Downgrading Spotify for Linux

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Downgrading Spotify for Linux

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Hello, 

 

Yesterday the Spotify client was updated [I'm running Debian stable]. Is there any way to revert to the previous version?

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Re: Downgrading Spotify for Linux

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Why would you do that?

 

It is possible you could find your previously installed spotify-client package on your system.

 

Run 

ls /var/cache/apt/archives/spotify-client_*.deb

to check.

 

If you find an onder version you want to install, (in my example 1.0.64.401) run

dpkg -i /var/cache/apt/archives/spotify-client_1.0.64.401.g9d720389-21_amd64.deb

to install that older package.

 

To hold the spotify-client package on a specific version, see https://askubuntu.com/questions/18654/how-to-prevent-updating-of-a-specific-package

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Re: Downgrading Spotify for Linux

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The new client is a little bit glitchy, but overall it works fine. I just preferred the previous one. I have no previous .deb in 

/var/cache/apt/archives/

so I suppose I'll just stick with the new client. I've scoured the internet and no repo seems to have the older version, they've all updated to the new one.

 

Now that I remember, the older version also had a glitch whereby the second track playthrough of any album would never display a progress bar. But it 's all fine. Thanks for your help.

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