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GeeXboX 3.1

A new GeeXboX release has arrived! GeeXboX 3.1 is an upgrade that integrates XBMC 12.2 “Frodo”. Like the previous version, you can use GeeXboX to watch and record live TV. In addition to our usual x86 ISOs, this release is also available for several embedded platforms, with working full HD video and graphics acceleration for most of them.

xbmc-12.2

 

 

 

 

 

Supported platforms are :

We have removed the support for PandaBoard, ux500, nvidia Tegra2 (unless someone wants to work on these).
Please refer to our Documentation section on how to create a bootable SD card from a downloaded rootfs archive.

Here’s a roundup of the new release:

New features:

  • XBMC Media Center 12.2 “Frodo” frontend.
  • PVR support for DVB Digital TV, to watch and record live TV with vdr and tvheadend
  • Support for Full HD videos on Utilite
  • Support for Full HD videos on Cubox
  • Support for Full HD videos on RaspberryPi

Supported Architectures:

  • x86 32 and 64 bits PCs
  • ARM Cubox (Marvell Armada510)
  • ARM RaspberryPi (Broadcom BCM2708)
  • ARM Utilite (Freescale i.MX6)
  • ARM CubieBoard (Allwinner A10)

System:

  • Linux Kernel v3.10.9 (for x86 devices)
  • Systemd v206.
  • BusyBox v1.21.1
  • Connman Network Manager v1.9.
  • Xorg Server v1.14.1 (if applicable)
  • Mesa v9.2.2
  • OPKG Package Manager v0.18
  • USB persistent user data storage.

Audio Drivers:

  • ALSA v1.0.26
  • Support for Analog, SPDIF and HDMI output devices.

Video Drivers:

  • Support for Intel, nVidia, ATI GPUs.
  • Support for CRT, LCD and HDMI output devices.
  • OpenGL and OpenGL|ES hardware assisted graphics acceleration.
  • VDPAU, VA-API and Crystal HD hardware assisted video decoding for nVidia, Intel and Broadcom GPUs.

Input:

  • Mouse and Synaptics touch pads.
  • HID Keyboards.
  • Remote Controls.
  • PluseEight external CEC devices.
  • Built-in CEC adapters for Cubox, Utilite and RaspberryPi.

Networking Features:

  • NFS shares.
  • Samba auto-discovery.
  • UPnP / DLNA media discovery.
  • ZeroConf services announcements.
  • HTTP server.
  • FTP server
  • SSH server
  • Utorrent (client and gui over http)

MediaCenter:

  • XBMC Media Center 12.2 “Frodo” frontend.
  • Movies and TV Shows, with subtitles support.
  • Music Collection
  • Pictures and Slideshows
  • CDDA, DVD and (non encrypted) Bluray support.
  • Media Database Support.
  • Internet MovieDB / TVDB metadata and covers grabbers.
  • Skins
  • Vu+ addon
  • Xvdr addon
  • Vdr server
  • Tvheadend server

 

We hope you’ll like this new GeeXboX release !



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  1. togath
    November 2nd, 2013 at 12:31 | #1

    Awesome :-)

    Thank you & everyone else who has contributed very much.

    togath

    btw: You need to update the download-link on top of the page …

  2. togath
    November 2nd, 2013 at 12:39 | #2

    btw 2: The upate for CuBox does not yet come throught the bootloader-installer

  3. tomlohave
    November 2nd, 2013 at 12:44 | #3

    @togath, Done, thanks

  4. tomlohave
    November 2nd, 2013 at 12:45 | #4

    togath :

    btw 2: The upate for CuBox does not yet come throught the bootloader-installer

    Will check
    I was pretty sure I have done this

  5. togath
    November 2nd, 2013 at 12:53 | #5

    @Tom, yes this one. It’s running now on my box, inluding DVD support ;-)

  6. tomlohave
    November 2nd, 2013 at 12:57 | #6

    I have checked the script. It should work (here : http://download.geexbox.org/binaries/cubox/install-geexbox )

  7. togath
    November 4th, 2013 at 08:29 | #7

    The problem with the download was on Solid-Run side. They script for retriving the available distros was having a parsing issue.

  8. klogg
    November 24th, 2013 at 21:16 | #8

    Cmon, why no Panda this time? Anyone interested?

  9. tomlohave
    November 25th, 2013 at 07:53 | #9

    klogg : no panda because nobody seems really interested by this board. you can find latest snapshots here : http://download.geexbox.org/snapshots/geexbox-xbmc-omap4-pandaboard/

  10. cwoloszynski
    April 1st, 2014 at 13:15 | #10

    Does this support Airplay and H.264 video?

  11. tomlohave
    April 1st, 2014 at 17:57 | #11

    it depends on your hadware, note that I can’t test Airplay

  12. cwoloszynski
    April 1st, 2014 at 22:08 | #12

    I am looking at using a CubieBoard along with a touchscreen LCD. Would that work?

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