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Official Release X5mini Kitkat 230 ( 23 march 2015 )

Discussion in 'NEO X5 mini Official Firmware Releases' started by KAR, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. KAR

    KAR Developer Super Moderator

    The first in Official range of Kitkat Firmwares ( android 4.4.2 )

    This release was made by the developers team at www.minixforum.com;
    - HardwareGuru
    - Gufone
    - KAR

    The firmware is build through the MINIX guidelines and thus provided as Official firmware.
    - Aproved by MINIX.

    Changelog (2.3.0) ( Current release )
    - Added: HLS configuration menu
    - Added: Preporation for Delta OTA (smaller update packages)
    - Added: Frameswitch working for SPMC
    - Fixed: remove not supported 1080i (X5 series)
    - Fixed: camera support
    - Removed: HD Filemanager
    - Updated: better branche managment (sources)
    - Updated: OTA update service ( complete revision )
    Some other stuff..

    Changelog (2.2.0); ( former: Community edition )
    - Huge HLS revision
    - Camera brightness/saturation fix
    - TCP buffer adjusted
    - Network fixes
    - Powermenu, removed power off. (x7mini branche )
    - HDMI changes
    - MINIX Official build
    - Finisched X7mini branche ( currently available: X7,X7mini)
    - Preporations for X5 serie branches for future builds
    - rk3066 random mac fix

    Changelog (2.1.0) ( former: Community edition )
    - sleep suspend fixed( wakeup from USB Remotes / IR remote / Powerbutton )
    - fully renewed audio bitstream system + audio input fix ( show usb audio input devices )
    - Screen settings all on one page
    - aditional VPN/networking config ( IPIP,L2TP,PPP )
    - removed PIN for VPN settings
    - VPN wifi hotspot fix
    - Removed google searchbar from desktop
    - long press menukey to hide/unhide systembar
    - update drivers for future X5 branch
    - recovery show UI + Null pointer fix
    - USB storrage announcements framework renewed
    - wifidisplay / miracast HDCP key integration ( not functional yet )
    - libffmpeg and RKffplayer updated to version 8-12
    - fixed RKexplore app
    - fixed WifiDisplay app
    - Small HLS fix ( not much yet )
    - Updated Gapps ( Google Apps )
    - Google sync issues fixed
    - New kernel logo / bootanimation ( add KAR )
    - a few others

    Changelog (2.0.0); ( former: Community edition )
    - recovery/OTA fix
    - static ip bug fix
    - video player/hls fixes
    - security vulnarability fixes
    - init.d support
    - camera brightness fix
    - freeze after uninstall app fix
    - HDMI patch for DRM apps
    - DDR optimalisation ( not overclock )
    - Multi user support ( not fully working yet )
    - Dual input devices frees/crash fix.
    - new kernel logo
    - etc.

    Download link:

    People that run the current Community edition firmware (2.1.0+) will recieve an OTA update online.
    You dont have to flash this firmware!

    (You need to use RK flashtool, do not try to flash it like an OTA update.zip !)

    *****************Make sure to reboot once after the Upgrade!*****************

    Available Updates:
    Kitkat CE - root update
    Kitkat CE - unroot update
    Kitkat CE - 1080p update (only for x5 series)

    To install the available updates (this is not for the Firmware!) rename the downloaded file to update.zip and place at the internal flash drive root, android will find the update and request you to install.

    Downgrade back to Jellybean if needed;

    From the MINIX Forum Developers Team;


    Also thanks to the MINIX Engineers, without them we would not come this far!
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 5, 2015
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  2. toantoet

    toantoet New Member

    Amazing! But camera still isn't working.
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2015
  3. HardwareGuru

    HardwareGuru Developer Administrator

    We tested a few cameras, and they do work.. what model webcam do you have?
    toantoet likes this.
  4. WhiteLighter

    WhiteLighter New Member

    I am using CE version 2.2.0, just checked for updates and it doesn't show the OTA yet. Does this mean I need to manually flash the new 2.3.0 update?
  5. gufone

    gufone Big Owl Super Moderator

    We have bandwidth limit to avoids ddos. Please try again.
  6. toantoet

    toantoet New Member

    Thanks so much for your answer. I'm using Logitech c170
  7. demetris

    demetris New Member

    I have some requests for next update
    1. Usb bluetooth support
    Replace cxm with com
    2. MCE usb receiver + remote support and preferably xbox360 remote too.
  8. WhiteLighter

    WhiteLighter New Member

    My mistake, I was clicking check for updates under system updates, then I did the same under rockchip updates and voila it was there. All done and updated. Thanks so much everyone who contributed to making this Minix X5-Mini up to date!!
  9. HardwareGuru

    HardwareGuru Developer Administrator

    Can people please let us know wich webcams are working please. Thanks
  10. Andreas Kretschmer

    Andreas Kretschmer New Member

    NOT working:

    My cam is reported as "ID 046d:081b Logitech, Inc. Webcam C310" in Ubuntu. The camera app shows a popup "Kamerafehler: Keine Verbindung zur Kamera möglich" (camera error: no connection to camera possible).

    The camera was already supported by an former firmware provided by you.

    Thanks for your help,
  11. royaltartufo

    royaltartufo New Member

    Thanks Kar and rest of the team for the good job on this rom.
    I made the OTA update from 2.2.0 to 2.3.0, do i have to install the 1080p update again??
    BrujoX likes this.
  12. toantoet

    toantoet New Member

    I think, it's better if google apps and native apps are just optional and we can remove. Because, most of time we won't use these apps like gmail, contacts or something similar on Android box.
    bachikho likes this.
  13. HardwareGuru

    HardwareGuru Developer Administrator

  14. alansuspect

    alansuspect New Member

    I've not updated my Mini since the last official update, should I just follow the procedure for updating that I did last time? It's been a while and I've forgotten everything.
  15. manifesto

    manifesto New Member

    Hello, can anyone confirm that filmon and a few other apps that are using the video player work fine with this build? I reflashed a few mini x5s with this firmware and all of them gave me a video player error.
  16. Makis

    Makis New Member

    The new version has some issues for me. After updating OTA the "Cloud TV" app can't decode H/W (at least in the free channels). It was doing it right in version 2.2 of the rom. Also native youtube app says there is a decoding problem. My friend's X5 (not mini) has the exact same issues after updating. Is someone else facing the same problems?
  17. manifesto

    manifesto New Member

    I have the same problems with the x5 mini. However with the x7 mini i have none of these problems
  18. Makis

    Makis New Member

    Lets hope someone from the developers team fix it with a new update
  19. HardwareGuru

    HardwareGuru Developer Administrator

    Just change settings > hls config .. To 1and back to 0 once.
    Nepoznati Netko likes this.
  20. David Huy

    David Huy New Member

    I have been updated this firmware but the sound does not like the old firmware 4.2.2. I download apps from CH Play like Youtube (the youtube in this firmware is old version). When I play video, it's suddenly out and can not play. I try many times but not working. Admin can tell me why please? Thanks you.