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Getting Spotify to work on Fedora 16. Linux Version. Below worked like a charm. Yah no wine!

yum -y install perl-ExtUtils-MakeMaker gcc qt-webkit rpm-build git

cd /tmp

git clone git://

cd alien

perl Makefile.PL; make; make install


/usr/local/bin/alien --to-rpm spotify-client-qt_0.6.2.291.gcccc1f5.116-1_amd64.deb

rpm -Uvh --nodeps spotify-client-qt-

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

ln -s /lib64/ /lib64/
With the release of Fedora 16 today, I decided I would post the hoops I jump through to get Spotify running. In case you don't know what Spotify is, it's a music streaming service that for 5$ a m...
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However, for those of us using the free version with Wine, Spotify cannot locate the sound card in Fedora 16.
The linux version is only for the paid users?
Indeed, as they have not yet found a reliable way to display ads for the Linux version, you must have a paid account to use it.
oh I guess that makes sense. Sorry didn't realize that.
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