Get Spotify on Linux

Linux isn't officially supported by the Spotify music service, but if you're a premium or unlimited Spotify subscriber, we'll show you how to get a Linux preview version onto Ubuntu.

Spotify Linux preview
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

That's it. Keep in mind that this is a preview release and because it doesn't support ads yet, it's only available to premium and unlimited subscribers. Also, local music files aren't supported, so you'll have to settle for Spotify's library of 15 million tracks.

About the author

Ed Rhee, a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an IT veteran turned stay-at-home-dad of two girls. He focuses on Android devices and applications while maintaining a review blog at techdadreview.com.

 

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