Friday, May 24, 2013

How to install native Spotify in elementary OS

elementary OS is by far one of the most beautiful Linux distribution I have tried. And to put icing on the cake, you can improve your listening experience in elementary OS with Spotify native Linux client.

Spotify is a music streaming player that gives you access to millions of songs for free. Over 20 million total users, five million of whom pay the monthly subscription fee. The online library has over 20 million tracks, everyday 10,000 new tracks are being added to its song library.

To install Spotify for Linux Preview, enter the following commands in Pantheon Terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository "deb stable non-free"

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 94558F59

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install spotify-client

Spotify for Linux Preview - elementary OS

Spotify Sound Indicator Applets
Spotify in sound indicator applets


  1. Hello. Spotify looks very harmonic in eOS. Is there a way to make it a player by default?
    P.S. There is a beautiful icon of a virtual keyboard in your wingpanel. The beauty of a keyboard itself is corresponding? I haven't find a keyboard looks nice for eOS.

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