Spotify client preview on Ubuntu

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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.

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