How to install Kodi media player on Ubuntu Linux

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Kodi formerly known as XBMC is a free and open source home-theater PC media player software for Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Android , iOS and tvOS. It is developed by the non-profit XBMC/Kodi Foundation. Using Kodi you can play and view videos, music, podcasts from local and network storage media and the internet.

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XBMC 12.1 released

XBMC 12.1 is now available for download.XBMC is a free and open source (GPL) media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, and Windows.

What’s new in this release?

XBMC now supports using OSX’s default output device for audio as well as hardware decoding with Intel GPUs in OSX
XBMC no longer hogs audio for Linux and on resume audio will continue to work in Linux
Full iPhone 5 resolution is now enabled
Volume buttons on Android devices now control Android volume, rather than XBMC volume
Volume buttons on OSX devices once again control OSX volume, rather than XBMC volume
Player optimization on the Raspberry Pi, including more efficient playback, better subtitle support, and many crash fixes

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XBMC 12.0 ‘Frodo’ released

XBMC 12.0 (Frodo) is now available for download.XBMC is a free and open source (GPL) media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, and Windows and in more than 30 languages.

What’s new in this release?

HD audio support, including DTS-MA and Dolby True-HD, via the new XBMC AudioEngine.
Live TV and PVR support
h.264 10bit (aka Hi10P) video software decoding for anime
64bit support in OSX to match the 64bit support in Linux
Improved image support
Support for the Raspberry PI

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How to install XBMC on ubuntu 11.10

  • Post last modified:November 15, 2011
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XBMC is a free and open source (GPL) media player and entertainment hub for digital media. XBMC is available for Linux, OSX, and Windows and in more than 30 languages.

To install XBMC on ubuntu 11.10

1.Open Terminal.To open terminal click the Dash home from unity launcher.And type terminal in the search field.And click Terminal

2.Type the below code in terminal and hit enter.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:nathan-renniewaldock/xbmc-stable

Type your ubuntu password if needed and press enter.

3.Then press enter to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding the ppa.
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