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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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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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Crashed When Changing Playlist Image and Profile Photo on Ubuntu 18.04

PlanFreeCountryIndonesiaDeviceAsus GL553VDOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueI tried to change either my profile picture and playlist cover image. But when the pop up window of selecting image came up, the application crashed. Is there ...

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  • Plan Free Country Indonesia Device Asus GL553VD Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue I tried to change either my profile picture and playlist cover image. But when the ...
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Manjaro Gnome 20.1 closes when I try to open file manager to select local file folder

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceLenovo Thinkpad L390 Yoga/Custom built PC with the following partsOperating SystemManjaro GNOME 20.1 My Question or IssueI'm trying to open the file explorer so I can access my music that's on my computer so I can...

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Tiny mouse pointer i HiDPI screen (only Snap package)

Plan PremiumOperating System Ubuntu 20.04My Question or Issue The mouse pointer looks extremely tiny when running the Snap version in a HiDPI screen. Notice that the problem is not related to the size of the text, the text can be correctly zoomed in ...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 My Question or Issue   The mouse pointer looks extremely tiny  when running the Snap version in a HiDPI screen. Notice that the prob...
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Media Keys Don't Work

PlanFreeCountry USADevice(Desktop PC)Operating SystemDebian with Unstable Updates My Question or Issue The Media Keys Play/Pause/Next/Previous on the keyboard don't work with the Spotify Application. The Media Keys work with other applications in Lin...

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  • Plan Free Country  USA Device (Desktop PC) Operating System Debian with Unstable Updates   My Question or Issue  The Media Keys Play/Pause/Next/Previous on the keyboard don't...
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Spotify desktop app wont launch

PlanPremium StudentCountryGreece/USDevicehp elitebook 8460pOperating SystemUbuntu Debian 18.04.5 LTS (Bionic Beaver) My Question or IssueI can't launch the spotify app. Ubuntu 18.04Spotify 1.1.42.622.gbd112320-37When I try open the app through termin...

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  • Plan Premium Student Country Greece/US Device hp elitebook 8460p Operating System Ubuntu Debian 18.04.5 LTS (Bionic Beaver)   My Question or Issue I can't launch the spotify app.&...
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Are there Release Notes?

Hi,First of all thank you to the devs for supporting Linux. I use spotify on a daily basis and it just works great for me. Today I got an update from version 1.10 to version 1.42 and I was wondering what changed in the mean time. Is there anywhere I ...

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  • Hi, First of all thank you to the devs for supporting Linux. I use spotify on a daily basis and it just works great for me. Today I got an update from version 1.10 to version 1.42 and I was wonderin...
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Autoplay not working (all platforms no just Linux)

PlanPremiumCountryUKDeviceSony Xperia XZ 3 and PCOperating SystemAndroid 10 and Kubuntu 20.04.1 LTS respectively My Question or IssueI have autoplay enabled on both my phone and PC, however, for the last 2 days, I get to the end of a playlist and the...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK Device Sony Xperia XZ 3 and PC Operating System Android 10 and Kubuntu 20.04.1 LTS respectively   My Question or Issue I have autoplay enabled on both my phone ...
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What license does the linux spotify client use?

I'm looking to package this and need this info (as-is may work, but a real license would be best).

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  • I'm looking to package this and need this info (as-is may work, but a real license would be best).
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cant login into desktop app, fine with web app

PlanFamily PremiumCountry Bosnia and HerzegovinaOperating System Linux My Question or IssueI downloaded the app several times, and installed it viva the snap store, and terminal and etc, but whenever i try to login to my account it says: "Your countr...

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  •   Plan Family Premium Country Bosnia and Herzegovina Operating System Linux     My Question or Issue I downloaded the app several times, and installed it viva the snap store,...
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Spotify for Linux is a misleading statement.

I have searched the web for Spotify for Linux. Since your page refers to "Spotify for Linux" generalizing the Linux distro to be debian/Ubuntu is sad actually.There are alot of distros out there that are Linux based. I am running the RedHat based Fed...

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  • I have searched the web for Spotify for Linux. Since your page refers to "Spotify for Linux" generalizing the Linux distro to be debian/Ubuntu is sad actually. There are alot of distros out there th...
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[Solved] Linux app not syncing liked songs

Songs that i liked stopped showing up in the linux app. What worked was to close spotify and then remove the files in: ~/snap/spotify/current/.config/spotify/Users/YOUR_USER_NAME-userI removed all of them, but that may not be necessary. I previously ...

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  • Songs that i liked stopped showing up in the linux app. What worked was to close spotify and then remove the files in:     ~/snap/spotify/current/.config/spotify/Users/YOUR_USER_NAME-...
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No icon in linux volume control

I'm not actually sure if this is the right way to report bug, but I try. PlanPremiumCountryGermany Operating SystemOpenSUSE Tumbleweed / Flatpack My Question or IssueIn the Plasma 5 (KDE) volume control window is no icon at the Spotify slider (see sc...

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  • I'm not actually sure if this is the right way to report bug, but I try. 🙂   Plan Premium Country Germany   Operating System OpenSUSE Tumbleweed / Flatpack   My Question or ...
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When will the Linux snap get the latest update?

So on Windows, the latest version currently is 1.1.36. The Linux version is from last February and currently resides on 1.1.26. I was wondering, is there a regular sync for both versions and when can Linux users expect the latest version to be ported...

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  • So on Windows, the latest version currently is 1.1.36. The Linux version is from last February and currently resides on 1.1.26. I was wondering, is there a regular sync for both versions and when can...
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