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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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Playback pauses for a few seconds after 3 seconds of playback.

1. I've had the issue this fall that sometimes when selecting a song manually, playback will halt. After that no songs can be played. Closing spotify and restarting it will make it work again, even the failing song. 2. Recently, when selecting a song...

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  • 1. I've had the issue this fall that sometimes when selecting a song manually, playback will halt.  After that no songs can be played.  Closing spotify and restarting it will make it work a...
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What's wrong with 1.1.42.622.gbd112320? it is almost impossible to start, it is serious and not work

PremiumPPA-installLinux 64 bitUbuntu 18.04.5Sweden What's wrong with 1.1.42.622.gbd112320? it is almost impossible to start, it is serious and works very poorly!

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  • Premium PPA-install Linux 64 bit Ubuntu 18.04.5 Sweden   What's wrong with 1.1.42.622.gbd112320? it is almost impossible to start, it is serious and works very poorly!     &nb...
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Solved!! Joe Rogan Experience JRE doesn't work with Linux

PlanPremium FamilyCountryUS DeviceDesktop Nvidia 1070 TI, Intel I7, 16 GB RamOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 bionic (x86-64) My Question or IssueWhen I attempt to listen to or watch JRE I get an error "Sorry we're not able to play this video." But I don...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country US   Device Desktop Nvidia 1070 TI, Intel I7, 16 GB Ram Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 bionic (x86-64)     My Question or Issue When I attempt to...
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Solved!! Deactivate Crossfade doesn't work

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemLinux Mint 20My Question or IssueHi Spotify-Team,I just installed Spotify on Linux.Deactivating Crossfade in settings does not have an effect.It's even worse, I can't hear songs to the end and the next...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device PC Operating System Linux Mint 20 My Question or Issue Hi Spotify-Team, I just installed Spotify on Linux. Deactivating Crossfade in settings does not h...
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Solved!! Spotify vs VPN

Hi,On my Fedora 25 machine, Spotify has suddenly stopped working over one of my VPNs (NL based). I get "No internet connection detected... (error code:4)". If I reconnect to another UK based VPN, it works fine. If I connect to the same NL VPN on my A...

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  • Hi, On my Fedora 25 machine, Spotify has suddenly stopped working over one of my VPNs (NL based). I get "No internet connection detected... (error code:4)".   If I reconnect to another U...
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Audio interface audio output in Debian Linux not as good as windows

See my post: https://superuser.com/questions/1574114/audio-interface-audio-output-in-debian-linux-not-as-good-as-windowsI use the Behringer Uphoria UMC404HD audio interface headphone output to listen to Spotify on my high-end headphones.The interface...

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  • See my post: https://superuser.com/questions/1574114/audio-interface-audio-output-in-debian-linux-not-as-good-as-windows I use the Behringer Uphoria UMC404HD audio interface headphone output ...
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Superuser Contribution Fedora: Can't add local files source.

PlanPremiumCountry Germany (currently)DeviceDELL Latitude E6230Operating SystemFedora 28 (Linux) My Question or IssueOn my laptop with Fedora 28, the "add source" button in Spotify does not work. (I can press it, but it won't do anything). I am aware...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Germany (currently) Device DELL Latitude E6230 Operating System Fedora 28 (Linux)   My Question or Issue On my laptop with Fedora 28, the "add source" button...
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Solved!! [Ubuntu] Cannot Create Proper Starter File

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLenovo Legion T530 w/ LG 27UD58P-B displayOperating SystemUbuntu Linux 20.04Version$ spotify --versionSpotify version 1.1.26.501.gbe11e53b, Copyright (c) 2020, Spotify LtdSpotfiy was installed using Ubuntu's built-in st...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Lenovo Legion T530 w/ LG 27UD58P-B display Operating System Ubuntu Linux 20.04 Version $ spotify --version Spotify version 1.1.26.501.gbe11e53b, Cop...
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Connection Issues on linux - Free ISP

PlanPremiumCountryFrance Operating SystemLinux My Question or IssueHi ! Since some days, when I am using spotify, I usually get a message than I cannot display playlist because I am offline "Artist playlist are not available offline". And the page sh...

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  • Plan Premium Country France   Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue Hi ! Since some days, when I am using spotify, I usually get a message than I cannot display playlist be...
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Spotify continuously skips songs on linux

PlanPremiumCountry: US DeviceGeneric PCOperating SystemLinux (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) My Question or IssueWhenever I go to my linux workstation to fix a problem, sit down for coding or what else I may do I end up having this problem. This problem is persis...

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  •   Plan Premium Country: US   Device Generic PC Operating System Linux (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS)   My Question or Issue Whenever I go to my linux workstation to fix a problem, sit d...
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Solved!! Why Spotify version on Linux is always behind the macOS and Windows version?

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueWhy Spotify version on Linux is always behind the macOS and Windows version? Currently, Spotify for Linux is running on 1.1.42 and the macOS and Windows version is 1.1.45, why?

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  •   Plan Premium Country Brazil Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue Why Spotify version on Linux is always behind the macOS and Windows version?   Currently, ...
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Solved!! Linux Cache Location not being respected

Hi,I'm running Spotify 1.0.19.106.gb8a7150f on a Lubuntu machine 14.04In settings, I haveCache > Location: /media/storage/spotify_cacheI've checked in $HOME/.config/spotify/prefs and the correct location is set there:storage.location="/media/storage/...

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  • Hi, I'm running Spotify 1.0.19.106.gb8a7150f on a Lubuntu machine 14.04 In settings, I have Cache > Location: /media/storage/spotify_cache I've checked in $HOME/.config/spotify/prefs and...
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Spotify offline when using VPN

I find it incredible that Spotify punishes paying users that try to protect their digital privacy. Are there any solutions in the works for this known issue? It would be a shame if I am forced to cancel my subscription. PlanPremium Operating SystemAr...

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  • I find it incredible that Spotify punishes paying users that try to protect their digital privacy. Are there any solutions in the works for this known issue? It would be a shame if I am forced to can...
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Japanese characters not showing

Im using Debian 10, installed today.So, japanese characters (hiragana, katakana and kanji) are not showing in my Spotify, instead, it is showing someting like a blank spaceBut when i try to edit the playlist name, and i do a CTRL+A -> CTRL+C i get th...

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  • Im using Debian 10, installed today. So, japanese characters (hiragana, katakana and kanji) are not showing in my Spotify, instead, it is showing someting like a blank space But when i try to edit ...
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spotify crashes when you try to change the playlist image, here's what you can do

a month ago i noticed that spotify crashes when i try to add or change a playlist cover. i've tried everything and the problem is still unsolved, and i know a lot of people that use spotify desktop for linux have the same problem. what i am going to ...

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  • a month ago i noticed that spotify crashes when i try to add or change a playlist cover. i've tried everything and the problem is still unsolved, and i know a lot of people that use spotify desktop f...
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Solved!! Spotify with 4K - scaling ?

Free/PremiumGermanyDevicePCOperating SystemMy Question or Issue PlanFree/PremiumCountryDevicePCOperating System5.4.0-53-generic #59-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 21 09:38:44 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/LinuxMy Question or IssueInstallation like offered on...

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  • Free/Premium Germany Device PC Operating System My Question or Issue   Plan Free/Premium Country Device PC Operating System 5.4.0-53-generic #59-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 21 09:3...
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Linux desktop client offline through VPN

PlanPremiumCountryFrance DeviceDesktopOperating SystemUbuntu 19.04 My Question or IssueThe linux desktop client appears completely offline through my VPN (ExpressVPN) It appears to be solely a linux client bugit works through the web client and the s...

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  •   Plan Premium Country France   Device Desktop Operating System Ubuntu 19.04   My Question or Issue The linux desktop client appears completely offline through my VPN (Expr...
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ALSA Audio issue with new client 1.1.42.622.gbd112320

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceLenovo thinkcentre900 desktopOperating SystemLinux Mint 20 Cinnamon 64 My Question or IssueI have been using Spotify client 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575 with direct output to my DAC via ALSA (after stopping Pulseaudio) to avoid any ...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Lenovo thinkcentre900 desktop Operating System Linux Mint 20 Cinnamon 64   My Question or Issue I have been using Spotify client 1.1.10.546.ge08ef57...
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running spotify from command line

Hello, I just noticed that there is a flag to specify a default username, my question is what should I put there, an email, or a username id (the one from Spotify profile)????

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  • Hello, I just noticed that there is a flag to specify a default username, my question is what should I put there, an email, or a username id (the one from Spotify profile)????
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Unable to Install Spotify Flatpak package on Linux

PlanFreeCountry DeviceLaptop 32-bit CPUOperating SystemAntiX 19.2 Marielle Franco My Question or IssueI installed flatpak via apt-get and I added the repoflatpak remote-add –if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo After reb...

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  • Plan Free Country   Device Laptop 32-bit CPU Operating System AntiX 19.2 Marielle Franco   My Question or Issue I installed flatpak via apt-get and I added the repo flatpak remot...
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