Introduction

Spotify is a popular proprietary closed source music distribution and listening program. It is released in a preview version for Linux, but only for premium account customers.

How to Install

Copy paste this entire command as a whole into a terminal.

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list" && sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 4E9CFF4E && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install spotify-client-qt

Ad-Based Client (WINE)

The ad-based Windows version of the client works in WINE. However, some functions such as handling of spotify:// links requires scripts to works with the WINE version.

See Also

  • Rythmbox - Free Music client, which can handle Ubuntu One Music Store and Jamendo.

  • Jamendo - Royalty Free Music Store.

Spotify (last edited 2011-12-04 01:34:17 by havar)