In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Spotify on Manjaro 21. For those of you who didn’t know, Spotify is a music streaming platform providing DRM-protected content to its subscribers. Spotify operates under a freemium model (basic services are free, while additional features are offered via paid subscriptions). Spotify makes its revenues by selling premium streaming subscriptions to users and advertising placements to third parties.
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 the Spotify streaming player on a Manjaro 21 (Ornara).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Manjaro 21.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Spotify on Manjaro 21 Ornara
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:
sudo pacman -Syu
Step 2. Installing Spotify on Manjaro 21.
- Install Spotify using Snap packages.
To install Spotify, simply use the following command:
sudo pacman -S snapd sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap sudo snap install spotify
- Install Spotify from the Arch User Repository (AUR).
To install Spotify from the AUR using your favorite package manager or the command:
pamac build spotify
- Installing Spotify using Flatpak.
If you have Flatpak installed you can install Spotify using the following command below:
flatpak install spotify
Step 3. Accessing Spotify on Manjaro Linux.
Once successfully installed, use the start menu and search for Spotify to start listening or simply start it from the command line:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Spotify. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Spotify music streaming platform on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Spotify website.