How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu 22.04

Spotify has become an incredibly popular way to stream music. It’s a cross-platform application, meaning it will work on Linux the same way it works on your phone and other devices. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Spotify on Ubuntu via apt, snap, and GUI.

Install Spotify via Terminal (apt)

Step 1. First, add the official PPA to your system.

$ curl -sS | sudo apt-key add - 
$ echo "deb stable non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list

Step 2. Once done, you can install Spotify with apt package manager.

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install spotify-client

Step 3. To open Spotify from the terminal, simply use:

$ spotify

Step 4. If you want to remove Spotify, execute:

$ sudo apt autoremove --purge spotify-client
$ sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify*

Install Spotify Using Snap

Ubuntu has the Snap package manager installed by default. The advantage of this method is that the app will automatically be kept up-to-date for you.

Execute this command to install Spotify:

$ sudo snap install spotify

In case you want to remove Spotify:

$ sudo snap remove spotify

Install Spotify via GUI Software Center

Step 1. Open Ubuntu Software from the Activities menu or desktop shortcut.

Opening Ubuntu Software from desktop

Step 2. Search for Spotify.

Searching for Spotify in the Ubuntu Software

Step 3. Finally, click on Install.

Installing Spotify via Ubuntu Software

Enter your administrator credentials, and then you are all set to jam to your favorite music on Spotify.

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