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Spotify For Linux Gets A Refreshed User Interface, Other Changes

Spotify is a music streaming service that comes with native clients for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux as well as mobile devices such as iOS, Android, BlackBerry, etc. The service is available in quite a few countries, including US, UK, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Norway, Netherlands and more – see the Spotify Geographic availability @ Wikipedia.The native Spotify Linux client was updated to version 0.9.10 recently, which introduces a new darker theme, refreshed typography and rounded iconography. There are also some Linux-specific changes:Track change notifications via libnotify;OpenSSL is now version 1.0.x;Local files playback works with libavcodec54;Unfortunately, the new 0.9.10 release is only available for 64bit, at least for now. There are some issues too – for instance, it doesn’t work to drag from an HTML5 view to a legacy view (such as the sidebar).Also, some users have reported issues with the track change notifications – if you’re experiencing such problems, open a terminal and start the Spotify Linux client using the following command:spotify –ui.track_notifications_enabled=falseInstall Spotify In Ubuntu via PPA [version 0.9.10 is only available on 64bit for now!]To add the official Spotify Ubuntu repository and install the native Spotify Linux (Qt) client, use the following commands:sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb

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