Raspberry Pi

It’s been a couple of months we talked about Raspbmc, the XMBC distribution for the Raspberry Pi and there is a new build ready for Raspberry Pi users. This month the update adds support for HiHiBerry digital audio device as well as fixes for AirPlay with iOS 8, a fix for the Shellshock vulnerability, OSX Yosemite issues and much more.

You just need to reboot your Raspberry Pi to get the latest update. More info on the raspbmc blog.

On to this month’s update:

Add support for the HiFiBerry DAC+ (For Model B+). There is also some progress on getting the Wolfson card supported.

Raspbmc will now send its hostname to routers for easier identification

Fix for JPEG decode error in Raspbmc Settings addon

Removal of Arora web browser to prevent crashes

Updated NOOBS image to fix relax loops and provide already updated filesystem

Updated standalone image so new users spend less time updating

Fix for RT-5370 WiFi not working on NOOBS images

Fix for intermittent issues booting NFS and USB installs (initramfs)

Fix an issue when installing Raspbmc via OSX Yosemite

AirPlay fixes for iOS 8

Fix issues that occur with audio playback on incomplete DTS frames

Updated Pulse-Eight CEC library to version 2.2

Full fix for the Shellshock vulnerability

memcpy/memset optimisations in kernel space

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