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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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Discover Weekly does not update

PlanFreeCountryBrazil DeviceNotebook Avell Titanium G1513 MXTIOperating SystemLinux Mint 19.1 (Tessa)4.15.0-45-generic My Question or IssueMy Discover Weekly playlist is empty in Linux OS, in Windows it's working just fine. What can I do?

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil   Device Notebook Avell Titanium G1513 MXTI Operating System Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa) 4.15.0-45-generic   My Question or Issue My Discover...
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Black Window when starting Linux Version from Gnome Menue

Plan: Premium FamilyCountry: GermanyDevice: Sony Vaio Tab 11Operating System: Debian GNU Linux 9 (stretch) 64bit with Gnome Desktop 3.22.2Spotify Version: Linux: spotify-client (1:1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6b-10)My Question or Issue:1) I installed the spotify...

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  • Plan: Premium Family Country:  Germany Device: Sony Vaio Tab 11 Operating System: Debian GNU  Linux 9 (stretch) 64bit with Gnome Desktop 3.22.2 Spotify Version: Linux: spotify-client (1...
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spotify-client 1:1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6b-10 from Ubuntu package crashes on Ubuntu 14.04

PlanFreeCountryFrance DeviceLinux computerOperating SystemUbuntu 14.04.5 LTS My Question or IssueTodays update to 1:1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6b-10 crashes immediately when I start it (I do get to see a window). There is no debug information in the package so...

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  • Plan Free Country France   Device Linux computer Operating System Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS   My Question or Issue Todays update to 1:1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6b-10 crashes immediately whe...
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Get back to playlist does not work in linux version

As per:https://community.spotify.com/t5/Closed-Ideas/Get-back-to-your-playlist/idc-p/4460432#M126468 Linux desktop version on Ubuntu 18.04. Clicking in blank space* around current song does absolutely nothing. Something I do a lot, is browse using sp...

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  •   As per: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Closed-Ideas/Get-back-to-your-playlist/idc-p/4460432#M126468   Linux desktop version on Ubuntu 18.04.  Clicking in blank space* around cu...
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Video volume is not normalized

PlanPremiumCountrySweden DeviceHP ElitebookOperating SystemDebian 9.8 My issueWhen playing a video in a playlist the volume is not normalized and in my case is turned way down. At the start I thought there was no audio for the videos untill I noticed...

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  • Plan Premium Country Sweden   Device HP Elitebook Operating System Debian 9.8   My issue When playing a video in a playlist the volume is not normalized and in my case is turned ...
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Album library not working

PlanPremiumCountry FranceDevice Samsung Galaxy 7Operating SystemAndroid Oreo Hi,It's been few weeks that the album library of Spotify is not workingmy android device. It keeps loading and loading but it never ends. (screenshot below)I' ve try to unin...

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  • Plan Premium Country  France Device  Samsung Galaxy 7 Operating System Android Oreo    Hi, It's been few weeks that the album library of Spotify is not working my ...
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Solved!! Spotify can't play any local mp3 files

PlanPremium Operating SystemArch Linux My Issue I just started using Spotify, and I don't know if this is a problem specifically with Linux. Some of my music doesn't exist on Spotify, so I added a local folder with music (mp3 files). However, when I ...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Arch Linux   My Issue  I just started using Spotify, and I don't know if this is a problem specifically with Linux.   Some of my music doe...
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TUI Client, or a new libspotify?

PlanPremiumCountry AnywhereDeviceAny device supporting GNU/LinuxOperating SystemGNU/Linux My Question or IssueWill we ever get a new version of libspotify, or a Text User Interface client?Spotify crashes a tad too often due to hardware acceleration a...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Anywhere Device Any device supporting GNU/Linux Operating System GNU/Linux   My Question or Issue Will we ever get a new version of libspotify, or a Text Use...
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[solved] repeatedly getting error 2 while trying to sign in

plan: premiumcountry: australiadevice: hp probook 4740soperating system: arch linux, fedora, solus my question or issue for about three days, i've been getting error code 2 (additionally error code 7 for a few hours) whenever i've tried to sign in to...

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  • plan: premium country: australia device: hp probook 4740s operating system: arch linux, fedora, solus   my question or issue   for about three days, i've been getting erro...
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Spotify Advertising

PlanFreeCountry-United States DeviceHP laptopOperating SystemLinux My Question or IssueI have been noticing rather large amounts of advertisements as of today. Instead of 2 or 3 ads per 4-6 songs, I'm receiving 3-4 ads per 2-3 songs. Have you updated...

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  • Plan Free Country-United States   Device HP laptop Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue I have been noticing rather large amounts of advertisements as of today. Instead o...
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How do I remove my profile picture?

How do I remove my profile picture from spotify? Ps: Why does the pre-filled data in this forum ask me if I am logged in and have an account, when the forum software clearly know who I am ,and that I do have a premium subscription?

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  • How do I remove my profile picture from spotify?   Ps: Why does the pre-filled data in this forum ask me if I am logged in and have an account, when the forum software clearly know who I am ,a...
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Mouse input doesn't work with Wayland HiDPI Scaling (under XWayland)

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceThinkpad T470Operating SystemNixOS (Sway 1.0-rc1) My Question or IssueWhen opening the Spotify application on my HiDPI scaled monitor, it does not respond to any inputs. When I open it on my regular, non-scaled moni...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Thinkpad T470 Operating System NixOS (Sway 1.0-rc1)   My Question or Issue When opening the Spotify application on my HiDPI scaled monitor, it d...
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How to support on-going development of Linux client?

Hello. I am a Linux user and I would like to know if there are any avenues through which I can directly support the development of the Linux Spotify client either monetarily or otherwise? I am already a subscribed Premium user but I would like to mak...

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  • Hello.   I am a Linux user and I would like to know if there are any avenues through which I can directly support the development of the Linux Spotify client either monetarily or otherwise? &...
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[Manjaro][Error code: 2] Service is temporarily unavailable

PlanPremiumCountryBrazil DeviceLaptop Operating SystemManjaro My Question or Issue Hi everyone, Lately I'm unable to login since I updated a lot of packages and updated the kernel (4.19.13-1) in Manjaro system. Everytime I try to login I get the erro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil   Device Laptop   Operating System Manjaro   My Question or Issue   Hi everyone,   Lately I'm unable to login since I updated a l...
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[Linux] Cannot access file alsa.conf

Operating SystemLinux, Manjaro i3 (18.0) Cannot access file /usr/share/alsa/alsa.confI have a fresh install of Manjaro i3 (18.0) and installed Spotify using Snap. When I tried to play a song it just skips every song immidietly and fast. The error it ...

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  • Operating System Linux, Manjaro i3 (18.0)   Cannot access file /usr/share/alsa/alsa.conf I have a fresh install of Manjaro i3 (18.0) and installed Spotify using Snap. When I tried to play ...
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Linux client and spotify connect

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevice2 Linux computers (Ubuntu/Lubuntu) and an android smartphone Hi, I am having problems with spotify connect seeing the 2 linux computers that I have at home. However, the Android app does see one of the computers (always...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device 2 Linux computers (Ubuntu/Lubuntu) and an android smartphone   Hi,   I am having problems with spotify connect seeing the 2 linux computers th...
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Downloads desapareceram

PlanPremiumCountry BrasilDeviceMoto G 1Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueApós eu baixar minhas músicas meu celular acabou reiniciando e quando eu fui abrir o Spotify de novo os meus downloads tinham desaparecido! Fui conferi os dados do apl...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Brasil Device Moto G 1 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Após eu baixar minhas músicas meu celular acabou reiniciando e quando eu fui a...
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Shuffle and repeat buttons disabled on linux-desktop

PlanPremiumCountry BrazilOperating SystemUbuntu 16.04LTSSpotify Version1.0.94.262.g3d5c231c My Question or IssueI can't use the shuffle button for some time now (I think a month) on linux-desktop spotify. It works normally on web, android and windows...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Brazil Operating System Ubuntu 16.04LTS Spotify Version 1.0.94.262.g3d5c231c    My Question or Issue I can't use the shuffle button for some time now (I...
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libcef.so No such file or library

PlanPremiumCountryTurkey DeviceAsus X555LOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.1 LTS My Question or Issuefirst of all, I'm a beginner in linux.i've searched this issue in a lot of places but could't find anything. i'll be glad if you'll help, please keep in m...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Turkey  Device Asus X555L Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS   My Question or Issue first of all, I'm a beginner in linux. i've searched this issue ...
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Out of memory when indexing local files

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceLaptopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueAdding local music collection as a source directory results in using up all available memory on an idling i7, 16 GB RAM machine. When it runs out of memory, the subproc...

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  • Plan Premium Country  UK Device Laptop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue Adding local music collection as a source directory results in using up all available m...
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