Raspbmc hat vom Entwickler mal wieder ein Update spendiert bekommen, welches mit einer Vielzahl von Verbesserungen und neuen Features aufwartet. Besonders interessant für mich sind zwei Dinge:

  • AirPlay-Streaming mit iOS7-Geräten funktioniert nun auch wieder mit Videos und
  • Raspbmc hat einen Web-Browser. Funktioniert zwar noch nicht per WLAN, aber der Anfang ist gemacht

Hier alle Änderungen:

  • popcornmix has now completely fixed SD card corruption issues that occur when overclocking. This is excellent and much needed progress.
  • He has also fixed a bug where having DDS fanart enabled crashes the Raspberry Pi.
  • Installs now use the new F2FS filesystem by default which offers better performance. I’m staying with the ext4 filesystem for USB drive installs though, as many users won’t be able to mount F2FS on their desktop and may wish to do so.
  • USB soundcard support is available again. Simply select ‘Enable external soundcards’ in Raspbmc Settings. Thanks to ‘stupid-boy’ for working on an OpenMAX ALSA sink. This is much better than the previous Pulse Audio approach we had, because the audio and video are in sync. Be aware that this is experimental though. As such, I’d like feedback in this thread here.
  • AirPlay streaming is fixed for iOS 7 devices. Be sure to reboot your iOS device though. I’d like to thank Memphiz for letting me know where the issue was which made it easier for me to detect and fix.
  • Raspbmc now has a web browser! This is available under the Programs option where Raspbmc Settings is located. Note that for now only wired network connections that support DHCP will work. I’m also aware HTTPS is broken and am looking in to that — but it’s a good first attempt that showcases a browser is more than achievable on Pi. I’d like to thank Rob Bishop for his work on Arora, Karnage for developing the addon for XBMC and popcornmix for helping me work out what attributes ‘recovery.elf’ normally sets.
  • Speed improvements have been achieved via kernel backports and higher default overclock settings.
  • I’ve upgraded Windows Media Center PVR addon for Gotham and Frodo.
  • Fix for issue where WiFi cards disconnect after a period of time
  • Added support for IPV6 Privacy Options
  • Added support for LVM modules and RAID in the kernel (device mapper support)
  • Added IR to LIRC bridge support
  • Improve PPP support for users wishing to use VPN
  • Fix for a bug in XBMC 13 where the option to disable the 720p UI cap was not working
  • Fixed a message that would show above the splash screen
  • Add hotplugging to XBMC Frodo. This allows connection and disconnection of keyboards without having to restart XBMC
  • Fix incorrectly reported run time in the web interface.
  • Raspbmc no longer warns the user if /boot/config.txt does not match the settings addon.
  • Fix memory leak when playing multiple files from a playlist
  • 24 hour nightly builds are resumed again
  • Added V4L2 Raspberry Pi camera support in the kernel
  • iptables logging in the kernel for users who would like debugging
  • I’ve reverted to the classic Confluence skin as our Raspbmc skin developer is no longer maintaining it. You can still select it under Skin settings, but it’s no longer the default skin

Das Update sollte sich mit einem Neustart des Raspberry Pi eigenständig installieren, sofern die entsprechende Option aktiviert ist.