How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu
Spotify is a Swedish entertainment company founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon that gives you instant access to millions of songs, from old favorites to the latest hits. It supports all the major devices like Windows, macOS, and Linux computers, as well as iOS, Windows Phone and Android smartphones and tablets. Spotify has great sound quality, a responsive interface, and the ability to control playback using the special function buttons at the top of the keyboard.
This tutorial will explain the steps to install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04.
- Ubuntu 16.04 - Ubuntu 22.04 desktop version is installed.
- A non-root user with sudo privileges.
You can install Spotify using two methods.
Recommended: Install Spotify using Snap
By default, Spotify is available in Snap. You can install it easily by just running the following command:
sudo snap install spotify
Alternatively, Install Spotify Using Ubuntu Package Manager
By default, Spotify is not available in Ubuntu 22.04 default repository. So you will need to add the repository for that.
First, import the GPG key to your system with the following command:
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 0DF731E45CE24F27EEEB1450EFDC8610341D9410
Next, add the Spotify apt repository to your system:
echo deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
Finally, update the repository and install Spotify using the following command:
sudo apt update -y
sudo apt install spotify-client -y
Once Spotify is installed, you can launch it from your Unity Dash. You should see the following image:
Now, log in or Signup using your Spotify account. After login, you can access thousands of songs from Spotify.