Spotify is my favorite cloud music player. I play Spotify on almost any device I have. Android smartphone, iPad, Windows Laptop and also my Ubuntu desktop. Here I want to show you how to install Spotify on Ubuntu 16.04. Spotify developer provides PPA repository for Ubuntu based Linux desktop, so its very easy to install Spotify on Ubuntu 16.04. This tutorial also applicable to Ubuntu 16.10, and also Ubuntu 14.04.
How to install Spotify on Ubuntu 16.04
First we need to configure the repository for Spotify. Open Terminal and type the following commands in sequence.
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys BBEBDCB318AD50EC6865090613B00F1FD2C19886
echo deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install spotify-client
After the installation completed, you can start using Spotify. You may want to register the Spotify premium which has a lot of benefits at a low price.