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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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Spotify can't reconnect to network after system suspend

PlanPremiumCountryScotland Devicex86 DesktopOperating SystemDebian 10 GNU/Linux My Question or IssueI'm on Debian, and find that when I suspend my machine to save power, on resume Spotify doesn't reconnect to the network.I believe my desktop environm...

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  • Plan Premium Country Scotland   Device x86 Desktop Operating System Debian 10 GNU/Linux   My Question or Issue I'm on Debian, and find that when I suspend my machine to save powe...
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Desktop Spotify will not save favorites

PlanPremiumCountryUKDevicePCOperating SystemUbuntu 20 My Question or Issue I have just re-installed Spotify (everything was working fine last week) only to find it will not save anything between sessions (favorites etc.) I have to use the browser app...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device PC Operating System Ubuntu 20   My Question or Issue   I have just re-installed Spotify (everything was working fine last week) only to find it wil...
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Ubuntu glitches and gets stuck with overlayed renders

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceDell XPS 9750 Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04.1 LTS My Question or IssueAs you can see in the attachment the playlist gets 'stuck' and renders overtop of the the current rendered list.

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  •   Plan Premium Country UK   Device Dell XPS 9750   Operating System Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS   My Question or Issue As you can see in the attachment the playlist gets '...
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Error Report: Spotify-Client says I'm offline

Hey!My first post on the Spotify Forum.I run Ubuntu 18.04.5 Desktop and have following issue(s): ! Error Report !Device: Normal Desktop ComputerOS: Ubuntu 18.04.5 DesktopSpotify-Account: Premium DuoApp-Version: Spotify version 1.1.42.622.gbd112320, C...

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  • Hey! My first post on the Spotify Forum. I run Ubuntu 18.04.5 Desktop and have following issue(s):   ! Error Report ! Device: Normal Desktop Computer OS: Ubuntu 18.04.5 Desktop Spotif...
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segfault on playlist cover update

Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 / Pop!-Os 19.10 My Question or IssueIf I try to change the picture one of my playlists but spotify-client crushes with segfault. (Spotify version 1.1.42.622.gbd112320) With some older client version (Spotify version 1.0.9...

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  • Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 / Pop!-Os 19.10   My Question or Issue If I try to change the picture one of my playlists but spotify-client crushes with segfault. (Spotify version 1.1.42.622....
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Spotify crashes when I try opening a local file

PlanFreeDeviceDell Inspiron 7560Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 LTS Spotify client installed via APT My Question or Issue Straightforward: When I try adding a source for a local file in the Spotify client it opens up a pop-up window, and then freezes fo...

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  • Plan Free Device Dell Inspiron 7560 Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 LTS   Spotify client installed via APT   My Question or Issue   Straightforward: When I try adding a source...
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Superuser Contribution Modo aleatorio en cuenta premium

Hola, tengo una cuenta premium, y algunas listas con 300 canciones o más, y cuando que pongo alguna de estas listas en modo aleatorio se escuchan siempre las mismas canciones, da igual como las ordene, hay canciones que nunca he oído, me parece que e...

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  • Hola, tengo una cuenta premium, y algunas listas con 300 canciones o más, y cuando que pongo alguna de estas listas en modo aleatorio se escuchan siempre las mismas canciones, da igual como las orden...
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Too small UI elements on my 13in 4k display

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceDell XPS 13Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04Client versionsnap / 1.1.46.916.g416cacf1My Question or IssueThe elements in the user interface are too small on my 4k display. I would really appreciate an option to resize all UI ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device Dell XPS 13 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 Client version snap / 1.1.46.916.g416cacf1 My Question or Issue The elements in the user interface are too sm...
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Spotify segfaults and freezes graphical session

DeviceXPS 15 2018Operating SystemLinux ludonope 5.5.9-arch1-2 #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu, 12 Mar 2020 23:01:33 +0000 x86_64 GNU/Linux My Question or IssueSpotify randomly segfaults and forces me to switch to tty to restart my graphical session (xorg). The so...

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  • Device XPS 15 2018 Operating System Linux ludonope 5.5.9-arch1-2 #1 SMP PREEMPT Thu, 12 Mar 2020 23:01:33 +0000 x86_64 GNU/Linux   My Question or Issue Spotify randomly segfaults and force...
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Solved!! Spotiy for RPM based distro

 PlanPremiumCountryIT Is there a client for RPM based distro? 

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  •   Plan Premium Country IT   Is there a client for RPM based distro?  
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[Bug] Negative number of minutes lett

PlanPremiumCountryIsraelDeviceDell Inspiron N5110Operating SystemRelease: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia 64-bitKernel: Linux 4.15.0-132-generic x86_64MATE 1.18.0My IssueBackground:I watched a podcast episode (including video) on the web player and the playba...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Israel Device Dell Inspiron N5110 Operating System Release: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia 64-bit Kernel: Linux 4.15.0-132-generic x86_64 MATE 1.18.0 My Issue Backgrou...
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Playback glitches with web and desktop players on Linux

Plan: PremiumCountry: ArgentinaDevice: Desktop PC with AMD Ryzen CPUOperating System: Arch LinuxLinux 5.10.7-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:02:01 +0000 x86_64 GNU/LinuxI am having issues with the playback, every couple of seconds the song...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Argentina Device: Desktop PC with AMD Ryzen CPU Operating System: Arch Linux Linux 5.10.7-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:02:01 +0000 x86_64 GNU/Linux I am ha...
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Bug Report: Dislike button disappeared from Linux client

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceLenovo P50Operating SystemFedora 32 My Question or IssueThe dislike button that is present in the Windows and web client is not present in the Linux client. Additionally, songs that are disliked are not greyed out like the...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Lenovo P50 Operating System Fedora 32   My Question or Issue The dislike button that is present in the Windows and web client is not present in ...
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Solved!! Album cover gone

PlanPremiumCountryGermany Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04, installed via snap. Application version1.1.46.916.g416cacf1 My Question or Issue The album cover in the lower left corner is gone. Without it, I can not easily access the currently playing playl...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Operating System Ubuntu 18.04, installed via snap.   Application version 1.1.46.916.g416cacf1   My Question or Issue   The album cover ...
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"playing local files" can't function

Hello to All,first, I want to thank for the development work.PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceFSC Esprimo E5600Operating SystemKnoppix 9.0 working on USB-stickMy Question or IssuePlaying of local files is not possible. But it is builtin function so par...

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  • Hello to All, first, I want to thank for the development work. Plan Premium Country Germany Device FSC Esprimo E5600 Operating System Knoppix 9.0 working on USB-stick My Question or Issue ...
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Linux: Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it.

Operating SystemLinux (Slackware-current) Spotify Version1.1.26 My Question or IssueWhen I try to play and import local .mp3 files in spotify, I keep getting the error Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can i...

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  • Operating System Linux (Slackware-current)   Spotify Version 1.1.26   My Question or Issue When I try to play and import local .mp3 files in spotify, I keep getting the error  ...
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opening spotify opens a new icon tray instead of stacking

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceLenovo Y530Operating SystemElementary OS 5.1.7 Hera (Linux) My Question or Issueopening spotify from shortcut (/usr/bin/spotify) opens a new icon tray as following This does not happen in case of snap package; and i actually s...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Lenovo Y530 Operating System Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera (Linux)   My Question or Issue opening spotify from shortcut (/usr/bin/spotify) opens a new icon tray...
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Solved!! How can I remove an artist, song or playlist from what I see in "Recently Played?"

I am playing Spotify on my Linux Mint desktop and I have a similar-named artist I clicked on. I briefly played something and it was not anything I want. There are 3 dots for more options, but all I can do is go to the artist's radio, follow, report o...

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  • I am playing Spotify on my Linux Mint desktop and I have a similar-named artist I clicked on.  I briefly played something and it was not anything I want.  There are 3 dots for more options,...
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The app seems to crash when changing where songs will be stored.

When I am trying to change the default storage location of where cached/downloaded songs will be saved to, the app simply crashes. It seems to be correlated with the other presented issue of people trying to add local songs to the app. This is happen...

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  • When I am trying to change the default storage location of where cached/downloaded songs will be saved to, the app simply crashes. It seems to be correlated with the other presented issue of people t...
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W:GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease

W:GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 4773BD5E130D1D45, E:The repository 'http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease' is not s...

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  • W:GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 4773BD5E130D1D45, E:The repository 'h...
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