How to install Spotify on Debian 10

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How to install Spotify on Debian 10

The Swedish audio streaming service provider Spotify was founded by Martin Lorentzon and Daniel Ek on 23 April 2006. With 385 million active users each month, Spotify offers the largest music streaming service in the world. Spotify has desktop and mobile apps for all major operating systems, including Android and Windows mobile phones and tablets, as well as Linux and Mac desktop computers. On Linux, Spotify is free and provides millions of tracks, and you can install it easily for free. Our goal is to show you how to set up Spotify on Debian 10 in this tutorial.

Step 1: Configure VPSie cloud server

  1. Sign in to your system or register a newly created one by logging in to your VPSie account. 
  2. Connect by SSH using the credentials we emailed you.
  3. Once you have logged into your Ubuntu 20.04 instance, update your system using following command.


# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y

Step 2: Installing Spotify

Use the official Spotify repository to install. You can add the Spotify repository to your system by running the following command,

# echo deb stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
# apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 4773BD5E130D1D45

Step 3: Install Spotify by updating apt sources.

# sudo apt update
# sudo apt install spotify-client

Use the Snap package to install Spotify, Install it by running the following command.

# sudo apt install snapd

# sudo snap install core

You can install Spotify by running the following command,

# sudo snap install spotify

Step 3: Access Spotify

After installing Spotify, launch it from your GUI desktop menu or execute the following command in the terminal,

# spotify

We have successfully installed Spotify on your computer. Hopefully you have found this article useful and gained some useful information from it. Thank you for reading.

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