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New "Now Playing View" sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new "Now Playing View" sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player to go along with the recently released "Your Library" sidebar. The Now Playing View in the right sidebar shows the album art and info of the current song or pod...

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New Your Library sidebar

Spotify is introducing a new Your Library sidebar in the desktop app and Web Player. The new Your Library sidebar is rolling out to all desktop users now, so you will be seeing it soon if you haven't already. The new Your Library sidebar improves nav...

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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 can't play this right now. If you have the file on your computer you can import it"

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceLenovo laptopOperating SystemPop_OS 19.10 My Question or IssueThe Spotify application, downloaded via snap, repeatedly skips songs when I try to start playlist. When trying to play an individual track, it gives the error ...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Lenovo laptop Operating System Pop_OS 19.10   My Question or Issue The Spotify application, downloaded via snap, repeatedly skips songs when I try to ...
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Solved!! "Cannot open display" on openSUSE

Your device and operating system: ThinkPad P52, openSUSE Leap 15.1Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): PremiumThe app version of Spotify you’re using: 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575-19 from Snapcraft I'm installing Spotify on my openSUSE system fo...

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  • Your device and operating system: ThinkPad P52, openSUSE Leap 15.1 Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): Premium The app version of Spotify you’re using: 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575-19 from ...
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Solved!! local files not playing on linux by they play on my phone

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemManjaro Linux My Question or Issuelocal files do not play on the Spotify desktop app I get an error message saying it can't play it right now if I have the file on my computer I can import it. it plays fin...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Manjaro Linux   My Question or Issue local files do not play on the Spotify desktop app I get an error message saying it can't play ...
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Spotify Snap randomly stopped working

Been running the latest snap on Manjaro and it just randomly stopped working. Seems like other people are encotuning the same issue, see this thread here:https://forum.manjaro.org/t/spotify-suddenly-not-working/125237 Tried everything already, nothin...

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  • Been running the latest snap on Manjaro and it just randomly stopped working. Seems like other people are encotuning the same issue, see this thread here: https://forum.manjaro.org/t/spotify-sudde...
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This post was removed for violating the Community Terms and Conditions, specifically "Avoid promoting unauthorized links to music on channels other than Spotify". For more information please read here: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Music-Chat/Must...

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  • This post was removed for violating the Community Terms and Conditions, specifically "Avoid promoting unauthorized links to music on channels other than Spotify". For more information please read her...
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Solved!! Is there any intention of updating the Spotify Client on Linux?

Operating System -Debian My Question or Issue Can the team that is responsible for compiling Spotify on Debian please compile the latest Spotify package for Debian? It's been almost a year since the last release, and there have been changes as indica...

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  • Operating System - Debian   My Question or Issue Can the team that is responsible for compiling Spotify on Debian please compile the latest Spotify package for Debian? It's been almost a ...
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Spotify app on Emmabuntu

Hello,I am a new user to Spotify and Linux. Could anyone help my with the installation procedure of the Spotify Premium app on an Emmabuntu distribution?It can't get it to work when I follow the instructions here :https://www.spotify.com/be-fr/downlo...

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  • Hello, I am a new user to Spotify and Linux. Could anyone help my with the installation procedure of the Spotify Premium app on an Emmabuntu distribution? It can't get it to work when I follow the ...
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Apostrophes Cause Issues with Imported Song Album Art

PlanPremium Spotify Version1.1.10.546.ge08ef575 Operating SystemArch Linux Problem:If imported songs have filenames that include one or more apostrophes, album art will not be displayed when the song is selected/playing. Instead, it will display the ...

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  • Plan Premium   Spotify Version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575   Operating System Arch Linux   Problem: If imported songs have filenames that include one or more apostrophes, album art ...
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Sound streams are not deallocated when switching device with connect.

PlanPremiumSpotify Build1.1.10.546.ge08ef575CountrySwedenDevicePC - AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor, 32G RAMOperating SystemLinux 5.3.8-arch1-1 #1 SMP PREEMPT @1572357769 x86_64 GNU/Linux My Question or IssueSpotify fails to properly clean up so...

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Playlist Description

Anyone know how I can put a link in the description of a playlist? 

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Linux client text and mouse pointer in HiDPI display

PlanPremium Operating SystemLinux (Ubuntu Snap) My Question or IssueIn a hidpi screen text is tiny. I know one can zoom it using Ctrl-+ but still the mouse pointer will remain barely visible after that.

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Linux (Ubuntu Snap)   My Question or Issue In a hidpi screen text is tiny. I know one can zoom it using Ctrl-+ but still the mouse pointer will remain...
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Ubuntu 19.04 deb package segfault

Plan PremiumCountry USDevice LaptopOperating System Ubuntu 19.04 My Question or IssueSpotify is crashing with the latest update (1.1.5); rolling back to 1.0.98 solved the issue.The issue seems to be with curl and gnutls, though I don't want to post l...

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  •   Plan Premium Country US Device Laptop Operating System Ubuntu 19.04   My Question or Issue Spotify is crashing with the latest update (1.1.5); rolling back to 1...
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Solved!! [Linux] [Debian] Spotify Client 1.0.15: No music hearable

Hi, after upgrading from 1.0.14.124.g4dfabc5 [1] to 1.0.15.137.gbdf68615 [2] all seems fine, except a major problem, I don't hear a darn thing My songs are playing, but I can't hear the music. After downgrading to 1.0.14.124.g4dfabc5 I hear the music...

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  • Hi,   after upgrading from 1.0.14.124.g4dfabc5 [1] to 1.0.15.137.gbdf68615 [2] all seems fine, except a major problem, I don't hear a darn thing 😉 My songs are playing, but I can't hear the ...
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Cursor issues on snap client

I'm running Solus (Budgie DE) with DPI scaling set to 2.0. My cursor theme is breeze-cursor. In the Spotify snap client, when I move my mouse into to the application window, the cursor theme is different than the system one, and the scaling is wrong....

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  • I'm running Solus (Budgie DE) with DPI scaling set to 2.0. My cursor theme is breeze-cursor.   In the Spotify snap client, when I move my mouse into to the application window, the cursor theme...
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On Lubuntu (Ubuntu) 18.04.3 (i386) Spotify not installable - libcurl3 is missing, libcurl4 not suppo

PlanPremium FamilyCountryGermanyDeviceIntel i3 LaptopOperating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or IssueE7219:~$ sudo apt install spotify-clientPaketlisten werden gelesen... FertigAbhängigkeitsbaum wird aufgebaut.Statusinform...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country Germany Device Intel i3 Laptop Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue E7219:~$ sudo apt install spotify-client...
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Spotify opens too many connections to PulseAudio (Linux)

PlanPremium Operating SystemLinux My Question or IssueThe behavior is similar to the one described in https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Spotify-opens-too-many-connections-to-PulseAudio-Linux/m-p/1428508 Spotify opens several client conne...

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  • Plan Premium   Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue The behavior is similar to the one described in https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Spotify-opens-too-many-con...
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PlanFreeCountryUnited States of AmericaDeviceSystem76 Galago Pro (galp4)Operating SystemPop!_os My Question or IssueSee planted gif, very prevalent. Pop!_os did make minor changes to comply to the upcoming Gnome theming changes. Thank you

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Solved!! Spotify install not working due to TLS shenaningans (snap, flatpak, AUR) (Manjaro)

Operating SystemManjaro My Question or IssueIt seems the download of https://repository-origin.spotify.com/pool/non-free/s/spotify-client/spotify-client_1.1.10.546.ge08ef575-19_amd64.deb isn't working properly r/n (at least on my system). I tried ins...

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  • Operating System Manjaro   My Question or Issue It seems the download of https://repository-origin.spotify.com/pool/non-free/s/spotify-client/spotify-client_1.1.10.546.ge08ef575-19_amd6...
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Solved!! Green messy glitch on the app

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceDesktopOperating SystemUbuntuGNU/LINUX My Question or IssueOn the Linux desktop app there's green graphical glitch messing everything up. It only shows after I switch from a different program window and it disappears when I s...

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  •   Plan Premium Country   Device Desktop Operating System Ubuntu GNU/LINUX   My Question or Issue On the Linux desktop app there's green graphical glitch messing everything ...
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Force re-download of offline tracks

Is there a way to force Spotify to download an offline track again? I had a network "burp" during a previous download, and now the song is corrupted. I use Spotify 0.9.4.183.g644e24e0 on Ubuntu 12.04 (kept up-to-date) with a premium subscription, and...

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  • Is there a way to force Spotify to download an offline track again? I had a network "burp" during a previous download, and now the song is corrupted. I use Spotify 0.9.4.183.g644e24e0 on Ubuntu 12....
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