Tuesday, January 31, 2017

How to install Spotify on Lubuntu

If you are spotify users, you might want to install the client app on your lubuntu/ubuntu, so you can enjoy your favorite music on lubuntu. In this article i will show you how to install spotify desktop app on lubuntu.

Unfortunately spotify is not available on the official lubuntu/ubuntu repository, if you want to install spotify, you need to add a repo that maintain by spotify itself.

Step by step how to install spotify on lubuntu
  • open command line/terminal, press CTRL + ALT + T
  • add spotify repo by running this command (just copy-paste)
  • sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys BBEBDCB318AD50EC6865090613B00F1FD2C19886
    echo deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
  • run update command
  • sudo apt-get update
  • install spotify app
  • sudo apt-get install spotify-client
  • done!

Once installed, you can find spotify app from the lubuntu start menu > Sound & Video > Spotify, you can login with your account and enjoy the music.

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