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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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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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Default Linux Support

1. If you really want to get feedback, why not posting a link to this forum, where it is stated, that you want feedback, see Spotify1.png2. This is the second time, I am writing this, the first time I acknowledged two times that I am no robot, but st...

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  • 1. If you really want to get feedback, why not posting a link to this forum, where it is stated, that you want feedback, see Spotify1.png 2. This is the second time, I am writing this, the first tim...
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Cannot create an item in a locked collection

I have been using Spotify Premium on Linux Mint since April with no problems. As of today, the Spotify client started crashing upon launch when started from the menu. When started from a terminal, it does launch but generates the following errors: **...

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  • I have been using Spotify Premium on Linux Mint since April with no problems. As of today, the Spotify client started crashing upon launch when started from the menu. When started from a terminal, it...
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Using my linux Spotify to pause my iPhone Spotify app (locked screen) will break the connection

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceiPhone 7Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 - Spotify 0.0.12My Question or IssueHi, I'm just wondering if this is normal behaviour. Here's my situation: 1) My iPhone is running Spotify, playing music (locked screen)2) My linux ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device iPhone 7 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 - Spotify 0.0.12 My Question or Issue Hi,   I'm just wondering if this is normal behaviour. Here's my situati...
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Solved!! spotify app doesnt' scale to HDPI displays, hardly usable

Devicexps 15 7590Operating Systemubuntu 18.04LTS, Cinnamon My Question or IssueSpotify app doesnt scale on HDPI screen. app threats 3840x2160 res. as something normal and in result everything is super small (on 15" screen), despite the rest of the sy...

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  • Device xps 15 7590 Operating System ubuntu 18.04LTS, Cinnamon   My Question or Issue Spotify app doesnt scale on HDPI screen.   app threats 3840x2160 res. as something normal and in...
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Solved!! Microsoft teams mutes Spotify

PlanFreeCountryPolandDevice 80QQ Lenovo ideapad 100-15IBDOperating SystemPOP!_OS 20.10 My Question or IssueWhen I enter a teams meating Spotify gets muted until the end off the call.Does anyone know how to fix this?

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  • Plan Free Country Poland Device  80QQ Lenovo ideapad 100-15IBD Operating System POP!_OS 20.10   My Question or Issue When I enter a teams meating Spotify gets muted until the end ...
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Blanc black page in Firefox

PlanPremiumCountryRussiaDeviceFirefoxOperating SystemGentoo Linux, Debian Linux My Question or IssueWhen I open in Firefox https://open.spotify.com/ blank black page is opened. However spotify works as expected in Chromium and on Android.

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  • Plan Premium Country Russia Device Firefox Operating System Gentoo Linux, Debian Linux   My Question or Issue When I open in Firefox https://open.spotify.com/ blank black page is opene...
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SONOS devices disappeard from Spotify Connect, Linux Desktop

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLinux Desktop 1.1.42.622.gbd112320 (iPhone 6s, Sonos)Operating SystemLinux 5.4.0-52, Mint 20 (IOS 14.1, Sonos 12.1) My Question or IssueBoth Sonos speaker pairs (Playbase + One, Play:5) disappeared Saturday from Linux D...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Linux Desktop 1.1.42.622.gbd112320 (iPhone 6s, Sonos) Operating System Linux 5.4.0-52, Mint 20 (IOS 14.1, Sonos 12.1)   My Question or Issue Both So...
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Superuser Contribution [Linux] Artist URIs do not redirect to artist page

So I'm on Ubuntu with the Snap install of Spotify. I like using the website everynoise.com which uses Spotify URI links to launch an artist page in Spotify, but Spotify doesn't like to bring me to the artist page unless I do this edit. So I find myse...

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  • So I'm on Ubuntu with the Snap install of Spotify. I like using the website everynoise.com which uses Spotify URI links to launch an artist page in Spotify, but Spotify doesn't like to bring me to th...
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Stuck in offline mode even after OS reinstall

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemDebian 10 A couple of weeks ago, I was listening to music. Then one day, I started it up and couldn't connect. The error code is "accesspoint:39", that a firewall may be blocking Spotify. However, nothing about my...

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  • ...einstall my whole operating system. Still, even trying on multiple different public networks, I listen to music. I can log in, but I'm still stuck in offline mode.  
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Clicking settings, account, private session, logout buttons from the drop down menu does nothing.

I'm unable to access anything from the drop-down menu, clicking any of the buttons does absolutely nothing.I tried running Spotify from the CLI to check if any errors exist but found no errors at all. I have tried restarting/ reinstalling/ clearing c...

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  • I'm unable to access anything from the drop-down menu, clicking any of the buttons does absolutely nothing. I tried running Spotify from the CLI to check if any errors exist but found no errors at a...
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Inhibit external monitor power management while playing through HDMI

PlanPremiumCountrySlovakia DeviceHP ZBook 15 G5Operating SystemFedora Workstation 31, kernel 5.3.11, Gnome 3.34.1, PulseAudio 13.0Spotify Linux installed from FlatHub (com.spotify.Client) version 1.1.10.546 My Question or Issue Hi, I would like to kn...

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  • Plan Premium Country Slovakia   Device HP ZBook 15 G5 Operating System Fedora Workstation 31, kernel 5.3.11, Gnome 3.34.1, PulseAudio 13.0 Spotify Linux installed from FlatHub (com.spot...
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Solved!! Spotify not connected to DBus or MPRIS

DeviceROG Zephyrus G14Operating SystemManjaro Linux 5.8 with G14 patchSpotify Version1.1.42.622.gbd112320, AUR packageIssueSpotify does not send notifications or respond to media keys. I have checked notify-send, and it functions perfectly. When run ...

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  • Device ROG Zephyrus G14 Operating System Manjaro Linux 5.8 with G14 patch Spotify Version 1.1.42.622.gbd112320, AUR package Issue Spotify does not send notifications or respond to media keys. ...
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