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Is there an easy way to install the Spotify plugin for Rhythmbox in Ubuntu 12.04?

I can only find links to recompile Rhythmbox completely and the instructions aren't very clear.

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If you are referring to this Rhythmbox Spotify plugin, then I'm afraid the answer is no, there isn't a way to install it other than building the whole of Rhythmbox with it.

Also notice that the code for that plugin hasn't been touched for 3 years, so it's likely that no longer works with the current Rhythmbox code.

All in all, my suggestion would be to stay away from that plugin and use the native Spotify client instead.

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