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[Solved] Spotify
« on: February 06, 2013, 04:08:24 AM »
I cannot seem to install Spotify on my system.   The instructions from their website is as follows:

# 1. Add this line to your list of repositories by
#    editing your /etc/apt/sources.list
deb stable non-free

# 2. If you want to verify the downloaded packages,
#    you will need to add our public key
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 94558F59

# 3. Run apt-get update
sudo apt-get update

# 4. Install spotify!
sudo apt-get install spotify-client

When I get to the last step I get the messages below.  Any suggestions?

bodam@bodam-vsido:~$ sudo apt-get install spotify-client
[sudo] password for bodam:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 spotify-client : Depends: libssl0.9.8 but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.


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Re: Spotify
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2013, 04:17:33 AM »
According to this link you have to add the debian stable sources just long enough to get libssl-0.9.8 while installing Spotify.

libssl-0.9.8 is no longer available in Testing or Sid

I would add stable, do a apt-get update, install Spotify the same way and then remove stable from sources.
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Re: Spotify
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2013, 07:10:10 AM »
Hey...that did it.  I had to fiddle with the sources line a little bit from what's in the article but Spotify is now installed.  Thanks