Debian Tutorial-How to install Kodi (XBMC) on Debian 8.3

May 2, 2016 | By | Reply More

This short Debian Tutorial is going to show you how to install XBMC Media Center on Debian Linux. I am using Debian 8.3 on this tutorial.

The Goal:

The main goal of this tutorial to help you installing the most recent version of Kodi (previously named as XBMC).

Steps to install Kodi on Debian Jessie

A. Add the Kodi repository

Open Terminal and add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list

deb http://http.debian.net/debian jessie-backports main

B. Update repository

su
apt-get update

C. Install Kodi

apt-get install kodi

Output:

Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libasn1-8-heimdal libavfilter5 libcec2 libgssapi3-heimdal
libhcrypto4-heimdal libheimbase1-heimdal libheimntlm0-heimdal
libhx509-5-heimdal libkrb5-26-heimdal libpostproc52 libroken18-heimdal
libsdl-image1.2 libshairport2 libsidplay2 libva-glx1 libwind0-heimdal
Use ‘apt-get autoremove’ to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
kodi-bin kodi-data libatomic1 libavcodec-ffmpeg56 libavfilter-ffmpeg5
libavformat-ffmpeg56 libavresample-ffmpeg2 libavutil-ffmpeg54 libbs2b0
libcec3v4 libnuma1 libp8-platform2v4 libpgm-5.1-0 libpostproc-ffmpeg53
libsdl2-2.0-0 libshine3 libsnappy1 libsodium13 libsoxr0 libssh-gcrypt-4
libswresample-ffmpeg1 libswscale-ffmpeg3 libx265-59 libzmq3
Suggested packages:
libx265-59-dbg
The following packages will be REMOVED:
xbmc-bin
The following NEW packages will be installed:
kodi kodi-bin kodi-data libatomic1 libavcodec-ffmpeg56 libavfilter-ffmpeg5
libavformat-ffmpeg56 libavresample-ffmpeg2 libavutil-ffmpeg54 libbs2b0
libcec3v4 libnuma1 libp8-platform2v4 libpgm-5.1-0 libpostproc-ffmpeg53
libsdl2-2.0-0 libshine3 libsnappy1 libsodium13 libsoxr0 libssh-gcrypt-4
libswresample-ffmpeg1 libswscale-ffmpeg3 libx265-59 libzmq3
0 upgraded, 25 newly installed, 1 to remove and 9 not upgraded.
Need to get 26.0 MB/26.0 MB of archives.
After this operation, 52.3 MB of additional disk space will be used.
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