XBMC 11.0 – Eden has been released! PPA Ubuntu

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.