A preview release of Spotify client for Linux is available now. Works without any issues on Ubuntu 13.04. Notable features:
- A polished UI as the above image shows
- Excellent audio quality
- Search for music
- Create your own playlists
- Some basic preferences including Facebook & Last.fm integration
- Minimize to the system tray
- Volume icon integration
To install on Ubuntu:
$ echo "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list > /dev/null $ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 94558F59 $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install spotify-client
The free version show some visual ads. Audio ads are added between tracks in playlist.
P.S.: Spotify service is not available in all countries.