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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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Browse doesn't load in ubuntu client or web

PlanPremiumCountryUS Operating SystemUbuntu 19.04 My Question or IssueSoftware dev here: When I try to use the Browse tab in the desktop client, it errors out on me. When I do it in my browser client (Chrome, version: pretty recent) I get an error sa...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Operating System Ubuntu 19.04   My Question or Issue Software dev here: When I try to use the Browse tab in the desktop client, it errors out on me. ...
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Blues are purple on client

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDeviceHP LaptopOperating SystemLinux - Archlinux My Question or IssueHello, I have some problems on my spotify client on linux. It shows all blue colors purplish. I have insalled it from snap store. You can find screenshot fro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device HP Laptop Operating System Linux - Archlinux   My Question or Issue Hello, I have some problems on my spotify client on linux. It shows all blue colo...
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uri doesnt go to song

PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceToshiba somethingOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.2 LTS My Question or Issuesame as https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Linux-Spotify-URI-only-opens-start-page/m-p/1675578#M1812 which is marked as solved but I'm havi...

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  • Plan Premium Country US   Device Toshiba something Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS   My Question or Issue same as  https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Linux-S...
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[WRONG SUB]

Sincere apologies, posted this to the wrong sub

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Superuser Contribution Spotify on Linux clinched the deal

A note of thanks to the developers of the Spotify Linux app.Spotify should know it pushed me over the threshold and I signed up to Premium.

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  • A note of thanks to the developers of the Spotify Linux app. Spotify should know it pushed me over the threshold and I signed up to Premium.
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Ubuntu 18.04 wifi disconnection fix

Using the snap app spotify for ubuntu 18.04 on a laptop. I noticed that if i used spotify it would play about 1 or 2 songs and then it would stop and go offline and would turn off the internet for everything I was using. I was able to fix this but it...

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  • Using the snap app spotify for ubuntu 18.04 on a laptop. I noticed that if i used spotify it would play about 1 or 2 songs and then it would stop and go offline and would turn off the internet for ev...
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Saving music offline in a custom location creates empty folders

PlanPremiumCountryThe Netherlands DeviceXiaomi Gaming LaptopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 (dual boot with windows 10) My Question or IssueI'm trying to save my offline music on my secondary hard drive, which I can access with both Ubuntu and Windows. ...

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  • Plan Premium Country The Netherlands   Device Xiaomi Gaming Laptop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 (dual boot with windows 10)   My Question or Issue I'm trying to save my offline ...
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[Linux] Libinput kinetic scrolling

Spotify currently does not support libinputs kinetic scrolling. As this is now standard on both windows and MacOS, this should be supported for LibInput on wayland and X as well. As documented here: https://wayland.freedesktop.org/libinput/doc/latest...

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  • Spotify currently does not support libinputs kinetic scrolling. As this is now standard on both windows and MacOS, this should be supported for LibInput on wayland and X as well. As documented here: ...
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Spotify crashes on start. Icon showing in the dock/launcher.

Hi everyone, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and I'm new to Linux. I installed Spotify using the Ubuntu Software app. It installed successufully, but when I try to open Spotify, it just hangs. However, the Spofify icon shows up in the dock/launcher. Pressing ...

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  • Hi everyone, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and I'm new to Linux. I installed Spotify using the Ubuntu Software app. It installed successufully, but when I try to open Spotify, it just hangs. However, the Sp...
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'Spotify can't play this right now' Bug on Ubuntu

PlanFreeCountryIndia DeviceDell InspironOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.2 LTS My Question or Issue I'm getting this error when I play some songs on my Spotify desktop app on Ubuntu. The same songs play without any errors on my phone. I have tried deleti...

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  •   Plan Free Country India   Device Dell Inspiron Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS   My Question or Issue   I'm getting this error when I play some songs on my Spot...
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Tip for Linux users: How to vastly improve sound quality.

Thought I should share to all Linux users what I have disovered:I have found a software that really improves the sound quality for all audio in Linux, including Spotify. It is the 'Pulseeffects' application. It comes with many custom setting options ...

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  • Thought I should share to all Linux users what I have disovered: I have found a software that really improves the sound quality for all audio in Linux, including Spotify. It is the 'Pulseeffects' ap...
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Can't play the current song (Ubuntu 18.04)

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceThinkPad T470pOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My IssueI was listening on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S8) and opened Spotify on my laptop, as I always do when getting to work. I switched the device, to listen on my laptop, but...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device ThinkPad T470p Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Issue I was listening on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S8) and opened Spotify on my laptop, as I always...
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Discover Weekly broken on Linux!

PlanFreeCountryIndiaOperating SystemUbuntu XFCE - 16.04.6 LTSApp Versions Tested on :Spotify version 1.1.0.237.g378f6f25 - Both Debian & Snap PackagesMy Question or Issue (s)1. Discover Weekly is broken on Linux - Debian versionMy Discover Weekly pla...

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  • Plan Free Country India Operating System Ubuntu XFCE - 16.04.6 LTS App Versions Tested on : Spotify version 1.1.0.237.g378f6f25 - Both Debian & Snap Packages My Question or Issue (s) 1. ...
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Full screen button

Hi, I use Spotify on Windows, Mac & now also Linux. I remember at one stage you had a function for "Fullscreen" on all three platforms, but since a good while, I am no longer able to find it. Was it moved to premium only, or is it hidden somewhere? T...

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  • Hi, I use Spotify on Windows, Mac & now also Linux. I remember at one stage you had a function for "Fullscreen" on all three platforms, but since a good while, I am no longer able to find it. &n...
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Superuser Contribution Enable search for Artist in Tizen app

TV app has no search functionality for artist. PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceSamsung QE65Q9FN (2018)Operating SystemTizen My Question or IssueIn the Spotify App on my new Samsung tv (tizen) there is a search function. It can search for songs, albums,...

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  • TV app has no search functionality for artist.   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Samsung QE65Q9FN (2018) Operating System Tizen   My Question or Issue In the Spotify App on m...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "start radio" missing from Desktop client

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemDebian 9, non-snap installation 1:1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6b-10 My Question or Issue"Start playlist radio" or its equivalent is missing from the Desktop client. It is, however, still present for me in the An...

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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Which other music streaming services still have "Start Radio" button?

After spotify removed "Start Radio" button from playlists it's became fully ususable to me.I know it's still possible to just scroll to the last song in the playlist, fast-forward it to the end and wait for it but it's just plain stupid to spend my t...

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  • After spotify removed "Start Radio" button from playlists it's became fully ususable to me. I know it's still possible to just scroll to the last song in the playlist, fast-forward it to the end and...
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Superuser Contribution Why? I’ve updated both apps but still the sharing music didn’t work well??

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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Super happy with the Spotify Linux desktop client!

Just started Spotify Premium Plan.Since I am on Linux I am very happy to be able to use the Spotify desktop client, the only option for me. And I just want to express my thankfullness to the Spotify team for supporting Linux, thats great!Please keep ...

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  • Just started Spotify Premium Plan. Since I am on Linux I am very happy to be able to use the Spotify desktop client, the only option for me. And I just want to express my thankfullness to the Spotif...
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