Spotify Installation in Ubuntu 13.10

To reduce the distraction of office noise and find more interesting music, I've recently installed Spotify, the digital music service. Compare to the default GNU/Linux instruction, you can try a different approach on step 1 without using any editor and the Unix tee command. Steps as follows:

Add the repository details to our software repositories list. Note we're using the tee command to bypass the limitation of the sudo command to pipe standard input directly to a file.

$ echo deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free \
| sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list

Add their public key so we can verify the downloaded software packages.
$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 94558F59

Update your package repository and install the client.
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install spotify-client

By the way, although the recommendation system seems primitive, the client did suggest quite a few songs which were new to me. Example is Miles Davis's In a Silent Way, my current favourite song before I start coding.

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