How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu from Official Repository

This brief tutorial shows you how to install Spotify client on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, 13.04 Raring, 12.10, 12.04 using the official repository.

Spotify is a digital music-streaming service that gives you on-demand access to millions of songs on all your devices. It works on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, Windows Phone 7/8 (7 no longer updated), BlackBerry (GSM only), Symbian.

To install it from the official repository, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal.

1.) Run below command to add the repository to Ubuntu:

sudo add-apt-repository "deb stable non-free"

2.) Install the public key:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 94558F59

3.) Then update package lists and install it via:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install -y spotify-client-qt

Once installed, open Spotify from Unity dash.

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