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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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Integrate with eSDK Spotify on MIPS issue

HiOur produce SMC-1030 have binding with Spotify eSDK 3.15 successfully, but when we upgrade to v3.19 eSDK, we found that Spotify was default using ogg compress music with cpu decoding, therefore we can't perform the music smoothly, the cpu is up to ...

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  • Hi Our produce SMC-1030 have binding with Spotify eSDK 3.15 successfully, but when we upgrade to v3.19 eSDK, we found that Spotify was default using ogg compress music with cpu decoding, therefore w...
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Spotify stops playing after one second

PlanPremiumCountryBrazil DevicePCOperating SystemManjaro Linux My Question or IssueI reinstalled Manjaro recently and started having this problem where I can't play songs on Spotify's desktop client (at least not for more than 1-2 seconds). I tried r...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil   Device PC Operating System Manjaro Linux   My Question or Issue I reinstalled Manjaro recently and started having this problem where I can't play so...
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Most podcast categories unselectable

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceModern Dell LaptopOperating SystemLinux (Ubuntu) My Question or IssueWhen browsing podcasts, after selecting 'see all' on the categories, for most of the categories selecting it just moves the user to the top of the page - n...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Modern Dell Laptop Operating System Linux (Ubuntu)   My Question or Issue When browsing podcasts, after selecting 'see all' on the categories, for most o...
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Can't Log In [error code: accesspoint:50]

Hi, im having trouble log in from a desktop client in arch linux. Im at work where is a proxy, how ever in windows i have no problem. I setup the proxy in the enviroment and also in the .config of spotify. When i try to login, after login in facebook...

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  • Hi, im having trouble log in from a desktop client in arch linux. Im at work where is a proxy, how ever in windows i have no problem. I setup the proxy in the enviroment and also in the .config of sp...
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Spotify not randomizing playlists

PlanFreeCountryGreeceDeviceLinux Desktop - Lenovo Ideapad330Operating SystemxUbuntu 20.04 My Question or IssueAs the title suggests, Spotify has stopped randomizing my playlists. Whether they are made by me or someone else, and whether the playlist o...

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  • Plan Free Country Greece Device Linux Desktop - Lenovo Ideapad330 Operating System xUbuntu 20.04   My Question or Issue As the title suggests, Spotify has stopped randomizing my playli...
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Desktop client may crash when pasting an en dash

Sometimes when pressing ctrl+v to paste an en dash (–) the client will crash (segfault or other kind of hard process kill). The cursor doesn't need to be on a text input field for this to happen: it can also happen if you press ctrl+v without having ...

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  • Sometimes when pressing ctrl+v to paste an en dash (–) the client will crash (segfault or other kind of hard process kill). The cursor doesn't need to be on a text input field for this to happen: it ...
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Possibility to change properties with DBus signals

I'm trying to change writable properties like 'Shuffle' with DBus signals like this: dbus-send --print-reply --session --dest=org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify /org/mpris/MediaPlayer2 org.freedesktop.DBus.Properties.Set string:org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.Pla...

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  • I'm trying to change writable properties like 'Shuffle' with DBus signals like this:           dbus-send --print-reply --session --dest=org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify...
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Solved!! Playing lastfm radio stops after one song

System: Ubuntu 14.04 running firefox & chrome browsersIssue: Playing radio through web-based spotify player stops (or repeats) after 1 songWhen clicking any of the 3 radio's on the last.fm landing page (Your Library, Your Mix, Your recommendations) a...

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  • System:  Ubuntu 14.04 running firefox & chrome browsers Issue: Playing radio through web-based spotify player stops (or repeats) after 1 song When clicking any of the 3 radio's on the...
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Can't install Spotify under Ubuntu.

I followed the official installation guide and I did:curl -sS https://download.spotify.com/debian/pubkey_0D811D58.gpg | sudo apt-key add - echo "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/spotify.listsudo ap...

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  • ...ollowing signatures could not be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY D1742AD60D811D58 E: The repository "http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease" is not signed. N: Updating f...
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Solved!! The app crashes on Debian due to HW acceleration

PlanFreeCountry: Spain DeviceHP Stream 11-y00nsOperating SystemDebian 10 Buster amd64 (Linux 4.19.0-11) My Question or IssueI installed Debian 10 yesterday on my 11' laptop via a net-install, and when I've tried to install the app (apt version, not s...

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  • Plan Free Country: Spain   Device HP Stream 11-y00ns Operating System Debian 10 Buster amd64 (Linux 4.19.0-11)   My Question or Issue I installed Debian 10 yesterday on my 11' lap...
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Solved!! How update Spotify or know the latest version? linux mint

I'm using Linux mint and since I installed Spotify (two months ago) I don't think it's updated. It's my first time using Linux so I don't know how to check for updates or just know if I have the latest version available.

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  • I'm using Linux mint and since I installed Spotify (two months ago) I don't think it's updated. It's my first time using Linux so I don't know how to check for updates or just know if I have the late...
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Solved!! Bad sound quality

PlanPremiumCountryPoland DeviceDesktopOperating SystemFedora Linux 35 My Question or Issue I did several encodes of CDs to my Vorbis using oggenc and every time using proper blind test I can point to my encode as very much higher quality.I have premi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland   Device Desktop Operating System Fedora Linux 35   My Question or Issue   I did several encodes of CDs to my Vorbis using oggenc and every time...
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Random album incorrectly linked with unrelated band

Hi, I stepped on this album: "Ocean Music: Ambient Ocean Waves"https://open.spotify.com/album/0qRdvozaG58XysD8hi8TSf?si=sEhdXMgxRaGsXbmF1YdCyQ and it's marked (and linked to):Ocean Sounds CollectionAstral ProjectionNature Noise all is probably fine. ...

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  • Hi,   I stepped on this album: "Ocean Music: Ambient Ocean Waves" https://open.spotify.com/album/0qRdvozaG58XysD8hi8TSf?si=sEhdXMgxRaGsXbmF1YdCyQ   and it's marked (and linked to): Oc...
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Call To Action cards are very broken on Linux client

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceACER Swift 3Operating SystemLinux Mint 20.2 The new call to action cards are very messed up on the Linux client. The card appears with a bunch of placeholder icons. The list of sponsors is the same no matter which podcast I ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device ACER Swift 3 Operating System Linux Mint 20.2   The new call to action cards are very messed up on the Linux client. The card appears with a bunch of plac...
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Can't Install Spotify client on Kali Linux

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDeviceASUS PCOperating SystemWindows 10 (fonctionnal) in dual boot with Kali LinuxMy Question or IssueHello !I wanted to install Spotify on my PC but I have the same error message saying that the respository is non-secure so i...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device ASUS PC Operating System Windows 10 (fonctionnal) in dual boot with Kali Linux My Question or Issue Hello ! I wanted to install Spotify on my PC but I hav...
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Songs not playing after skipping

PlanPremiumCountryPolandDevicePCOperating SystemArch Linux 5.15.11-arch2-1Client versionaur/spotify 1:1.1.72.439-3 My Question or IssueAfter skipping to the next track, playback stops completely, and the blue "Can't play the current song" error shows...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland Device PC Operating System Arch Linux 5.15.11-arch2-1 Client version aur/spotify 1:1.1.72.439-3   My Question or Issue After skipping to the next track, p...
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Solved!! Run Spotify in the background

PlanPremiumCountryArgentinaDeviceNotebook HPOperating SystemLinux - Kubuntu My Question or IssueHi. I downloaded Spotify in Ubuntu and it goes well, but I would like to be able to run it in the background, as it can be done in Windows. Is this possib...

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  • Plan Premium Country Argentina Device Notebook HP Operating System Linux - Kubuntu   My Question or Issue Hi. I downloaded Spotify in Ubuntu and it goes well, but I would like to be ab...
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songs labled explicit are still playing censored

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDESKTOPOperating SystemLINUX My Question or Issuei have explicit content enabled. however i only get the censored parental advisory versions of everything. i'm 34 **bleep**ing years old. if i can only get the 6th grade versi...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device DESKTOP Operating System LINUX   My Question or Issue i have explicit content enabled. however i only get the censored parental advisory versions of ever...
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Desktop Notification Settings Not Working

PlanFree & PremiumCountryUSA DeviceThinkPad Quad-Core Intel® Core™**bleep**Operating Systemelementary OS 6.1 Jólnir, Built on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, Linux 5.11.0-43-generic My Question or IssueWhen I disabled Spotify notifications they still display. Ac...

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  • Plan Free & Premium Country USA   Device ThinkPad Quad-Core Intel® Core™**bleep** Operating System elementary OS 6.1 Jólnir, Built on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, Linux 5.11.0-43-generic &nb...
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Add functionality to the DBUS interface on Linux

Hi Spotify, There are many users out there that use your service on the Linux desktop and us Linux users tend to like to do things on the CLI as much as possible. I did a small amount of work on an open-source spotify controller that runs in the comm...

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  • Hi Spotify,   There are many users out there that use your service on the Linux desktop and us Linux users tend to like to do things on the CLI as much as possible. I did a small amount of wor...
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