How to Install Kodi 18 Leia on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Easy Guide

April 13, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Kodi Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial

Hello Xubuntu User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Latest Kodi 18 Leia on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Kodi for Xubuntu 16.04 (formerly known as XBMC) is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media center for playing videos, music, pictures, games, and more.

Most Noteworthy about Kodi Nightly Builds: Since only Bug Fixes are going in right now, nightly builds are As Stable (if not more so) As Beta Builds.

Finally here are the Kodi Features at a Glance:

  • Music: Kodi can play all your music including AAC, MP3, FLAC, OGG, WAV and WMA formats.
  • Movies: Kodi can Play 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.
  • Photos: 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.
How-to Install Kodi on Linux Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Kodi on Linux Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - open terminal
  2. Enable the Kodi Xubuntu PPA Repository:

    Enabled Kodi Xubuntu PPA

    Follow instructions to Setup the Nightly Channel.

  3. Installing Kodi for Linux Xubuntu

    sudo apt install kodi
  4. Finally Launch & Enjoy Kodi!

    kodi

    Or Better make Use of the Desktop Launcher…
    How to Install Kodi on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - UI

  5. How to Install Kodi on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - UI


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