How to Install Kodi on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa LTS

February 24, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Kodi Quick Start for Linux Mint

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Kodi 17 Krypton on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktop.

Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is an Award-Winning Free and Open Source (GPL) Software Media Center for Executing Videos, Music, Pictures, Games, and more.

How to Install Kodi Media Center on Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa LTS - Featured

Kodi Features at a Glance:

  • Music: Kodi can play all your music including AAC, MP3, FLAC, OGG, WAV and WMA formats.
  • Movies: Kodi can Execute All the Main Video Formats, including streamable online media, ISOs, 3D, H.264, HEVC, WEBM.
  • TV Shows: The TV shows library supports episode and season views with posters or banners, watched tags, show descriptions and actors.
  • Pictures: Import pictures into a library and browse the different views, start a slideshow, sort or filter them all using your remote control.
  • PVR and Live TV: Kodi allows you to watch and record live TV all from the GUI interface. It works with a number of popular backends including MediaPortal, MythTV, NextPVR, Tvheadend, VDR, Windows Media Center, and more.
  • Add-ons: Take Kodi to a whole new level with the vast selection of community created add-ons that are available though our repositories.
  • Skin: Kodi allows you to completely change the whole GUI.
  • UPnP: With UPnP compatibility you can stream to and from any other Kodi instances and play to other UPnP compatible devices in your home with ease
  • Web Interfaces: Interact with Kodi using its JSON-RPC based remote interface.
  • Remote Controls: With support for hundreds of remote controls, CEC-compatible TVs, or one of the new Smartphone and Tablet Apps, Kodi allows you to control your media your way.
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing Kodi 17 Krypton Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa - Open Terminal

    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.

  2. Enable the Kodi Ubuntu PPA Repository

    Enabled Kodi Ubuntu PPA
  3. Installing Kodi for Linux Mint.

    sudo apt-get install kodi

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