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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 not randomizing playlists

PlanFreeCountryGreeceDeviceLinux Desktop - Lenovo Ideapad330Operating SystemxUbuntu 20.04 My Question or IssueAs the title suggests, Spotify has stopped randomizing my playlists. Whether they are made by me or someone else, and whether the playlist o...

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  • Plan Free Country Greece Device Linux Desktop - Lenovo Ideapad330 Operating System xUbuntu 20.04   My Question or Issue As the title suggests, Spotify has stopped randomizing my playli...
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Spotify icon not visible in the task bar on linux xfce desktop

PlanFreeCountryUSADeviceDell Inspiron LaptopOperating SystemPop-OS XFCE My Question or IssueThe app does not show an icon in the taskbar but instead shows a generic window icon. If the app is left open for long, the icon eventually shows up but then ...

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  • Plan Free Country USA Device Dell Inspiron Laptop Operating System Pop-OS XFCE   My Question or Issue The app does not show an icon in the taskbar but instead shows a generic window ic...
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Desktop client may crash when pasting an en dash

Sometimes when pressing ctrl+v to paste an en dash (–) the client will crash (segfault or other kind of hard process kill). The cursor doesn't need to be on a text input field for this to happen: it can also happen if you press ctrl+v without having ...

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  • Sometimes when pressing ctrl+v to paste an en dash (–) the client will crash (segfault or other kind of hard process kill). The cursor doesn't need to be on a text input field for this to happen: it ...
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Possibility to change properties with DBus signals

I'm trying to change writable properties like 'Shuffle' with DBus signals like this: dbus-send --print-reply --session --dest=org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify /org/mpris/MediaPlayer2 org.freedesktop.DBus.Properties.Set string:org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.Pla...

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  • I'm trying to change writable properties like 'Shuffle' with DBus signals like this:           dbus-send --print-reply --session --dest=org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify...
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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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Local flac files do not appear in my library on Linux

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktop PC and LaptopOperating SystemLinux (KDE Neon, with Ubuntu 20.04 base)Spotify Version1:1.1.72.439.gc253025e (from the official Spotify public repository) My Question or IssueI recently discovered that Spotify has add...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop PC and Laptop Operating System Linux (KDE Neon, with Ubuntu 20.04 base) Spotify Version 1:1.1.72.439.gc253025e (from the official Spotify public repos...
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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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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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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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Spotify stops playing after one second

PlanPremiumCountryBrazil DevicePCOperating SystemManjaro Linux My Question or IssueI reinstalled Manjaro recently and started having this problem where I can't play songs on Spotify's desktop client (at least not for more than 1-2 seconds). I tried r...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil   Device PC Operating System Manjaro Linux   My Question or Issue I reinstalled Manjaro recently and started having this problem where I can't play so...
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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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[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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Solution to Spotify on system tray on Linux

Theres a provisional solution to the systray issue with the desktop app. Kdocker and Alltray are the two apps that can make this possibleSpotify on systrayFor further details, check this guide: https://www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-linux-tips/spotify-...

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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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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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Solved!! Spotify Web Player only plays 9 seconds of a song and then is muted

Sorry to post this in this thread, Desktop (Linux), but I couldn't find one that was suitable. PlanPremiumCountryPortugalDevicehp slimline 260-a100npOperating SystemChrome OS (CloudReady 94.3.20 (Home Build) stable-channel 64-bit) My Question or Issu...

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  • Sorry to post this in this thread, Desktop (Linux), but I couldn't find one that was suitable.   Plan Premium Country Portugal Device hp slimline 260-a100np Operating System Chrome OS (...
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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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Solved!! Webplayer error on Firefox 78 ESR and Firefox lastest version

Hello, I have a problem with the webplayer, I select a song and then it does not play it, it selects the next song, fails to play it and repeats this procces five times until it lands on a song I didn't want to play and it plays it. I tried Firefox E...

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  • Hello, I have a problem with the webplayer, I select a song and then it does not play it, it selects the next song, fails to play it and repeats this procces five times until it lands on a song I did...
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