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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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sudo apt-key add -- is deprecated, please update the Linux guide

When adding the keyfile usingcurl -sS https://download.spotify.com/debian/pubkey_0D811D58.gpg | sudo apt-key add - you get a message in the terminal that the command is deprecated (also known as not being used anymore) so therefore the Linux guide to...

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  • When adding the keyfile using curl -sS https://download.spotify.com/debian/pubkey_0D811D58.gpg | sudo apt-key add - you get a message in the terminal that the command is deprecated (also known as ...
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App is slow to close

PlanPremiumCountryGB DeviceDesktopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.6 LTS After recent updates, when I now click the close window button on the Spotify client, the app hangs before actually closing. If the app has only just been opened, then it closes qui...

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  • Plan Premium Country GB   Device Desktop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS   After recent updates, when I now click the close window button on the Spotify client, the app hangs ...
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Solved!! Why does the Spotify Client use a worse bitrate than the web player?

PlanPremiumCountryCzech RepublicDevicePCOperating SystemDebian Sid/Experimental, amd64, PulseAudio, 192kHz/24b My Question or Issue Good day,since the Spotify client for Linux (hereafter SCL) is buggy since the last update, I now listen to Spotify vi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Czech Republic Device PC Operating System Debian Sid/Experimental, amd64, PulseAudio, 192kHz/24b   My Question or Issue   Good day, since the Spotify c...
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repository.spotify.com dns ssl cert is for cloudfront.net... fail!

All use of the linux client for debian/ubuntu using the posted instructions fail as recent updates on the server failed to include the correct ssl certificate for repository.spotify.com. Instead, the provided certificate is from Amazon, cloudfront.ne...

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  • All use of the linux client for debian/ubuntu using the posted instructions fail as recent updates on the server failed to include the correct ssl certificate for repository.spotify.com.   ...
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[Desktop][Other] Remove Facebook from Linux sidebar

Hello, I use Spotify on Linux machines but there is no way to collapse the right sidebar that is used for Facebook connection. This means that when you shrink the size of the window in the horizontal position you only see the facebook sidebar. I do n...

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  • Hello,   I use Spotify on Linux machines but there is no way to collapse the right sidebar that is used for Facebook connection.    This means that when you shrink the size of the ...
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running windows version in Linux via Wine?

has anybody managed to make it work?it installs here, but running it renders only a black screen.(why do I need it? linux port has an practical unfixable issue in my system)

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  • has anybody managed to make it work? it installs here, but running it renders only a black screen. (why do I need it? linux port has an practical unfixable issue in my system)  
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[Desktop][Discover] Spotify local device discovery with Spotify on Linux

I have problems with Spotify in my local network. The problematic function is Other devices discovery in my local network. Spotify on Android does not reliably discover my Linux PC running Spotify client for Linux. They are both on the same WiFi.I ca...

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  • I have problems with Spotify in my local network. The problematic function is Other devices discovery in my local network.   Spotify on Android does not reliably discover my Linux PC running S...
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Spotify keeps muting itself

Plan:PremiumCountry:CanadaDevice(Desktop PC)Operating System(Arch Linux) My Question or IssueDon't know why but every time I have spotify open and I'm doing something else on my computer like watching youtube videos or something like that spotify mut...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Canada Device (Desktop PC) Operating System (Arch Linux)   My Question or Issue Don't know why but every time I have spotify open and I'm doing something else on...
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High CPU usage on desktop client

PlanFreeCountryPolandDeviceSkylake Desktop with iGPUOperating SystemFedora Linux with KDE My Question or IssueI am evaluating Spotify Premium to be installed on multiple Linux desktops.The issue I am facing is quite high CPU usage due to animated bar...

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  • Plan Free Country Poland Device Skylake Desktop with iGPU Operating System Fedora Linux with KDE   My Question or Issue I am evaluating Spotify Premium to be installed on multiple Linu...
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Solved!! [Solved] Few broken things since latest update

PlanPremiumCountryGermany DeviceLinux desktopOperating SystemFedora 34 KDE Spin My Question or IssueSince yesterday's update of flatpak version there are now some broken things that always worked in last few years. 1) The app is now opening in top le...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany   Device Linux desktop Operating System Fedora 34 KDE Spin   My Question or Issue Since yesterday's update of flatpak version there are now some brok...
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Dropdown menu not showing

PlanPremiumCountryBrazilDeviceUbuntu 21.04 64 bits (AMD® Ryzen 3 pro 2200g with radeon vega graphics × 4)Operating SystemUbuntu 21.04 64 bits (AMD® Ryzen 3 pro 2200g with radeon vega graphics × 4) My Question or IssueAfter updating the spotify app to...

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Spotify UI crashes randomly but doesn't kill background processes

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopMotherboard: ASUS PRIME Z390-PCPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9 9990kOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04.03 LTSMy Question or IssueSpotify UI crashes, regardless of if it's playing music or not. When the UI crashes it leaves behind...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Motherboard: ASUS PRIME Z390-P CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9 9990k Operating System Ubuntu 20.04.03 LTS My Question or Issue Spotify UI crashes , regar...
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[flatpak] can't update or install on Fedora 34

Hi there, I've tried to update to the newest version via flatpak, but I always get the error message that the script "apply_extra" failed and that the exit status is 256.The same thing happens when I try to install Spotify on a fresh install of Fedor...

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  • Hi there,   I've tried to update to the newest version via flatpak, but I always get the error message that the script "apply_extra" failed and that the exit status is 256. The same thing hap...
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Pause suspend while playing music (enhancement/bug)

This was tested on Fedora34/Gnome but could be applicable elsewhere in Linux. I'd like to request pausing suspend while Spotify is actively playing music. Currently Gnome doesn't know that Spotify is active because Spotify doesn't issue Inhibit() req...

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  • This was tested on Fedora34/Gnome but could be applicable elsewhere in Linux. I'd like to request pausing suspend while Spotify is actively playing music. Currently Gnome doesn't know that Spotify is...
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get rid off facebook

linux ... ubuntu stable ...how can i get rid of the facebook**bleep** on the right side in the screenshot.i dont use fckn fcbk ... and there is no chance to click that away.thanks!

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  • linux ... ubuntu stable ... how can i get rid of the facebook**bleep** on the right side in the screenshot. i dont use fckn fcbk ... and there is no chance to click that away. thanks!  
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Playback keeps skipping

PlanPremiumCountryEurope DeviceGeneric PCOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04Spotify Version1.1.68.628.geb44bd66 My Question or IssueRegardless of whether I am using the snap or apt-get installed client, or even the wb client on chromium. The player continue...

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  • Plan Premium Country Europe   Device Generic PC Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 Spotify Version 1.1.68.628.geb44bd66   My Question or Issue Regardless of whether I am using the s...
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Solved!! "Home" page not loading

PlanFreeCountryGermanyDevicePc, BrowserOperating SystemWindows, Arch LinuxMy Question or IssueI have Spotify desktop running on my arch Linux and win10 system. Since today the Home page started to throw the error "Oops, something went wrong!" on both...

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  • Plan Free Country Germany Device Pc, Browser Operating System Windows, Arch Linux My Question or Issue I have Spotify desktop running on my arch Linux and win10 system. Since today t...
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[Linux Desktop] Local Files - add source dialog is unreadable

Operating SystemManjaro Linux, KDE, x64 Spotify Versionv1.1.67.586 installed from snap My Question or IssueWhen I try to add a local file source, the folder choosing dialog content is unreadable.

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  • Operating System Manjaro Linux, KDE, x64   Spotify Version v1.1.67.586 installed from snap   My Question or Issue When I try to add a local file source, the folder choosing dialog co...
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On-screen keyboard in Ubuntu

Hi! Just posted a suggestion to support on-screen keyboard in the text fields for search and login on Linux Client. This does not currently work in Ubuntu.Link to post: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Idea-Submissions/Desktop-Search-On-screen-keyboa...

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  • Hi! Just posted a suggestion to support on-screen keyboard in the text fields for search and login on Linux Client. This does not currently work in Ubuntu. Link to post: https://community.spotify.co...
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