now available. It was a rather short development cycle this time around, which saw the CoreELEC developers focusing on fixing the most common issues reported with the 20.0-Nexus_rc1 release.

Changes Since 20.0-Nexus_rc1

 * Updated Kodi to 20.0-Nexus_rc2
 * Added Wifi module support for Amlogic W150S1

20.0-Nexus_rc1

16 Dec 14:20
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CoreELEC 20.0-Nexus_rc1 is now available. It was a rather short development cycle this time around, which saw the CoreELEC developers focusing on fixing the most common issues reported with the 20.0-Nexus_beta1 release.

Changes Since 20.0-Nexus_beta1

 * Updated Kodi to 20.0-Nexus_rc1
 * fixed possible Kernel oops while using Hyperion.NG
 * Added support of Hardkernel Odroid N2L

19.5-Matrix_rc3

04 Dec 18:41
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CoreELEC 19.5-Matrix_rc3 is now available. While we are currently still waiting for the final 19.5 release by Team Kodi, CoreELEC developers were focusing on fixing the most common issues reported with the 19.5-Matrix_rc2 release until final 19.5 will arrive.

Changes Since 19.5-Matrix_rc2

 * Added Wifi module support for RTL8169SC
 * Added Wifi module support for RTL8723BU
 * Added Wifi module support for RTL8852BS
 * Added Wifi module support for AP6255
 * Added key remapping for BuzzTV BT-300/BT-400
 * Added support of Bananapi M2S
 * Fixed ceemmc error: Error opening file for reading '/dev/reserved'
 * Added support for Ugoos AM7/X4 firmware 1.1.0

20.0-Nexus_beta1

12 Nov 09:04
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CoreELEC 20.0-Nexus_beta1 is now available. It was a rather short development cycle this time around, which saw the CoreELEC developers focusing on fixing the most common issues reported with the 20.0-Nexus_alpha3 release.

Changes Since 20.0-Nexus_alpha3

 * Added support for JL2XX1 Gigabit Ethernet PHY

20.0-Nexus_alpha3

15 Sep 20:26
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20.0-Nexus_alpha3 Pre-release
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CoreELEC 20.0-Nexus_alpha3 is now available. It was a rather short development cycle this time around, which saw the CoreELEC developers focusing on fixing the most common issues reported with the 20.0-Nexus_alpha2 release.

Changes Since 20.0-Nexus_alpha2

 * Added Wifi module support for RTL8169SC
 * Added Wifi module support for RTL8723BU
 * Added Wifi module support for RTL8852BS
 * Added key remapping for BuzzTV BT-300/BT-400
 * Fixed Samba shares
 * Added support of Bananapi M2S
 * Fixed ceemmc error: Error opening file for reading '/dev/reserved'
 * Added support for Ugoos AM7/X4 firmware 1.1.0

20.0-Nexus_alpha2

27 Jul 20:15
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20.0-Nexus_alpha2 Pre-release
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CoreELEC 20.0-Nexus_alpha2 is now available. We have come a long way to the first alpha Kodi Nexus release, and there have been big changes in CoreELEC. It is based upon Kodi v20.0 alpha2.

CoreELEC 20 becomes the active development branch and it is based on CoreELEC 19. So all devices that support CoreELEC 19 will also support CoreELEC 20.0-Nexus.

19.5-Matrix_rc2

27 Jul 20:15
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CoreELEC 19.5-Matrix_rc2 is now available. It was a rather short development cycle this time around, which saw the CoreELEC developers focusing on fixing the most common issues reported with the 19.5-Matrix_rc1 release.

Changes Since 19.5-Matrix_rc1

 * Added SC2, S905X4 support
 * Added support of AV1 hardware decoder for SoC SC2 or newer
 * Added Wifi driver Unisoc UWE5621
 * Added support of PHY RTL8211F-VD
 * Added support for Ugoos AM7 and X4
 * Added support for BuzzTV X5
 * Reworked auto colour subsampling and colour depth detection
 * Fixed no sound on GXL devices