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New "Now Playing View" sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new "Now Playing View" sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player to go along with the recently released "Your Library" sidebar. The Now Playing View in the right sidebar shows the album art and info of the current song or pod...

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New Your Library sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new Your Library sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player. The new Your Library sidebar is rolling out to all desktop users now, so you will be seeing it soon if you haven't already. The new Your Library sidebar improves nav...

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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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Linux Client Update?

as the title says, when can we expect an update for the Linux client that supports the new "My Music" functionality? I know it's only a preview at the moment but I'm sure I'm not the only one to use Spotify on both Linux and Windows. It has been a wh...

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  •  as the title says, when can we expect an update for the Linux client that supports the new "My Music" functionality? I know it's only a preview at the moment but I'm sure I'm not the only one...
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Am I missing something? Spotify could be so much better!

Hi folks, New Spotify user here. Initially when my friend first took out his tablet with Spotify and we were all passing it around I was really impressed, however now I've got an account myself I've started to notice a lot of really surprising shortc...

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  • Hi folks,   New Spotify user here. Initially when my friend first took out his tablet with Spotify and we were all passing it around I was really impressed, however now I've got an account mys...
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Cannot Run Spotify on Ubuntu 15.04

Hi, I've just installed the spotify linux client on my Ubuntu 15.04, but I can't get it to run. This is the error message I get:Cannot mix incompatible Qt library (version 0x40806) with this library (version 0x40801)Can anyone give any advice on this...

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  • Hi,   I've just installed the spotify linux client on my Ubuntu 15.04, but I can't get it to run. This is the error message I get: Cannot mix incompatible Qt library (version 0x40806) with th...
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Linux Client - Your Music Albums / Artists not loading.

I am a premium customer and have been experiencing issues with the linux client. Currently it appears that the Album & artist sections are trying to load but never complete. See attached screen shots.

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  • I am a premium customer and have been experiencing issues with the linux client.    Currently it appears that the Album  & artist sections are trying to load but never complete.&...
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Facebook disconnect button missing.

Just installed Spotify on my Linux mint PC. And unfortunately I linked my Spotify account with facebook.When doing so i can not get my premium subscribtion to work on this PC.Phone and other PCs work just fine. I like to sepparate this two accounts a...

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  • Just installed Spotify on my Linux mint PC.  And unfortunately I linked my Spotify account with facebook. When doing so i can not get my premium subscribtion to work on this PC. Phone and oth...
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Fetching Song & Link from playlist automatically

I'm looking to write a script on Debian Linux that would fetch the first song from a particular playlist each day and save the title of the song and a link to play it somewhere (say, a text file). Is this possible to do? If so, how would one go about...

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  • I'm looking to write a script on Debian Linux that would fetch the first song from a particular playlist each day and save the title of the song and a link to play it somewhere (say, a text...
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Transitioning from Spotify In Program Apps to Services with Spotify API's

Hello All: I thought I would post this as some spotify users are using the new desktop app, which does not have any third party apps anymore other than an integrated lyrics feature. I will post some services which are using the Spotify API's now on t...

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  • Hello All:   I thought I would post this as some spotify users are using the new desktop app, which does not have any third party apps anymore other than an integrated lyrics feature. I w...
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Spotify Login

Greetings, I would like to use Spotify on Linux. I have installed the client software using the instructions on the website. Once the software opens it will not allow me to login. I have reset my password and can successfully login through the websit...

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  • Greetings, I would like to use Spotify on Linux. I have installed the client software using the instructions on the website. Once the software opens it will not allow me to login. I have reset my pas...
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New Album Release sort by genre?

Hello, when i start Spotify on Windows or Linux, i go to the New Album Release on Spotify, but i must search the new Album i interessted. Please make a function for sort the New Album Releases by genre. I love Heavy Metal. But it is hart to find the ...

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  • Hello,   when i start Spotify on Windows or Linux, i go to the New Album Release on Spotify, but i must search the new Album i interessted. Please make a function for sort the New Album Releas...
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500 error while using web player + Linux Repository empty

I just started a premium subscription with Spotify, and so far, I'm not impressed:Web player gives me a 500 Error (And redirects me to this : https://play.spotify.com/legal/?fwdurl=https%3A%2F%2Fplay.spotify.com%2F )And the Linux repo is Empty! No pa...

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  • I just started a premium subscription with Spotify, and so far, I'm not impressed: Web player gives me a 500 Error (And redirects me to this : https://play.spotify.com/legal/?fwdurl=https%3A%...
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Solved!! "Failed Loading Skin" sudo/root works, other users don't - Arch linux

So on Tuesday, my spotify stopped working, starting up with the message "Failed Loading Skin". This problem seems to have many causes, but no solution I found worked for me. System: Arch Linux 64bit Kernel: 3.16.4/3.17.1 (both don't work) DE: gnome-s...

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  • So on Tuesday, my spotify stopped working, starting up with the message "Failed Loading Skin". This problem seems to have many causes, but no solution I found worked for me.   System: Arch...
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Solved!! Spotify 1.0.1 - The complete changelog

Thanx to http://www.reddit.com/r/spotify/comments/2y6a68/spotify_update_1011060gc75ebdfd_mega_discussion/cp6mg13 here is the true complete changelog of this horrible update: Apps removed (this is a planned removal and will not be returning)Activity f...

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  • Thanx to http://www.reddit.com/r/spotify/comments/2y6a68/spotify_update_1011060gc75ebdfd_mega_discussion/cp6mg13 here is the true complete changelog of this horrible update:   Apps removed (t...
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No recommendations on DISCOVER page

Today I can not see any recommendation on the DISCOVER page. I am using Linux Desktop Client, MacOS Desktop Client and iOS application and have this problem on all of them. I am not new user and use Spotify more than one year. It works fine some days...

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  • Today I can not see any recommendation on the DISCOVER page.  I am using Linux Desktop Client, MacOS Desktop Client and iOS application and have this problem on all of them.   I am not ne...
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Solved!! Display time in songs

Why does the display time disappear in a song now??? I hate this feature that you have to tap it and then it disappears in three seconds.

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  • Why does the display time disappear in a song now??? I hate this feature that you have to tap it and then it disappears in three seconds.
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Solved!! Top lists not refreshing

Normally, Spotify seems to refresh my most listened to tracks, artists and albums every week or so. It is now well over a week since it did this and It has still got my top track as one I haven't listened to in quite some time. I saw somewhere that t...

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  • Normally, Spotify seems to refresh my most listened to tracks, artists and albums every week or so. It is now well over a week since it did this and It has still got my top track as one I haven't lis...
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Liking a song in radio skips to the next track and stops

Hello, I'm using Linux Desktop Spotify version 0.9.11.27.g2b1a638c and today I've noticed, that when I press "Thumbs Up" icon in Radio mode near the Current Track icon in the middle, Spotify tells me that it is improving my radio, but then something ...

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  • Hello,   I'm using Linux Desktop Spotify version 0.9.11.27.g2b1a638c and today I've noticed, that when I press "Thumbs Up" icon in Radio mode near the Current Track icon in the middle, ...
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Missing filter feature

When the hell are you going to implement the darn filter feature back in. It's been months since you ruined your desktop app and you STILL have not put the filter feature back in.

  • Casual Listener
  • When the hell are you going to implement the darn filter feature back in.   It's been months since you ruined your desktop app and you STILL have not put the filter feature back in. 
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Frustrating Spotify updates with "nothing"

As amazed by all new features and video, I get amazed when Spotify asks to restart for install an update. But once updated, nothing new is added. Not even the missing feature. That is frustating. Are you pranking to me?

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  • As amazed by all new features and video, I get amazed when Spotify asks to restart for install an update. But once updated, nothing new is added. Not even the missing feature. That is frustating. Are...
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4 months and no Ctrl+F function

Why I pay every month money if i cant get a simple and easy feature?The Ctrl+F disappeared and Spotify say it coming back soon.Today i got a new Update, still nothing happend. We wait for 4 months now.

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  • Why I pay every month money if i cant get a simple and easy feature? The Ctrl+F disappeared and Spotify say it coming back soon. Today i got a new Update, still nothing happend. We wait for 4 month...
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Solved!! Local versus cloud storage of private MP3s - perhaps the only feature where Spotify falls short

(Mods, it is kinda unclear to me where this topic truly belongs, so sorry if I have posted it in the wrong section. If so, I'd appreciate seeing it moved.) With the last bastion of free but sadly unlicensed music going shark-belly up, I have finally ...

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  • ...n to her account (but non-shareable and not publicly searchable, of course). And they do so without any legal issues, in full accordance with the law.   How come Spotify has chosen to go the l...
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