How to Install Kodi on Linux

Installing Kodi on Linux is a very simple task and it only takes a few minutes of your time. After following this guide you can start working with KODI without any issues. Just be aware that KODI is just a media player and provides no content as is. You need to provide the content yourself or install an addon / plugin (see the end of this article for the guides of the most popular addons).

Below you can see how to install Kodi on the four most popular Linux distributions which are Ubuntu, Debian, Arch Linux and openSUSE. The installation requires using the terminal and typing just a few commands. If you still have questions on what KODI is, visit this link: https://dimitrology.com/what-is-kodi-how-to-use-kodi-and-customize-it/.

 

Here are the instructions how to install Kodi on Ubuntu:

  • Open the terminal window
  • Type the following commands in the terminal:
    • sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
    • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-get install kodi

Here are the instructions how to install Kodi on Debian:

  • Open the terminal window
  • Type the following command in the terminal to edit the file /etc/apt/sources.list:
    • sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
  • Add this line to the end of the file:
    • deb http://http.debian.net/debian jessie-backports main
  • Save the file and close the editor.
  • Type the following commands in the terminal:
    • sudo apt-get update
    • sudo apt-get install kodi

Here are the instructions how to install Kodi on Arch Linux:

 

  • Open the terminal window
  • Type the following commands in the terminal:
    • sudo pacman -S kodi

 

 

Here are the instructions how to install Kodi on openSUSE:

  • Open the terminal window
  • Type the following commands in the terminal:
    • sudo zypper install kodi

 

 

After installing Kodi on your computer the next step will be to install some add-ons so you can start watching your favorite movies and TV shows.

If you need more help in order to get you starting, follow one of these guides in order to install some of the most popular and best working third party addons on KODI:

If you need help and more info on how to install KODI on Linux and for different distro, visit the KODI.tv Official Wiki on How To Install Kodi On Linux here: https://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:Install_Kodi_for_Linux


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