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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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Spotify on Linux Mint muting whenever a different program starts playback

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemLinux Mint 19 Tara 64-bit (MATE 1.20.1)Spotify Version1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3 My Question or IssueWhenever any process besides Spotify starts playback, Spotify gets muted (Playback continues, volume sl...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop PC Operating System Linux Mint 19 Tara 64-bit (MATE 1.20.1) Spotify Version 1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3   My Question or Issue Whenever any process be...
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Cannot View Artist Pages

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDeviceCompaq Presario CQ40 Notebook PCOperating SystemUbuntu 16.04 My Question or Issue Starting last night I came across an issue where whenever I go onto an Artist, Browse or Radio tab I get an error simply stating "There was a...

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil Device Compaq Presario CQ40 Notebook PC Operating System Ubuntu 16.04   My Question or Issue  Starting last night I came across an issue where whenever I ...
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this radio station can't be started

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktopOperating SystemFedora 27Installed via Snaphttps://www.spotify.com/download/linux/Snap Versionsnap 2.35-1.fc27snapd 2.35-1.fc27series 16fedora 27kernel 4.18.16-100.fc27.x86_64Snap Listspotify 1.0.93.242.gc2341a27-15 24 stable ...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop Operating System Fedora 27 Installed via Snap https://www.spotify.com/download/linux/ Snap Version snap    2.35-1.fc27 snapd   2.35-1.fc...
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Superuser Contribution Where is Spotify located on Ubuntu?

I simply can not find where is Spotify located on my computer in order to add to the autostart. PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceAn Old PC Operating System(Ubuntu) My Question or Issue

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  • I simply can not find where is Spotify located on my computer in order to add to the autostart.   Plan Premium Country UK   Device An Old PC   Operating System (Ubuntu...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is crashing when I try to play a local file

PremiumFranceAcer notebookUbuntu 18.04 Since the last update (version 1.0.92.390.g2ce5ec7d) spotify is crashing when I try to play local files although they are all well listed in 'local files' section.Here is the message i get from console :[mp3 @ 0...

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  • Premium France Acer notebook Ubuntu 18.04   Since the last update (version 1.0.92.390.g2ce5ec7d) spotify is crashing when I try to play local files although they are all well listed in 'l...
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Implement Input Method support

I am using Ubuntu 18.04, but I think this problem is common in all Linux distros. The search box (or the search "entry" in GTK's term) can't input any languages that need Input Method Support. This covers most non-latin languages. It's a lot. I can p...

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  • I am using Ubuntu 18.04, but I think this problem is common in all Linux distros.   The search box (or the search "entry" in GTK's term) can't input any languages that need Input Method Suppor...
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[Linux] Spotify Desktop Client Permission Denied To External Drive

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDell XPS 13 9343Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Settings > Local Files > Add Source : When navigating to an external drive (mounted to /media/user/drive) pop up window appears saying "Error opening dire...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Dell XPS 13 9343 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue  Settings > Local Files > Add Source : When navigating to an externa...
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Solved!! Ubuntu - Music partition not showing on Local Files popup

Ubuntu 18.10 64-bitSpotify version: 1.0.93.242.gc2341a27Plan: PremiumCountry: UKDevice: Dell Studio 17 laptopMy Question or Issue:Until recently I have been running Windows 10 with a separate music partition.When I replaced Windows with Ubuntu 18.10 ...

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  • Ubuntu 18.10 64-bit Spotify version: 1.0.93.242.gc2341a27 Plan: Premium Country: UK Device: Dell Studio 17 laptop My Question or Issue: Until recently I have been running Windows 10 with a sepa...
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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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