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Hi community, currently using "spotify-client, 1:220.127.116.118.gde3fc4b2-33, amd64"
For a while now (like a 2 months and more maybe) I observe, that Spotify does not limit itself to one instance, and sometimes it keeps running in the background without any UI, icon in notifications tray, whatsoever, after closing the main window. Closing the main window also does not stop playback, playback continues when the spotify process is running without GUI.
These can be also observed in PulseAudio, where two sources of playback with Spotify name/icon are shown, and can be controlled independently.
Could you advise please?
Solved! Go to Solution.
It is a known bug:
Very annoying. I haven't figured out if it is only related to newer versions or maybe some other thing has made this happen much more often. It is the reason why 1.0.53 is still only in testing and has not yet been promoted to stable. I have asked some of the developers that mostly work on desktop for mac/win for some extra help here. It is currently the highest prioritized linux issue.
A related bug, but not the cause of this one is that you can start two instances. If you try to start a second instance, it should just move the first instance to the front. That is also not fixed.
Not shutting down properly is the more important bug.