How to install Stremio on Ubuntu 20.04 to Stream shows

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 Setup 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 Stremio Download page.

Step 2: Right Click on the Debian/Ubuntu version and copy its link.

Step 3: Open command terminal on your Ubuntu 20.04 OS.

Step 4: Use the wget command to get the Debian package directly via your terminal.

Step 5: For that after typing wget, paste the link you have copied. For example:

wget <paste link> 

In our case, the link was:

Thus, the command will be:


Step 6: Install this opensource streaming application on Ubuntu.

sudo dpkg -i stremio*amd64.deb

If you get a dependencies error, then run:

sudo apt install -f

Step 6: Now, again run the installation command that is:

sudo dpkg -i stremio*amd64.deb
Install Stremio on Ubuntu 20.04

Install Stremio on Ubuntu 20.04

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.

Sign up Stremio app on Linux-min

Step 9: Once you logged in, click on three icons given on top right side and select Add-ons.

Enable Add-ons of Stremio-min

Step 10: Select the category you want the related add-ons to be added.

Step 11: Scroll and click on 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.

Install Add-ons

Install Add-ons

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.

Turn on Subtitle-min

So, this was the quick Stremio installation tutorial for Ubuntu Linux.

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  1. Jose July 25, 2020

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