Ubuntu – How to get the native version of Spotify running

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A while ago Spotify (the streaming music service) came out with a preview for Linux of their client.

So what should I do?

Best Answer

I installed it yesterday fine. The error you're getting is it's trying to get the source version (which doesn't exist). Just edit your sources using: sudoedit /etc/apt/sources.list

And make sure you've got something like this:

deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free
# deb-src http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free

The second (deb-src) line is commented. Make sure yours is and then run a sudo apt-get update. You shouldn't get any errors.

Make sure the key is installed (doesn't sound like your problem):

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys D2C19886

And then install it:

sudo apt-get install spotify-client-qt spotify-client-gnome-support