How to Install Official Spotify for Linux on Ubuntu

Spotify is a music streaming service and offers digital copyright restricted recorded music and podcasts, including more than 70 million songs. It is available as basic freemium and paid subscriptions model. You can download install the Spotify client on Windows, macOS, and Linux, iOS and Android. In this article we will see how to install it on your Ubuntu Linux distribution.


Install Spotify on Ubuntu Linux

Spotify is available as a snap package from snapcraft. You can install it via the terminal software. First open the terminal command-line application (ctrl+alt+t) and run below Spotify snap installation command.

sudo snap install spotify

After the installation you can start the app via below command or from the applications menu.


It is also available as a debian package. It will work very well with the latest Ubuntu Long Term Support release. If you want to install Spotify using this method then in terminal run below commands one by one.

curl -sS | sudo apt-key add - 
echo "deb stable non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install spotify-client

That’s it. In this way you can install Spotify on your Ubuntu Linux system.

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