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    ANNOUNCE: piCorePlayer 5.0.0

    The pCP team is happy to announce the release of piCorePlayer 5.0.0

    Significant changes

    pCP 5.0.0
    • Kernel 4.19.40
    • AudioCore kernel 4.19.40-rt19. All RPi processors supporting Realtime Kernels.
    • RPi Firmware 2019/05/02
    • Update to Squeezelite v1.9.2-1158-pCP. Includes https direct streaming support.
    • Stream sound from Audio Input cards supported with pcp-streamer

    Updates to base OS and packages
    • Upgrade to Busybox 1.30.1
    • Multi-threaded extension bootloader for faster boots.
    • glibc 2.29
    • wpa_supplicant/hostapd 2.27
    • Perl 5.28.
    • Samba 4.10.4

    DAC Additions
    • Hifiberry DAC+ADC (Input and Output)
    • Audiophonics ISabre Q2M Dac
    • ApplePi Dacs.

    Various web interface changes.
    • Redesigned extension page.
    • Add iperf3 to diagnostic tools.
    • Many fixes and correction

    Changes to IR remote functionality.
    • GPIO Based IR receivers with Jivelite installed, now use kernel Keytables for function. See Create Keytable configurations
    • Slimdevices remote is the default controller.
    • Other configurations can be uploaded from the IR page.


    • Adding a file named "netusb" to the boot partition will automatically load/configure net-usb kernel modules.
    • Adding wpa_supplicant.conf to the boot partition will automatically enable wifi.

    Recommended Upgrade path.
    • Download new image and configure from scratch.
    • Insitu_update is availiable, and handles most installations. You will need to run HotFix on your 4.1.0 installation. And may need to remove and re-install added features. However, downgrading versions will not be possible.

    Downloads Can be found: https://www.picoreplayer.org/main_downloads.shtml
    Last edited by paul-; 2019-06-10 at 17:22.
    piCorePlayer a small player for the Raspberry Pi in RAM.
    Homepage: https://www.picoreplayer.org

    Please donate if you like the piCorePlayer

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