How do I add an interface to Kodi?

To set a web interface add-on as the default web UI, go to System -> Services -> Control and select that add-on for the Default value. Then go to the hostname (or IP address) of that HTPC+Port number. Note: Some platforms use port 80, which is the assumed port if no port is given in the address.

How do I run Kodi on Ubuntu Server?

Launch Kodi Media Server on Ubuntu 20.04/ Linux Mint 20 You can now launch Kodi from the GUI or from terminal. When launching from Gui, open your menu file and search for Kodi. Click Kodi icon to launch. From you terminal, type kido and press Enter to launch.

How do I set up Kodi on Ubuntu?


  1. Install Kodi using Ubuntu Software. Using your Graphical User Interface navigate to start menu and search for Ubuntu Software application.
  2. Install Kodi from command line. To install kodi directly from a command line open up terminal and enter: $ sudo apt install kodi.
  3. Install from PPA.
  4. Start Kodi.

How do I use DLNA client on Kodi?

On the Kodi server enable the setting Look for remote UPnP players in Settings → Services → UPnP / DLNA. Select Play with… and a list of UPnP clients will be listed. If playing to a Kodi client, ensure the client has the setting Allow control of Kodi via UPnP enabled in Settings → Services → UPnP.

How do I install Chrome on Kodi?

Installing the Chrome Launcher add-on

  1. Click on the little gear icon in Kodi’s main menu to access more settings.
  2. Go back to the main menu, select the Add-ons tab and navigate to the open box icon at the top.
  3. Go back to the Add-ons menu and select “Install from Repository”, then choose SuperRepo.

How do I download Kodi on Linux?

To install the current version of Kodi, you need to add an official Kodi PPA. PPA is “Personal Package Archive” from where packages can be downloaded using the “apt” command. It is supported by Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Linux Lite, etc. Input password when asked and then press “Enter” to continue the download process.

Does Kodi work on Ubuntu?

Kodi is available in the universe repository of Ubuntu and you can install it using the standard apt-get install command.

How do I update Kodi on Ubuntu?

How to Install Kodi 19.2 in Ubuntu:

  1. Add Kodi PPA. Firstly, open terminal either by searching from the activities overview screen or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard.
  2. Install / Upgrade Kodi. If you’re now running the stock version of Kodi package in Ubuntu, the Software Updater may refuse to update it.

How do I stream from PC to Kodi?

Create a movie library in Kodi In the Add video source dialog, click Browse. Select Windows network (SMB) for Protocol, enter the IP address of your computer, enter the share name (Movies, if that’s the name you chose for the Windows share). Finally, enter the Windows Kodi username and password. Click OK.