TechWorld: "Online music streaming provider Spotify has announced a native application for Linux operating systems. This is the first time Spotify has released a Linux client"
Spotify is a streaming music service that previously was only available to Windows and Mac users. Spotify offered a way for music lovers to enjoy their favorite tunes on their computers and gadgets legally. But Linux users were left out in the cold... until July 12.
Spotify yesterday released a preview version of its peer-to-peer (P2P) music application for desktop Linux, packaged as Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 10.04. The software shares most of the features of the Windows and Mac OS X versions of Spotify, but requires Spotify Premium membership.
Despite hurdles and setbacks, music streaming is becoming more and more popular and a lot of people forgot having an extensive music library in favor of all-you-can-eat services like Spotify. The online music service allows users to listen from a library of several million tracks on any device they like.
Spotify is a popular streaming music service developed by Spotify AB of Sweden. Like music streaming services, it enables you to enjoy and share the songs you love anytime,anywhere. Well, not exactly anywhere – Spotify is currently only available in a few western European countries – Finland, France, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United [...]
News broke out today that Spotify would be making a beta version of its web player available to all of its users in the UK, with the promise that a full release would come later this year.
I’m not complaining that I’ll soon be able to access Spotify through my browser.
Forgive me if this isn't the right forum for this -- I couldn't decide on where this should go and this is how the flipped coin came up.This is what I get for minding my own business on a Sunday afternoon: Someone e-mailed me and said Spotify was available for Linux now, so I went to download it:http://www.spotify.com/us/download/previews/One caveat: It seems to pull a lot of stuff along
FInaly no more spotify over wine, This is a small guide how to install spotify for linux.Spotify for Linux
This is a preview build of Spotify for Linux. As a preview release this version is still unsupported, but we're running it ourselves and will try to make sure it keeps pace with its Mac and Windows siblings.