GeeXboX 2.0 Released
Web site: www.geexbox.orgOrigin: FranceCategory: MultimediaDesktop environment: XBMCArchitecture: x86, x86_64, armBased on: IndependentWikipedia: GeeXboXMedia: Live CDThe last version Released: 3.1 November 1, 2013 Zobacz po polsku: GeeXboX
GeeXboX 2.0 Released
The Current version 1.1 kernel v126.96.36.199 was released after almost a year after the 1.0. But the development is going one, and the developers expect that the next updates will come soon. Currently it officially supports 32 bit computers,(It ran successfully in my AMD Athlon64 X2, except image viewing).The team is now working hard for the next version 2.0 which will come soon. GeeXboX 2.0 would use the Freevo, a linux based open source HTPC platform. Check to know about Freevo. Future updates would come up with more features including those in Freevo, support for 32 and 64 bit platforms, HDTV full native support (currently at beta), more codecs, optimizations, and would be faster (Upto 15%). No mouse support is in the current version, and is unlikely to be included on the 2.0 version. There is a technological preview of GeeXboX 2.x which can be downloaded from -sherkhan-20061231-en.i386.iso.This release is about 20MB and needs at least 128MB RAM,and has limited functionality. This is for testing purposes only and should not be mixed up with an official release. For future the GeeXboX team is thinking about porting GeeXboX into Sony Play Station 3.
Geexbox 1.2 with a lot of changes upgrades and additions, has been released officially and is available for download in the GeeXboX official website. I will update this article soon after i try and test the new release. So for now please visit the official site of GeeXboX and get the information there.
Starting with 0.1beta1, GeeXboX for Wii is released as two separate versions: GeeXboX for Wii (IOS) and GeeXboX for Wii (MINI). It is difficult to explain the differences between the two to someone without prior knowledge about Homebrew Channel (HBC) and Bootmii, etc.
[MINI version] In Bootmii GUI, choose the SD card icon, browse to the /bootmii folder and select geexbox.elf file. Video modes other than 480i(NTSC) are untested. If the elf file fails to boot into GeeXboX for Wii splash screen, you might consider hex-editing the elf file to change the gcnfb parameters (see this link).
If you wish to make MINI start GeeXboX for Wii (MINI) automatically instead of going through Bootmii GUI, where wiimote is not supported, you could hex-edit the geexbox.elf file to set correct gcnfb parameters and rename it to ppcboot.elf.
All of the above are caused, almost without exception, either by a card that has not been properly inserted in place, or by corruption of GeeXboX for Wii files in /apps/geexbox folder, which is usually fixed by re-extracting the files.
Only single key-pressing-releasing events are supported. Key definitions in the released versions are based on Benq-Siemens S68 and specified in lircd_bluemobile.conf and lircrc_bluemobile files in /GEEXBOX/etc/lirc folder. Edit these files to customize for other models. If the bte driver is used instead of bluemobile driver, edit lircd_bte.conf and lircrc_bte files in the same folder to customize. Prior knowledge of lirc config file formats is requried for such editing.
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Once we are done downloading we then locate the files to start working with them. The file names we are looking for are the following: "geexbox-3.1-x86_64.iso" and "rufus-2.18p.exe". We can easily find the downloads by using this keyboard shortcut keys in when using the chrome browser "CTRL+J" this wll bring us to the download page of chrome where we can see the recently downloaded files. 350c69d7ab