Install KODI 16.0 Jarvis On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this Tutorial i will tell you how to install the Latest Version of KODI 16.0 Jarvis on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS/ and newer versions, LinuxMint and Debian 

Kodi formerly know as XBMC an open source and an award winning media player available for Linux operating systems and also available for other operating systems Windows , OS X.
This allows you to play all popular audio & video formats like MP3,MP4,FLAC, wav ,WMA OGG , AVI, MKV,MPEG-2,DIVX,XVID and etc..  

It will  run on Linux, Android, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and iOS operating systems, supporting both 64-bit and 32-bit 

This also provides support for Viewing our favorite TV shows and Digital Photos too.


Changelog and bug fixes

  • Start of integration of ADSP (Audio Digital Signal Processing) handling (no add-ons shipped yet)
  • Improve image resizing and caching algorithm to improve image quality of images
  • Added support for the musicbrainz “ARTISTS” tag in id3v2, ape, xiph.
  • Add date added to music library and use it for sorting
  • Support saving skin settings as add-on data instead of in guisettings.xml
  • Image resource add-ons which provides common image libraries than can be used by several skins and add-ons.
  • Don’t mess with the long and short date formats defined in the language files
  • Win32: Proper 24.0/60.0 Hz refresh rate in fake fullscreen mode
  • Add sort method for albums “artist / year”. This will sort the albums chronological per artist.
  • Moved some add-on categories to “look and feel” in add-on manager
  • Series recording added for PVR
  • Add a “none” option for preferred subtitles
  • Properly handle wired or bluetooth headsets on Android and only use PCM output
  • Fix playback of VP9 and VC1 video codecs on Android
  • Use best possible icons from other Android apps while browsing these in Kodi
  • Enable true 1920×1080 output on AMLogic device without up-scaling
  • Add Korean, Chinese and Czech keyboards
  • Add multi-touch support for Linux platform 
  • Improve touch-screen keymapping
  • The item that you had previously chosen will now be selected in the selection list instead of just starting at the top of the list
  • Decouple Kodi and system volume on Android which removes the double audio volume slider
  • Karaoke support has been completely removed as it wasn’t functional
  • Further improve DX11 implementation in Windows
  • iOS9 support
  • Various PVR fixes and improvements
  • Various improvements to the music section
  • Three finger touchpad mapping in iOS to make room for new tablet gestures which will be available in Alpha 4 to complement existing tablet gestures.
  • Kodi now supports being compiled with Xcode 7
  • The Kodi GUI now supports a new stereoscopic depth effect for users of Kodi on 3D TVs or VR headsets
  • Add stereoscopic depth for Confluence skin
  • Extended support for browsing movies by country and through UPnP as well as user-ratings which we be added in future versions.

Installation Steps

Kodi 16 JARVIS available via official PPA for Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debain

Step 1 : Install the dependencies
sudo apt-get install python-software-properties pkg-config software-properties-common
Step 2: Add the Official PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa
Step 3:update the Repository
sudo apt-get update
Step 4: Install Kodi 16.0 Jarvis
sudo apt-get install kodi
Step 5 : Open the application and check the installed version
kodi






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