R8.3 Release Notes

LinHES R8.3 brings updates to the kernel, system libraries, nvidia drivers, the latest MythTV 0.27.4-fixes, and many other parts of LinHES. LinHES R8.3 now includes the option to install Plex Home Theater. Additionally XBMC has been updated to Kodi.


From R8.2

Upgrading from R8.2 can be done as follows:
sudo pacman -Sy --force fontconfig
If you have XBMC installed:
sudo pacman -R xbmc xbmc-pvr-addons
sudo pacman -S kodi kodi-pvr-addons
And finally:
sudo pacman -Syu
Wait a couple minutes after it completes and reboot.

From R8.0 or R8.1

Upgrading from R8.0 or R8.1 should be done using the ISO Upgrade method.

ISO Upgrade

Note that if you plan to burn the ISO to optical media you must use DVD as it is too large to fit on CD.

Download the ISO
Copy to USB or burn to DVD
Boot from USB/DVD
Select the boot drive
Select Install/Upgrade
Select Upgrade