Hello Linux Geeksters. XBMC is a famous open source media player. It is multiplatform, available on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX. XBMC has more than 30 language interfaces. The latest version available is XBMC 12.3, which has been recently released, bringing only bug-fixes. For more information, read their wiki.
In this article I will show you how to install XBMC 12.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing XBMC 12.3 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the xbmc package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install xbmc