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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 installation

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueHow I Install spotify on my solus os

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue How I I...
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Forward and back keyboard shortcuts no longer working

Hello,It's probably a duplicate of Forward and back keyboard shortcut feature no longer working on Mac, but I cannot longer use Ctrl + Left Arrow and Ctrl + Right Arrow to change tracks on Linux. The regression seems to have appeared on version 1.1.6...

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  • Hello, It's probably a duplicate of Forward and back keyboard shortcut feature no longer working on Mac, but I cannot longer use Ctrl + Left Arrow and Ctrl + Right Arrow to change tracks on Linux....
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Saved albums, artists and podcasts not loading.

I'm using the web interface from Firefox 107 (latest version). Spotify was working perfectly fine until last month when it sporadically couldn't load any of my albums, artists or podcasts. Lately it happens all the time. It can play music just fine i...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm using the web interface from Firefox 107 (latest version). Spotify was working perfectly fine until last month when it sporadically couldn't load any of my albums, artists or podcasts. Lately it ...
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Official support flatpak and the distribution on flathub

DevicePC Operating SystemLinux General My Question or IssueCurrently Spotifys distribution options are: Snap and general Debian apt-repository.If you do not run Ubuntu or Debian you have to do a lot of, sometimes strange, actions to make spotify work...

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  • Device PC   Operating System Linux General   My Question or Issue Currently Spotifys distribution options are: Snap and general Debian apt-repository. If you do not run Ubuntu or De...
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[Desktop][Linux][Playlists][Bug] Pasting songs in playlist freezes the application

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLenovo ThinkPad P17 Gen2iOperating SystemUbuntu Desktop 22.10 x64App Versionspotify-1:1.1.84.716-2 My IssueLinux client freezes with a cpu load of 100% when pasting songs/URLs from the clipboard if the data contains emp...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Lenovo ThinkPad P17 Gen2i Operating System Ubuntu Desktop 22.10 x64 App Version spotify-1:1.1.84.716-2   My Issue Linux client freezes with a cpu ...
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Spotify Web Player on Linux not working

For the past day, I have been getting a 403 forbidden error when i go to open.spotify.com. I also have the desktop app installed but all the songs are grayed out there. It tells me I'm in offline mode. I reset my modem to get a new IP but I'm still g...

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  • For the past day, I have been getting a 403 forbidden error when i go to open.spotify.com.  I also have the desktop app installed but all the songs are grayed out there.  It tells me I'm in...
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Why doesn't the linux version of the desktop app have an equalizer?

The snap app or via flathub doesn't have any option to control the audio with an equalizer, just like any normal audio player, like vlc or audacious.I understand that Spotify uses a web app side playback, so the desktop app is not a player as such an...

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  • The snap app or via flathub doesn't have any option to control the audio with an equalizer, just like any normal audio player, like vlc or audacious. I understand that Spotify uses a web app side ...
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CSS Bug in Linux Debian Client

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLenovo Thinkpad T470sOperating SystemLinux Debian 11Version(spotify --version) Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819My Question or IssueWhen you have too many playlists the scrolling fails and it scrolls the entire page....

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Lenovo Thinkpad T470s Operating System Linux Debian 11 Version (spotify --version) Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 My Question or Issue When you ha...
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Install instructions for Debian / Ubuntu are outdated

With the new LTS Ubuntu version, 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish), the use of the command "apt-key" was deprecated and no longer works to add gpg keys.https://www.spotify.com/download/linux/

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  • With the new LTS Ubuntu version, 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish), the use of the command "apt-key" was deprecated and no longer works to add gpg keys. https://www.spotify.com/download/linux/
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Spotify Won't Open In My Recently Installed Ubuntu Operating System.

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue I checked lots of stuff first before posting this. I have a Spotify Premium Plan in good sta...

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Podcast not playing on pc (Ubuntu 22.04)

Using PremiumTurkey Device:DesktopOperating System:Ubuntu 22.04.1 Can't play podcast named "Meksika Açmazı" on desktop. I have no issue playing it on phone. On desktop, also some other comedy podcasts not playing. No problem playing other podcasts.

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  • Using Premium Turkey   Device: Desktop Operating System: Ubuntu 22.04.1   Can't play podcast named "Meksika Açmazı" on desktop. I have no issue playing it on phone. On desktop, also...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify opens too many connections to PulseAudio (Linux)

After some time Spotify for Linux starts to use too many connections to PulseAudio. This makes it impossible to use any sound on the computer. This shows an output after one day of usage:http://pastebin.com/E5AVQd62 Spotify version 1.0.36.120.g536a86...

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  • After some time Spotify for Linux starts to use too many connections to PulseAudio. This makes it impossible to use any sound on the computer.   This shows an output after one day of usage: h...
  • unseenlarks
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Latest Debian package installs files owned by user ID 1000

Hi, The latest Spotify Debian package installs files owned by user ID 1000 and group ID 1000 instead of 0/0 (root/root). Theoretically this imposes a security risk on a multi-user system, because the user with ID 1000 (usually the first created user)...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi,   The latest Spotify Debian package installs files owned by user ID 1000 and group ID 1000 instead of 0/0 (root/root).   Theoretically this imposes a security risk on a multi-user s...
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Spotify Tesla Player Not Shuffling on Selecting a New Playlist + Spotify Wrapped Issue

I listen to Spotify mainly on the Tesla Spotify Player now, and when I select a new playlist, even with shuffle enabled, it will always play the first song. For that reason I immediately click 'Next' to get a shuffled song within the playlist. My Spo...

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  • I listen to Spotify mainly on the Tesla Spotify Player now, and when I select a new playlist, even with shuffle enabled, it will always play the first song. For that reason I immediately click 'Next'...
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Where does Spotify store data for playlists locally?

Where does Spotify store playlist data, e.g., how many tracks, song titles, artists, etc., locally? Is it stored in a specific file/format that I could easily parse? It'd be nice to be able to extract data from my playlists using a simple XML or JSON...

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  • Where does Spotify store playlist data, e.g., how many tracks, song titles, artists, etc., locally? Is it stored in a specific file/format that I could easily parse? It'd be nice to be able to extrac...
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Title of the song overflow

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceXiaomi Redmi Ryzen 4500u Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04.5 LTSMy Question or IssueTitle of the song overflow bug in search

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device Xiaomi Redmi Ryzen 4500u  Operating System Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS My Question or Issue Title of the song overflow bug in search  
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Desktop Linux sends a notification each time a song starts

Spotify Free planDesktop Linux on Fedora with GNOME and Wayland Each time a song starts a notification is sent on the desktop. So I have two notifications in the gnome panel: the normal song playing notification with play/pause, and a normal notifica...

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  • Spotify Free plan Desktop Linux on Fedora with GNOME and Wayland   Each time a song starts a notification is sent on the desktop. So I have two notifications in the gnome panel: the normal so...
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como descargar spotify

lo quiero en mi escritorio

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Spotify Fullscreen bug

PlanFreeCountryGerman/seckachDevice(Acer Asphire Es1-571)Operating System(Linux Mint) Helloy everybody, when i open spotify that starts on fullscreen and it doesn't work in windowed mode, does anyone know how i can get it in windowed mode

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  •   Plan Free Country German/seckach Device (Acer Asphire Es1-571) Operating System (Linux Mint)   Helloy everybody, when i open spotify that starts on fullscreen and  it ...
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What does the "Enhance" feature do in Linux version?

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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