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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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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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Cannot properly update playlist description in Linux client

PlanPremiumCountry DevicePCOperating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueSpotify's Linux client has a bug when trying to update playlist descriptions. Often the description is changed, and when you go back to it later, it's still the old description...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device PC Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue Spotify's Linux client has a bug when trying to update playlist descriptions. Often the descrip...
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[Debian] [Crostini] No sound, but the song plays

I'm running a Linux terminal on Chrome OS on a Chromebook using Project Crostini. It's an experimental feature and I believe it is using Debian Linux. I installed Spotify's Debian package via this link. I launched the app using the terminal and it gi...

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  •  I'm running a Linux terminal on Chrome OS  on a Chromebook using Project Crostini. It's an experimental feature and I believe it is using Debian Linux.  I installed Spotify's Debian ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Unlimited Ads

PlanUnlimitedDeviceUbuntu 18.04Operating SystemLinux I have an older plan, Spotify Unlimited, which doesn't exist anymore. Until a few days ago I never had ads before on my desktop. Now every half an hour or so ads come blasting in my livingroom. Bas...

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  • Plan Unlimited Device Ubuntu 18.04 Operating System Linux   I have an older plan, Spotify Unlimited, which doesn't exist anymore.  Until a few days ago I never had ads before on my ...
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Cannot read local file: Song not available, if you have the file you can import it

PlanPremiumCountryFR Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04.1 LTS My Question or Issue Since the last Spotify update i can't play my local files. They're not greyed, but when i want listen them it say "This song is unavailable. If you have the file on your com...

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  • Plan Premium Country FR    Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS   My Question or Issue  Since the last Spotify update i can't play my local files. They're not greyed, but ...
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linux mint question

PlanUnlimitedCountry U.S.DevicecomputerOperating Systemlinux mint spotify works fine on my Mac but when I pull it up on my other computer which only has Linux Mint, I am unable to install spotify and can only use the web browser. Spotify recognizes m...

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  • Plan Unlimited Country  U.S. Device computer Operating System linux mint   spotify works fine on my Mac but when I pull it up on my other computer which only has Linux Mint, I...
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Facebook login button does not work!

PlanPremiumDevice(Debian Stretch on a PC)Spotify version1:1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3-13Issue i installed spotify-client from spotify's repos. i need to login with facebook. i click on the blue _login with facebook_ button and it does nothing. cannot login!

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  • Plan Premium Device (Debian Stretch on a PC) Spotify version 1:1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3-13 Issue  i installed spotify-client from spotify's repos. i need to login with facebook. i clic...
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Spotify Crashes/Closes when try to play local files

PlanFree/PremiumCountry BrazilDeviceAsus ROG StrixOperating SystemDebian 9 My Question or Issue In version 1:1.0.38.171 when i try to play local files the application crashes/closes.This issue already happened in olders versions and it's back.

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  Brazil Device Asus ROG Strix Operating System Debian 9   My Question or Issue  In version 1:1.0.38.171 when i try to play local files the appl...
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Search for a song in play queue

Hello, I am using the desktop version, and I would like to know if it would be possible to search/jump to a specific song in the play queue. I have tried to filter the songs from the playlist but it only plays the search result. If I use the global s...

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  • Hello,   I am using the desktop version, and I would like to know if it would be possible to search/jump to a specific song in the play queue. I have tried to filter the songs from the playlis...
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