Install KODI 18.0 "Leia" On Ubuntu 18.04 / 16.04 LTS / LinuxMint

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In this Tutorial, I will tell you how to install the Latest Version of KODI 18.0 Leia on Ubuntu 18.04 / 16.04 LTS/ and older versions, LinuxMint

Kodi Team released a quick new release 18.0 Leia. This version was released with a new support

So What's New in this version?

  • Digital Rights Management decryption support
  • Retroplayer gaming and associated game control support
  • Live TV improvements, including support for new back-ends
  • Binary addon support and the binary addon repository
  • Android Leanback and voice control
  • Playback improvements (audio and video), including improved Blu-ray support
  • Revised codebase and build guides

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 How to install Kodi 18.0 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint ?

Kodi 18.0 Leia 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: Remove the older version of Kodi

sudo apt remove --autoremove kodi kodi-data kodi-bin
Step 3: Add the Official PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa
Step 4: update the Repository
sudo apt-get update
Step 5: Install Kodi 18.0 Leia
sudo apt-get install kodi
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