Linux operating system users who want to listen to music using Spotify’s favorite streaming service need not worry. Because this application is also available for Linux OS. Here I share how to install spotify on linux. Spotify is available for various operating systems such as Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Android, and IOS.
Spotify is an online music streaming application that provides millions of music that is quite complete. A variety of genres are available either locally or internationally, and the app is also available for free. For users who are bothered by advertisements, they can subscribe by upgrading to premium. There are many music streaming applications available today, such as Joox, Spotify, Google Music, and others. We can choose all of our tastes, but on this occasion I will only discuss Spotify.
Installing spotify on linux OS has a little difference from other operating systems. Because you need to install it manually via linux terminal. But if you are an ubuntu user, you can easily download it through the software center for free.
Spotify also shared an article about this, and listed several ways you can do to install spotify manually. This article is entitled Spotify for Linux, which you can read for yourself. This page explains for Linux users, applications can be installed in several ways, namely through the software center, snap, and debian.
How to Install Spotify on Linux
As an experiment, here I use the Kali Linux operating system. How to install spotify there may be a slight difference because of the linux distro used. The linux display that I use has also been modified to look like Mac OS Mojave. Alright, without further ado, please follow these steps.
- Make sure the computer is connected to the internet. This is to make it easier to download applications and update the linux repository.
- Open the terminal, then add spotify to the repository by entering the sign key. This serves to verify the downloaded packages. Type the following command in the linux terminal.
sudo apt-key adv –keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 –recv-keys 931FF8E79F0876134EDDBDCCA87FF9DF48BF1C90
- Add spotify to repository.
echo deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
- Update packages list
sudo apt-get update
- Install Spotify. Then you will see the size of spotify, and type y then enter on the keyboard to confirm.
sudo apt-get install spotify-client
How to Turn On Spotify Linux
After installing Spotify, the next step is to turn it on. You can search for it on the linux menu, then type ‘spotify‘ and click or press enter on the keyboard.
The Final Word
Finally finished installing Spotify on Linux, now you can stream your favorite music and enjoy it. If you still feel confused, you can ask something by writing it in the comments column. Alright that’s all for this tutorial, thanks for reading.