Multimedia News Archives
LibreELEC Takes Flight As OpenELEC Fork

There's been grumblings about a growing fork of OpenELEC the past few weeks while today two Phoronix readers wrote in with news of LibreELEC, the new fork of OpenELEC as a Kodi/XBMC appliance Linux distribution that has a number of the original OpenELEC developers involved.

12 April 2016 - LibreELEC - 23 Comments
MythTV 0.28 Released

It's been a while since the last major update to the MythTV HTPC software, but out today is version 0.28.

11 April 2016 - MythTV 0.28 - 4 Comments
OpenToonz Animation Software Begins Seeing Linux Support

Toonz is an animation software solution used by studios like Studio Ghibli and has been in development for more than two decades. Earlier this month it was announced Toonz would be open-sourced and then a few days back the code was published as OpenToonz. While Toonz/OpenToonz originally didn't have Linux support, patches are emerging to allow this high-end animation software to run on Linux.

30 March 2016 - OpenToonz For Linux - 4 Comments
OpenShot 2.0 Beta 4 Released

While OpenShot 2.0 is long overdue, things are finally looking up for this open-source non-linear video editor with going into beta this past January and today marking the release of the fourth beta.

29 March 2016 - OpenShot 2.0 - 2 Comments
Skylake Audio Still Being Tuned In Linux 4.6

While Skylake systems have been in the marketplace for several months already, the Skylake audio support continues to be refined after the initial support landed rather late relative to Skylake's launch last year.

18 March 2016 - Sound Updates - 1 Comment
Kodi 16.0 Now Available

For those wanting to upgrade their Home Theater PC software, Kodi 16, formerly known as XBMC, has been officially released.

21 February 2016 - Kodi 16.0 - 3 Comments
MythTV 0.27.6 Release Brings Bug Fixes

It's been quite a while since last having anything major to talk about with the MythTV open-source DVR software, but at least today they have put out a new point release.

2 February 2016 - MythTV 0.27.6 - Add A Comment

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