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Spotify on LMDE

Postby Blackhawks13 on Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:13 pm

I switched over to LMDE and am quite happy, it runs much better on my system. Only problem so far is that i couldn't install Spotify according to the instructions on the Spotify site. I would get this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies:
spotify-client : Depends: libssl0.9.8 but it is not installable. I was able to install this by downloading off the Debian Squeeze package site, https://packages.debian.org/squeeze/amd64/libssl0.9.8/download. Then i could install with apt-get. This might be common knowledge but i spent a bit of time googling to figure it out and i thought the info might help somebody!
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Re: Spotify on LMDE

Postby killer de bug on Wed Feb 26, 2014 4:43 am

Interesting. On Spotify website, you learn that Spotify has been coded for Debian Wheezy and not for Testing.
That's why you had to pick this lib from Squeeze repos. :shock:

A guy has solved the problem for Jessie. Use with caution! http://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-De ... d-p/640890
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
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Re: Spotify on LMDE

Postby filozofio on Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:07 am

With LMDE 2014 64 bits all worked perfectly.

In a terminal (Alt-Control-T) I opened the sources list:

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sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list


and I added this repository to the list:

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deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free


I saved and closed it.

Then in the terminal I added the public key:

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sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 94558F59


Then in the terminal, I updated the sources:

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sudo apt-get update


And then I installed spotify:

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sudo apt-get install spotify-client


It works very well.
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