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Kodi 'Leia' 18.2 now available to download with bug fixes and performance improvements

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The Kodi Foundation made the release candidate for Kodi 18.2 available last week, and today you can grab the final version.

As you’d expect, this is a bug fix release with no major new functionality, but there are a number of notable changes including improvements to the music database performance and a new Codec Factory for Android.

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Development on Kodi 19 M* begins -- can you guess the name?

  • Development on Kodi 19 M* begins -- can you guess the name?

    The Kodi Foundation today rolls out a big update to Kodi 18 'Leia', Kodi 18.2, with a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements.

    But that’s not the only big Kodi news. Development on version 19 M* has begun!

    The team says "We will officially announce its new codename shortly" but drops a couple of clues as to what that name will be.

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  • Kodi 18.2 Released With VA-API Fixes, OpenGL ES Rendering Fixes

    For fans of the Kodi HTPC software, version 18.2 of the "Leia" update is now available with several prominent fixes.

    Kodi 18.2 is the latest stable update and among the issues it addresses are regressions and performance problems with its OpenGL ES rendering code path, various Intel VA-API video acceleration fixes, music experience improvements, "a huge number" of Android platform improvements, and other changes.

  • Kodi "Leia" 18.2 Release

    In keeping with the 18.x maintenance release cycle, this is a bug fix release, with no real new functionality. What's worth noting, however, is how we've identified and managed the bugs this time. We've always valued high-quality bug reports, and, for this reason, for 18.x we implemented an issue template and an automated verification system in the GitHub issue tracker. This makes the bug reports more complete, and gives the Kodi developers a better chance to pinpoint problems more accurately and fix them more quickly. The aim is to solve the problem of waiting for proper full debug logs, samples and suchlike, hopefully saving a lot of time and getting issues resolved more quickly. Hopefully, you can see the results of this new process in the 18.x bug fix releases.

LJ: "Kodi 18.2 Released"

How to Install Kodi Media Center 18.2 via PPA in Ubuntu

  • How to Install Kodi Media Center 18.2 via PPA in Ubuntu

    Kodi “Leia” 18.2 was released a day ago with numerous bug-fixes and performance improvements. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and higher.

    Kodi 18.2 is a bug fix release with no real new functionality.

Kodi Leia 18.2 Released With Bug Fixes

  • Kodi Leia 18.2 Released With Bug Fixes; Kodi 19 Codename Unveiled

    The Kodi Foundation has released the Kodi Leia 18.2 that brings a host of bug fixes to the software. The XBMC-owned media player made the Kodi 18.2 RC (Release Candidate) available last week, and now you can download the stable version of the latest Kodi update.

    Kodi 18.2 brings improvements and bug fixes, especially for the Kodi Android app. A new codec factory for Android has also been added to configure HW-Decoder usage systematically. With this Codec factory, settings can now be configured in human-readable and XML format.

Kodi 18.2 "Leila" Is Now Available For Ubuntu/Linux Mint

  • Kodi 18.2 "Leila" Is Now Available For Ubuntu/Linux Mint

    Kodi project recently announced the latest version Kodi 18.2 'Leila'. If you don't know what Kodi is then let us tell you some words about this media center. It is an open-source, free and cross-platform multimedia center, it is considered an ideal solution for home theater and can be used in various situations.
    Kodi has wide support for audio and video formats. Another interesting feature is it allows you to do network playback, so you can stream your multimedia from anywhere in the house or directly from the internet using practically any protocol available. You can play CDs and DVDs from the disc or image file, also supports almost all popular archive formats from your hard drive, and even files inside ZIP and RAR archives.

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