OpenELEC 6.0.2 released with support for the new Raspberry Pi 3

Raspberry Pi

OpenELEC is an embedded distribution of the Kodi media centre and version 6.0.2 has just been released. Version 6.0.2 adds support for the new Raspberry Pi 3 (see my earlier post) including support for onboard WLAN and Bluetooth. Other changes include Nvidia graphic drivers and updated Raspberry Pi firmware.

You can find the download at

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 new Amlogic CEC driver for WeTek Play and WeTek OpenELEC box

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

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