Spotify is an adept platform for streaming music. It makes sure that you enjoy your favorite music as it gives you an easy access to a huge pool of songs as a platform. This software can be easily upgraded so as to add on any sort of music desired. Besides offering a huge variety of songs such as classical, hip-hop, jazz, pop etc., it also gives the option of offline music track after synchronization. Not only music but this application also encompasses the contours of radio, audiobooks, videos and podcasts. It has a very good compatibility with Ubuntu and is quite easy to install on this system. Two methods are used to install Spotify on your system. We will guide you how to download Spotify quickly using the root account.
The process of installation
After logging in to the server using root account, some basic steps are used to install Spotify on Ubuntu. As an alternative to root account, apply user including sudo privileges. The basic steps are:
Step 1: Updating initial package
Step 2: Installing Spotify
Step 3: Start-up application
Updating initial package
As a rule of thumb, your current packages should be updated before new software or app installation on Linux system. The following command is used to carry out this task:
$ sudo apt update && upgrade
Through the APT command, Spotify can be directly installed on your Ubuntu after packages have been updated.
Getting APT command
The GPG key of Repository is extracted at first using the command below:
$ sudo apt-key adv –keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80
Transportation of the repository to the server requires the following command:
$ echo “deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free” |
sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
The source is now incorporated on the Ubuntu system. The system should now be updated as done through this command:
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install spotify-client
The display screen shows that Spotify is successfully installed on the Ubuntu system. Enter Spotify in the search bar and start the application. You have an approach to all the features.
This article guides you through the process of installing Spotify on Ubuntu. When the system is updated before and after the installation process, will yield in getting the latest version of the app.
My name is Akhunzada Younis Said. I am a software project manager in HAZTECH, a software engineering graduate and a content writer. I love working with Linux, Data science and open-source software.