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How to install Spotify on Ubuntu 18.04

Spotify is a popular music streaming service, it is now available for MacOS, Windows and Linux operating systems. Spotify allows instant access to millions of songs to users. This post will demonstrate how to install Spotify on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Installation using Ubuntu software center

Go to the Ubuntu Software center and search for Spotify.

Click on Spotify Icon, this will lead to another page. Where you will find install button, just click on it to install Spotify.

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Installation using Snap

Installing Spotify using Snap is easiest method available for Ubuntu. Run following command in your terminal to install it using Snap

snap install spotify

Installation using apt-get or Debian package

Spotifiy for Linux is also available as a debian package. Run following command in your terminal to install it using debian package.

Add Spotify repository signing keys to verify downloaded packages

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 931FF8E79F0876134EDDBDCCA87FF9DF48BF1C90

Add Spotify repository address to Ubuntu repo source list

echo deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list

Update all packages available in your Ubuntu repo source list

sudo apt-get update

Install Spotify using apt-get

sudo apt-get install spotify-client

Start using Spotify

Spotify is successfully installed in your Ubuntu computer. You can launch it either by searching it in installed applications or  simply run spotify in your terminal to launch Spotify

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install spotify on ubuntu 18.04

Pranav K

Pranav K is a software engineer and all-round computer geek. His interests include AWS, Ubuntu and Wordpress

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