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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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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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Local files not working even with ffmpeg-compat-57

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceThinkpad X390Operating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueIt can't play the local files anymore. The old solutions of installing ffmpeg-compat-57 package doesn't work. This comment on AUR suggests downgrading some oth...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Thinkpad X390 Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue It can't play the local files anymore. The old solutions of installing ffmpeg-compa...
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Unable To Play Local Files

Plan - PremiumCountry - USA DeviceAcer AspireOne AOD260Operating SystemBodhiLinux 5 32bit My Question or IssueI'm currently unable to play local files on my machine. The files appear, but I receive an error stating the files cannot be found. I have r...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - USA   Device Acer AspireOne AOD260 Operating System BodhiLinux 5 32bit   My Question or Issue I'm currently unable to play local files on my machine. ...
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Superuser Contribution Like and Dislike missing from Daily Mix

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevice(Desktop)Operating System(Ubuntu 18.04) My Question or IssueJust earlier today I was able to "Heart" or "Dislike" songs in my Daily Mix. After restarting my computer and opening up Spotify I found that I was no longer able ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device (Desktop) Operating System (Ubuntu 18.04)   My Question or Issue Just earlier today I was able to "Heart" or "Dislike" songs in my Daily Mix. After rest...
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Solved!! 'Liked Songs' contains songs I didn't like on Pop!_OS client

PlanPremium CountryNetherlands Devicex86_64 desktop Operating SystemPop!_OS My Question or IssueI installed Pop!_OS on my desktop two days ago, and downloading Spotify was one of the first things I did. When I play songs from 'liked songs', songs tha...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Netherlands   Device x86_64 desktop   Operating System Pop!_OS   My Question or Issue I installed Pop!_OS on my desktop two days ago, and downl...
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Menu no longer opens when you right-click on the album cover of the song playing in the web player

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux (Deepin OS) My Question or IssueAbout two weeks ago the options menu (add to queue, go to music radio, artist page...) stopped opening when right mouse clicking on the album cover in the player. In the pl...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop Operating System Linux (Deepin OS)   My Question or Issue About two weeks ago the options menu (add to queue, go to music radio, artist page...) stopped openi...
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Solved!! If at all possible, please build a newer version for i386

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceBeomaster 5Operating SystemDebian 10 My Question or IssueHey, I know this is a very niche issue, but I do pay my Premium same as everyone else I'm working on a project whereby I'm reverse-engineering the Bang&Olufsen Beo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Beomaster 5 Operating System Debian 10   My Question or Issue Hey,    I know this is a very niche issue, but I do pay my Premium same as ...
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a version of spotify for the arm based pine64 pinephone?

PlanPremium Devicepine64 pinephoneOperating Systemmanjaro-arm plasma mobile My Question or Issuethe snap and flatpak builds don't work because they are x86 only but it would be nice to have spotify on the go too and all what would be needed would be ...

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  • Plan Premium     Device pine64 pinephone Operating System manjaro-arm plasma mobile   My Question or Issue the snap and flatpak builds don't work because they are x86 only bu...
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