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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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Spotify advertisement using bonjour

I am using Apple bonjour protocol to advertise spotify service. I have to give http port number, IP address of the host and path to zero conf implementation. Can someone please tell me how to mention these arguments in DNSServiceRegister() function. ...

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  • I am using Apple bonjour protocol to advertise spotify service. I have to give http port number, IP address of the host and path to zero conf implementation. Can someone please tell me how to mention...
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Cannot sync Spotify songs to SD card.

I've been trying to sync spotify library to a 32GB SD card in order to be able to listen to music while I'm offline. Problem is it starts syncing but always stops and throws an error. Then my SD card always gets corrupted and I need to format.Ok so I...

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  • I've been trying to sync spotify library to a 32GB SD card in order to be able to listen to music while I'm offline. Problem is it starts syncing but always stops and throws an error. Then my SD card...
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Solved!! Only white noise instead of music - several songs

Hi there, A number of songs by the band "Moonlight Breakfast" only play as 3s white noise. This started maybe two weeks ago, before that, they played fine. Any idea what would be the cause? The band: spotify:album:6yLnzmuWJ6n3sOxXKFbz6j Some of the a...

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  • Hi there, A number of songs by the band "Moonlight Breakfast" only play as 3s white noise.   This started maybe two weeks ago, before that, they played fine. Any idea what would be the cause...
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Solved!! Re-Download Greyed out Songs

Hello, Since I deleted most of my iTunes songs, my spotify playlists are hit with a lot of greyed out, unplayable titles. Is there a way to have Spotify re-download those titles based on the info already displayed? I do not want to go through the who...

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  • Hello,   Since I deleted most of my iTunes songs, my spotify playlists are hit with a lot of greyed out, unplayable titles. Is there a way to have Spotify re-download those titles based on...
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Solved!! prev/play/next keys don't work in Lubuntu

Referrering this answer: http://askubuntu.com/a/372028/255935 I have Lubuntu 14.04 with Spotify 0.9.11.27.XXXXXXXXX. My previous, play and next keys don't work (nothing happends when I hit them and have Spotify running). When I test them in xev in a ...

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  • Referrering this answer: http://askubuntu.com/a/372028/255935   I have Lubuntu 14.04 with Spotify 0.9.11.27.XXXXXXXXX.    My previous, play and next keys don't work (nothi...
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mobil mjukvaran spotify.

Kära ägare av mjukvaran med namnet spotify. Jag och många med mig har lite problem med att använda denna tjänst som vi dessutom betalar för att använda. Det största strulet är att man inte äns kan starta denna mjukvara ibland. Denna lilla lustighet h...

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  • Kära ägare av mjukvaran med namnet spotify. Jag och många med mig har lite problem med att använda denna tjänst som vi dessutom betalar för att använda. Det största strulet är att man inte äns kan st...
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Spotify linux client for debian 0.9.11.27 and 0.9.10.17 black main window

using nvidia drivers 340.24 debian testing (jessie) 64bit when starting spotify the main windows is black, if you search a artist and select that artist. the window is black so you cannot select any songs. the playlists when clicking do show the main...

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  • using nvidia drivers 340.24 debian testing (jessie) 64bit   when starting spotify the main windows is black, if you search a artist and select that artist. the window is black so you canno...
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Solved!! Spotify 0.9.11 [Linux desktop] freezes when clicking inside the blank space on the right

I searched quite a bit for an answer to try to avoid being redundant, but I couldn't find anything similar to the issue (bug?) I am experiencing. Any time I click inside the empty box on the right side of the Linux client (see screenshot), my compute...

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  • I searched quite a bit for an answer to try to avoid being redundant, but I couldn't find anything similar to the issue (bug?) I am experiencing. Any time I click inside the empty box on the right si...
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Ubuntu 14.04 needs sudo apt-get install -y libpangoxft-1.0-0 in order to run

After installing Spotify on Kubuntu 14.04 it did not start. After installing missing library it does. Just execute sudo apt-get install -y libpangoxft-1.0-0 greets

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  • After installing Spotify on Kubuntu 14.04 it did not start.   After installing missing library it does. Just execute sudo apt-get install -y libpangoxft-1.0-0   greets
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Current Song on Second Screen

Does anyone know if there is a way to display the album art and current song on a second screen? For example, one monitor is for controlling Spotify, and the other is for displaying the current song to a crowd. A third-party app would be fine. Thanks...

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  • Does anyone know if there is a way to display the album art and current song on a second screen? For example, one monitor is for controlling Spotify, and the other is for displaying the current song ...
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Solved!! Activity Feed not showing updates from people with connected to facebook.

I am not connected facebook. A few months ago my activity feed stopped updating for people I am following that are connected to facebook. In my feed is shows the same activity that is months and months old for these individuals. I think the change ma...

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  • I am not connected facebook. A few months ago my activity feed stopped updating for people I am following that are connected to facebook. In my feed is shows the same activity that is months and mont...
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[Linux] Offline mode doesn't reload.

Currently running Spotify 0.9.4.183 at Archlinux. When the internet goes down, spotify notices it and displays a message warning me it's working on offline mode. When the connection comes back up, spotify still tell me I'm offline and even after seve...

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  • Currently running Spotify 0.9.4.183 at Archlinux. When the internet goes down, spotify notices it and displays a message warning me it's working on offline mode. When the connection comes back up...
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Unable to maximize desktop player under xfce4 (xubuntu 13.04, 13.10, 14.04)

The maximize button on the spotify window appears to maximize the window for a moment before it reverts to its original size. Double-clicking the title bar has the same effect. This happens under xubuntu going at least as far back as 13.04, but possi...

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  • The maximize button on the spotify window appears to maximize the window for a moment before it reverts to its original size. Double-clicking the title bar has the same effect. This happens under xub...
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How to search for a playlist?

I can't remember how to search for a specific playlist in Spotify. How can I do that? It's something like this: "spotify:playlist:[the playlist]"

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  • I can't remember how to search for a specific playlist in Spotify. How can I do that? It's something like this: "spotify:playlist:[the playlist]"
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I can't open spotify ubuntu 12

Hello, I can't open spotify on ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. see bellow error startup crash log spotify 12:32:11.085 I [breakpad.cpp:107 ] Registered Breakpad for product: spotify 12:32:11.089 I [translate.cpp:139 ] Reloading language file 12:32:11.105 I ...

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  • Hello,   I can't open spotify on ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit.   see bellow error startup crash log   spotify 12:32:11.085 I [breakpad.cpp:107 ] Registered Breakp...
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Package will not update for Spotify Linux

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and Spotify version 0.9.11.26.g99Sec043. An update notice came through on my system and when I went to update it, this is the error message I received: "E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with ...

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  • I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and Spotify version 0.9.11.26.g99Sec043. An update notice came through on my system and when I went to update it, this is the error message I received:   "E:...
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Solved!! UI is really unresponsive/broken on Linux client after 0.9.11 update

The latest spotify update (0.9.11) made the spotify UI really unresponsive/broken in Ubuntu 14.04. If I try to do a search, the whole application basically freezes for 10-15 seconds after typing few letters, then continues but the UI elements aren't ...

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  • The latest spotify update (0.9.11) made the spotify UI really unresponsive/broken in Ubuntu 14.04. If I try to do a search, the whole application basically freezes for 10-15 seconds after typing few ...
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Spotify Linux repositories broken

I get the following when I run apt-get update. Reading package lists... Error!E: Encountered a section with no Package: headerE: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/repository.spotify.com_dists_stable_non-free_i18n_Translation-en%5fUSE: The pac...

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  • I get the following when I run apt-get update.   Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/repository.sp...
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Tengo un problema con mi cuenta (doble cuenta)

hola,vereis,tengo un problema con mi cuenta,resulta que tengo una cuenta vinculada con facebook ( facebook personal ) " facebook personal+spotify personal " y aparte tengo otra cuenta vinculada a otro facebook que utilizo poco ( cuenta secundaria ) "...

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  • hola,vereis,tengo un problema con mi cuenta,resulta que tengo una cuenta vinculada con facebook ( facebook personal ) " facebook personal+spotify personal  " y aparte tengo otra cuenta vinculada...
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Several accounts showing up when friends want to send me music

When some of my spotify friends try to send me music my user appears two times. I only have one account, but when sending the music if appears on facebook not in my inbox. How come? /Hasse

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  • When some of my spotify friends try to send me music my user appears two times. I only have one account, but when sending the music if appears on facebook not in my inbox.   How come? &nbs...
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