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OpenELEC 3.2.2 Released: Raspberry Pi Update Instructions

OpenELEC is a lightweight OS, built from the ground up, primarily to run XBMC on various devices, including Raspberry Pi. It runs smoothly Raspberry Pi compared to other media center OSes. This post introduces the recently released OpenELEC 3.2.2 update.

OpenELEC 3.2.2

What’s New in OpenELEC 3.2.2

OpenELEC 3.2.2 is a bugfix and maintenance release for OpenELEC 3.2 and it brings several updates, including the following:

  • update to bcm2835-bootloader-b4e35f4
  • update to bcm2835-driver-b4e35f4
  • xf86-video-fglrx-legacy: add PCI ID patch
  • plymouth-lite: provide full screen splashs if possible
  • xf86-video-fglrx: provide controlfile from 13.8 to hide the watermark
  • eglibc: fix dns with broken routers

The original release announcement is available here.

Installation and Configuration Instructions

OpenELEC Installation Instructions
Install OpenELEC using NOOBS

Build a Low-Cost Raspberry Pi Media Center ~$65Price
Raspberry Pi 3 (RPi3) Model B Quad-Core 1.2 GHz 1 GB RAM Kit, including:~$49.99
Samsung 16GB EVO Class 10 Micro SDHC Card with Adapter~$6.99
SANOXY Wireless USB PC Remote Control Mouse for PC~$8.00

Upgrade Instructions

Systems running OpenELEC 3.0 or above will automatically update to OpenELEC 3.2.2 if auto-update is enabled.

OpenELEC 3.2.2 Update Options
OpenELEC Update Options

If not, you can update manually through the “Check for updates now” option from within OpenELEC settings. Depending on your internet connection, allow few minutes for the download and installation of the update. After a couple of reboots, you should be running OpenELEC 3.2.2. Do not worry, your settings and configurations will not be affected.

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Anand

Anand is a self-learned computer enthusiast, a part-time blogger, and a Food Scientist by career. He has been blogging since 2010 on Linux, Ubuntu, Home/Media/File Servers, XBMC, and related HOW-TOs (read more).

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