How To Install Kodi 18.7 in Ubuntu 20.04 / LinuxMint

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KODI formerly known as XBMC Media center is a free and open-source cross-platform software media player. It is managed by a non-profit XBMC foundation and developed by volunteers around the world.

It is now officially available for Android, BSD, Linux,macOS, and Windows operating systems. The latest version of KODI is 18.7 and comes with bug fixes and no new features.

This tutorial will be helpful for the beginners to install KODI 18.7 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 and LinuxMint 19.3

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Kodi 18.7 Changelog

  • Fixed around the expansion of  .ISO images to avoid GUI freezes
  • Fixes multi-channel audio track support
  • Fix EPG corruption hen new channels are added during startup
  • Fix for proxy empty fields
  • Fixed library updates

For complete changelog refer this link

How To Install Kodi 18.7 Ubuntu / LinuxMint?

Step 1: Add the Official Kodi repository

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

Step 2: Update the repository

sudo apt update

Step 3: Install kodi 18.7

sudo apt install kodi

Install kodi 18.7 in Ubuntu

Uninstall Kodi 18.7

To uninstall kodi execute the below commands

sudo apt-get remove kodi* && sudo apt-get purge kodi*

rm -r ~/.kodi/

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