Install KODI 17.4 Krypton On Ubuntu 17.04 / LinuxMint

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Install KODI 17.4 Krypton On Ubuntu 17.04 / LinuxMint

Kodi Team released a quick new bugfix release 17.4 Krypton. This version was released with a fix for several issues and users are requested to upgrade this version.

In this Tutorial, I will tell you how to install the Latest Version of KODI 17.4 Krypton on Ubuntu 17.04 / 16.04 LTS/ and older versions, LinuxMint

About Kodi

Kodi formerly knows 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.

So What's New in this version?

  • Potentially fix crashing on Windows due to an issue in Python
  • Potentially fix crashing on Windows when enabling zeroconf
  • Fix sporadic crash on Windows when installing or updating add-ons
  • Fix issue for users with reverse proxies attempting to forward websockets.
  • Fix possible issue if Linux distro uses system ffmpeg and cause black screen with 10-bit H.265
  • Properly throttle scraping music information online to prevent overloading the provider
  • Fix native keyboard on iOS 11
  • Fix potential crash on Android O loading App icons
  • Fix non showing Kodi banner on Android O
  • Fix potential crash on Android with certain keymaps
  • Fix wrong detection of VP6 and VP8 videocodec on Android
  • Update FFmpeg to 3.1.9
  • Set hard requirement to use FFmpeg 3.1.x only
  • Fix for Hangup when viewing recording and pressing next/previous
  • Fix merged scraped album type and label correctly with that derived from tags from music files
  • Fix possible crash on Linux when using ALSA
  • Save skin settings immediately after they have changed instead of only on shutdown

So how to install it?

Kodi 17.4 Krypton available in its official PPA for Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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 17.4 Krypton
sudo apt-get install kodi

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