Wednesday, July 29, 2015

How to install Spotify and Pithos (Pandora radio client) on Ubuntu

Spotify is a commercial music streaming, podcast and video service that provides digital rights management-restricted content from record labels and media companies . Music can be browsed or searched by artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label. 


To install spotify on Ubuntu type in the  following information into your terminal:
    

                       sudo apt-add-repository -y "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" &&
                       sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys D2C19886 &&
                       sudo apt-get update -qq &&sudo apt-get install spotify-client




After the installation is complete you can launch Spotify from Dash :






Pandora Internet Radio (also known as Pandora Radio or simply Pandora) is a music streaming and automated music recommendation service powered by the Music Genome Project. 
Pithos is already available in the Ubuntu repositories however this is an older buggier version of the client . In order to install the latest version use the following commands in a terminal :
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pithos/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pithos