I did a new installation on a laptop, and Spotify is not installed in spite of my choice (yes) on the al-hello window. I tried to find Spotify in Pacman, there is nothing:
But, it’s very strange because from another computer (old install) i find Spotify:
Do you know why? And how can i install Spotify? Please, don’t forget, i’m a newbie on Arch system!
It couldn’t be simpler
yaourt -S spotify
Read the comments here:
When you have an issue with an AUR package, it’s always best to head to the AUR package’s page first for any info that may be posted.
Thank’s for your help Dobbie03, but what i have to do now, because It worked before with the al-hello?
Either follow the instructions in the comments from the link above. Or wait until the maintainer is back from holiday and can update the PKGBUILD
Holidays are very importants!
Ok, i’m going to wait. It would seem that Spotify does not want to develop a package for Arch Linux system. It’s sad like this capitalist world!
It’s not that they don’t want to develop for Arch, it’s just that the PKGBUILD is out of date
Thanks Dobbie03. Arch is an interesting adventure!
Yes it is. Treat her right and she will be more reliable than any other Distro. (disclaimer: I haven’t tried Gentoo properly or LFS)
There’s an updated PKGBUILD in the comments on the AUR page:
My tutorial from BunsenLabs should also work in ArchLabs:
No need for backports in ArchLabs though
I’ve downloaded the packagebuild and i followed this Howto:
But i have this error:
curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 404 Not Found
==> ERREUR : Erreur lors du téléchargement de http://repository.spotify.com/pool/non-free/s/spotify-client/spotify-client_188.8.131.526.g0d3547d9-38_amd64.deb
^ You’re still using the outdated PKGBUILD, copy the one from my link instead and try again.
EDIT: actually, looking at the PKGBUILD you should probably install it with
flatpak instead, that AUR package just copies the binary from a .deb…
Take this to install spotify. Install it manually. Works perfectly fine.
Thanks ruein, but what i have to do with your package?
There is a usr directory in your package, i have to copy manually on /usr? And how have to run Spotify, with a shell? Sorry for my question, i’am a very big newbie on Arch system!
You install it with right clicking it and install with packagemanager or via terminal :
sudo pacman -U spotify-184.108.40.2068-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
Google and ArchWiki is your friend:)
Thank’s a lot ruien, it’s solved! i did a right click with packagemanager. It’s funny, Pacman, Yaourt…
Google is not the friend of everybody, because apparently I am not the only one to have this problem:
@Jambalak, that’s the old version.
To get the new version use these commands:
mkdir ~/aur cd ~/aur git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/spotify cd spotify rm PKGBUILD wget -O PKGBUILD https://bpaste.net/raw/a241a3b530e7 makepkg -sri
Then to update the package in future use:
cd ~/aur/spotify git pull makepkg -sri
We don’t need no stinkin’ Yaourt
Still thank’s a lot Head_on_a_Stick, there are a lot of cool men (and women?) in Archlabs forum!
@Jambalak can you please select the post that solved your issue? This places a link in your initial post so others who have this issue can solve it easy enough.
Its the tick box that is shown above.