Get The New Spotify 0.4.3 To Work With Ubuntu w/ Wine (Facebook And Local Files Not Playing Fixes)

 

spotify 0.4.3 ubuntu under wine

As most of you probably know, Spotify released a new version of its client - 0.4.3 (more info, here) which now includes Facebook and local files support (among other things). But using the Windows Spotify client under Ubuntu using Wine, you won't be able to take advantage of these 2 new features out of the box. Both the Facebook connect and local files won't work.

Here is a work-around for both of these issues.