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How to Install Kodi on Ubuntu 22.04

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In a digital age dominated by streaming services and media consumption, Kodi stands as a versatile and powerful tool for organizing and enjoying multimedia content. If you’re an Ubuntu 22.04 user looking to harness the full potential of this open-source media center software, you’re in the right place. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the seamless process of installing Kodi on your Ubuntu 22.04 system, empowering you to create your personalized entertainment hub effortlessly.



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To initiate the installation, please SSH into your system. Our first step is to advise updating your system prior to installing any software. To accomplish this, kindly execute the following commands:

sudo apt-get update


Install the Kodi PPA to your system:


You can install Kodi without incorporating any third-party package repository. However, this will result in obtaining an outdated version of the media player. To access the latest version, utilize the provided command to add a Personal Package Archive (PPA) managed by Kodi developers. Execute the following command to proceed:


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa


Install Kodi:


After adding the PPA repository, please execute the installation command utilizing the APT package manager in Ubuntu.

sudo apt install kodi


Launch Kodi:



After the installation finishes, Kodi can be launched just like any other standard Ubuntu application. Simply click on the Show Applications button icon in the Dock and search for Kodi.



Alternatively, you can also initiate it directly from the terminal by typing kodi.


You can use Kodi Interface to play various types of media files, including videos, music, podcasts, and more, while also supporting streaming from the internet through addons. Users can organize and manage their media library effectively, customize the software’s appearance and functionality, and control it using various input devices. Kodi supports PVR functionality for watching and recording live TV, and it’s available on multiple platforms, making it a comprehensive media center solution for both local and online media consumption. It’s pretty handy for keeping all your entertainment in one place!.

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