How To Install Spotify on Manjaro 21

Install Spotify on Manjaro 21

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).

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.

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