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Spotify Gets Better Ubuntu Integration In Latest Update

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Spotify have updated their desktop Linux with further support for Ubuntu’s Unity interface.

The application now integrates its window buttons with the top panel for added consistency with other Ubuntu applications. Spotify already supports Ubuntu’s Sound Menu and App Menu.

Following on from the slew of social features that landed recently following the company’s tie-up with Facebook, comes the addition of a “private session”. This is ideal if the thought of your Facebook friends knowing every track you listen to is one social interaction too much.


Spotify for Linux is a free download, but only of use to subscribing (i.e. paying) users.

Ubuntu 32bit and 64bit can install the client by following the instructions

Super dupery thanks to Lee Jarratt