How to Install Kodi on Linux

Installing Kodi on Linux is very simple and takes only few minutes. After doing so, you can start working with it without any problem. We will show you how to install Kodi on four popular Linux distributions which are Ubuntu, Debian, Arch Linux and openSUSE. The installation requires using the terminal and typing several commands.

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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 fileĀ /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.

Follow our add-ons installation tutorials: Installing add-ons on Kodi



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