Sunday, November 12, 2017

How to Install Kodi 17.5 Released in PPA for Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10

   Kodi spawned from the love of media. It is an entertainment hub that brings all your digital media together into a beautiful and user friendly package. It is 100% free and open source, very customisable and runs on a wide variety of devices.

   Kodi (formerly known as XBMC) is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub that can be installed on Linux, OSX, Windows, iOS and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls.

Kodi 17.5 Changelog:
  • Joysticks: Fix accelerometers preventing screensaver
  • More robust way of handling audio output on variety of Android devices
  • Fix playback of DVD file over network on Linux
  • Update to FFmpeg 3.1.11
  • Fix up and down buttons on ir remotes with macOS High Sierra
  • Added latest apple devices to allow retina support
  • Fix not being able to add content manually to videolibrary
  • Fix power message handling for CEC
  • Fix jumping timeline while switching channel groups in Guide window
  • See announcement for full details

Installation instructions:
    Open terminal and insert command line...

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

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install kodi

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