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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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Solved!! DOWNLOAD

Gow can i download spotify on a computer?PlanPremiumCountrySpainDevicecomputer LGOperating Systemwindows My Question or Issue

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  • Gow can i download spotify on a computer? Plan Premium Country Spain Device computer LG Operating System windows   My Question or Issue  
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Spotify For Linux ~ https://www.spotify.com/us/download/linux/

https://www.spotify.com/us/download/linux/PlanPremiumCountryUS DeviceLaptopOperating SystemDebian 9 - Stretch. - My Question or IssueDebian / Ubuntu Install:You will first need to configure our debian repository:curl -sS https://download.spotify.com/...

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  • https://www.spotify.com/us/download/linux/ Plan Premium Country US   Device Laptop Operating System Debian 9 - Stretch. -     My Question or Issue Debian / Ubuntu Install:...
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Linux Sync Local Files to Android not working

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePixel 3 Android v10Operating SystemMint 19.2 My Question or IssueWhen I try to sync local MP3 to my phone from Mint (repo install, not snap) it doesn't work at all, just sits there and says "Waiting to download." To rule ou...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Pixel 3 Android v10 Operating System Mint 19.2   My Question or Issue When I try to sync local MP3 to my phone from Mint (repo install, not snap) it doe...
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HiDPi support for flatpak version of spotify

Hi! I'm using the flatpak version of spotify on my linux machine (Fedora 30).I noticed that the scale-factor for the GUI doesn't work anymore. If I give:$ /usr/bin/flatpak run --branch=stable --arch=x86_64 --command=spotify --file-forwarding --force-...

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  • Hi!   I'm using the flatpak version of spotify on my linux machine (Fedora 30). I noticed that the scale-factor for the GUI doesn't work anymore.   If I give: $ /usr/bin/flatpak run -...
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Solved!! Controlling Spotify for Linux from the Android app

I have Spotify for Linux running on a PC and when I click "Connect" it can see my Android phone. However, in the Android app, when I choose Settings->Show available devices, it says "If another device becomes available, you can select it here". There...

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  • I have Spotify for Linux running on a PC and when I click "Connect" it can see my Android phone. However, in the Android app, when I choose Settings->Show available devices, it says "If another de...
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Solved!! Expired Key Signature

I am a Spotify for Linux user. Ever since I got up this morning I have been getting an error from my update manager that Spotify's repo signing keys are expired. Anyone know what's going on? The error message I am getting is as follows: "An error occ...

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  • ...ttp://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease: The following signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG EFDC8610341D9410 Spotify Public Repository Signing Key <tux@spotify.com>Failed to fetch http://r...
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Debian Gnome cant install spotify

PlanPremium For FamilyCountry DeviceDesktopOperating SystemDebian Gnome (X86_64) My Question or IssueSo, I can't install Spotify on my Debian system. I've tried even other websites outside of spotify.com. Though none seem to work. All I get is an err...

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  • Plan Premium For Family Country   Device Desktop Operating System Debian Gnome (X86_64)   My Question or Issue So, I can't install Spotify on my Debian system. I've tried even oth...
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Could not open library 'libkdeinit5_spotify'

Operating SystemParrot OSHello guys, I'll explain briefly my problem. If I run "spotify" command on shell it opens up spotify and all is fine, but if I try making a shortcut who runs the command it does not work and this error shows up:KDEInit could ...

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  • Operating System Parrot OS Hello guys, I'll explain briefly my problem. If I run "spotify" command on shell it opens up spotify and all is fine, but if I try making a shortcut who runs the command ...
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The linux client is not recognizing my downloaded songs.

PlanPremiumCountryMorocco DeviceNotebook HPOperating SystemKubuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueThe downloded songs were woking just fine this morning, now after i opened my client, it unchecked all the download toggles of all the downloaded playlist.th...

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  • Plan Premium Country Morocco   Device Notebook HP Operating System Kubuntu 18.04    My Question or Issue The downloded songs were woking just fine this morning, now after i ...
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Solved!! Expired Key Signature

Hello,I am on Linux Mint, When I change repositories source to any european source I get this error from few days.

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  • Hello, I am on Linux Mint, When I change repositories source to any european source I get this error from few days.
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Spotify crashes on start Linux Mint 18

Hello. I've recently installed Linux Mint 18, upgrading from a Linux Mint 17 installation. I reinstalled Spotify but while it worked perfectly on 17, it now crashes on startup. Your device and operating system: Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon (Desktop)Type of...

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  • Hello. I've recently installed Linux Mint 18, upgrading from a Linux Mint 17 installation. I reinstalled Spotify but while it worked perfectly on 17, it now crashes on startup.    Your d...
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WHY!!???!! "Can't Play Current Song!" MAKE IT STOP!

PlanPremiumCountryUs DeviceiMacOperating SystemMojave OS My Question or IssueI've been using the same comptuer with the app for months and all of a sudden the songs keep stopping. I have to press forward until it stops on a song that will play, and e...

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  • Plan Premium Country Us   Device iMac Operating System Mojave OS   My Question or Issue I've been using the same comptuer with the app for months and all of a sudden the songs ke...
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Visualy Impared Blind Version Linux

PlanFreeCountryCanada DeviceLinux Personal ComputerOperating SystemLinux Debian 9 soon to Debian 10 or Linux mint 19 My Question or IssueHi I work with Visualy Impared Blind people and I am informing you that your software is not read by the screen r...

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  •   Plan Free Country Canada   Device Linux Personal Computer Operating System Linux Debian 9 soon to Debian 10 or Linux mint 19   My Question or Issue Hi I work with Visua...
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Memory Requirements on Linux

PlanFreeCountryCanadaDeviceOpen-frame/Water-cooled AMDQUAD + CUDA/550Ti + F2FS/SSDOperating SystemLinux - Fedora 30My Question or IssueI think it is ridiculous that Spotify currently needs 657.1 MiB of RAM, I refuse to believe this is a tight product...

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  • Plan Free Country Canada Device Open-frame/Water-cooled AMDQUAD + CUDA/550Ti + F2FS/SSD Operating System Linux - Fedora 30 My Question or Issue I think it is ridiculous that Spotify currentl...
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music distorted when louder than halfway

PlanFreeCountry'MericaDeviceLinux chromeOperating SystemLinux chrome My Question or IssueI don't quality sound when louder than halfway when I control it on my headphones Chromebook or Spotify app

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  •   Plan Free Country 'Merica Device Linux chrome Operating System Linux chrome   My Question or Issue I don't quality sound when louder than halfway when I control it on my headph...
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Going offline on linux

I am currently on linux mint, how do I go into offline mode on here?

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  • I am currently on linux mint, how do I go into offline mode on here?
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"Top Results" doesn't work

PlanPremiumCountryGERMANYDevicePC / Linux OpenSuse Leap 15.1 (XFCE4) My Question or IssueIch habe folgendes Problem:Wenn ich einen Titel suche, wie im Anhang 'Schrei nach Liebe Die Ärzte' werden keine "Top Results" angezeigt!Das ist öfters so und ner...

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  • Plan Premium Country GERMANY Device PC / Linux OpenSuse Leap 15.1 (XFCE4)   My Question or Issue Ich habe folgendes Problem: Wenn ich einen Titel suche, wie im Anhang 'Schrei nach Liebe...
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CLI Command to refresh UI

PlanPremiumCountryUnited States DeviceDesktopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueFor context, I use this fantastic CLI tool called Spicetify-CLI (https://github.com/khanhas/spicetify-cli). It allows me to customize the look/theme of the ...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States   Device Desktop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue For context, I use this fantastic CLI tool called Spicetify-CLI (https://...
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Solved!! Spotify is opening on startup and there is no option listed in the advances settings, to turn it off

Hi!As the title tells it: the desktop app opens, after starting up the laptop. In the advanced settings there is no option to turn this feature off. There's just a blank space under the 'Startup and Window behaviour'. I also tried to solve it in the ...

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  • Hi! As the title tells it: the desktop app opens, after starting up the laptop. In the advanced settings  there is no option to turn this feature off. There's just a blank space under the 'St...
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Error 101 connecting with Point Linux 2.3.2 and Spotify 0.9.4.183.g644e24e0

PlanFreeCountryItaly DeviceAsus F3EseriesOperating SystemPoint Linux 2.3.2 (Debian 7 based) My Question or IssueAs in the subject, when I try to connect to Spotify with my account I receive a message with code error 101. I haven't antvirus and/or fir...

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  • Plan Free Country Italy   Device Asus F3Eseries Operating System Point Linux 2.3.2 (Debian 7 based)   My Question or Issue As in the subject, when I try to connect to Spotify wit...
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