Chromebox. OpenELEC or Ubuntu?

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pixaeiro Offline
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Hello,
I just bought an ASUS Chromebox M004U Celeron 2955U and I was planning to install OpenELEC as described in this wiki:
Chromebox (wiki)
However, I just found that OpenELEC doesn't support internet browsers (Firefox).
So, my first question is... Is it true that OpenELEC doesn't support browsers?
Second. If I install Ubuntu, can I hava a good experience with Kodi?
Thank you!
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fritsch Offline
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Both work fine. Just do what the wiki tells.

Ubuntu is a bit more work at the start, as vaapi, kernel need to be updated. OpenELEC ships that all out of the box.

So choice is with you :-)

OpenELEC has a chromium addon.

"Your most vocal users are not reflective of your userbase" J.M.

Audio Engine: SPDIF has only 2 pcm channels. DTS, AC3 are encoded via those 2 channels. It's obviously clear that you are not able to change Speaker Layout when running via SPDIF.
No Debug Log no issue.
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pixaeiro Offline
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Wow, many thanks for the super fast reply.
I will install OpenELEC and check the chromium addon!
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pixaeiro Offline
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I installed OpenELEC with Kodi and it seems to be working great.
How can I install now the OpenELEC Chromium addon? I don't even know if I can close the Kodi program (or need to).
Thanks again!
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AFAIR you have to enable the unofficial repository and grab it from here.
(This post was last modified: 2015-07-12 20:37 by Namoi.)
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