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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 Scaling work around for Snaps breaks after an update

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceDell XPS 9350Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 LTS My Question or IssueAs observed in this post, there is a workaround to fix the scaling setting for spotify installed using snaps by adding `--force-device-scale-facto...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Dell XPS 9350 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 LTS   My Question or Issue As observed in this post, there is a workaround to fix the scaling set...
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Can't play the current song

PlanPremiumCountry IsraelDeviceAsus X510UROperating SystemUbuntu/Kubuntu 18.04 LTS, dual boot with Win 10 My Question or Issue Hi,I have spotify on my linux computer.for some reason, I cannot play any song when I'm on linux in my computer. after few ...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Israel Device Asus X510UR Operating System Ubuntu/Kubuntu 18.04 LTS, dual boot with Win 10   My Question or Issue  Hi, I have spotify on my linux compu...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify 1.0.96 is there but apt cannot see

Please check the Debian repository (Linux package). Yesterday you updated Spotify to 1.0.96 but apt cannot see it (the package is there...http://repository.spotify.com/pool/non-free/s/spotify-client/).Hopefully this must be the version that solves th...

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  • Please check the Debian repository (Linux package). Yesterday you updated Spotify to 1.0.96 but apt cannot see it (the package is there...http://repository.spotify.com/pool/non-free/s/spotify-client/...
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Cannot add mountpoints as source for local files

See: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Mountpoints-are-not-visible-in-local-file-source-dialogue/m-p/4520987 That thread was closed for inactivity due to being ignored by Spotify. I still want it fixed.

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  •   See: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Mountpoints-are-not-visible-in-local-file-source-dialogue/m-p/4520987   That thread was closed for inactivity due to being...
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Listening on Android Client while Linux Desktop Client is active in Background ...

PlanPremiumCountryDEDeviceComputer Desktop / P20 Pro (Android)Operating SystemUbuntu 18 / Android My Question or Issue I'm running Spotify on my Android Phone and I'm listening via my Android Phone.I also got the Spotify Linux Client installed on my ...

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  •     Plan Premium Country DE Device Computer Desktop / P20 Pro (Android) Operating System Ubuntu 18 / Android   My Question or Issue   I'm running Spotify on my Androi...
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[Desktop] Podcasts shortcut has gone on Linux

PlanPremiumCountry BulgariaDeviceASUS laptopOperating SystemLinux Mint My Question or Issue I've just installed the latest version of desktop's client for Linux and noticed that Podcast shortcut has gone.Since it's so useful are there any plans to br...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Bulgaria Device ASUS laptop Operating System Linux Mint   My Question or Issue   I've just installed the latest version of desktop's client for Linux a...
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Volume normalization - horrible idea

Folks, never ever turn on volume normalization. It is simply amazing how much it damages the music quality. I don't even need any A/B compare, it's like nigh and day. It is on by default when you install. First thing to do - go to settings and turn i...

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  • Folks, never ever turn on volume normalization. It is simply amazing how much it damages the music quality. I don't even need any A/B compare, it's like nigh and day.    It is on by defau...
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[Guide] Play Spotify links in running client

Hi,After combining a few ideas, I got my firefox to open spotify links à la https://open.spotify.com/track/4kLyPZvYQE2N1K2rFQ3e6a?si=sLbFkVGvS6izC2-6J74iZQdirectly in my running Linux Spotify client. Here's how: 1. Install Greasemonkey (Firefox) or T...

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  • Hi, After combining a few ideas, I got my firefox to open spotify links à la  https://open.spotify.com/track/4kLyPZvYQE2N1K2rFQ3e6a?si=sLbFkVGvS6izC2-6J74iZQ directly in my running Linux Spot...
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Spotify's search do not prioritize my stuff

I've some playlists and I expected them to be the first results when I search a keyword that is in the playlist name.This logic is very simple and is valid for all the user content. If I've created/liked something, I expect the search to show it firs...

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  • I've some playlists and I expected them to be the first results when I search a keyword that is in the playlist name. This logic is very simple and is valid for all the user content. If I've creat...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Internet works everywhere else, but Spotify just appears offline

Linux 18 Sometimes spotify just tells me I'm not connected, and nothing plays. It says "offline" yet here I am writing a complaint, because my Internet works just fine Tried closing it and opening it again, no fix. Please stop outsourcing your progra...

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  •   Linux 18   Sometimes spotify just tells me I'm not connected, and nothing plays. It says "offline" yet here I am writing a complaint, because my Internet works just fine   Tried...
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Tracks Jumping; Web Player

PlanFreeCountry USADeviceLenovo T470sOperating SystemDebian Linux My Question or IssueMy desktop player doesn't have sound when started. It always has the "Web Playes (Chrome)" selected, even if I do not have any tabs opened to spotify. I do not own ...

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  • Plan Free Country  USA Device Lenovo T470s Operating System Debian Linux   My Question or Issue My desktop player doesn't have sound when started. It always has the "Web Play...
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GL Error on Ubuntu 18.04

Device(Lenovo y580)Operating System(Ubuntu 18.04) My Question or Issue Hi, I use Spotify client for ubuntu from official repo . I'm getting these errors: Dec 30 16:14:51 y580 spotify.desktop[4733]: [1230/161451.503430:ERROR:gles2_cmd_decoder.cc(10168...

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  •   Device (Lenovo y580) Operating System (Ubuntu 18.04)   My Question or Issue   Hi, I use Spotify client for ubuntu from official repo . I'm getting these errors...
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dbus errors

PlanPremiumCountryUSAOperating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueSeems like dbus no longer recognizes Spotify? Whenever I try to control Spotify through dbus, I get this error: Error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.mpris.Me...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue Seems like dbus no longer recognizes Spotify? Whenever I try to control Spotify through dbus, I get this error...
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Spotify crashes when trying to log in on Arch Linux

PlanFreeCountryUS DeviceDell Latitude E6420Operating SystemArch Linux My Question or Issue When I try logging in, spotify crashes with this error: /usr/share/spotify/spotify: /usr/lib/libcurl-gnutls.so.4: no version information available (required by...

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  • Plan Free Country US   Device Dell Latitude E6420 Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue  When I try logging in, spotify crashes with this error:   /usr/s...
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Can't force scale factor for 4K display, no spotify.desktop file [Linux]

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceLenovo Yoga 920Operating SystemUbuntu 18.10 My Question or IssueI just installed Spotify on my Ubuntu 18.10 machine, however since it's a 4K UHD display, everything is unreadably tiny. I have seen some posts saying to modify...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Lenovo Yoga 920 Operating System Ubuntu 18.10   My Question or Issue I just installed Spotify on my Ubuntu 18.10 machine, however since it's a 4K UHD dis...
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Access errors to AppArmor policy and UPower

PlanFree/PremiumCountryFranceDeviceDell PCOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) Linux Xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS My Question or IssueHello Spotify penguins I installed Spotify version "1.0.94.262.g3d5c231c-9" via snap without problem.Spoti...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country France Device Dell PC Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)  Linux Xubuntu 18.04.1 LTS    My Question or Issue Hello Spotif...
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Local files on Arch Linux crashes spotify

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceLinux workstationOperating SystemArch LinuxSpotify Version1.0.94.262 The AUR community figured out that using a newer version of ffmpeg-compat stopped spotify from crashing when playing any local file, but I dug ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States  Device Linux workstation Operating System Arch Linux Spotify Version 1.0.94.262     The AUR community figured out that using a...
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Adding friends/finding

I have an apple 7plus. My Facebook is linked to my account. Everytime I search anyone nothing comes up. No search results. Nothing no Facebook friends found. People can find me but I can’t search anything. I have gone they chat and they have done eve...

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  • I have an apple 7plus. My Facebook is linked to my account. Everytime I search anyone nothing comes up. No search results. Nothing no Facebook friends found. People can find me but I can’t search any...
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keyboard shortcut failure Logitech K360

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceHP ENVY Laptop - 13tOperating SystemUbuntu 14.04 LTS My Question or Issue The play/pause, previous track, and next trackThe buttons don't work after a recent update. They work on my Windows 10, but not my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. ...

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