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Xbmc 13.1 for AML8726-MX

16th June 2014, 08:50 PM   |  #1  
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Hey guys,

Since I'm new on the forum and I'm not allowed to post in this topic http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2418029, i'm doing it here...
I just bought and received a E-M6 Android tv device, with the AML8726-MX chipset.

It came with Android 4.2 and XMBC 12.3 installed as an Android app.
I was not able to update the XMBC app to the latest version, tried all kinds of things.

Plus, as I only want to use this device for watching/streaming videos, i don't need all the Anroid shizzle, so I decided to flash the device.
I used an image from the topic above (MX_LINUX-1.00-G18REF_MX2REF-NEWMTD-update.zip)
Flash was succesful within a few minutes (I used an Sandisk Class 10 SD card)

After reboot, I see it's also XBMC 12.3.

Is there another image that I can flash my device with? And that embeds XBMC 13 or 13.1?
Thanks in advance if someone can help me out!!
17th June 2014, 01:02 AM   |  #2  
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Find the xbmc apk in your update image and replace it with the version you want install. Most likely it's in /system/app. Reflash and you should be good.
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Hey guys,

Since I'm new on the forum and I'm not allowed to post in this topic http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2418029, i'm doing it here...
I just bought and received a E-M6 Android tv device, with the AML8726-MX chipset.

It came with Android 4.2 and XMBC 12.3 installed as an Android app.
I was not able to update the XMBC app to the latest version, tried all kinds of things.

Plus, as I only want to use this device for watching/streaming videos, i don't need all the Anroid shizzle, so I decided to flash the device.
I used an image from the topic above (MX_LINUX-1.00-G18REF_MX2REF-NEWMTD-update.zip)
Flash was succesful within a few minutes (I used an Sandisk Class 10 SD card)

After reboot, I see it's also XBMC 12.3.

Is there another image that I can flash my device with? And that embeds XBMC 13 or 13.1?
Thanks in advance if someone can help me out!!

17th June 2014, 02:25 AM   |  #3  
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Originally Posted by reydarz

Find the xbmc apk in your update image and replace it with the version you want install. Most likely it's in /system/app. Reflash and you should be good.

Thanks 4 reply, but there is no apk file in the image.
The image contains an MX Linux with xbmc 12.4 embedded in a way I don't know neither understand
Can you maybe download the image as well and check some things (see first post for url),

Any other ideas?
10th September 2014, 08:05 AM   |  #4  
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There is a very good Gotham build out by codesnake. It's called openelec 4.xx. That exactly what you are looking for


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