How to install Spotify on Ubuntu 16

How to install Spotify on Ubuntu 16

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Spotify is probably the best alternative for Itunes on Ubuntu, millions of songs to enjoy on it can be installed on Ubuntu as well.

Step 1: Install Repository for Spotify
root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-key adv –keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 –recv-keys D2C19886

Executing: /tmp/tmp.cA23EYe4wQ/gpg.1.sh –keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 –recv-keys D2C19886
gpg: requesting key D2C19886 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: key D2C19886: public key “Spotify Public Repository Signing Key <operations@spotify.com>” imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1)
root@ubuntu:~# echo deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free
root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get update
Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:2 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release
Hit:4 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease
Get:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease [247 kB]
Get:6 http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease [3,302 B]
Get:7 http://repository.spotify.com stable/non-free amd64 Packages [1,595 B]
Get:8 http://repository.spotify.com stable/non-free i386 Packages [1,133 B]
Hit:9 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
Hit:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease
Get:11 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages [1,436 kB]
Get:12 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages [1,432 kB]
Get:13 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [659 kB]
Get:14 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main DEP-11 64×64 Icons [414 kB]
Get:15 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 Packages [7,238 kB]

Step 2: Install Spotify package

root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install spotify-client
Reading package lists… Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done
Suggested packages:
libnotify
Recommended packages:
libavcodec54 | libavcodec-extra-54 libavformat54
The following NEW packages will be installed:
spotify-client
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 293 not upgraded.
Need to get 76.8 MB of archives.
After this operation, 188 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://repository.spotify.com stable/non-free amd64 spotify-client amd64 1:1.0.25.127.g58007b4c-22 [76.8 MB]
Fetched 76.8 MB in 1min 5s (1,179 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package spotify-client.
(Reading database … 177118 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack …/spotify-client_1%3a1.0.25.127.g58007b4c-22_amd64.deb …
Unpacking spotify-client (1:1.0.25.127.g58007b4c-22) …
Setting up spotify-client (1:1.0.25.127.g58007b4c-22) …

Step 3: Start Spotify on Ubuntu

In terminal and type: spotify

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