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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!! Cannot play local songs on Ubuntu 18.04

PlanPremiumCountryFinland DeviceLaptop (Lenovo t460p)Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04.1 My Question or Issue I cannot play local songs. Error message I get is This song is not available."Real" error I get is following (and happens with all local mp3 song...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland   Device Laptop (Lenovo t460p) Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.1   My Question or Issue  I cannot play local songs. Error message I get is This so...
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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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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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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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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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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Segfault with the new update

Your device and operating system: GentooType of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): PremiumThe app version of Spotify you’re using: 1.0.88-r1Brief description of the issue: Spotify segfaults when I try to play anythingSteps to reproduce the iss...

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  • Your device and operating system: Gentoo Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): Premium The app version of Spotify you’re using: 1.0.88-r1 Brief description of the issue: Spotify segfau...
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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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"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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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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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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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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[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!! 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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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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string encoding issues

Hello everybody,I would like to report an issue on the GNU/Linux client. PlanPremiumCountryFrance Devicea DELL workstationOperating SystemDebian 9 (Jessie) 64 bits My Question or Issue I think there's a string encoding issue, as the attached image sh...

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  • Hello everybody, I would like to report an issue on the GNU/Linux client.   Plan Premium Country France   Device a DELL workstation Operating System Debian 9 (Jessie) 64 bits &n...
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Blank spotify client: Attempting to run unsupported native service: /usr/share/spotify/content_ren

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceAsus FW seriesOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueOn startup, the main window displays but it is a dark blank. Starting from terminal gives the message:Attempting to run unsupported native service: /usr/sha...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Canada  Device Asus FW series Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue On startup, the main window displays but it is a dark blank.  ...
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Play Queue

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDellOperating SystemLinux My Question or Issue The Paly Queue is driving me mad on the Linux client. I try to listen to a playlist on playlist radio, it will play the first thing on that playlist, then my Play Queue starts to...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Dell Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue  The Paly Queue is driving me mad on the Linux client.   I try to listen to a playl...
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Volumen control disabled

When you are listening on a remote device, for example an Iphone, in the desktop app the volume slider is disabled, however you can move the slider with the mouse weel.

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  • When you are listening on a remote device, for example an Iphone, in the desktop app the volume slider is disabled, however you can move the slider  with the mouse weel.
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