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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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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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  • 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 &nb...
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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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Desktop (Linux) - cannot play local files

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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Spotify pauses on Ubuntu when screen turns off

Hi, I'm still having this issue. The Spotify client on Ubuntu pauses playback as soon as the screen goes blank. The computer doesn't suspend, just the screen turns off. If I used the Web Player, this didn't happen, even when the screen goes off.I thu...

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  • Hi,   I'm still having this issue. The Spotify client on Ubuntu pauses playback as soon as the screen goes blank. The computer doesn't suspend, just the screen turns off. If I used the Web Pla...
  • EricBuist
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Play local files ends in crash on Fedora 29

PlanPremiumCountryDominican RepublicDeviceDell Vostro 1015Operating SystemFedora 29 My Question or Issue Play local files ends in crash in Spotify Snap on Fedora 29. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the snap, but I get the same result, assuming thi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Dominican Republic Device Dell Vostro 1015 Operating System Fedora 29   My Question or Issue   Play local files ends in crash in Spotify Snap on Fedora 29. I...
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Podcasts page is broken in Linux Mint client

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceLenovo Y700 laptopOperating SystemLinux Mint 18.3 (64-bit)(see attachments for details on OS, kernel, and Spotify client version) My Question or IssueThe Podcasts page in the client app always gives an error message (res...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Lenovo Y700 laptop Operating System Linux Mint 18.3 (64-bit) (see attachments for details on OS, kernel, and Spotify client version)   My Question ...
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Playlist is empty

PlanSwitched from premium to family CountryGermany Operating SystemUbuntu 19.04. + Android (unknown version) My Question or IssueOne of my playlists ("Fine Electronic") is empty but I did not empty it myself (at least not intentionally). Unfo it's no...

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  • Plan Switched from premium to family   Country Germany   Operating System Ubuntu 19.04. + Android (unknown version)   My Question or Issue One of my playlists ("Fine Electron...
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Premium / Downloads / HardDisks / SSD / HELP

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicespotify-clientOperating SystemDebian(non root) My Question or IssueI have an ssd that i have to mount every boot that I had my music saved to. When I open spotify it has to redownload all 3600 songs. I switched it to my nor...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device spotify-client Operating System Debian(non root)   My Question or Issue I have an ssd that i have to mount every boot that I had my music saved to. When...
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Fedora 29

Hi there. I'm at a family plan using Fedora 29.I've installed the default dnf package for Spotify, just downloaded. Turns out I am having the proxy error, (code 18) but I can't setup proxy for "No" option. When the select box is clicked, all options ...

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  • Hi there. I'm at a family plan using Fedora 29. I've installed the default dnf package for Spotify, just downloaded.   Turns out I am having the proxy error,  (code 18) but I can't setup...
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FLATPAK Linux

Alles **bleep**. Ich muss ständig den Client neustarten weil die Kack Werbung nicht abgespielt wird und wieso sind einige Titel grau hinterlegt wenn ich doch dafür bezahlt habe? Alles im allen: NOPE! Youtube ist besser

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  • Alles **bleep**. Ich muss ständig den Client neustarten weil die Kack Werbung nicht abgespielt wird und wieso sind einige Titel grau hinterlegt wenn ich doch dafür bezahlt habe? Alles im allen: NOPE!...
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KWin custom rules on KDE, WM_CLASS

Am not able to use KWin custom rules with Spotify. Other windows work. Up-to-date KDE with Xorg. I found this https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/WM-CLASS-window-property-on-Linux/m-p/1511491/highlight/true#M172494 Can this be solved nowad...

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  • Am not able to use KWin custom rules with Spotify. Other windows work. Up-to-date KDE with Xorg. I found this https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/WM-CLASS-window-property-on-Linux/m-p/1511...
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Superuser Contribution spotify 1.1.0.237.g378f6f25-11 (Snap package) crashes when adding songs to a playlist from clipboard

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueHow do I fix the crashes?

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue How do I fix the crashes?
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Superuser Contribution Issue resolving repository to install

Plan - PremiumCountry - USDevice - Alienware m15Operating System - Linux parrot-alienware-m15 4.19.0-parrot4-28t-amd64 #1 SMP Parrot 4.19.28-2parrot4.28t (2019-04-18) x86_64 GNU/Linux My Question or IssueWhen trying to install based on the support in...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - US Device - Alienware m15 Operating System - Linux parrot-alienware-m15 4.19.0-parrot4-28t-amd64 #1 SMP Parrot 4.19.28-2parrot4.28t (2019-04-18) x86_64 GNU/Linux &n...
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Ubuntu 19.04 Volume Levels Application Icon Missing

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemUbuntu 19.04 64-bit My Question or IssueThe latest release of Ubuntu has an overhauled sound settings menu, and one of the features is a list of applications with sound outputs and individual vo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Desktop PC Operating System Ubuntu 19.04 64-bit   My Question or Issue The latest release of Ubuntu has an overhauled sound settings menu, and one of...
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Can't enable opening open.spotify links in desktop

Plan: PremiumCountry: IsraelDevice: Desktop w/ Linux Mint 19.1 CinnamonI want open.spotify links opened in the browser to open in the spotify desktop app instead. I found a help post about this issue (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Other-Partners-W...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Israel Device: Desktop w/ Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon I want open.spotify links opened in the browser to open in the spotify desktop app instead. I found a help post about this...
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[Desktop - Linux] Can't play tracks out of my playlists

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemLinux - Ubuntu 18.04My Question or IssueHello guys,I'm using Spotify desktop version on Ubuntu 18.04 through proxy. The problem is that I can't play any track that's out of my playlists. The only real solution that ...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Linux - Ubuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Hello guys, I'm using Spotify desktop version on Ubuntu 18.04 through proxy. The problem is that I can't play...
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Superuser Contribution Recent linux client update changes

Hi there! We have a quick update for Linux users. We recently updated the signing key for Linux client upgrades. Linux users on recent version shouldn't notice anything--but users on older versions will need to manually add the new key. Adding the ke...

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  • Hi there!   We have a quick update for Linux users.    We recently updated the signing key for Linux client upgrades. Linux users on recent version shouldn't notice anything--...
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Solved!! Need help installing

i've just bought a new linux os laptop and tried to install spotify. However i got this error.Reading package lists... DoneBuilding dependency treeReading state information... DoneSome packages could not be installed. This may mean that you havereque...

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  • i've just bought a new linux os laptop and tried to install spotify. However i got this error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some pa...
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Cache size

PlanPremiumOperating SystemA Debian-based linux distro My Question or IssueHey.In searching for lost disk space in my computer, I have found that the cache for Spotify takes up a huge amount of space (even larger than the browser that I use, which ca...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System A Debian-based linux distro   My Question or Issue Hey. In searching for lost disk space in my computer, I have found that the cache for Spotify takes up a h...
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