| General topics
OpenELEC (short for "Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center") is a free and open source, small and very fast booting, embedded operating system. OpenELEC is a complete media center software suite that comes with a pre-configured version of XBMC/Kodi and third-party add-ons with retro video game console emulators and PVR plugins.
OpenELEC is also designed to be used with flash based drives, like compact flash, USB drives, or SSDs.
1 Main features
OpenELEC includes all features that XBMC/Kodi has to offer.
2 Installing OpenELEC
A detailed guide about installing OpenELEC can be found at their wiki page: Installation
3 Updating OpenELEC
A detailed guide about updating OpenELEC can be found at their wiki page: Updating
4 Back Up Configuration/settings
5 Further reading
- Installing OpenELEC
- http://openelec.thestateofme.com/ - Nightly build images for Raspberry Pi
- http://openelec.tv/forum/20-development-discussion/67846-xbmc-gotham-generic-nightly-builds - Nightly build (Gotham) images for generic x86 platforms