Install Kodi 20 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint: A Step-by-Step Guide

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This tutorial will show you how to install Kodi 20 on your Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04, and Linux Mint 21 device in just a few simple steps.

What is Kodi?

Kodi is a popular open-source media center software that allows users to organize and play their media files, including videos, music, and photos, on a variety of devices.

Kodi is known for its versatility and can be installed on a wide range of devices, including Linux-based systems.

In this guide, we will walk you through the process of installing Kodi 20 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems(DEB-based) system.


To prepare your system for installation, it’s a good idea to update your system and make sure that you have the latest security patches and software updates.

This can be done by running the command using the below command on Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y

Install Kodi 20 On Ubuntu / Linux Mint

To install Kodi, we need to add the Kodi repository to our Linux system.

To add the Kodi repository, open a terminal window and enter the following command:

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

Installing Kodi 20

Once the Kodi repository is added and your system is updated, you can install Kodi 20 by running the command.

sudo apt update && sudo apt install kodi

When you launch Kodi for the first time, you will be prompted to configure it. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up Kodi to your preferences.

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Install kodi 20 on ubuntu

Uninstall Kodi 20

Uninstalling Kodi on Ubuntu is a relatively simple process and can be done through the terminal.

sudo apt-get purge kodi && sudo apt autoremove


By following the steps outlined in this guide, you should be able to easily install Kodi 20 on your Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems.

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