XBMC 11.0 – Eden has been released, this final release include Addon Rollbacks, vast improvements in Confluence , massive speed increases via features like Dirty-region rendering and the new JPEG decoder, a simpler, better library, movie set scraping, additional protocol handling, better networking support, better handling of unencrypted BluRay content and structures, adjustable display refresh rate in OSX (to match the already available feature in Windows and Linux), AirPlay support, an upgraded weather service with geoip lookup, and much, much more.
More information about this release can be found in the changelog.
Installation in Ubuntu 11.10 and LinuxMint12 (Ubuntu 12.04 is not yet supported)
If you will install XBMC for the first time, add the following PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xbmc
If you have already a previous release installed in your system via the PPA above, you need just to upgrade:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
For other Linux distributions, XBMC is included in their repositories, so you can install it from terminal
Exp : Opensuse
sudo zypper in XBMC
The same for Arch Linux, Gentoo, Mandriva
For Fedora, first install RPM Fusion repositories , then install XBMC using the following command:
su - yum install xbmc
and is done.