In this tutorial we learn how to install Spotify client on Ubuntu Linux 16.04.
There are two methods to install Spotify Client on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 The first one is using snap, the second method is using apt.
We will cover both of the methods in this tutorial.
Install Spotify Client Using Snap on Ubuntu 16.04
To instal snap using
snap we can use command below.
snap install spotify
Snap will try to update snapd and another snap components if the installation on your system is not up to date.
At the end of the installation process it will show output similar to output below
2020-07-05T02:25:47Z INFO Waiting for restart... spotify 126.96.36.1991.gbe11e53b-15 from Spotify✓ installed
Install Spotify Client Using Apt on Ubuntu 16.04
As alternative, we can also install spotify client using
First, let’s add spotify public key so apt can verify that the packages we’re downloading is not tampered and or corrupt when being downloaded from Spotify server.
curl -sS https://download.spotify.com/debian/pubkey.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
If successful the command above should provide output
Second, create new source list file named
spotify.list using command below.
echo "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
Third, Update apt database using command below.
sudo apt-get update
Fourth, install spotify command using
apt-get command below.
sudo apt-get install spotify-client
We can also use
apt command below
sudo apt install spotify-client
This step might take some time depends on our internet connection.
Open Spotify Client on Ubuntu Linux 16.04
After the installation is finished, we can open spotify client using command below
This tutorial guides you on how to setup Spotify Client on Ubuntu 16.04.
We learn to setup using two methods, snap and apt. We only need to use one of the installation method to setup Spotify on Ubuntu 16.04.
As alternative to native client, you can still use Spotify Web Client to play music, podcast or any audio from Spotify.