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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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After some downloads only downloaded songs playable

PlanPremiumDeviceLaptopOperating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueHi, yesterday I decided for the first time to download some songs to my linux client. Now all songs except for the ones I downloaded are greyed out and unplayable. How can I fix th...

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  • Plan Premium Device Laptop Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue Hi,  yesterday I decided for the first time to download some songs to my linux client. Now all songs e...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [LINUX] Permission denied: Cannot change offline songs storage/local files directory

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyOperating SystemLinux Mint 19.1Version1.1.0.237.g378f6f25My Question or IssueI have an NTFS drive mounted as /mnt/data. The folder has 777 permissions and I can write/read normally from the drive. Spotify reports permission d...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Operating System Linux Mint 19.1 Version 1.1.0.237.g378f6f25 My Question or Issue I have an NTFS drive mounted as /mnt/data. The folder has 777 permissions and I...
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Thank you for having a Linux App !

Hi !Just a simple message to thank you to develop a linux app !! Regards,Louis

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  • Hi ! Just a simple message to thank you to develop a linux app !!   Regards, Louis
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songs skip after 1 second

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicedesktop app for ChromeOSOperating SystemChromeOS (can't find version number) My Question or IssueI have an ASUS chromebox that has been playing spotify just fine for years. Today it has suddenly started skipping every singl...

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  •   Plan Premium Country USA Device desktop app for ChromeOS Operating System ChromeOS (can't find version number)   My Question or Issue I have an ASUS chromebox that has been pla...
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CANT SET CUSTOM QUALITY (linux)

PlanPremiumCountryGreece Operating SystemLinux Fedora 36 My Question or IssueI go to setting to set the quality to max but i click the "Automatic" to set it to "Very High" but nothing happens.

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  • Plan Premium Country Greece   Operating System Linux Fedora 36   My Question or Issue I go to setting to set the quality to max but i click the "Automatic" to set it to "Very ...
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Change device‘s streaming direction

.Plan: using Iphone 12 Mini to control Raspotify on Raspberry Pi4 as a device Free/Premium: PremiumCountry: Germany DeviceIphone 12 Mini, IOS15.5 master), Raspberry Pi4,8GB RAM, RaspbianOS, actual update My Question or Issue: Iwant to use the Raspber...

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  • . Plan: using Iphone 12 Mini to control Raspotify on Raspberry Pi4 as a device  Free/Premium: Premium Country: Germany   Device Iphone 12 Mini, IOS15.5 master), Raspberry Pi4,8GB RAM,...
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open.spotify links not working

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceLenovo Legion 5Operating SystemEndeavourOS (Arch) My Question or IssueWhen clicking open.spotify links, a browser tab is opened. I have set my browser to use /usr/bin/spotify as the link helper, but this opens up a NEW inst...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Lenovo Legion 5 Operating System EndeavourOS (Arch)   My Question or Issue When clicking open.spotify links, a browser tab is opened. I have set my brow...
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New install instructions for Debian/Ubuntu

Hello Everyone, I've noticed that apt-key is deprecated and will last be available at Debian 11 and Ubuntu 22.04.I think it's best that we have new instructions in order to adapt to the changes in the future. If any person from Spotify is able to edi...

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  • Hello Everyone,   I've noticed that apt-key is deprecated and will last be available at Debian 11 and Ubuntu 22.04. I think it's best that we have new instructions in order to adapt to the ch...
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Não estou conseguindo instalar o spotify no Linux Deepin

Nenhuma das informações abaixo é necessária. No entanto, quanto mais você fornecer, mais fácil será para nós tentarmos ajudar.PlanoGratuito/PremiumPaís Dispositivo(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro final de 2016)Sistema operacional(iOS 10, Andr...

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  • Nenhuma das informações abaixo é necessária. No entanto, quanto mais você fornecer, mais fácil será para nós tentarmos ajudar. Plano Gratuito/Premium País   Dispositivo (iPhone 8, Samsung ...
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Automatica playlists not playing immediately

PlanFreeCountrySouth AfricaDevice(HP Elitedesk, HP Elitebook, Huawei P40 lite)Operating System(Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS, Android 10) My Question or IssueFirstly, I really appreciate that your team took time to develop Spotify on Linux.S...

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  • Plan Free Country South Africa Device (HP Elitedesk, HP Elitebook, Huawei P40 lite) Operating System (Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS, Android 10)   My Question or Issue Firstly...
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Spotify not opening in Ubuntu 16.04 using chroot

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Chromebook using chroot. I have Spotify downloaded from the official website and it just won't open.

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  • I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Chromebook using chroot. I have Spotify downloaded from the official website and it just won't open.
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Pops & Crackling

Hi guys, I get sporadic pops (like vinyl crackling) in the spotify desktop player and also in the webplayer via google chrome. Anyone else experiencing this and is there a solution? System: KXStudio 14.04 Problem arises with ASLA and Pulseaudio as we...

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  • Hi guys,   I get sporadic pops (like vinyl crackling) in the spotify desktop player and also in the webplayer via google chrome. Anyone else experiencing this and is there a solution?   ...
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[BUG] "Offline storage location" selection popup has text problems

PlanPremiumCountryItaly DevicePCOperating SystemManjaro KDESpotify IntallationSnap My Question or IssueI wanted to report what i think is a bug. When trying to change offline storage location by going into the app settings and clicking on the [Change...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy   Device PC Operating System Manjaro KDE Spotify Intallation Snap   My Question or Issue I wanted to report what i think is a bug.   When tryi...
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`GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by spotify)

The latest version of Linux Spotify gives the following:spotify: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by spotify) on my Linux Mint 18 machine. Yes I know 18.2 is old. Is it possible to download the previous versio...

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  • The latest version of Linux Spotify gives the following: spotify: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libm.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.27' not found (required by spotify) on my Linux Mint 18 machine. Yes I know 18.2 i...
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Bug fix idea - Can't Input CKJV language [ ibus , fcitx ]

I cant input Japanese and Chinese and Korean characters in spotify linux ( snap version )This bug is known problem. https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Help-linux-Korean-keyboard-doesn-t-work-in-app/td-p/1302469https://community.spotify.co...

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  •   I cant input Japanese and Chinese and Korean characters in spotify linux ( snap version ) This bug is known problem.   https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Help-linux-Korean...
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[Desktop] Bug: "Album picks" lazyloads same releases

When I scroll down in the "Album picks" category spotify starts to lazyload the same albums that are already in the list.This results in getting the same albums multiple times (4 to be exact).Since the "New releases for you" are removed in the new UI...

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  • When I scroll down in the "Album picks" category spotify starts to lazyload the same albums that are already in the list. This results in getting the same albums multiple times (4 to be exact). Sin...
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No lyrics

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux My Question or Issue According to the documentation [1], there should be lyrics when you press the "microphone" icon. However, there is no microphone icon. [1]: https://newsroom.spotify.com...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Desktop Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue   According to the documentation [1], there should be lyrics when you press the ...
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Volume Lowers After One Song

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux Mint 20.3 Cinnamonwhen I'm listening to music on Spotify, I'll listen to one song and it'll be the correct volume, but after the first song ends, the volume is lower on every song that plays afte...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Linux Mint 20.3 Cinnamon when I'm listening to music on Spotify, I'll listen to one song and it'll be the correct volume, but after t...
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Solved!! Scrobbling to Last.FM does not work behind a proxy

Spotify client on Linux (but it's quite likely that the same problem occurs on Windows and Mac as well) doesn't seem to be able to scrobble to Last.FM when the computer is behind an HTTP proxy, even using the latest Linux release of the client (uploa...

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  • Spotify client on Linux (but it's quite likely that the same problem occurs on Windows and Mac as well) doesn't seem to be able to scrobble to Last.FM when the computer is behind an HTTP proxy, even ...
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When is Spotify going to add icon to the linux client ?

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceDesktopOperating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueThe X icon of xorg(x11) appears on the window bar of spotify client in linux instead of Spotify logo. Please fix it!

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  •   Plan Premium Country India Device Desktop Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue The X icon of xorg(x11) appears on the window bar of spotify client in linux instea...
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