In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Kodi on Manjaro 20. For those of you who didn’t know, Kodi (formerly XBMC Media Center) is an open-source and very powerful project that provides all the necessary tools for transforming your regular PC into a bona fide HTPC, which, if used in conjunction with a big-screen TV and a Hi-Fi audio system, will transform your living room into a veritable home theater. Currently, Kodi can be used to play almost all popular audio and video formats around. It was designed for network playback, so you can stream your multimedia from anywhere in the house or directly from the internet using practically any protocol available.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of Kodi on a Manjaro 20 (Nibia).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Manjaro 20.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Kodi on Manjaro 20 Nibia
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:
sudo pacman -Syu
Step 2. Installing Kodi on Manjaro 20.
Run the following command to install Kodi on the Manjaro system:
sudo pacman -S kodi
And to Search for Kodi Addons use:
pacman -Ss kodi-addon
Step 3. Launching Kodi on Manjaro.
Once installed successfully, you can start it either from the command line by typing
kodi or by clicking on the Kodi icon (Applications -> Kodi).
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Kodi. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Kodi free and open-source media player on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Kodi website.