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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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Major CD ripping failure.

HiThis is a very old problem that I hoped would be fixed by itself but now several years has passed. The encoding on at least the 160 Kbit/s version of these four songs are completely broken. (well the first 25 seconds of the first one works) spotify...

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  • Hi This is a very old problem that I hoped would be fixed by itself but now several years has passed. The encoding on at least the 160 Kbit/s version of these four songs are completely broken. (well...
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Advertisement blocks player

Greetings,I wanted to report something that has been hapenning regularly (about 1/2 times per day).There is this advertising that sometimes shows up and, unlike the other normal advertisings, this one has no sound and the player doesn't go forward. T...

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  • Greetings, I wanted to report something that has been hapenning regularly (about 1/2 times per day). There is this advertising that sometimes shows up and, unlike the other normal advertisings,...
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[Linux] Spotify sometimes freezes my desktop?

I've had this issue the entire year or so I've been using Spotify but never thought to ask if it's a known issue or anything, until now. I use the Spotify for Linux preview, and every so often it will freeze up my desktop - the music is still playing...

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  • I've had this issue the entire year or so I've been using Spotify but never thought to ask if it's a known issue or anything, until now.   I use the Spotify for Linux preview, and every so o...
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How do I update Spotify on Linux ElementryOS?

I installed the Linux preview, but I dont get pop ups saying its ready to update. I dont think it does that on linux, but I might be wrong. Is there a way to manually update it or is it supposed to pop up like it normally does?

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  • I installed the Linux preview, but I dont get  pop ups saying its ready to update. I dont think it does that on linux, but I might be wrong. Is there a way to manually update it or is it suppose...
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Solved!! Hacked or left it logged on

Someone is using my account take them off please

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Solved!! [Solved] [Linux] Spotify 0.9.4, no Local Files reproduction after system update

I'm using Sabayon Linux (Gentoo Overlay) From what I've read so far I think the problem is that libavcodec got updated to libavcodec.so.54 but it doesn't show with ldd /usr/bin/spotify: /opt/spotify/spotify-client/libcrypto.so.0.9.8: no version infor...

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  • I'm using Sabayon Linux (Gentoo Overlay)   From what I've read so far I think the problem is that libavcodec got updated to libavcodec.so.54 but it doesn't show with ldd   /usr/bin/...
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BUG : Spotify client version 0.9.4.183 on Ubuntu 13.04 (and probalby other Ubuntu versions)

Spotify 0.9.4.183 keept scrolling to the top by itself, after draging a blok of a playlist from the bottom to the top. A restart of the Spotify client is the only escape. To reproduce the bug: Have a playlist of 100. Select the 90th or so Shift selec...

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  • Spotify 0.9.4.183  keept scrolling to the top by itself, after draging a blok of a playlist from the bottom to the top. A restart of the Spotify client is the only escape.   To reprod...
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Track not removed from Play Queue once played

When selecting to 'Queue' tracks, the tracks are added to the front of the Play Queue and are removed from it once played - this is good and as I would expect. However if instead of selecting 'Queue', I (often accidentally) press 'Play', (from Discov...

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  • When selecting to 'Queue' tracks, the tracks are added to the front of the Play Queue and are removed from it once played - this is good and as I would expect.   However if instead of select...
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Solved!! Desperate need to vote stuff I dislike down.

I'm new to Spotify and enjoying the large catalog, but there is a huge disadvantage to using it: Where's the vote down or don't play this button? I can't actively filter out stuff I do not like and it drives me nuts. I can listen to a radio station a...

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  • I'm new to Spotify and enjoying the large catalog, but there is a huge disadvantage to using it: Where's the vote down or don't play this button?    I can't actively filter out stuff ...
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Solved!! Playliste are not secret as it says

Hi guys, just a little problem. I set my playlists "Secret" (not public) but it still contunue to be viewed by my friends. Why's that? I'm using Spotify on Linux, and Spotify app on Android.

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  • Hi guys, just a little problem. I set my playlists "Secret" (not public) but it still contunue to be viewed by my friends. Why's that? I'm using Spotify on Linux, and Spotify app on Android.
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Centos Spotify Segmentation Fualt

Hi all, I've been running spotify on centos 6.3 for quite a few months now. This morning I started getting segmentation faults when it started up. Tried the usual deleting $HOME/.cache/spotify and $HOME/.config/spotify to no avail. Tried running with...

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  • Hi all, I've been running spotify on centos 6.3 for quite a few months now. This morning I started getting segmentation faults when it started up.   Tried the usual deleting $HOME/.cache/spo...
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[Bug][Desktop][Linux][0.9.4.183.g644e24e0]Spotify turns Skype offline

I'm currently using Ubuntu 13.10 Every time I start Spotify or Spotify changes track Skype turns to offline. For Skype calls I'm using my phone, but for chatting the computer keyboard and big screen are much more convenient. If I make a longer lastin...

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  • I'm currently using Ubuntu 13.10 Every time I start Spotify or Spotify changes track Skype turns to offline.   For Skype calls I'm using my phone, but for chatting the computer keyboard an...
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Solved!! Discover based on artist followed

Hello, i have a suggestion. If a NEW user come to spotify, the only way to make his current "Discover" is listening diferents artist.... My suggestion is: If i Follow a lot of artist (or friends or someting) "Discover" must to use this information to...

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  • Hello, i have a suggestion.   If a NEW user come to spotify, the only way to make his current "Discover" is listening diferents artist....    My suggestion is: If i Follow a lo...
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linux 0.9.4: Broken installation layout.

The SpotifyHelper in 0.9.4 lives in the Data directory. This seems broken for two reasons. The data directory has until 0.9.4 been used for non-arched resources. Generally, this is also what a directory called Date could be assumed to contain. The RP...

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  • The SpotifyHelper in 0.9.4 lives in the Data directory. This seems broken for two reasons. The data directory has until 0.9.4 been used for non-arched resources. Generally,  this is also wha...
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Currently playing track indicator on web-based lists

Why is the currently playing track in the artist/album (i.e. web-based) views not being highlighted anymore? I have to manually press the album art every time a new song plays to do that. Is this a bug or a "feature"? I sadly had to upgrade from 0.8....

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  • Why is the currently playing track in the artist/album (i.e. web-based) views not being highlighted anymore? I have to manually press the album art every time a new song plays to do that. Is t...
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No "upclick" event on profile icons on Linux

I'm on Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) , using the desktop client. If I search for a friends name in the search bar, then click on their profile icon that pop ups, the mouse freezes in the "down" or "clicked" state. I can move it (the mouse) around, but the han...

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  • I'm on Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) , using the desktop client. If I search for a friends name in the search bar, then click on their profile icon that pop ups, the mouse freezes in the "down" or "clicked" s...
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Tiny playtime bug

Hi, When you open Whoracle by In Flames, the track "Food For The Gods" is listed as being 4:22 in the track listing, but when playing it, the length displays as 4:21 in the "progress" bar at the bottom. I am running Spotify on Linux.

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  • Hi,   When you open Whoracle by In Flames, the track "Food For The Gods" is listed as being 4:22 in the track listing, but when playing it, the length displays as 4:21 in the "progress" bar ...
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Nightly 'crash' of spotify locks up gnome

Hello, I'm not so sure if this is a spotify issue or not. Just about every night, everything in my gnome desktop area locks up, spotify continues to play music, but nothing can be interacted with. Clicking buttons, moving windows, etc. None of it is ...

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  • Hello, I'm not so sure if this is a spotify issue or not. Just about every night, everything in my gnome desktop area locks up, spotify continues to play music, but nothing can be interacted with. ...
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Ubuntu Skin for Spotify

Ubuntu Skin for Spotify 0.9.0.133 Install: To install ubuntu skin for spotify, use the following commands: wget http://kurkot.us/spotify-skin/resources.zip sudo mv resources.zip /opt/spotify/spotify-client/Data/resources.zip Author: Juho Kurki - [Sni...

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  • Ubuntu Skin for Spotify 0.9.0.133 Install: To install ubuntu skin for spotify, use the following commands: wget http://kurkot.us/spotify-skin/resources.zip sudo mv resources.zip /opt/spoti...
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Ubuntu 12.04 technical issues.

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 (soon to be 13.04) running Spotify 0.9.0.133 Linux Preview. 1. While inside of a playlist if I drag a song to the top of the playlist and move my mouse above the list itself but then move back down the song will not position itse...

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  • I am on Ubuntu 12.04 (soon to be 13.04) running Spotify 0.9.0.133 Linux Preview.   1. While inside of a playlist if I drag a song to the top of the playlist and move my mouse above the list ...
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