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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 Desktop] Cannot play songs, Client crashes on close.

When I want to play a song, the song seems to start at first. But there is no audio and after a couple of seconds there is a blue popup text saying "can't play current song". This happens for every song.When I try to close spotify, it shows a blank s...

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  • When I want to play a song, the song seems to start at first. But there is no audio and after a couple of seconds there is a blue popup text saying "can't play current song". This happens for every s...
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Spotify snap version wont install

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Incorrect ownership of files installed by deb package

Operating SystemLinux - Debian 11My IssueFiles installed by the Spotify deb package are owned by UID 1000. However, files installed to the /usr directories (such as /usr/bin and /usr/share) should be owned by root. This is a packaging and security is...

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  • Operating System Linux - Debian 11 My Issue Files installed by the Spotify deb package are owned by UID 1000. However, files installed to the /usr directories (such as /usr/bin and /usr/share) s...
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Solved!! Linux client startup very slow

PlanPremium (Family)CountryBrazilDeviceDell Inspiron 14 SeriesOperating SystemLinux Mint 19.3 Xfce My Question or IssueUnlike the startup on Windows client, on Linux it's very slow to startup the Spotify client. Sometimes it gets so slow that I prefe...

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  • Plan Premium (Family) Country Brazil Device Dell Inspiron 14 Series Operating System Linux Mint 19.3 Xfce   My Question or Issue Unlike the startup on Windows client, on Linux it's ver...
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Solved!! Streaming quality does nothing

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemManjaro Linux I check audio quality with:➜ ~ rm spotify.log; spotify --log-file=spotify.logNo matter what I do it always streams at "bitrate: 160000 bits/s". Things I've done:- Double checked my account is premium...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Operating System Manjaro Linux   I check audio quality with: ➜ ~ rm spotify.log; spotify --log-file=spotify.log No matter what I do it always streams at "bitrat...
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Hola

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Im in South Africa how do i download my number to join premium

On the number section after choosing a mobile billing for my account is not a valid number so i need to know how add a cellphone number

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  • On the number section after choosing a mobile billing for my account is not a valid number so i need to know how add a cellphone number
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Use native directory picker

Currently Spotify uses the GTK directory picker on Linux when adding local audio libraries. However, this looks out of place on non-GTK desktops, and when Spotify is sandboxed (e.g. in Flatpak) it shows directories inside the sandbox. It would be bet...

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  • Currently Spotify uses the GTK directory picker on Linux when adding local audio libraries. However, this looks out of place on non-GTK desktops, and when Spotify is sandboxed (e.g. in Flatpak) it sh...
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Everything is in small-scale

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Zoom factor not supported

Operating SystemKubuntu 22.04 My Question or IssueI have set the Zoomfactor to 150% in order to see softwares content with ease, while using a monitor with a very high high resolution.When i start the spotify Linux desktop app, the text of the labels...

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  • Operating System Kubuntu 22.04   My Question or Issue I have set the Zoomfactor to 150% in order to see softwares content with ease, while using a monitor with a very high high resolution. ...
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Notifications Bug [Linux Desktop - Gnome]

There is a bug in the current Linux desktop app on any distro using gnome 42 effecting notifications. Notifications of the next playing track appear in the notification panel at the top of the screen however the notification message never displays as...

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  • There is a bug in the current Linux desktop app on any distro using gnome 42 effecting notifications.    Notifications of the next playing track appear in the notification panel at t...
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On screen ads cannot be dismissed bug

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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Manjaro] Can’t launch the app, missing key to verify signature

PlanPremiumCountryFranceDevicePCOperating SystemLinux Manjaro-latest My Question or IssueI can’t launch the Spotify-launcher, when doing it in the terminal, I get the following error: [2023-01-18T09:34:17Z INFO spotify_launcher::config] Loading confi...

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  • Plan Premium Country France Device PC Operating System Linux Manjaro-latest   My Question or Issue I can’t launch the Spotify-launcher, when doing it in the terminal, I get the followi...
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Superuser Contribution mouse scroll wheel speed is rather slow

hello, i'm using the default spotify client on a macbook pro 11,3 running archlinux in a i3 desktop wm environment. from what i can tell the application appears to be an electron based application. and everything seems to work as it should from my ba...

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  • hello, i'm using the default spotify client on a macbook pro 11,3 running archlinux in a i3 desktop wm environment. from what i can tell the application appears to be an electron based application. a...
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sudo apt-key add -- is deprecated, please update the Linux guide

When adding the keyfile usingcurl -sS https://download.spotify.com/debian/pubkey_0D811D58.gpg | sudo apt-key add - you get a message in the terminal that the command is deprecated (also known as not being used anymore) so therefore the Linux guide to...

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Local flac files do not appear in my library on Linux

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PC and LaptopOperating SystemLinux (KDE Neon, with Ubuntu 20.04 base)Spotify Version1:1.1.72.439.gc253025e (from the official Spotify public repository) My Question or IssueI recently discovered that Spotify has add...

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Dropdown menu not showing

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceUbuntu 21.04 64 bits (AMD® Ryzen 3 pro 2200g with radeon vega graphics × 4)Operating SystemUbuntu 21.04 64 bits (AMD® Ryzen 3 pro 2200g with radeon vega graphics × 4) My Question or IssueAfter updating the spotify app to...

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