OpenELEC, an embedded operating system built specifically to run XBMC, the open source entertainment media hub, has just reached version 4.0 Beta 1. The first build in the OpenELEC 4.0 branch has arrived and, even if this is just a development release, it's still one of the most exciting versions we had in a long time.
The OpenELEC team was proud to announce a couple of days ago the immediate availability for download of the seventh maintenance release of the stable 4.0 branch of OpenELEC, a Linux kernel-based operating system built around the award-winning XBMC Media Center project.
One of the most popular and useful projects with Raspberry Pi board is turning RPi into a media center box. This article will discuss how to set up a media center on Raspberry Pi using two of the most popular media center images: Raspbmc and OpenELEC. Both images use XBMC as built-in media player software.