Installing Spotify on Fedora 16 64bit

Currently Spotify only provides Debian / Ubuntu packages but it’s also possible to install it in Fedora 16. Please note that you need a Spotify Unlimited or Premium account to use the Spotifiy for Linux client.

  1. Install the needed libraries.

sudo yum install qt-mobility qtwebkit

  1. Create two symbolic links so that Spotify will find the right libraries.

sudo ln -s /usr/lib64/ /usr/lib64/ sudo ln -s /lib64/ /usr/lib64/

  1. Next download Spotify. You can download a package that has been converted from Debian to Fedora here: (provided by meltingrobot on
    If you rather want to convert the package yourself, e.g. for security reasons, you can find instructions on how to do so at

  2. Install Spotify

sudo rpm -ivh --nodeps spotify-client-qt-

Spotify is now installed and you can run it via Applications > Sound & Video > Spotify or by typing spotify in the command line.

If Spotify crashes when you start it try deleting the file ~/.cache/spotify/offline.bnk.

rm ~/.cache/spotify/offline.bnk

Installing Spotify on Fedora 16 64bit
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