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How to install Kodi on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions
Open the Software application from the Activities menu.
Search for Kodi and press the Install button within the Software application.
If you do not have GUI to your disposal then you can easily install Kodi from the command line. Open up terminal window and execute:
$ sudo apt install kodi
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Search the Activities menu for Kodi
Click on Kodi icon to start the application
Alternatively, start the Kodi application from the command line: