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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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Superuser Contribution Fedora: Can't add local files source.

PlanPremiumCountry Germany (currently)DeviceDELL Latitude E6230Operating SystemFedora 28 (Linux) My Question or IssueOn my laptop with Fedora 28, the "add source" button in Spotify does not work. (I can press it, but it won't do anything). I am aware...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Germany (currently) Device DELL Latitude E6230 Operating System Fedora 28 (Linux)   My Question or Issue On my laptop with Fedora 28, the "add source" button...
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Solved!! [Ubuntu] Cannot Create Proper Starter File

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLenovo Legion T530 w/ LG 27UD58P-B displayOperating SystemUbuntu Linux 20.04Version$ spotify --versionSpotify version 1.1.26.501.gbe11e53b, Copyright (c) 2020, Spotify LtdSpotfiy was installed using Ubuntu's built-in st...

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Connection Issues on linux - Free ISP

PlanPremiumCountryFrance Operating SystemLinux My Question or IssueHi ! Since some days, when I am using spotify, I usually get a message than I cannot display playlist because I am offline "Artist playlist are not available offline". And the page sh...

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  • Plan Premium Country France   Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue Hi ! Since some days, when I am using spotify, I usually get a message than I cannot display playlist be...
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Spotify continuously skips songs on linux

PlanPremiumCountry: US DeviceGeneric PCOperating SystemLinux (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) My Question or IssueWhenever I go to my linux workstation to fix a problem, sit down for coding or what else I may do I end up having this problem. This problem is persis...

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  •   Plan Premium Country: US   Device Generic PC Operating System Linux (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS)   My Question or Issue Whenever I go to my linux workstation to fix a problem, sit d...
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Solved!! Why Spotify version on Linux is always behind the macOS and Windows version?

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueWhy Spotify version on Linux is always behind the macOS and Windows version? Currently, Spotify for Linux is running on 1.1.42 and the macOS and Windows version is 1.1.45, why?

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  •   Plan Premium Country Brazil Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue Why Spotify version on Linux is always behind the macOS and Windows version?   Currently, ...
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Solved!! Linux Cache Location not being respected

Hi,I'm running Spotify 1.0.19.106.gb8a7150f on a Lubuntu machine 14.04In settings, I haveCache > Location: /media/storage/spotify_cacheI've checked in $HOME/.config/spotify/prefs and the correct location is set there:storage.location="/media/storage/...

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  • Hi, I'm running Spotify 1.0.19.106.gb8a7150f on a Lubuntu machine 14.04 In settings, I have Cache > Location: /media/storage/spotify_cache I've checked in $HOME/.config/spotify/prefs and...
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Spotify offline when using VPN

I find it incredible that Spotify punishes paying users that try to protect their digital privacy. Are there any solutions in the works for this known issue? It would be a shame if I am forced to cancel my subscription. PlanPremium Operating SystemAr...

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  • I find it incredible that Spotify punishes paying users that try to protect their digital privacy. Are there any solutions in the works for this known issue? It would be a shame if I am forced to can...
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Japanese characters not showing

Im using Debian 10, installed today.So, japanese characters (hiragana, katakana and kanji) are not showing in my Spotify, instead, it is showing someting like a blank spaceBut when i try to edit the playlist name, and i do a CTRL+A -> CTRL+C i get th...

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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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spotify crashes when you try to change the playlist image, here's what you can do

a month ago i noticed that spotify crashes when i try to add or change a playlist cover. i've tried everything and the problem is still unsolved, and i know a lot of people that use spotify desktop for linux have the same problem. what i am going to ...

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  • a month ago i noticed that spotify crashes when i try to add or change a playlist cover. i've tried everything and the problem is still unsolved, and i know a lot of people that use spotify desktop f...
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Solved!! Spotify with 4K - scaling ?

Free/PremiumGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemMy Question or Issue PlanFree/PremiumCountryDevicePCOperating System5.4.0-53-generic #59-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 21 09:38:44 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/LinuxMy Question or IssueInstallation like offered on...

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  • Free/Premium Germany Device PC Operating System My Question or Issue   Plan Free/Premium Country Device PC Operating System 5.4.0-53-generic #59-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 21 09:3...
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Linux desktop client offline through VPN

PlanPremiumCountryFrance DeviceDesktopOperating SystemUbuntu 19.04 My Question or IssueThe linux desktop client appears completely offline through my VPN (ExpressVPN) It appears to be solely a linux client bugit works through the web client and the s...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France   Device Desktop Operating System Ubuntu 19.04   My Question or Issue The linux desktop client appears completely offline through my VPN (Expr...
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ALSA Audio issue with new client 1.1.42.622.gbd112320

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceLenovo thinkcentre900 desktopOperating SystemLinux Mint 20 Cinnamon 64 My Question or IssueI have been using Spotify client 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575 with direct output to my DAC via ALSA (after stopping Pulseaudio) to avoid any ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Lenovo thinkcentre900 desktop Operating System Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon 64   My Question or Issue I have been using Spotify client 1.1.10.546.ge08ef57...
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running spotify from command line

Hello, I just noticed that there is a flag to specify a default username, my question is what should I put there, an email, or a username id (the one from Spotify profile)????

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  • Hello, I just noticed that there is a flag to specify a default username, my question is what should I put there, an email, or a username id (the one from Spotify profile)????
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Unable to Install Spotify Flatpak package on Linux

PlanFreeCountry DeviceLaptop 32-bit CPUOperating SystemAntiX 19.2 Marielle Franco My Question or IssueI installed flatpak via apt-get and I added the repoflatpak remote-add –if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo After reb...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device Laptop 32-bit CPU Operating System AntiX 19.2 Marielle Franco   My Question or Issue I installed flatpak via apt-get and I added the repo flatpak remot...
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Default Linux Support

1. If you really want to get feedback, why not posting a link to this forum, where it is stated, that you want feedback, see Spotify1.png2. This is the second time, I am writing this, the first time I acknowledged two times that I am no robot, but st...

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  • 1. If you really want to get feedback, why not posting a link to this forum, where it is stated, that you want feedback, see Spotify1.png 2. This is the second time, I am writing this, the first tim...
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Cannot create an item in a locked collection

I have been using Spotify Premium on Linux Mint since April with no problems. As of today, the Spotify client started crashing upon launch when started from the menu. When started from a terminal, it does launch but generates the following errors: **...

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  • I have been using Spotify Premium on Linux Mint since April with no problems. As of today, the Spotify client started crashing upon launch when started from the menu. When started from a terminal, it...
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Using my linux Spotify to pause my iPhone Spotify app (locked screen) will break the connection

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 7Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 - Spotify 0.0.12My Question or IssueHi, I'm just wondering if this is normal behaviour. Here's my situation: 1) My iPhone is running Spotify, playing music (locked screen)2) My linux ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone 7 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 - Spotify 0.0.12 My Question or Issue Hi,   I'm just wondering if this is normal behaviour. Here's my situati...
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Solved!! spotify app doesnt' scale to HDPI displays, hardly usable

Devicexps 15 7590Operating Systemubuntu 18.04LTS, Cinnamon My Question or IssueSpotify app doesnt scale on HDPI screen. app threats 3840x2160 res. as something normal and in result everything is super small (on 15" screen), despite the rest of the sy...

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  • Device xps 15 7590 Operating System ubuntu 18.04LTS, Cinnamon   My Question or Issue Spotify app doesnt scale on HDPI screen.   app threats 3840x2160 res. as something normal and in...
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Solved!! Microsoft teams mutes Spotify

PlanFreeCountryPolandDevice 80QQ Lenovo ideapad 100-15IBDOperating SystemPOP!_OS 20.10 My Question or IssueWhen I enter a teams meating Spotify gets muted until the end off the call.Does anyone know how to fix this?

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  • Plan Free Country Poland Device  80QQ Lenovo ideapad 100-15IBD Operating System POP!_OS 20.10   My Question or Issue When I enter a teams meating Spotify gets muted until the end ...
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