How to Install Spotify in Ubuntu

If you are an Ubuntu user and wanted to install Spotify in Ubuntu, it is not as easy as in Windows. For Windows versions, the software installations are way much easier when compared to other operating systems, especially Linux. If you are struggling to get your favorite music service in your handy Ubuntu, this guide can help throughout the process. You just have to copy paste some piece of code to the terminal in order to complete the Spotify installation. So, let’s start.

Steps to Install Spotify in Ubuntu

  1. Open your terminal
  2. Paste the following code.
    sudo apt-add-repository -y "deb stable non-free" &&
    sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys D2C19886 &&
    sudo apt-get update -qq &&
    sudo apt-get install spotify-client
  3. After running these commands, you will get a completely functional Spotify version on your Ubuntu desktop.

There is another official method to install Spotify from its repository. It is completely secure and a fine way to easily get Spotify on your system. If you want a detailed view of the code, have a look at the following lines.

#1. Add the Spotify repository signing key to be able to verify downloaded packages
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-keys BBEBDCB318AD50EC6865090613B00F1FD2C19886
#2. Add the Spotify repository
echo deb stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
#3. Update list of available packages
sudo apt-get update
#4. Install Spotify
sudo apt-get install spotify-client

We hope, you successfully installed Spotify on your Ubuntu PC and got all working fine. If you have any more questions, please feel free to leave a comment in the following comment area. We will be always happy to assist you as soon as possible. Alternatively, read our article on How to Download Music from Spotify in Desktop, iPhone, iPad or Android and DIY-Build your own Spotify Server using Raspberry Pi.

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