Linux Spotify client 1.x finally goes stable! The stable Linux repository added support for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 15.10.
Due to lack of developers working on the Linux client, Spotify 1.x takes 9 months of development to be made into stable repository,
In June 2015 we released version 1.x of the client for Linux in the testing repository.
The intention was to fix a few of the bigger issues and then quickly move this to stable. That never happened, since after September, we have had no developers working on the linux client. There are still lots of problem with this version of the client for linux, but we are now seeing much more problems with the old client.
Sconsify is a new unofficial spotify client runs in Mac and Linux terminal / command line console. It provides both console UI mode which presents a text user interface with playlists and tracks, and no UI mode which doesn’t present user interface and just suffle tracks.
Now the app is at a very early stage. The developer has released the first stable release and below is the how-to-install instructions:
1. In terminal/console, first run below commands one by one to install Libspotify SDK & PortAudio library from mopify repository: