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Recent Linux client update changes

Hey! There has been an update to the Spotify Linux client signatures.Users may see errors linked to missing keys and failed signature verifications for Spotify when updating the system. If this happens to you, this can be fixed by manually adding the...

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Solved!! [Troubleshooting] Linux Spotify

Having trouble with Spotify on your Desktop app? Here’s what to try first. Search the Community Someone might have asked your question on the Community before.So type your issue into the search box and have a look. Basic troubleshooting Go through th...

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Superuser Contribution Command to change volume to specific value in Linux

Hi! I would like to create a shell script to set the Spotify internal volume setting to a specific value, how is it possible? I have seen it on Mac but not on linux... Thanks in advance

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  • Hi!  I would like to create a shell script to set the Spotify internal volume setting to a specific value, how is it possible? I have seen it on Mac but not on linux...   Thanks in advan...
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[Linux Desktop] Local Files - add source dialog is unreadable

Operating SystemManjaro Linux, KDE, x64 Spotify Versionv1.1.67.586 installed from snap My Question or IssueWhen I try to add a local file source, the folder choosing dialog content is unreadable.

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  • Operating System Manjaro Linux, KDE, x64   Spotify Version v1.1.67.586 installed from snap   My Question or Issue When I try to add a local file source, the folder choosing dialog co...
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On-screen keyboard in Ubuntu

Hi! Just posted a suggestion to support on-screen keyboard in the text fields for search and login on Linux Client. This does not currently work in Ubuntu.Link to post: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Idea-Submissions/Desktop-Search-On-screen-keyboa...

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  • Hi! Just posted a suggestion to support on-screen keyboard in the text fields for search and login on Linux Client. This does not currently work in Ubuntu. Link to post: https://community.spotify.co...
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Superuser Contribution MPRIS cover art url file not found

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDesktop ComputerOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04 My Question or IssueI know this is like yelling into an echo chamber as nothing ever comes of these bug reports. We Linux users are basically just talking to ourselves. But here goe...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Desktop Computer Operating System Ubuntu 20.04   My Question or Issue I know this is like yelling into an echo chamber as nothing ever comes of these bug r...
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Album art missing from notifications

PlanFreeCountryUnited Kingdom (England)DeviceDesktopOperating SystemDebian Sid (GNOME 3.36) My Question or IssueThe album art is missing from the notifications on the desktop. This issue started randomly while using GNOME 3.34 and has persisted into ...

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  • Plan Free Country United Kingdom (England) Device Desktop Operating System Debian Sid (GNOME 3.36)   My Question or Issue The album art is missing from the notifications on the desktop...
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Since today, 9 seconds of track playing and odd track skips.. Really really annoying.

Hi people, What is it with the odd behaviour of Spotify that songs will play only 9 seconds and doing some really annoying track skips? I read today about this issue since it occurs years ago and also I read several not working solutions.. I did not ...

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  • Hi people,   What is it with the odd behaviour of Spotify that songs will play only 9 seconds and doing some really annoying track skips?   I read today about this issue since it oc...
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Solved!! Song not available on Linux client

Your device and operating system: Antergos fully upgradedType of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): PremiumThe app version of Spotify you’re using: 1.0.66.478-1Brief description of the issue: Cannot listen to Radiohead - In Rainbows and - Hail...

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  • Your device and operating system: Antergos fully upgraded Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): Premium The app version of Spotify you’re using: 1.0.66.478-1 Brief description of ...
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Can't play music on desktop app but cat play at browser player

Why sometimes I can't start listening music on my desktop application but at the same time I can play music at browser player? Desktop on Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon

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  • Why sometimes I can't start listening music on my desktop application but at the same time I can play music at browser player?    Desktop on Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon
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Discography List View Missing on Ubuntu

Operating System(Ubuntu Linux) My Question or IssueHello, dear community! After the recent update, it became harder to see the complete list of tracks for the particular artist. In the old version, they were available right from the get-go on the art...

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  • Operating System (Ubuntu Linux)   My Question or Issue Hello, dear community! After the recent update, it became harder to see the complete list of tracks for the particular artist. In the o...
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[Desktop][Developer] Click on notification should make client focused in Linux

On Linux (Ubuntu 20.04.3, GNOME 3.36.8) after click on notification nothing happens. Also as on click on player in notification area. I think, this is not comfortable UX case:If I hear good song, I wanna add it to liked playlist or something like it,...

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  • On Linux (Ubuntu 20.04.3, GNOME 3.36.8) after click on notification nothing happens. Also as on click on player in notification area.   I think, this is not comfortable UX case: If I hear goo...
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`Something wrong` message block interface.

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicealienwareOperating SystemUbuntu 21.04Spotify version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60, Copyright (c) 2021, Spotify Ltd So something happened and I started to see this message and I could do nothing.I started spotify through terminal wi...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device alienware Operating System Ubuntu 21.04 Spotify version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60, Copyright (c) 2021, Spotify Ltd   So something happened and I started to s...
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[Firefox] Web player continues playing but no sound after 10 seconds

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceLenovoOperating SystemLinux, Ubuntu My Question or IssueNo music from web player after 10s, but it shows that music is playing. I tried:- private window,- clearing cookies I use firefox in linux as my primary driver and I...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Lenovo Operating System Linux, Ubuntu   My Question or Issue No music from web player after 10s, but it shows that music is playing.    I ...
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issue:spotify is not updating friend activity time properly

am having issue, spotify is not updating friend activity time properly using desktop plan:free

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  • am having issue, spotify is not updating friend activity time properly                                   usin...
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Spotify GUI freezes in Ubuntu 19.10

PlanFree Operating SystemUbuntu 19.10 on Laptop and double display with HDMI cable My Question or IssueHi, 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 fr...

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  • Plan Free   Operating System Ubuntu 19.10 on Laptop and double display with HDMI cable   My Question or Issue Hi,   I'm using Spotify on Ubuntu 19.10 and since I installed the...
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Solved!! Spotify Desktop player Interface Freeze

Hi everybody, I'm experiencing a problem never seen before.When I launch spotify I see all theinterface broken whith the main window blanck(see the attached screenshot).When I move the mouse around there are portios ot the interface flickering...but ...

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  • Hi everybody,   I'm experiencing a problem never seen before. When I launch spotify I see all theinterface broken whith the main window blanck(see the attached screenshot). When I move the m...
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Linux Spotify Logout After Shutdown

Hi guys, i have problem with Spotify in my Linux.My Spotify automatically logout after laptop shutting down. I use 1:1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 version and distro Devuan Chimaera

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  • Hi guys, i have problem with Spotify in my Linux. My Spotify automatically logout after laptop shutting down. I use 1:1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 version and distro Devuan Chimaera
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Spotify do not open or puts on dark screen.

Plan FreeCountry ColombiaDevice Samsung np535u3cOperating System Linux Mint mate My Issue: Hi, I installed Spotify a week ago and from the start, I notice that when I open it for second time or third time the program do not open or the screen puts co...

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  •   Plan Free Country Colombia Device Samsung np535u3c Operating System Linux Mint mate    My Issue: Hi, I installed Spotify a week ago and from the start, I notice that when ...
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Reports wrong Shuffle status to Dbus

PlanFreeCountryBelgiumDeviceLenovo IdeaPadOperating SystemLinux5.13.12-arch1-1Spotify versionspotify 1:1.1.56.595-1My Question or IssueSpotify reports wrong Shuffle status to Dbus, it always reports 0(False) even when Shuffle is enabled:dbus.String('...

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  • Plan Free Country Belgium Device Lenovo IdeaPad Operating System Linux5.13.12-arch1-1 Spotify version spotify 1:1.1.56.595-1 My Question or Issue Spotify reports wrong Shuffle status to Db...
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Flatpak Spotify is official?

Is the flatpak version of spotify made directly by the developers of spotify and is the snap version the only official one? Operating System(Linux)

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  • Is the flatpak version of spotify made directly by the developers of spotify and is the snap version the only official one?   Operating System (Linux)      
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Local Files not showing up

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDell XPS 13Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 My Question or IssueI enable local files and add the proper directory, but clicking on the blue button for local files just shows any empty space with a message about enabling local ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Dell XPS 13 Operating System Ubuntu 20.04   My Question or Issue I enable local files and add the proper directory, but clicking on the blue but...
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