OpenELEC 5.0.5 released with update Linux for the Raspberry Pi 2

It only seems like yesterday since I wrote about OpenELEC 5.0.4, well it was only yesterday but there is already another update. Version 5.0.5 has new Linux component (3.18.7) for the Raspberry Pi 2 and support for ct2 and AVM Fritz 2 stick. OpenELEC is a embedded version of XBMC/Kodi that runs on a wide range of hardware.

You can download the new version and read the full change log at OpenELEC.TV.

Updated core Components (summary) since OpenELEC 5.0.4

linux: update to linux-3.18.8 for RPi2

projects/imx6/patches/linux: Adds support for ct2 (Olli Salonen) and pctv292e in the project imx6

projects/imx6/patches/linux: Backport AVM Fritz 2 Stick support – requested by users

For a full changelog on what’s new, follow the link below:
https://github.com/OpenELEC/OpenELEC.tv/compare/5.0.4…5.0.5

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