Kodi upgrade to version 20 yet?

Im currently runnning Kodi v19.4. Just wondering if there is a newer version available for Dietpi? If so what does the upgrade process look like?


Depending on your device SBC, Kodi is installed from global Debian apt package repository. And officially Kodi 20 is available within Debian Bookworm only. Debian -- Package Search Results -- Kodi

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Ahh how do I discover my device SBC? Sorry - not familiar with the term.

On what device do you use dietpi?
SBC stands for single board computer.


  • DietPi version | cat /boot/dietpi/.version
  • Distro version | echo $G_DISTRO_NAME $G_RASPBIAN
  • Kernel version | uname -a
  • Architecture | dpkg --print-architecture
  • SBC model | echo $G_HW_MODEL_NAME or (EG: RPi3)

Thanks - details below.

DietPi version:
root@DietPi:~# cat /boot/dietpi/.version
G_LIVE_PATCH_STATUS[0]=‘not applicable’

Distro version: bullseye 0

Kernel version: Linux DietPi 6.1.19-v8+ #1637 SMP PREEMPT Tue Mar 14 11:11:47 GMT 2023 aarch64 GNU/Linux

Architecture: arm64

SBC model: RPi 4 Model B (aarch64)

ok, Kodi package is installed from Raspberry own apt package repository.

root@DietPi4:~# apt show kodi | grep 'Version\|APT-Sources'
Version: 2:19.4-3~bullseye
APT-Sources: https://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian bullseye/main arm64 Packages

Anway for Kodi 20 an upgrade to Bookworm would be necessary, but Raspberry don’t offer anything like Koid 20 Index of /debian/pool/main/k/kodi because they don’t have Bookworm packages already.

On Bookworm the packages from global Debian apt repository would be used. Debian -- Package Search Results -- kodi

root@DietPi4:~# apt show kodi | grep 'Version\|APT-Sources'
Version: 2:20.0+dfsg-2
APT-Sources: https://deb.debian.org/debian bookworm/main arm64 Packages