Spotify on , yes it is now available for Ubuntu. People at Spotify has made it possible for Spotify users to access it on Ubuntu. Ubuntu is the world’s largest -based OS with a user base of more than a million. Developers at Spotify has therefore released an application dedicated to Ubuntu users.
Spotify for Ubuntu is still under preview but it works rock solid. I have been using Spotify from the past month on the version 12.10 and 13.04, and till now it has never crashed or has given me any problems. It is fast and reliable as it is on other devices. It is even better than its Windows counterpart.
Spotify is a great application with more than million users using it daily. It allows you stream unlimited amount of music for free. Though the free version uses ads to earn revenue to keep the project up and running but still you won’t mind it. Millions of music tracks have so much value than 15 second ads on this application.
There are also two paid option. The first one is for $4.99, it is ad free and you can stream all the music you want without any disturbance. The second on the other hand allows you to download any music available on it for off-line listening. Spotify Free allows you to listen to any amount of music you want to, but with ads in between.
It is a great application for music lovers and it contains all the song one can think of. I have been using Spotify for the past one year with a premium account and it works great for me. Gone are the days, when my had huge amount of music. All the songs that I have right now are on Spotify, a cloud type storage.
How to install Spotify on Ubuntu
To install Spotify on Ubuntu, you have to follow a few simple steps. It takes minutes for completion and after that you can start using it and fall in love with it. Follow these steps to continue your installation of Spotify for Ubuntu.
Remember that Spotify for Ubuntu is still a preview build therefore it can crash a few times. I experience, a very low amount of crash. Still, it works great if you don’t mind the buggy crashes of the file that occurs once in a blue moon.
To install Spotify follow these steps:
1.Add this line to your list of repositories editing your /etc/apt/sources.list "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" Now open the terminal by pressing CTRL + ALT + T. 2.If you want to verify the downloaded packages,you will need to add our public key. Open the terminal and copy and paste the lines below. sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 94558F59 3.Run apt-get update, on the terminal by entering these lines below. sudo apt-get update 4.Install spotify! by adding these lines in the terminal. sudo apt-get install spotify-client