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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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Bug: Liked Songs From Linux Client are not synced

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDevicePC, Samsung S7 EdgeOperating SystemUbuntu, Android My Question or IssueWhen I liked a song in the linux client, you can not see that songs in the Liked Songs list in the other clients. (I can not see them in the android)...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device PC, Samsung S7 Edge Operating System Ubuntu, Android   My Question or Issue When I liked a song in the linux client, you can not see that songs in th...
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Connect doesn't discover devices unless they are already connected via another device

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceThinkpad Carbon X1Operating SystemManjaro Linux - 5.3.12-1-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT x86_64 GNU/LinuxVersionSpotify version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575, Copyright (c) 2019, Spotify Ltd - installed via snap My Question or IssueSpotify...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Thinkpad Carbon X1 Operating System Manjaro Linux - 5.3.12-1-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT x86_64 GNU/Linux Version Spotify version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575,...
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Network being bombarded by Spotify Connect

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice2 Linux desktops and an Android phoneOperating SystemLinux/Android My Question or IssueSpotify connect sends way too many packets and is bombarding my firewall. Please make Spotify connect optional.

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device 2 Linux desktops and an Android phone Operating System Linux/Android   My Question or Issue Spotify connect sends way too many packets and is bombard...
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Account missing

I just got a new phone and I tried to log into my Spotify account via Fb for my premium account but it says it’s a standard account so I thought maybe it was under my email which is the same as my Fb account but still no luck. I know I have a premium...

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  • I just got a new phone and I tried to log into my Spotify account via Fb for my premium account but it says it’s a standard account so I thought maybe it was under my email which is the same as my Fb...
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Offline mode doesn't work on Ubuntu 18.04 / Mode hors ligne ne fonctionne pas sur Ubuntu 18.04

PlanPremiumFranceDeviceWhy! NJUOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04My Question or IssueLe mode hors connexion de mon application sur Ubuntu 18.04 ne fonctionne pas. A priori les fichiers sont bien téléchargés sur mon ordinateur mais, dès que la connexion est...

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  • Plan Premium France Device Why! NJU Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Le mode hors connexion de mon application sur Ubuntu 18.04 ne fonctionne pas. A priori les fichiers so...
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client side decorations

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDell xps13Operating SystemUbuntu My Question or IssueHi thanks for providing the awesome spotify snap on ubuntu! I've seen on windows machines that the spotify client has client side window decorations. Is this possible...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Dell xps13 Operating System Ubuntu   My Question or Issue Hi thanks for providing the awesome spotify snap on ubuntu! I've seen on windows machines ...
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Adding Local file from NAS on Ubuntu

Hey team I am struggling to add local files from my NAS drive on the spotify desktop app for Ubuntu. I can get to the local file settings, when it says add source there is no way to add from a network drive. Any ideas where i am going wrong?PlanPremi...

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  • Hey team  I am struggling to add local files from my NAS drive on the spotify desktop app for Ubuntu. I can get to the local file settings, when it says add source there is no way to add from a...
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Spotify doesn't play any songs anymore

Playback suddenly stopped and could not get any song to play. Playlists that used to contain songs are now empty.I have completely removed Spotify from my system and reinstalled it via snap.VPN is off (Spotify used to work with VPN).System is Linux M...

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  • Playback suddenly stopped and could not get any song to play. Playlists that used to contain songs are now empty. I have completely removed Spotify from my system and reinstalled it via snap. VPN i...
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Solved!! Spotify downloads to the wrong folder

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceLenovo Legion Y520 (laptop)Operating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueI tell Spotify to download all my liked songs to a different drive (/media//spotify/), but it downloads all my songs (about 10GB) to the default ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device Lenovo Legion Y520 (laptop) Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue I tell Spotify to download all my liked songs to a different drive (/...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Crashes on launch

PlanFreeCountryIndia Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, MacBook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemUbuntu 16.04 My Question or Issue Spotify crashes itself on launch without even a window popping up.When I try to launch it through the terminal, it shows t...

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  • Plan Free Country India   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, MacBook Pro late 2016) Operating System Ubuntu 16.04   My Question or Issue   Spotify crashes itself on launch...
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Linux Spotify stops adding local files after a random number of files added

When I add a source for the local files it starts adding songs but it always stops after a random number of songs (always below 1.000 songs). My local library is 12.000 songs.

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  • When I add a source for the local files it starts adding songs but it always stops after a random number of songs (always below 1.000 songs). My local library is 12.000 songs.  
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Thank you

After reading: ". Spotify for Linux is a labor of love from our engineers that wanted to listen to Spotify on their Linux development machines. They work on it in their spare time and it is currently not a platform that we actively support", figured ...

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  • After reading: " . Spotify for Linux is a labor of love from our engineers that wanted to listen to Spotify on their Linux development machines. They work on it in their spare time and it is currentl...
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Dbus method not found

PlanPremiumCountry Brazil DeviceSamsung Galaxy 9Operating SystemLinux My Question or Issue Comands terminal dbus no working moredbus-send --print-reply --dest=org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify /org/mpris/MediaPlayer2 org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.Player.PlayPa...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil     Device Samsung Galaxy 9 Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue   Comands terminal dbus no working more dbus-send --print-...
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Spotify for Linux: My device is not shown as available, because it has the same device id.

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDesktop-PCOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 and Debian 9 My Question or IssueDear Spotify-Devs, I use spotify on a whole bunch of devices, i.a. two linuxboxes with spotify for linux. Playing spotify on these devices works wi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Desktop-PC Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 and Debian 9     My Question or Issue Dear Spotify-Devs,   I use spotify on a whole bunch of d...
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Spotify 1.1.10 leak Pulse Audio connections

If you leave spotify open all the time without closing, you ends up that pulse audio can not accept more connections anymore as all of the available slots are used by spotify. Even if I did some lazy testing (just use it normally and randomly check t...

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  • If you leave spotify open all the time without closing, you ends up that pulse audio can not accept more connections anymore as all of the available slots are used by spotify.   Even if I did ...
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Songs I like to listen to are no longer available :(

Hi SpotifyIn the last couple of months I realized that I can't listen to some of my songs any more. It says: "Can't play this song" or something similar. I don't know reason why this is happening, but I don't like it. I am scared to lose other songs ...

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  • Hi Spotify In the last couple of months I realized that I can't listen to some of my songs any more. It says: "Can't play this song" or something similar. I don't know reason why this is happening, ...
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Solved!! Crashes on startup in Ubuntu / Pop! OS

PlanPremiumCountryNorwayDeviceSystem76 Galago Pro 13"Operating SystemPop! OS (Ubuntu 19.04) My Question or IssueWhen I start Spotify, a black window appears, then the application immediately crashes with this message in stderr:[0805/134836.559082:ERR...

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  • Plan Premium Country Norway Device System76 Galago Pro 13" Operating System Pop! OS (Ubuntu 19.04)   My Question or Issue When I start Spotify, a black window appears, then the applica...
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Linux Client crashing (segfault) on certain songs

- Kubuntu 15.04 64-bit (Ubuntu KDE) Fresh build, Lenovo T430. Custom or default kernel.- Premium user. -ii spotify-client 1:1.0.14.124.g4dfabc51 amd64 - Spotify crashes when loading certain songs, always on the same songs. For example, when loading t...

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  • - Kubuntu 15.04 64-bit (Ubuntu KDE) Fresh build, Lenovo T430. Custom or default kernel. - Premium user.  - ii  spotify-client           &...
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Spotify desktop entry disappeared after update

Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueHi,My spotify client (from the snap store) got updated today and I lost my desktop entry (it doesn't show up in the dock or in the "all applications" list). Does anyone have any idea how to fix this? I...

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  • Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue Hi, My spotify client (from the snap store) got updated today and I lost my desktop entry (it doesn't show up in the dock or in the "all...
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Crash and black window

PlanFreeCountryFranceDeviceLenovo Ideapad 330Ryzen 7 2700U - Vega 10 GraphicsOperating SystemKubuntu 19.04Kernel : 5.0.0-29-genericlibcurl3-gnutls 7.64.0-4ubuntu1libgnutls30 3.6.7-4ubuntu1OpenGL version string: 4.5 (Compatibility Profile) Mesa 19.0.8...

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