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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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Solved!! Black Spotify window on Ubuntu 20.04

Your device and operating system: Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. Asus ZenBook UX534FTC (with Nvidia 1650 Max-Q and Nvidia drivers).Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): PremiumThe app version of Spotify you’re using: 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 (snap)Brief...

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  • Your device and operating system: Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. Asus ZenBook UX534FTC (with Nvidia 1650 Max-Q and Nvidia drivers). Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): Premium The app version ...
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Opening song share link results in "Something went wrong" which persists across reload and restart

Debian + Spotify 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819Any share link I open results in chrome asking if I want to use xdg-open, which results in a new spotify window opening with the "Something went wrong; try reloading the page" dialog. Reloading doesn't helpThis pe...

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  • Debian + Spotify 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 Any share link I open results in chrome asking if I want to use xdg-open, which results in a new spotify window opening with the "Something went wrong; t...
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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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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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  • 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. &...
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Standard keybindings don't work

I am on Arch Linux and downloaded the spotify package from the AUR. Most of the usual Windows keybindings do not work (e.g. Ctrl + right/left for next/prev track, Ctrl + up/down for increase/decrease volume) although there are some keybindings that *...

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  • I am on Arch Linux and downloaded the spotify package from the AUR. Most of the usual Windows keybindings do not work (e.g. Ctrl + right/left for next/prev track, Ctrl + up/down for increase/decrease...
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no me deja descargar spotify

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Add to queue and play next - let's change it!

Let's change this annoying thing! Vote here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Queue-Queue-to-Next-or-Last/idi-p/120484/page/19 It's so basic. In all other apps it exists: Apple music, YouTube, almost each media player, etc. Because it's ne...

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  • Let's change this annoying thing!   Vote here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Live-Ideas/Queue-Queue-to-Next-or-Last/idi-p/120484/page/19   It's so basic. In all other apps it ex...
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packaging format other than snap?

PlanFreeCountryaustraliaDevicelenovo thinkpad 11eOperating Systemfedora 36 My Question or Issueis there going to be an appimage version of spotify? i really dont want to go through the hassle of installing snap to the system.

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  •   Plan Free Country australia Device lenovo thinkpad 11e Operating System fedora 36   My Question or Issue is there going to be an appimage version of spotify? i really dont want...
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Is spotiflyer legal?

Is it legal to use spotiflyer to download songs from Spotify? 

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Solved!! Still in development? Or abandoned?

Plan PremiumCountry CZ DevicePCOperating SystemDebian Sid My Question or IssueHi, is Spotify for Linux still in development? Updates for Spotify for Android come out quite frequently, but for S4L I've only seen one update in over a year that just bro...

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  • Plan Premium Country CZ   Device PC Operating System Debian Sid   My Question or Issue Hi, is Spotify for Linux still in development? Updates for Spotify for Android come out qui...
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Solved!! Getting error GPU process isn't usable

PlanFreeCountryIndiaDeviceSamsung LaptopOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04 My Question or IssueI have notices that I am able to use spotify only once per user session and when I close it once, it just won't start again without a full l restart. Running it ...

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  • Plan Free Country India Device Samsung Laptop Operating System Ubuntu 20.04   My Question or Issue I have notices that I am able to use spotify only once per user session and when I cl...
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Spotify is removing my playlist name

Update: After posting this message here, Spotify sent me a notification. The problem was solved. Thank you! PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceRazer Blade 15, iPhone 6sOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04, iOSMy Question or IssueI have a Flashback playlist...

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  • Update: After posting this message here, Spotify sent me a notification. The problem was solved. Thank you!   Plan Premium Country United States Device Razer Blade 15, iPhone 6s Operatin...
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download soptify linux

hello, I'm asking for help because for some time I've been switching from windows to linux and I can't find how to download Stoptify on Linux Can you help me My Question or Issue

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  •     hello, I'm asking for help because for some time I've been switching from windows to linux and I can't find how to download Stoptify on Linux Can you help me   My Quest...
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Advert bug - Repeats ad when you select a new song

Nothing serious - just annoying.When a song finishes and an Advert plays - if you select a new song while the ad is playing, it will start the same advert again. I did a test by continuing to select a new song during the ad and yet again it repeated ...

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  • Nothing serious - just annoying. When a song finishes and an Advert plays - if you select a new song while the ad is playing, it will start the same advert again. I did a test by continuing to selec...
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"No results found" Search bar not working for any search query

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceAsus Vivobook 15Operating SystemLinux (Pop OS)My Question or IssueThe search bar not working a problem that existed in Spotify some years ago, tried a clean install with snaps, with Debian package as well, but on all my s...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Asus Vivobook 15 Operating System Linux (Pop OS) My Question or Issue The search bar not working a problem that existed in Spotify some years ago, tried a...
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Solved!! Dont use USB DAC with Spotify

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceDell 7577Operating SystemLinux Debian 9 My Question or IssueI have a Fiio DAC. When run this command:aplay -lsystem recognize the DAC. But I can not use it for Spotify.I tried other application for example firefox, this ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Dell 7577 Operating System Linux Debian 9   My Question or Issue I have a Fiio DAC. When run this command: aplay -l system recognize the DAC. But I...
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