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Add Spotify to Unity Music lens via Spotify scope (Ubuntu 11.10 & 12.04)
Spotify scope adds extra resources to Ubuntu's default Unity Music lens, displaying Spotify songs when a particular item is searched.
Spotify scope depends on spotify-client-qt, tool that must be installed before the scope.
A definitely interesting innovation about the above mentioned scope is the marking of its items, meaning one can easily differentiate between songs provided by Banshee and Spotify's, the latter featuring a Spotify symbolic icons.
The usage is simple, properly oriented towards its corespondent application, meaning, playing a Spotify song is as simple as clicking on it (the item will be opened via the Spotify client).
How do we install Spotify scope 0.1?
First, install the Spotify client (download the package and install it via Ubuntu Software Center).
Then, add the following official PPA (Oneiric, Precise)
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scopes-packagers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install unity-scope-spotify
Finally, reboot your computer.
To enjoy Spotify, you need an account
Bugs can be reported on https://bugs.launchpad.net/onehundredscopes , by adding [spotify] at the beginning of your bug report title.
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