Ubuntu 20.04-1 Crashes when "add source" for local songs

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@endermanagement 

Ah no, I should have guided.. 😅

To check permissions for Spotify (and any other program you install), you'll need to open your software manager, find Spotify and click on it and click on the "Permissions" button, which will open the thing I showed earlier. 🙂

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This is how it looks like for me at least, in Software.

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Lol I'm running Pop_OS. And when it cried to me that I needed to transition to flatpak everything died. And now when I purge the install and try to reinstall it from the spotify.com repos it won't work. So sad face 😞

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@Rover0 

What error messages do you receive?

 

Also, you can use the web player while searching for the solution... 🙂

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@Sebasty
Hey, thanks for your reply!

This is what I get when I launch Spotify in terminal and click on add source under local files:
[1] 7800 segmentation fault (core dumped) spotify

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@Rover0 

 

Could you try if you can change your playlist cover picture or profile picture? 🙂

 

I am not sure what's going on here, but it seems that for some reason opening the file browser to get anything for Spotify (local files, pictures) is not working.

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Just tried changing a playlist cover, same thing happened, it crashed 😕
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Ahh..well, because I'm on Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon, that's not quite how it looked for me. 

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Do you (or anyone) know how you would change all of Spotify's permissions without the software-manager (or on Linux-Mint Cinnamon 20, at least)? 

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Me neither (Pop!_OS)

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Aye, checked it now, too, the file browser seems to be the problem. I get a Segmentation Fault and the log provides no info at all, the last entry in the log was 5 seconds before I clicked the button to change the playlist cover. And as previously stated, I get no trace log. Also Ubuntu 20.04.1, btw. I'll have a look if I can make a bug report or something similar, I have the feeling this resolved topic will not be looked at by the devs 😄
Thanks for your help, @Sebasty!

edit: I now realize that this is as close to a bug report as I might get -.-

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I thought I'd try to add a source directly into a config file or so and started a reddit thread to help me with that. I'll let you know how if I made any progress!
https://www.reddit.com/r/truespotify/comments/j9o8pm/help_needed_adding_local_file_sources_directly_...
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