Album art missing from notifications

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Album art missing from notifications

Dragon8oy
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Plan

Free

Country

United Kingdom (England)

Device

Desktop

Operating System

Debian Sid (GNOME 3.36)

 

My Question or Issue

The album art is missing from the notifications on the desktop. This issue started randomly while using GNOME 3.34 and has persisted into GNOME 3.36. I couldn't pick up and errors at all from the client.

Screenshot from 2020-04-07 10-42-33.png
8 Replies

mmrmartin
Visitor
It's a known bug for a longer time https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/MPRIS-cover-art-url-file-not-found/td-p/4920104 ...

Spotify provides wrong URL for cover art... I don't know if they ever plan to fix it...

Caro33
Casual Listener

Have had this same issue for about a year. On Elementary OS Hera 5.1.7 and now on Fedora 33 using Gnome 3.38.5.

Any suggestions?

royal_lobster
Visitor
is there any quick fix for this??

Juxuanu
Regular

I am missing the artwork in the notification too. Here's a screenshot.
https://imgur.com/PMYibZs
It's been happening for a long while.
Info: kernel 5.8.5-arch1-1, Gnome 3.36.5-1, Spotify 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575 (premium)

iesvsmeamat
Visitor

For me (Lubuntu 20.04 / LXQt) it shows all the wrong album art in the notifications (doesn't match the client).

FlyingPiMonster
Visitor
I'm experiencing the same issue. The URL currently reported by MPRIS looks like https://open.spotify.com/image/<song ID> . Looking at the web inspector, it seems like https://i.scdn.co/image/<song ID> is the correct URL.

artemisbot
Casual Listener
Yeah I've noticed this issue too - it looks like the URL returned by MPRIS is no longer valid.
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