How To Install Spotify on Debian 11

Install Spotify on Debian 11

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Spotify on Debian 11. For those of you who didn’t know, Spotify is a free-to-use music streaming service with a subscription for premium content at a small fee. Spotify enables you to stream music of your favorite artists, create custom playlists, shuffle play, share music and podcasts. Spotify is available for installation on Windows, Linux distributions, macOS, and Mobile devices powered by iOS and Android operating systems.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of Spotify’s digital music streaming service on a Debian 11 (Bullseye).

Install Spotify on Debian 11 Bullseye

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Spotify on Debian 11.

Now we add the GPG key from the repository to the system:

curl -sS https://download.spotify.com/debian/pubkey_0D811D58.gpg | sudo apt-key add -

Next, add the Spotify repository to the system:

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

After that, now update apt sources and install Spotify client using the following command below:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install spotify-client

Step 3. Accessing Spotify on Debian Linux.

Once successfully complete installed, go to the Applications of your Debian 11 system and then search Spotify in the search bar. The applications will show you Spotify as shown in the figure below:

Install Spotify on Debian 11 Bullseye

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Spotify. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Spotify music streaming on Debian 11 Bullseye. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Spotify website.

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