How To Install & Setup Kodi [Krypton v17] on Ubuntu 16.04
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Are you not able to install Kodi on Ubuntu 16.04 and 16.10? You might be facing difficulty in commands to install Kodi on Ubuntu operating system.

You don’t need to worry anymore because here I’ll provide step by step guide to install and setup Kodi Krypton v17 on Linux (Ubuntu 16.04 and 16.10).

In the past years, Kodi has gained immense popularity among global users. Kodi is the best source for daily entertainments and the best part is- Kodi is completely free of cost and it gives you complete freedom to do any modification because it’s under Open Source license. If you listen to the word XBMC then don’t get confused because Kodi is earlier famous as XBMC media center.

Recently Kodi has released it’s the latest version i.e. Kodi Krypton v17 in which lots of bugs are fixed and packed with additional latest features. Kodi is combined developed with Java, C, and C++ programming language so it can easily be installed on any Windows, Android, and Linux operating system.

Here I am going to tell you the simple steps to install Kodi on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 16.10. Here you need to type following commands in Ubuntu 16.04 as well 16.10 to install Kodi TV.

Ubuntu/Linux Commands To Install Kodi Krypton 17

1- Open command terminal-

Open command prompt or command terminal from the app launcher or press Ctrl+Alt+T together.

2- Type following command-

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

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3- Type your password-

In the very next you asked to enter your device password. Just type it and hit enter.

Note- The password will not be displayed during typing, so don’t worry, just type and hit enter.

4- Update & Upgrade Kodi (XBMC) Media Center-

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A new window will display to update your current version of Kodi to latest version. Just click on install now and it will start downloading. You can update it by the following command also-

sudo apt update

sudo apt install kodi

5- Launch Kodi-

And finally, you can launch Kodi on Ubuntu or any Linux operating system from the app launcher or log with Kodi session.

How to uninstall Kodi from Ubuntu 16.04/16.10

If you are looking for how to uninstall Kodi from Ubuntu 16.04 or Ubuntu 16.10 then use the following set command-

sudo apt install ppa-purge && sudo ppa-purge ppa:team-xbmc/ppa

Final Words-

Kodi is an amazing media streaming open source tool that combines various application together and gives the best experience to users. It can easily be installed on Android phones, Android tablets, Android-powered Smart TV’s, Windows PC, MacOS, Linux, and Raspberry. Even you can install Kodi on Roku TV also, here is a guide to install Kodi on Roku TV. There are tons of Kodi Addons available but Genesis and Exodus are best video add-ons for Kodi Krypton v17.

 

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