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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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PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue  
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Install Spotify (i386) without apt, snap

Hello. First of all I'd like to say good job to people who develop spotify for linux in their spare time. I use it on Ubuntu, Xubuntu and everything works just fine. I also appreciate full translation into czech.So here's the problem. I've started wo...

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  • Hello. First of all I'd like to say good job to people who develop spotify for linux in their spare time. I use it on Ubuntu, Xubuntu and everything works just fine. I also appreciate full translatio...
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ARMHF Linux support?

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceRaspberry Pi 4bOperating SystemRaspian My Question or Issuearmhf linux support... i runs on android etc so why is there no armhf linux builds in the repository?is there a non stable repo that might contain such a build?

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Raspberry Pi 4b Operating System Raspian   My Question or Issue armhf linux  support...    i runs on android etc so why is there no armh...
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Spotify cant see Google Home as a device

PlanFreeCountryUkraine DevicePCOperating SystemGNU/LINUX My Question or Issuethere is no Google Home in the device list (i tried WEB Player in Google Chrome and Linux application 1.1.26.501.gbe11e53b )P.SGoogle Home itself is usable and can be used o...

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  • Plan Free Country Ukraine   Device PC Operating System GNU/LINUX   My Question or Issue there is no Google Home in the device list  (i tried WEB Player in Google Chrome and...
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Spotify repo not updating?

It looks like the Spotify apt repository hasn't updated since last July. It has version 1.1.10 in it. The Snap store has 1.1.26, but I can't use that on my work machine due to our software policies, while we have a mirror of the Spotify apt repositor...

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  • It looks like the Spotify apt repository hasn't updated since last July. It has version 1.1.10 in it. The Snap store has 1.1.26, but I can't use that on my work machine due to our software policies, ...
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Can't connect to Facebook

Hi, I can't connect to Facebook. Login works, but then I get a blank page with empty head and empty body. Any suggestions? PlanPremiumGermany DevicePCOperating SystemGentoo Linux

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  • Hi, I can't connect to Facebook. Login works, but then I get a blank page with empty head and empty body. Any suggestions?   Plan Premium Germany   Device PC Operating System Gento...
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Solved!! Spotify snap package permission issues on linux

PlanPremium Operating SystemGNU/Linux (5.5.7-arch1-1 x86_64) My Question or IssueI've installed spotify using snap and everything worked fine until I had this error a couple months ago and found no fix for it:> spotifyGtk-Message: 15:56:46.941: Faile...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System GNU/Linux (5.5.7-arch1-1 x86_64)   My Question or Issue I've installed spotify using snap and everything worked fine until I had this error a couple m...
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Solved!! [Ubuntu][19.04][GNOME] Spotify is not scaling with GNOME

PlanPremiumCountryDenmarkDeviceMacBook Pro late 2013Operating SystemUbuntu 19.04 GNOMEMy Question or IssueHi, I'm using the latest version of Spotify that I have downloaded from the Ubuntu Store.I'm running Ubuntu 19.04 GNOME, and my scaling is set t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Denmark Device MacBook Pro late 2013 Operating System Ubuntu 19.04 GNOME My Question or Issue Hi,  I'm using the latest version of Spotify that I have downloaded f...
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Is there a compressed tar.gz file I can use instead of the apt-get/snap repos?

Operating SystemArch Linux Is there a compressed tar.gz file I can use instead of the apt-get/snap repos?

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  •     Operating System Arch Linux   Is there a compressed tar.gz file I can use instead of the apt-get/snap repos?  
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Jack audio kit output support

Does anybody know if there is any support for Jack Audio Kit (jackd) in Spotify for linux client? I've currently subscribed to premium so I would like to avoid ALSA->jackd resampling if possible. There are several posts mentioning jack on this forum ...

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  • Does anybody know if there is any support for Jack Audio Kit (jackd) in Spotify for linux client?   I've currently subscribed to premium so I would like to avoid ALSA->jackd resampling if p...
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Song Title Not Matching Album Cover

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktop computerOperating SystemUbuntu Linux(Pop! OS) My Question or IssueWhenever the song changes from something with a different album cover, the song title doesn't change, only the album cover. On the top of my scree...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop computer Operating System Ubuntu Linux(Pop! OS)   My Question or Issue Whenever the song changes from something with a different album cover,...
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Spotify not showing as Status on Discord

PlanFreeCountryFinland DeviceHP 655 LaptopOperating SystemMX Linux My Question or IssueWhy my discord doesn't show spotify as status when I'm listening.Is this common issue or just for me. I am new Linux user so I don't know.

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  • Plan Free Country Finland   Device HP 655 Laptop Operating System MX Linux   My Question or Issue Why my discord doesn't show spotify as status when I'm listening. Is this commo...
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The song will be played after this ads

Sup people? I was having an issue in Spotify Linux ( My device Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 Betsy)Okey, the problemI was listening music, but when the song finished, no more musicNow, i put another song but nothing, then a pop-up showed up"THE SONG WI...

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  • Sup people? I was having an issue in Spotify Linux ( My device Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 Betsy) Okey, the problem I was listening music, but when the song finished, no more music Now, i put anot...
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Stuck offline

I am using fedora and spotify suddenly wont go online, i checked the usual suspects. The interesting bit is how spotify connect works (sometimes)

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  • I am using fedora and spotify suddenly wont go online, i checked the usual suspects.  The interesting bit is how spotify connect works (sometimes)
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Solved!! Noob Question about the Friends Feed

I recently installed POP_OS and installed Spotify on it. However, I just cannot seem to find an option to disable the Friend Activity tab. Thank you in advance for any assistance.

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  • I recently installed POP_OS and installed Spotify on it. However, I just cannot seem to find an option to disable the Friend Activity tab. Thank you in advance for any assistance.    
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Solved!! Spotify can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it.

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlands DeviceDell XPS 13Operating SystemArch Linux x86-64 My Question or IssueI want to play an mp3 file from my disk with Spotify. I added the folder containing the file to my local files settings (see screenshot in attachment...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands   Device Dell XPS 13 Operating System Arch Linux x86-64   My Question or Issue I want to play an mp3 file from my disk with Spotify. I added...
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Issues with notifications not formatted correctly when using spotify connect

The Problem :When using spotify on my dekstop to control songs playing on my phone (spotify connect) I have issues with notifications (on my computer). It only occurs when music is playing on my phone or on another device using Spotify connect not wh...

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  • The Problem : When using spotify on my dekstop to control songs playing on my phone (spotify connect) I have issues with notifications (on my computer).   It only occurs when music is playing...
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[Bug] Desktop Spotify on KDE Plasma doesn't use system cursors or file explorer

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDevice64-bit PCOperating SystemKubuntu 20.04KDE Plasma 5.18.5My Question or IssueFor some reason, Spotify ignores the system's cursor settings and doesnt use the system's file explorer (for local songs)My screencapture ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device 64-bit PC Operating System Kubuntu 20.04 KDE Plasma 5.18.5 My Question or Issue For some reason, Spotify ignores the system's cursor settings and d...
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[Desktop] [linux] artist artwork does not update in the song notification

PlanStudent PremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktopOperating SystemDebian 10 buster My Question or IssueThe popup notification does not properly update the album artwork. Each next song notification shows the album artwork for the first song played after start...

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  • Plan Student Premium Country US Device Desktop Operating System Debian 10 buster   My Question or Issue The popup notification does not properly update the album artwork. Each next son...
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