How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu 20.04

Install Spotify on Ubuntu 20.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Spotify on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Spotify is now the world’s biggest music streaming service. Hundreds of millions of people use it to listen to music and consume podcasts each and every day. You can conveniently upgrade this software to relish whatever category of music suits your taste. The application encompasses a wide range of songs from classic to modern hip-hop. It offers the feature of listening to offline music tracks after synchronization. It’s not only a music application but also offers the contours of radio, audiobooks, along with featuring videos and postcards.

Install Spotify on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Spotify on the Ubuntu system.

  • Install Spotify via Snap:

To install the Spotify snap, open your terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run the following command:

sudo snap install spotify
  • Install Spotify via the official repository:

You will first need to configure our Debian repository:

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

Use the apt a command to install the Spotify application:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install spotify-client

Step 3. Accessing Spotify.

After the successful installation of Spotify. You can ingress Spotify in the search bar to find and start the application. After starting Spotify, you can access all of its features and enjoy listening to the songs on it. Alternatively, start Spotify from the command line:


That’s all you need to do to install Spotify on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Spotify, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.