Installation of Spotify client on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Linux

This short config will show you how to install Spotify client on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Linux. Let’s start by adding a spotify repository:

echo 'deb stable non-free' >> /etc/apt/sources.list
apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-keys 13B00F1FD2C19886
apt-get update

In case you receive an error message about missing key replace the above key with the one provided in your error message. Install spotify using apt-get command as shown below:

# apt-get install spotify-client

Once the installation is finished run spotify from terminal to catch any possible error:

$ spotify

installation of spotify music client on on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Linux


Install libpangoxft-1.0-0 package in case you receive the below error message:

spotify: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Installation of libpangoxft-1.0-0 package:

# apt-get install libpangoxft-1.0-0