Install Spotify on Manjaro Linux

Spotify is a popular music streaming service. It has a special application for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS and also Linux users. Spotify for Manjaro is a native application so we do not need wine to install Spotify Windows version on Linux. So now, you can stream your favorite music using Spotify on Manjaro Linux. This tutorial will show you how to install Spotify on Manjaro Linux. I am using Manjaro 16.06 Preview 3 on this tutorial.

spotify on manjaro 16.06

Steps to install Spotify on Manjaro 16.06

Open Terminal/Konsole and type the following command

yaourt -S spotify-stable –needed –noconfirm

Once completed, continue executing this command below. Copy and paste should work.

sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libnss3.so /usr/lib/libnss3.so.1d && sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libnssutil3.so /usr/lib/libnssutil3.so.1d && sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libsmime3.so /usr/lib/libsmime3.so.1d && sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libssl3.so /usr/lib/libssl3.so.1d && sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libplds4.so /usr/lib/libplds4.so.0d && sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libplc4.so /usr/lib/libplc4.so.0d && sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libnspr4.so /usr/lib/libnspr4.so.0d && sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libudev.so /usr/lib/libudev.so.0

The command above will create symlink for Spotify. Once completed, Spotify should be listed on Manjaro application menu. Now enjoy Spotify on Manjaro Linux.

Ariel

3 Comments

  1. Hello there, I stumbled upon this site when trying to figure out Spotify on Linux. I have a question, does it work normally on Manjaro as it does on Windows? As for premium users, can we download the songs as well to listen to them offline?
    Sorry for the “such noobs” question. ?

    • Hello Lia, as far as I know, spotify works great on manjaro. I am a premium user as well. I can download songs and play them offline as well

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