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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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[Linux] Spotify Desktop Client Permission Denied To External Drive

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDell XPS 13 9343Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Settings > Local Files > Add Source : When navigating to an external drive (mounted to /media/user/drive) pop up window appears saying "Error opening dire...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Dell XPS 13 9343 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue  Settings > Local Files > Add Source : When navigating to an externa...
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Spotify Crashed(?) and Keeps Playing...?

PlanPremium - Family PlanCountryUnited States DeviceCustom DesktopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue I think my Spotify crashed and kept playing, but when I opened it, it showed me playing the music on another device, but it was the de...

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  • Plan Premium - Family Plan Country United States  Device Custom Desktop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue  I think my Spotify crashed and kept pl...
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Solved!! Ubuntu - Music partition not showing on Local Files popup

Ubuntu 18.10 64-bitSpotify version: 1.0.93.242.gc2341a27Plan: PremiumCountry: UKDevice: Dell Studio 17 laptopMy Question or Issue:Until recently I have been running Windows 10 with a separate music partition.When I replaced Windows with Ubuntu 18.10 ...

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  • Ubuntu 18.10 64-bit Spotify version: 1.0.93.242.gc2341a27 Plan: Premium Country: UK Device: Dell Studio 17 laptop My Question or Issue: Until recently I have been running Windows 10 with a sepa...
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Unable to run Spotify

PlanFreeCountryFinland DevicePCOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.1 My Question or IssueTrying to start spotify gives me this: cannot perform readlinkat() on the mount namespace file descriptor of the init process: Permission denied. This started to happen...

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  • Plan Free Country Finland   Device PC Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.1   My Question or Issue Trying to start spotify gives me this: cannot perform readlinkat() on the mount names...
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Superuser Contribution AppArmor profile

Since I would like to run Spotify on my work laptop, I need to be able to verify what it can do (policy is either open-source software, constrain with AppArmor, or run in Docker container). I could not find an AppArmor profile. When trying to create ...

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  • Since I would like to run Spotify on my work laptop, I need to be able to verify what it can do (policy is either open-source software, constrain with AppArmor, or run in Docker container).   ...
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Radio won't play, contains "empty" tracks

PlanPremiumCountry NLDeviceThinkPad p51Operating SystemLinux Mint My Question or IssueSelect playlist radio on a playlist filled with classical music. Songs won't start and there rows in the tracklist that are just empty.

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  • Plan Premium Country  NL Device ThinkPad p51 Operating System Linux Mint         My Question or Issue Select playlist radio on a playlist filled with classical m...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify version rolled back to pre-Autoplay fix update

PlanPremiumCountrySouth Africa DeviceDell E6430Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Autoplay had disappeared some time ago on desktop and came back last week after an update (app updated to v1.0.92). On Friday last week I noticed that au...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Africa   Device Dell E6430 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue  Autoplay had disappeared some time ago on desktop and came back l...
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"Cant open this page" error message

PlanFree/PremiumCountry USADeviceChromebookOperating SystemChrome OS My Question or Issue:Every time I click on any playlist or artist, the "Cant open this page" message pops up. I can use the play/skip burron, but thats about it. I've tried to clear...

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  •   Plan Free/Premium Country  USA Device Chromebook Operating System Chrome OS   My Question or Issue: Every time I click on any playlist or artist, the "Cant open this page"...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is crashing when I try to play a local file

PremiumFranceAcer notebookUbuntu 18.04 Since the last update (version 1.0.92.390.g2ce5ec7d) spotify is crashing when I try to play local files although they are all well listed in 'local files' section.Here is the message i get from console :[mp3 @ 0...

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  • Premium France Acer notebook Ubuntu 18.04   Since the last update (version 1.0.92.390.g2ce5ec7d) spotify is crashing when I try to play local files although they are all well listed in 'l...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is crashing when I play a LOCAL FILE

PlanPremiumCountryBRAZIL DeviceNotebook Samsung Operating SystemLINUX DEEPIN 15,7 My Question or Issue Every time I try to play a song in the "local files" the app crashes.I can't sync the songs with my mobile because the app doesn't upload it

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  • Plan Premium Country BRAZIL   Device Notebook Samsung  Operating System LINUX DEEPIN 15,7   My Question or Issue  Every time I try to play a song in the "local files" t...
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[Podcast] Mark Podcasts episodes as Played

PlanPremiumCountryPoland DeviceXiaomi Mi5, Dell Laptop Operating SystemAndroid 8, Windows 10, Linux Kubuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueI try to migrate with my podcasts from other software to Spotify, but i can't find way to set old episodes as "playe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland  Device Xiaomi Mi5, Dell Laptop 🙂 Operating System Android 8, Windows 10, Linux Kubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue I try to migrate with my podcas...
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Spotify no reproduce la cancion siguiente

PlanFree/PremiumCountry MéxicoDevice(Samsung Galaxy Note Operating System(Android OreO) My Question or Issue Al usar el buscador y empezar a escuchar la lista de canciones de resultado(ojo no playlist), seleccionas la que quieres escuchar, se reprodu...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  México Device (Samsung Galaxy Note 😎 Operating System (Android OreO)   My Question or Issue  Al usar el buscador y empezar a escuchar la li...
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[Playlists] [Linux] Rearrange Playlists

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceDesktop PC. Operating SystemLinux - Ubuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue The official Linux client for Spotify will not let you rearrange playlists in the library, or tracks within playlists. When you drag an item, the "link"...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Desktop PC.  Operating System Linux - Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue  The official Linux client for Spotify will not let you rearra...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Linux Client - Gnome3 border window doesnt load

Sometimes i have a problem, this issue its random, now i discover a way to solve it (every time it happen), this issue doesnt load correctly spotify when it open, the spotify window start without the border (menus for max, min or resize), to solve it...

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  • Sometimes i have a problem, this issue its random, now i discover a way to solve it (every time it happen), this issue doesnt load correctly spotify when it open, the spotify window start without the...
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Solved!! Can someone explain in more detail how to get the Linux client to work on a 4K display?

PlanPremium,Version"1.0.89.313.g34a58dea-5" installed from the ubuntu app storeCountryUnited KingdomDeviceThinkPad T480S with a 1440p panel, and 24" 4K external monitorOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueAs of yesterday, I am a new Linux...

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Solved!! Interface not scaling on HDPI screen based on System Settings [Ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10]

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDeviceHuawei Matebook X PROResolution : 3000x2000Scaling Factor: 200%Operating SystemUbuntu 18.10 (and 18.04) My Question or IssueThe Spotify interface doesn't follow the scaling factor set in the Gnome Settings (200%). Eve...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device Huawei Matebook X PRO Resolution : 3000x2000 Scaling Factor: 200% Operating System Ubuntu 18.10 (and 18.04)   My Question or Issue The Spot...
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Trouble, Home has gone

PlanPremiumCountryMéxicoDevicePC i7 IntelOperating SystemLinux Mint 19 My Question or Issue My app en linux Home has gone, after works and used but now it erase, what happend

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  •   Plan Premium Country México Device PC i7 Intel Operating System Linux Mint 19   My Question or Issue   My app en linux Home has gone, after works and used but now it eras...
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Superuser Contribution Settings keeps being reset

PlanPremium (Family) CountryNorway DeviceDesktop Operating SystemUbuntu 18.17 My Question or Issue My Spotify client on Ubuntu keeps resetting the audio settings, preventing me from listening to "extreme quality" and sound which is not "normalized". ...

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  • Plan Premium (Family)   Country Norway   Device Desktop   Operating System Ubuntu 18.17   My Question or Issue  My Spotify client on Ubuntu keeps resetting the a...
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Chromecast bitrate

PlanPremium (Family) Country Norway DeviceGoogle Chromecast Ultra Operating SystemGoogle Home/Android 8.0/Linux Desktop (Ubuntu 16.04)/Mac/Windows 10 My Question or Issue Could you make an official statement on which bitrate Spotify uses when casting...

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  • Plan Premium (Family)   Country  Norway   Device Google Chromecast Ultra   Operating System Google Home/Android 8.0/Linux Desktop (Ubuntu 16.04)/Mac/Windows 10   ...
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Playlist folders on Chromebook

My Question or Issue Running Spotify on Samsung Chromebook Plus. I'm trying to make playlist folders but I don't get a "Create Folder" option when I right-click on a playlist. Any help would be appreciated...

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  •     My Question or Issue  Running Spotify on Samsung Chromebook Plus.  I'm trying to make playlist folders but I don't get a "Create Folder" option when I right-click on a play...
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