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Spotify wont open tab in browser (flatpak)

Spotify wont open tab in browser (flatpak)

Operating System

Arch Linux on the latest kernal (6.6.1)


My Question or Issue


I’ve started to switch starting with Spotify but I can’t seem to login due to fact it wont open a tab on my browser.


flatpak run --command=xdg-open com.spotify.Client

Failed to call portal: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.UnknownMethod: No such interface ?org.freedesktop.portal.OpenURI? on object at path /org/freedesktop/portal/desktop

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flatpak run com.spotify.Client xdg-open

Your device and operating system: PC - Arch Linux 6.6.7 - Hyprland
Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): Premium
The app version of Spotify you’re using:
Brief description of the issue: Unable to open browser to log in
Steps to reproduce the issue: Download spotify flatpak, open using  flatpack run spotify, click log in, no browser opens


First I did this: delete and reinstall
Then I did that: give spotify full permissions in flatseal
I also did this: tried commands given above


6. Attach the spotify-dump.txt ( $HOME/spotify-dump.txt ) from Advanced troubleshooting: The file seems to be empty when i open it using vim in kitty


Certainly! To fix the issue with logging into Spotify from Flathub, you can install the xdg-desktop-portal-gtk package. Use the following command on Arch Linux:

sudo pacman -Sy xdg-desktop-portal-gtk

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