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Ubuntu 19.10 on Laptop and double display with HDMI cable
My Question or Issue
I'm using Spotify on Ubuntu 19.10 and since I installed the software (some days ago) I noticed an annoying bug: the window of the program is freezed and so non-interactable, but music goes on and even keyboard insturctions (play/pause, go on, go back) works normally. I said that the window seems to be freezed because even automatic reshaping does not work)
It happens very frequently and the only solution that I found is to close and reopen spotify (the close button 'X' works).
Same! Ubuntu 18.04.4 and getting GUI frozen. Spotify keeps playing music and responding to multimedia keys. I can also click where there should be buttons and the interaction works properly. It seems more a render-like problem instead of a full GUI bug.
I reinstalled today from snap with the same results. Works great for a while, but in a few minutes (couldn't say how long it lasts...), I have to close and reopen spotify. Pretty annoying.
before doing this uninstall Spotify then go though these steps in the terminal then once you have completed that go to media players and Spotify should be there run it and login and it should work ok let me know how you get on
Yess .. it all started about two weeks ago when I took all suggested updates.
I had listened Spotify about one year without trouble ... Ubuntustudio 18.04
I will try to find earlier .deb spotify package somewhere.
I m using POP OS(Ubuntu derivative). Same problem.
Mostly when I click Alt+Tab.
Hi I would suggest uninstalling the version of Spotify you are running and download and install an earlier version of Spotify and see if that helps&nbl
It ain't easy to find an earlier .deb package which doesn't have dependency problems.
It's quite difficult to pass the verification to write here without eyeglasses.
Hi All I think if you go on pkgs.org and download Spotify Client 0.9.17 and install that that might solve the problem let me know how you all get on
It will not install .... it needs a Debian Jessie package libnspr4-0d_4.12-1+debu8u1_amd64.deb ... and I can not take any changes about breaking up my os right now so I can't test this.
sudo apt install curl
curl -sS https://download.spotify.com/debian/pubkey.gpg | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.list
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install spotify-client
I reinstalled the Snap version yesterday ..
I've played two evenings without any trouble.
Someone fixed the Snap version ... thx.
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