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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

One of the most convenient ways to remote control your device is with a wireless mini keyboard / touchpad / remote control. The iPazzPort 21S is designed exactly for that purpose in mind, it offers great functionality and comes with multi-color backlight support! Now it is also on a flash sale for a lower price and free shipping so you can make it yours for just $9.99 / €8.50 / £7.52You can find it on different language layouts: English (US), French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian and Spanish.

You can remote control almost any device with the iPazzPort 21S: Desktop or Portable computer, Android TV Box, Smart TV, XBox and PS4. On all computers it also supports BIOS functionality so it is exactly the same as any wired keyboard in matter of functionality. But the wireless function is the big difference since it can remote control any device as long as there is a USB port for the WiFi dongle. It has an excellent reception of 10 meters. It is plug n’ play, meaning you insert the USB dongle and it starts working out of the box with no configuration necessary.

The backlight of the iPazzPort 21S comes in three different colors: Blue, Green and Red. Of course you can also opt to keep it turned off and use it only when necessary. Also by using the FN (function) key and slide the touchpad area you have a mouse wheel function. The included 800mAh battery is rechargeable throught the micro USB port and you can also turn the device off with the dedicated power button which is located on the side of the device.

Get it now on flash sale for the next 4 days for just $9.99 / €8.50 / £7.52 from: https://www.gearbest.com/air-mouse/pp_618624.html?lkid=12225574

Specification

Custom Brand: iPazzPort
Specifications Full Size keyboard: Yes
Interface Type: USB
Type: 2.4GHz Wireless
Wi-Fi Range: 10m
Dimensions and Weight Product weight: 0.1130 kg
Package weight: 0.1900 kg
Product Size(L x W x H): 14.60 x 10.00 x 1.40 cm / 5.75 x 3.94 x 0.55 inches
Package Size(L x W x H): 18.50 x 11.00 x 2.00 cm / 7.28 x 4.33 x 0.79 inches
Package Contents 1 x iPazzPort 21S Wireless Keyboard

If you like Open Source and projects like the Raspberry Pi, then you have to give a look also on the Khadas Vim Pro which is currently on a flash sale for $51.99 / €46.27 / £41.37 and with a free Khadas Vim remote control included! If you have no idea what I am talking about, you may ask “what he means free remote control?”. And that is a good question if you are unfamiliar with it. The Khadas Vim, similar to the Raspberry Pi is an open source tv box that supports Android 6.0, Ubuntu, OpenElec / LibreElec, Buidroot, etc and you can set it up however you like. The difference with the Pi is mainly the a lot better SoC and the whole device is a lot more powerful. The image below sums it up pretty well:  Read more

Review of the ARNUBOX MACH 10 Pure Linux V2, one of the fastest devices for KODI that runs on EMBER OS and brings unique features like the Cloudword and ARNU MATE. With the second you can install a special module that can control your Philips HUE lights for a theater-like experience!

The ARNU BOX MACH 10 Pure Linux V2 is powered by an Amlogic S905 CPU, a Mali 450 Pentacore GPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Now comes also with Dual Band WiFi 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz b/g/n/ac. Running on Ember OS, a linux version of KODI 17.1 has all the resources dedicated for just KODI. As a result is very fast and powerful and that is also the reason of having such a fast and responsive performance on KODI. If you want a device just for KODI this is totally worth having!

More info & in order to buy the ARNUBOX MACH 10 Pure Linux V2:
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Looking for a great upgrade for your Desktop PC or your Laptop? Or maybe for a super fast Hard Disk used as an external with a case enclosure to store movies and/or games and apps for a streaming device? The KingDian S280 is on a special sale by using the coupon ValentineKD but only for the first 100 pieces! So hurry up in order to get it because this offer will not last for long! In order to insert the coupon and get the discount just add the device in your cart and then apply the discount code!

The use of an SSD increases dramatically the performance of your device, whether is a desktop computer or a laptop. Also when storing files, the read / write speed is way faster compared to a Hard Disk Drive. The KingDian S280 reaches sequential data read and write performance up to 559.7MB/s and 380.5MB/s. It is fully compliant with SATA revision 3.1 and also with the older SATA 1.5 / 3.0 interface so you can practically connect it to any device!  Read more

My all-time preffered remote control, keyboard and mouse for Android TV / Smart TV / LibreElec / Linux / Windows HTPC has always been the Rii i8+. It has been copied from a lot of brands but the original is the best on the market. While it is still on sale, Rii has updated their best seller into a newer, updated version. Now has released the Rii i28 remote control / keyboard and mouse touchpad with a newer design, the same (if not even best) quality and functions!

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