In this tutorial you will learn how to install Kodi on on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install Kodi from command line
  • How to install Kodi from GUI
  • How to start Kodi

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software KODI
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
Conventions # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

How to install Kodi on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions

  1. From Activities menu open Software application.
    Within the Software application search for Kodi and press Install Button
    Within the Software application search for Kodi and press Install button
  2. If you do not have GUI to your disposal then you can easily install Kodi from command line. Open up terminal window and execute:
    $ sudo apt install kodi
    

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Start Kodi

Search the Activities menu for Kodi
Search the Activities menu for Kodi
Click on Kodi icon to start the application
Click on Kodi icon to start the application
Alternatively, start the Kodi application from the command line:
$ kodi
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