Hi, everyone! We have mentioned that there is no article explaining how to install Kodi on Linux is available on our portal and we are going to change it right now! The entire process is slightly easier that on other operating systems, because here we just need to type several commands and everything will be done. However, let us start from the system requirements of Kodi for Linux.
How to install Kodi on Linux: system requirements
Processor: Fortunately, every CPU, which was released within last 10 years suits Kodi, so there is nothing to worry about.
RAM: The minimum requirement is 1 GB of RAM, but we recommend you to install Kodi on device with at least 2GB to guarantee smoothly performance.
GPU: Good news for the owners of notebooks and laptops – Kodi does not need special graphic processor, so it going to run even on devices with integrated GPU. Nevertheless, if you want to connect your PC with huge display to watch your favorite series in 4K definition, it may be not enough.
Driver Space: clean Kodi app requires only 200 MB of disk space, but you want to install several add-ons, so you need to free at least 500 MB just in case.
How to install Kodi on Linux: step by step
First thing that you will mention that you do not have to download Kodi from official website manually and it is great. Now, let us return to the guide itself.
Press Ctrl + Alt + T to open the terminal. Then type “sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa” into the command line.
That is what you are going to seed on you screen.
Then you should type “sudo apt-get update”, hit Enter and type “sudo apt-get install kodi” to finish the installation of Kodi on your Linux device.
That’s all, folks! Now the Kodi application is going to update to the latest version, so stable network connection is required.
Important note: you have to hit Enter after every command that you typed, otherwise, they will not be executed. Enjoy!