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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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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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  • Plan Free Country United States of America Device System76 Galago Pro (galp4) Operating System Pop!_os   My Question or Issue See planted gif, very prevalent. Pop!_os did make minor ch...
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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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[arm64] Pinebook pro manjaro arm and spotify

PlanPremiumCountrySpainDevicePinebook proOperating SystemManjaro ARM64 My Question or IssueI'm triying to use spotify on my pinebook pro using manjaro arm64.I can't find any binary for arm64, only for amd64. So, I'm trying to use spotify via web.I ca...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Spain Device Pinebook pro Operating System Manjaro ARM64   My Question or Issue I'm triying to use spotify on my pinebook pro using manjaro arm64. I can't...
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Superuser Contribution why does spotify linux depends on cups?

Why does the spotify linux client depend on cups?Is it possible for the devs to make it an option at some point?

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  • Why does the spotify linux client depend on cups? Is it possible for the devs to make it an option at some point?
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Solved!! Ubuntu 18.04 login with facebook - a firewall may be blocking spotify

PlanPremiumCountryUnited StatesDeviceDesktopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 (Elementary OS) My Question or IssueI've installed the most recent spotify client (tried through snap first and apt second). After clicking "Log in with Facebook", it does nothi...

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  • Plan Premium Country United States Device Desktop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 (Elementary OS)   My Question or Issue I've installed the most recent spotify client (tried through snap...
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Client stops working after playing ads

PlanFreeCountryNorway DeviceGeneric PCOperating SystemUbuntu Linux (Ubuntu Studio) My Question or IssueInitially the Spotify desktop client works fine, but after playing the first ads it never returns to normal playing mode. Any attempt to start play...

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  •   Plan Free Country Norway   Device Generic PC Operating System Ubuntu Linux (Ubuntu Studio)   My Question or Issue Initially the Spotify desktop client works fine, but aft...
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Bug: Liked Songs From Linux Client are not synced

PlanPremiumCountryTurkeyDevicePC, Samsung S7 EdgeOperating SystemUbuntu, Android My Question or IssueWhen I liked a song in the linux client, you can not see that songs in the Liked Songs list in the other clients. (I can not see them in the android)...

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  • Plan Premium Country Turkey Device PC, Samsung S7 Edge Operating System Ubuntu, Android   My Question or Issue When I liked a song in the linux client, you can not see that songs in th...
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Connect doesn't discover devices unless they are already connected via another device

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceThinkpad Carbon X1Operating SystemManjaro Linux - 5.3.12-1-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT x86_64 GNU/LinuxVersionSpotify version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575, Copyright (c) 2019, Spotify Ltd - installed via snap My Question or IssueSpotify...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK   Device Thinkpad Carbon X1 Operating System Manjaro Linux - 5.3.12-1-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT x86_64 GNU/Linux Version Spotify version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575,...
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Network being bombarded by Spotify Connect

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDevice2 Linux desktops and an Android phoneOperating SystemLinux/Android My Question or IssueSpotify connect sends way too many packets and is bombarding my firewall. Please make Spotify connect optional.

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device 2 Linux desktops and an Android phone Operating System Linux/Android   My Question or Issue Spotify connect sends way too many packets and is bombard...
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Account missing

I just got a new phone and I tried to log into my Spotify account via Fb for my premium account but it says it’s a standard account so I thought maybe it was under my email which is the same as my Fb account but still no luck. I know I have a premium...

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  • I just got a new phone and I tried to log into my Spotify account via Fb for my premium account but it says it’s a standard account so I thought maybe it was under my email which is the same as my Fb...
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Offline mode doesn't work on Ubuntu 18.04 / Mode hors ligne ne fonctionne pas sur Ubuntu 18.04

PlanPremiumFranceDeviceWhy! NJUOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04My Question or IssueLe mode hors connexion de mon application sur Ubuntu 18.04 ne fonctionne pas. A priori les fichiers sont bien téléchargés sur mon ordinateur mais, dès que la connexion est...

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  • Plan Premium France Device Why! NJU Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Le mode hors connexion de mon application sur Ubuntu 18.04 ne fonctionne pas. A priori les fichiers so...
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client side decorations

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceDell xps13Operating SystemUbuntu My Question or IssueHi thanks for providing the awesome spotify snap on ubuntu! I've seen on windows machines that the spotify client has client side window decorations. Is this possible...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Dell xps13 Operating System Ubuntu   My Question or Issue Hi thanks for providing the awesome spotify snap on ubuntu! I've seen on windows machines ...
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Adding Local file from NAS on Ubuntu

Hey team I am struggling to add local files from my NAS drive on the spotify desktop app for Ubuntu. I can get to the local file settings, when it says add source there is no way to add from a network drive. Any ideas where i am going wrong?PlanPremi...

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  • Hey team  I am struggling to add local files from my NAS drive on the spotify desktop app for Ubuntu. I can get to the local file settings, when it says add source there is no way to add from a...
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Spotify doesn't play any songs anymore

Playback suddenly stopped and could not get any song to play. Playlists that used to contain songs are now empty.I have completely removed Spotify from my system and reinstalled it via snap.VPN is off (Spotify used to work with VPN).System is Linux M...

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  • Playback suddenly stopped and could not get any song to play. Playlists that used to contain songs are now empty. I have completely removed Spotify from my system and reinstalled it via snap. VPN i...
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Solved!! Spotify downloads to the wrong folder

PlanPremiumCountryBelgiumDeviceLenovo Legion Y520 (laptop)Operating SystemArch Linux My Question or IssueI tell Spotify to download all my liked songs to a different drive (/media//spotify/), but it downloads all my songs (about 10GB) to the default ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium Device Lenovo Legion Y520 (laptop) Operating System Arch Linux   My Question or Issue I tell Spotify to download all my liked songs to a different drive (/...
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