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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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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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Spotify Crashes on startup Xubuntu consistently

PlanFreeCountryUSA DeviceHP ProBook 4530s i3 2530m8 GB RAMOperating SystemXubuntuadfMy Question or IssueSpotigy keeps crashing on startup. I have tried:Reinstalling using the apt-get method on the spotify download websiteReinstalling using Ubuntu Pac...

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  • Plan Free Country USA   Device HP ProBook 4530s  i3 2530m 8 GB RAM Operating System Xubuntuadf My Question or Issue Spotigy keeps crashing on startup. I have tried: Reinstalli...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify stays black - second instance works.

PlanPremiumCountryGermany/Switzerland + VPNDeviceThinkPad Lenovo E470 with dedicated graphics Operating SystemKubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo My Question or IssueSometimes Spotify works fine, however, i need to launch it twice. The first instance will stay...

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Linux debian package Firewall problem

PlanPremiumCountryAccount=TurkeyCurrent=UKDeviceDELL LaptopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.3 running i3wm (i3-gaps) Error: A firewall may be blocking ..., Unfortunately I forgot to write down the error number but I don't have a firewall. I believe the p...

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Support for high contrast spotify app and spotify icon when Ubuntu has enabled High Contrast

Operating SystemUbuntuMy Question or IssueWhen enabling High Contrast in the Ubuntu OS within the accessibility settings, Spotify does not enable high-contrast for its app or for the icons as available for other out of the box applications or other o...

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  • Operating System Ubuntu My Question or Issue When enabling High Contrast in the Ubuntu OS within the accessibility settings, Spotify does not enable high-contrast for its app or for the icons ...
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Solved!! DOWNLOAD

Gow can i download spotify on a computer?PlanPremiumCountrySpainDevicecomputer LGOperating Systemwindows My Question or Issue

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Spotify For Linux ~ https://www.spotify.com/us/download/linux/

https://www.spotify.com/us/download/linux/PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceLaptopOperating SystemDebian 9 - Stretch. - My Question or IssueDebian / Ubuntu Install:You will first need to configure our debian repository:curl -sS https://download.spotify.com/...

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Linux Sync Local Files to Android not working

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePixel 3 Android v10Operating SystemMint 19.2 My Question or IssueWhen I try to sync local MP3 to my phone from Mint (repo install, not snap) it doesn't work at all, just sits there and says "Waiting to download." To rule ou...

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HiDPi support for flatpak version of spotify

Hi! I'm using the flatpak version of spotify on my linux machine (Fedora 30).I noticed that the scale-factor for the GUI doesn't work anymore. If I give:$ /usr/bin/flatpak run --branch=stable --arch=x86_64 --command=spotify --file-forwarding --force-...

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  • Hi!   I'm using the flatpak version of spotify on my linux machine (Fedora 30). I noticed that the scale-factor for the GUI doesn't work anymore.   If I give: $ /usr/bin/flatpak run -...
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Solved!! Controlling Spotify for Linux from the Android app

I have Spotify for Linux running on a PC and when I click "Connect" it can see my Android phone. However, in the Android app, when I choose Settings->Show available devices, it says "If another device becomes available, you can select it here". There...

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  • I have Spotify for Linux running on a PC and when I click "Connect" it can see my Android phone. However, in the Android app, when I choose Settings->Show available devices, it says "If another de...
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Solved!! Expired Key Signature

I am a Spotify for Linux user. Ever since I got up this morning I have been getting an error from my update manager that Spotify's repo signing keys are expired. Anyone know what's going on? The error message I am getting is as follows: "An error occ...

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  •   I am a Spotify for Linux user. Ever since I got up this morning I have been getting an error from my update manager that Spotify's repo signing keys are expired. Anyone know what's going on? ...
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