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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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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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[FIXED] "This content is not available".

PlanFreeCountryCanadaDeviceLinux PCOperating SystemPop!_OS 21.10******UPDATE******I fixed it. Sorry for the bother.My Question or IssueI was listening to music and decided to manually select another song, and the error message "This content is not av...

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  • Plan Free Country Canada Device Linux PC Operating System Pop!_OS  21.10 ******UPDATE****** I fixed it. Sorry for the bother. My Question or Issue I was listening to music and dec...
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Solved!! Friend activity tab does not collapse/minimize

PlanPremium DeviceDesktopOperating SystemFedora, running Spotify version 1.1.72.439.gc253025e (via snapd) My Question or IssueThe Friend activity tab seems to have changed recently. It now very much insist on me login into Facebook, and since I have ...

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  • Plan Premium   Device Desktop Operating System Fedora, running Spotify version 1.1.72.439.gc253025e (via snapd)   My Question or Issue The Friend activity tab seems to have ch...
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Full listening history

Dear Spotify,, Why can't I access my FULL listening history? I'd say that, for a company that is storing (probably) petabytes of music, a couple of song ids can't matter that much, correct? I can access my complete browsing history in Google Chrome. ...

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  • Dear Spotify,,   Why can't I access my FULL listening history?    I'd say that, for a company that is storing (probably) petabytes of music, a couple of song ids can't matter ...
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Japanese input stopped working on Linux with new Spotify update.

PlanPremiumCountryThe NetherlandsDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemManjaroMy Question or IssueI am using fcitx together with fcitx-mozc for Japanese input.Up until now, I have always been able to input Japanese into Spotify's search field. After the up...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands Device Desktop PC Operating System Manjaro My Question or Issue I am using fcitx together with fcitx-mozc for Japanese input. Up until now, I have alw...
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Minimize to systray?

Why there is no minimize to systray in 2021, is it that hard to do?Nowadays almost all programs have the ability to run in background and have a systray icon, see the attachment.I'm running Ubuntu 21.10 and not being able to run spotify in the backgr...

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  • Why there is no minimize to systray in 2021, is it that hard to do? Nowadays almost all programs have the ability to run in background and have a systray icon, see the attachment. I'm running Ubu...
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Spotify skiping tracks, then only plays 10s, then mutes itself

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceChromeBoxOperating SystemChrome OS / Gentoo Linux-basedVersion 76.0.3809.136 (Official Build) (64-bit) My Question or IssueAs title suggests, my chromebox web player AND app on the same machine BOTH skip songs repeatedly, will...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device ChromeBox Operating System Chrome OS / Gentoo Linux-based Version 76.0.3809.136 (Official Build) (64-bit)   My Question or Issue As title suggests, my chr...
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Changes to Friend Activity

With Friend Activity you can see what your friends are listening to. Personally, I love Friend Activity because I can really get to know my friends’ tastes in music and dive right into what they’re listening to. As of recently, if you want to continu...

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  • With Friend Activity you can see what your friends are listening to. Personally, I love Friend Activity because I can really get to know my friends’ tastes in music and dive right into what they’re l...
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