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after updating from 13.10 to 14.04 from LiveCD my Spotify installation dissapeared.

I tried to install it as before by following Spotify guide and entering these commands:

sudo apt-add-repository -y "deb stable non-free" &&
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 94558F59 &&
sudo apt-get update -qq &&
sudo apt-get install spotify-client

but all I get is this error:

dominic@dominic-MS-7592:~$ sudo apt-add-repository -y "deb stable non-free" &&
> sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 94558F59 &&
> sudo apt-get update -qq &&
> sudo apt-get install spotify-client
[sudo] password for dominic: 
Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --homedir /tmp/tmp.DQvohEce8A --no-auto-check-trustdb --trust-model always --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --primary-keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --keyserver --recv-keys 94558F59
gpg: requesting key 94558F59 from hkp server
gpg: key 94558F59: "Spotify Public Repository Signing Key <>" not changed
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:              unchanged: 1
W: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found [IP: 80]

W: Failed to fetch  404  Not Found [IP: 80]

E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
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3 Answers 3

You need edit the sourcelist file:

sudo gedit /etc/apt/source.list

Comment the Spotify line:

## Spotify
#deb stable non-free

And add this line:

deb stable non-free

Save and exit


sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade


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I believe the Spotify server is broken at this moment. The packages for Spotify are in, not in repository.spotify/dists/trusty. That is why apt-get can't find them. I have Spotify running happily, but when I do a sudo apt-get install --reinstall spotify-client I get the same 404 errors.
As of this moment, the URL redirects to, which to me suggests that someone over at Spotify is busy moving things around.
Currently, I can't even find any .deb files to manually download.

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thanks for the info. ill try downloading again later and maybe then I'll succeed – user158049 Jul 3 '14 at 10:36
Now I got this error: – user158049 Jul 3 '14 at 16:24

I got the same exact error messages. I am running 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04. What worked for me was to update the public key for spotify-client:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-keys D2C19886

Then sudo apt-get update --fix-missing

The --fix-missing may be redundant or unnecessary, but apt-get suggested it while I was doing many updates to my computer.

I'm not an expert on the matter, but it worked. I thought it was an issue with updating the spotify package itself, but it turned out I already had the most updated version.

In your case, with a fresh install, and possibly loosing the spotify package (or whatever happened), I would suggest what elgastelum advised, and update the sourcelist file before reinstalling or updating:

echo deb stable non-free | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list

I hope my advice isn't confusing or 'off the mark'. I don't know everything but what I do know I try to share. Cheers and good luck!

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