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TOPIC: [Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released

[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #1

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Update: OpenELEC-6.0.3 was released with fixes for

  • non working DVB driver for WeTek and OpenELEC box
  • some CEC fixes for WeTek and OpenELEC box
  • some fixes for language problems
  • fixes for NOOBS (RPi)

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The OpenELEC 6.0.2 release has been published. Users running OpenELEC 5.95.1 thru 6.0.1 with auto-update enabled will be prompted on-screen to reboot and apply the update once it has been downloaded. Users running older OpenELEC releases or with auto-update disabled will need to manually update. If you would like to update from an older OpenELEC release please read update instructions/advice on the Wiki before updating. Manual update files can be obtained from the downloads page.

OpenELEC 6.0.2 is a maintenance release but has some new features backported from our upcoming OpenELEC-7.0 release. The main fixes are:

  • full RaspberryPi 3 support including onboard WLAN and Bluetooth
  • fixes to our settings addon, including fixes for backup/restore
  • add more USB-WLAN drivers to WeTek Play and WeTek OpenELEC box builds
  • Add a new experimental Amlogic CEC driver for WeTek Play and WeTek OpenELEC box.
  • Added primary for testing and reporting issues.
  • Nvidia graphic driver updates
  • updated RPi 1/2/3 firmwares and graphic drivers
  • more WLAN firmwares to support more chipsets
  • Patch for glibc's DNS exploit CVE-2015-7547
  • latest LTS 4.1 kernel (except iMX6 and Amlogic builds)
  • add entropy package to speedup start of WLAN drivers
  • add support for AVerTV Volar HD 2

To view a complete list of GitHub changes since 6.0.1 click here: https://github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/compare/6.0.1...6.0.2

OpenELEC 6.0 release contain a Kodi major version bump. If you are updating from OpenELEC 5.0 or earlier we strongly recommend you perform a full backup before performing a manual update. If you experience issues please perform a soft-reset to clear OpenELEC and Kodi settings.

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If you would like to contribute to the OpenELEC project, there are lots of ways you can help. We are always looking for people to help with documentation, testing and reporting bugs. If you enjoy using OpenELEC and would like to make a donation to support the project, you can do this using PayPal. Donating is easy and takes only a few minutes, and you do not need a PayPal account to make a donation. We can also accept donations by other means (bitcoin, flattr, etc…). You can find out more about donating here.

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How To Upgrade To OpenELEC 6.0.2 Release

If you are going to update from one of our older releases, we STRONGLY advise that you make a backup of your XBMC data and do a manual update. You can use our OpenELEC Settings addon if you are using OpenELEC-3.2 or later to backup your data. For more details, please visit http://wiki.openelec.tv/index.php?title=Updating_OpenELEC.

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Testing and Reporting

There has been many months of development and testing in the run-up to this releases, but like any major update there are a lot of changes. Unfortunately, we are unable to test every scenario on all hardware, so it’s possible you might pick up on an issue we may have missed (this is why we do beta tests). We would like anyone brave enough to test this release and report issues that they find either with OpenELEC or Kodi.

Thank You!

We would like to thank our users, team members and partners for testing, reporting and fixing issues, creating how-to documents, developing new features, and their donations of hardware and funds to the project. We appreciate your continued support, without it we would not be able to continue.

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If you have any questions about OpenELEC, sponsoring the project, or think you might be able to offer another service that will be useful to us, then please drop me an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There is always someone that is able to answer your questions in the #openelec irc on freenode.

You can find the new release of OpenELEC 6.0.2 on the downloads page

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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #2

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Hi, first of all Openelec is an amazing OS, thank you.
Just wondered if possible are there are any plans for a 64bit OE to run on RPi3?
Thanks :)
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #3

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PJD1976 wrote:
Hi, first of all Openelec is an amazing OS, thank you.
Just wondered if possible are there are any plans for a 64bit OE to run on RPi3?
Thanks :)

Read the OpenELEC 6.0.2 release note.
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #4

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I did. which part are you referring to?
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #5

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PJD1976 wrote:
Hi, first of all Openelec is an amazing OS, thank you.
Just wondered if possible are there are any plans for a 64bit OE to run on RPi3?
Thanks :)

maybe later, it needs some upstream work for kernel etc...
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #6

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Cool. that's good to hear. thank you. :)
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #7

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Does this include Kodi v16?
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #8

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6.0.2 will still have 15.2. I believe Openelec 7 will house KODI v16.
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #9

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Thanks for the update. OpenElec is really great. I use it on my Raspberry Pi 2B and CuBox and it works perfectly.
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #10

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For me 2 issue with this release

Interface is in english instead of french , I go settings , set french and it's ok , I reboot , switch back to english

Tv with tvheadend no more work , when I want to watch a chanel => "No free adaptater"

Just rollback to 6.0.1 , language ok and pvr ok

I'm on wetek play.

I haven't investigate deeper (not much time tonight)
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #11

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no update notification on pi1 and pi2 with 6.0.1
manual check doesnt show anything either
only manual update this time?
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #12

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yes the autoupdates are still not enabled
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #13

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Sadly i cant the the fix for github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/issues/4295
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #14

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Update: OpenELEC-6.0.3 was released with fixes for
  • non working DVB driver for WeTek and OpenELEC box
  • some CEC fixes for WeTek and OpenELEC box
  • some fixes for language problems
  • fixes for NOOBS (RPi)

downloads page updated
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[Release] OpenELEC 6.0.2 released 1 year 6 months ago #15

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On wetek play dvb-T is now ok , but xbmc doesn't keep language overr reboot

Switch back to 6.0.1 , in french again without doing anything in settings !

EDIT : Ok now , it's cec (forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=149946)
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