Stremio is an open-source application that is available for all popular platforms including Ubuntu 20.04 Linux or its previous versions. The below-given commands will be the same for Linux Mint, Elementary OS, DeepinOS, Zorin OS & Debian as well. The project is available on GitHub for users to download or create an add-on for it. Different add-ons created by the Stremio community allow it to stream online video, music, movies, the website from various sources such as YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Torrent, Hotstar, etc. In this tutorial, we will learn the following things:
- Download Stremio 64-bit.
- Install and set up it on Ubuntu Linux.
- Enable Add-ons.
- Use Stremio to stream various movies and shows.
Setps to install Stremio on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
Step 1: Open the browser and then the Stremio Download page.
Step 2: Click on the Debian/Ubuntu version.
Step 3: Open the command terminal to install Stremio Debian packages. For that, you can use the keyboard shortcut CTRL+ALT+T.
Step 6: Switch to Downloads directory. As whatever we download from the browser, goes into that.
Step 7: Install this open-source Stremio streaming application on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04.
sudo apt install ./stremio*amd64.deb
If you get a dependencies error, then run:
sudo apt install -f
sudo apt --fix-broken install
Selecting previously unselected package stremio. (Reading database ... 180336 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack stremio_4.4.106-1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking stremio (4.4.106-1) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of stremio: stremio depends on nodejs; however: Package nodejs is not installed. stremio depends on libmpv1 (>= 0.27.2); however: Package libmpv1 is not installed. stremio depends on qml-module-qt-labs-platform (>= 5.9.5); however: Package qml-module-qt-labs-platform is not installed. stremio depends on qml-module-qtquick-controls (>= 5.9.5); however: Package qml-module-qtquick-controls is not installed. stremio depends on qml-module-qtquick-dialogs (>= 5.9.5); however: Package qml-module-qtquick-dialogs is not installed. stremio depends on qml-module-qtwebchannel (>= 5.9.5); however: Package qml-module-qtwebchannel is not installed. stremio depends on qml-module-qtwebengine (>= 5.9.5); however: Package qml-module-qtwebengine is not installed. dpkg: error processing package stremio (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Errors were encountered while processing: stremio
In case the above command didn’t solve the issue of dependency and you are still getting an error of –
“libfdk-acc1 ( >=0.1.5) but it is not installable” then run below two commands:
wget http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/multiverse/f/fdk-aac/libfdk-aac1_0.1.6-1_amd64.deb sudo apt install ./libfdk-aac1_*_amd64.deb
Step 6: Now, again run the installation command that is:
sudo apt install ./stremio*amd64.deb
Step 7: Go to Ubuntu 20.04 applications and search for this media streaming application.
Step 8: Sign up either using the Email ID or Facebook profile.
Step 9: Once you logged in, click on three icons given on the top right side and select Add-ons.
Step 10: Select the category you want the related add-ons to be added.
Step 11: Scroll and click on the green color Install buttons. You can add the one that source you want to use or just install all if you are not sure about it.
Step 12: Again go to the Home of the Stremio app and either search or select the movie or series you want to watch.
Step 13: A couple of sources will appear from where you can play that particular media you want to see. However, some of them would be slow while others fast. Therefore, you have to check and play them one by one. Once the playback started you can enjoy it.
Furthermore, we can use the external player and open subtitles on it as well.
So, this was the quick Stremio installation tutorial for Ubuntu Linux.