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Spotify is all the rage now on Macs and PCs alike but Linux is not left out in the rain completely. So here is how to get Spotify on Ubuntu/Debian/Linux. First the Premium method.

Step 1: Two Methods

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There are two ways to do this, one works with the free account and one is for Premium users only. To save time I have combined the two per step.


1. Okay first we need to add

“deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free”

To /etc/apt/sources.list

1A. to do this without getting access denied errors type this into your terminal

“sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list”

And then scroll down to the bottom and add the text above (deb http://....)

3. after that has saved and you’ve check to see if its there (navigate to it via GUI and make sure to open it with Notepad, it will load a Menu if you just click it)


1. Okay open up "Ubuntu Software Center" (under Applications) and search for


Install the "Microsoft Windows Compatibility Layer (meta package)