Spotify doesn’t need any introduction and it is the finest music streaming service available online. The installation of Spotify is a pretty straightforward process for platforms like Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS. But when it comes to Linux, you have to depend on the commands to install Spotify.
Spotify has been officially supporting the Linux platform and available for Ubuntu and Debian package. For other Linux distros, Spotify is yet to launch the official repositories.
Here are the Spotify words for Linux users.
Here you can find different ways of installing Spotify for Linux. Spotify for Linux is a labor of love from our engineers that wanted to listen to Spotify on their Linux development machines. They work on it in their spare time and it is currently not a platform that we actively support. The experience may differ from our other Spotify Desktop clients, such as Windows and Mac. You can tell us what you think and ask other users for help at the Desktop (Linux) board in The Spotify Community forum.
How To Install Spotify In Ubuntu
Installing Spotify on Ubuntu is a no brainer process. Snap is officially offering Spotify installation on Ubuntu. Few simple commands in the terminal will install on your Ubuntu machine.
snap install spotify
That’s it. Now Spotify will install on your Ubuntu distro.
For Debian enter the below commands.
# 1. Add the Spotify repository signing keys to be able to verify downloaded packages sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 931FF8E79F0876134EDDBDCCA87FF9DF48BF1C90 # 2. Add the Spotify repository echo deb http://repository.spotify.com 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
Spotify Use for Other Linux Distros
As clearly mentioned by Spotify in the official web page, the installation facility is available only for Ubuntu and Debian. If you are using a Linux distro other than Ubuntu and Debian, you can use the below method to enjoy Spotify.
Tomahawk is a unique music player that streams music from the Spotify, cloud, local library, downloads, radio, playlists, and Spotify. It is available for Linux distros like Linux Mint, Open Suse, Fedora, Arch Linux, Gentoo, Chakra, Exherbo, and Source Tarball.
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