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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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Please support CTRL+q to quit Spotify app on Linux

Operating SystemLinux (Fedora 40) My Question or IssueThis is really a RFE: Spotify desktop app on Linux should comply with the standard of quitting with the CTRL+q key combo, as all well-behaved apps do

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  • Operating System Linux (Fedora 40)   My Question or Issue This is really a RFE: Spotify desktop app on Linux should comply with the standard of quitting with the CTRL+q key combo, as all wel...
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+ button on bottom panel does not work add songs to "Liked songs"

PlanPremiumCountry: PL DevicePCOperating SystemUbuntu 23.04 My Question or IssueI have smart shuffle enabled. The problem is that if a song is playing that is not on my list of liked songs and I want to add it using the + button in the lower left cor...

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  • Plan Premium Country: PL   Device PC Operating System Ubuntu 23.04   My Question or Issue I have smart shuffle enabled. The problem is that if a song is playing that is not on my ...
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Spotify for linux requires a re-login on every reboot.

The Spotify for Linux client on both the Debian/Ubuntu repository and Flatpak repository have the same problem. Every time the computer is restarted, you have to re-login. Marking the "remember me" element does nothing, and there is no option under t...

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  • The Spotify for Linux client on both the Debian/Ubuntu repository and Flatpak repository have the same problem. Every time the computer is restarted, you have to re-login. Marking the "remember me" e...
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What is the command to make the spotify app play a song directly on linux desktop

PremiumCountryGreeceDeviceOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)My Question or IssueHello.do you know what command can my spotify desktop app play a song directly? i mean like i say to alexa "alexa play smoke on the water"and alexa p...

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  • Premium Country Greece Device Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue Hello. do you know what command can my spotify desktop app play a song directl...
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Cannot open spotify via command/launcher when minimized

Hi, when Spotify is minimized to tray I can't open the window with the command. /opt/spotify/spotify: /usr/lib/libcurl-gnutls.so.4: no version information available (required by /opt/spotify/spotify) /opt/spotify/spotify: /usr/lib/libcurl-gnutls.so.4...

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  • Hi, when Spotify is minimized to tray I can't open the window with the command.   /opt/spotify/spotify: /usr/lib/libcurl-gnutls.so.4: no version information available (required by /opt/spotify...
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Advertisements hang. Cannot continue after ad plays.

I have recently installed the app, on Linux (Pop! OS 22.04 LTS, flatpak version 1.2.31.1205.g4d59ad7c). Occasionally, there will be ads that play a short audio. However, once the audio finishes, it just sits there. Attempting to move on to the next s...

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  • I have recently installed the app, on Linux (Pop! OS 22.04 LTS, flatpak version 1.2.31.1205.g4d59ad7c). Occasionally, there will be ads that play a short audio. However, once the audio finishes, it j...
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Superuser Contribution Configuring Spotify to open Maximized

To start with I am using Spotify downloaded from AUR. I am looking for a way to have Spotify open maximized. I have tried playing around with the prefs but have just been guessing. Anyone have any ideas?

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  • To start with I am using Spotify downloaded from AUR. I am looking for a way to have Spotify open maximized. I have tried playing around with the prefs but have just been guessing. Anyone have any id...
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Add to playlist menu flickers (moves rapidly left and right), becomes unusable

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDevicePCOperating SystemLinux/Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS (running KDE) My Question or IssueWhen I'm in a playlist (including auto-generated ones) and am trying to add a song to another playlist, clicking on the "..." menu on the righ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device PC Operating System Linux/Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS (running KDE)   My Question or Issue When I'm in a playlist (including auto-generated ones) and am tryi...
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Superuser Contribution GPG Key should be stored in extra keyring

Operating SystemUbuntu 22.xx My Question or IssueHi, the instructions to install the spotify client via APT are outdated.Nowadays the GPG Key should be stored in a extra keyring. curl -sS https://download.spotify.com/debian/pubkey_6224F9941A8AA6D1.gp...

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  • Operating System Ubuntu 22.xx   My Question or Issue Hi, the instructions to install the spotify client via APT are outdated. Nowadays the GPG Key should be stored in a extra keyring. &nbs...
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Unable to play/view downloaded songs (mostly)

PlanPremium (Family)CountryGermanyDeviceCustom-Built PC (AMD Ryzen 5 1600, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1600 6GB, 250GB SSD)Operating SystemDebian 12 "bookworm" My Question or IssueI am able to download songs and playlists just fine, but going offline and play...

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snap install spotify

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spotify can't play this right now

When I press any song on Spotify, it will always show the words “Spotify can’t play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." and switch to a series of other songs to a song, but only hear the first 10 seconds and lose...

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  • When I press any song on Spotify, it will always show the words “Spotify can’t play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." and switch to a series of other songs to ...
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drowland spotify for linux

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App Login

PlanPremiumCountryEUDeviceAMD Framework 13Operating SystemDebian 12 My Question or IssueWhen i try to log into the app it should open in a browser but does not. so it is impossible for me to log in.

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  • Plan Premium Country EU Device AMD Framework 13 Operating System Debian 12   My Question or Issue When i try to log into the app it should open in a browser but does not. so it is impo...
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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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[issue][SOLVED] Spotify uses fallback icon in MPRIS notification

Operating SystemArch Linux, Gnome 46 Solutionspotify will display an appropriate icon if its `.desktop` file, as well as the `name=`, `icon=` fields of said file, all have the exact same name (e.g. `spotify`). Some distro's ship a `.desktop` file wer...

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Spotify wont open tab in browser (flatpak)

Operating SystemArch Linux on the latest kernal (6.6.1) My Question or IssueHi,I’ve started to switch starting with Spotify but I can’t seem to login due to fact it wont open a tab on my browser. flatpak run --command=xdg-open com.spotify.Client http...

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  • Operating System Arch Linux on the latest kernal (6.6.1)   My Question or Issue Hi, I’ve started to switch starting with Spotify but I can’t seem to login due to fact it wont open a tab on ...
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Can't login to spotify using desktop application

PlanPremiumCountryTunisiaDevicePCOperating SystemLinux Ubuntu 22.04.4 JammyVersion Of Spotify ubuntu App1.2.31.1205Hello,I contacted spotify via chat conversation, and they confirmed that version 1.2.33.1042 contains the fix for this issue but lastes...

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