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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 on iOTA running Cosmic Cuttlefish

I've turned an iOTA laptop into an Ubuntu system (works fine for Chinese product released with Windows 10 - W10 too bloated for iOTA with only 32 Gb!BUT - the Spotify app on Cosmic Cuttlefish doesn't work. It doesn't run/launch or do anything?Haven't...

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  • I've turned an iOTA laptop into an Ubuntu system (works fine for Chinese product released with Windows 10 - W10 too bloated for iOTA with only 32 Gb! BUT - the Spotify app on Cosmic Cuttlefish doesn...
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Spotify client volume floating

PlanPremiumCountryBrazil DeviceNotebookOperating SystemUbuntu 16.04LTS My Question or Issue Hi there. From last week to now I've experiencing something very annoying in Spotify client. Randomly, volume goes up and down when playing a track. I've trie...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil   Device Notebook Operating System Ubuntu 16.04LTS   My Question or Issue  Hi there.   From last week to now I've experiencing something...
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Master volume and pulseaudio

Hello, On most distribution (except Ubuntu and Fedora) pulseaudio is using by default "flat volume". That means that by default any client setting its volume to 100% will set the master volume also to 100%. The linux spotify client is doing that from...

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  • Hello,   On most distribution (except Ubuntu and Fedora) pulseaudio is using by default "flat volume". That means that by default any client setting its volume to 100% will set the master volu...
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Bug: Podcasts force Spotify close

PlanPremiumCountryUk DevicePCOperating SystemLinux Mint 18 My Question or Issue When choosing a podcast and hitting play, it either freezes my machine or closes Spotify - playing music works though? UPDATE Performing command: $ top During trying to p...

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  • Plan Premium Country Uk   Device PC Operating System Linux Mint 18   My Question or Issue  When choosing a podcast and hitting play, it either freezes my machine or closes...
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[Linux] [Desktop] Emoji support

PlanPremiumOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueI know this is kinda silly and understandably not a huge priority on the Spotify team, but my playlists look kinda bland with white squares instead of colorful emojis, so if you could integr...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue I know this is kinda silly and understandably not a huge priority on the Spotify team, but my playlists look kinda bland w...
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LinuxOS availability

PlanN/ACountry United StatesDeviceRaspberry PI 3Operating SystemRaspbian Stretch My Question or IssueIs Spotify available for Raspbian? Since Raspbian is a flavor of Debian, I have tried to install Spotify using the Terminal commands for Debian, but ...

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  • Plan N/A Country  United States Device Raspberry PI 3 Operating System Raspbian Stretch   My Question or Issue Is Spotify available for Raspbian? Since Raspbian is a flavor of Deb...
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100% CPU utilization when using spotify

PlanPremiumCountryPhilippinesDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemWindows 10 My Question or IssueSpotify just acted crazy today consuming 100% CPU. Did a couple of reboots and even re-installed the application, still it consumes 100% CPU. What should I do...

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  • Plan Premium Country Philippines Device Desktop PC Operating System Windows 10   My Question or Issue Spotify just acted crazy today consuming 100% CPU.  Did a couple of reboots a...
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Supporting WQHD screens

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLenovo Thinkpad 480sOperating SystemLinux Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS My Question or Issue The Spotify Desktop app does not adapt to my screen and the text is very hard to read.

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Lenovo Thinkpad 480s Operating System Linux Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS   My Question or Issue  The Spotify Desktop app does not adapt to my screen and ...
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Error 2 snap package

Hello, could anyone help me?Initially, he began by presenting the error: /snap/spotify/21/bin/desktop-launch: line 181: de: command not foundGtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"I have reinstalled the canberra packages and now it h...

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  • Hello, could anyone help me? Initially, he began by presenting the error:   /snap/spotify/21/bin/desktop-launch: line 181: de: command not found Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-...
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[UBUNTU] Can't save music to a External Drive

PlanPremiumCountryGuatemala DeviceHp Chromebook 14 G4 (KIP)Operating SystemGallium OS (Xubuntu Based Linux Distribution) My Question or Issue I am trying to save all my music to my SD CARD for Offline Music Streaming because my main hard drive is onl...

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  • Plan Premium Country Guatemala  Device Hp Chromebook 14 G4 (KIP) Operating System Gallium OS (Xubuntu Based Linux Distribution)   My Question or Issue  I am trying to save al...
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Problème de lancement de l'application

PlanPremiumCountryFrance Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Bonjour,Apres avoir installé l'application à partir de snap, lorsque j'essaye d'ouvrir l'application (en mode administrateur) je recoit le message d'erreur suivant :cannot sna...

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  • Plan Premium Country France    Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue  Bonjour, Apres avoir installé l'application à partir de snap, lorsque j'essaye d'ouv...
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[Linux] Can't Play The Current Song (Tried a billion solutions)

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceAcer R7Operating SystemLinux Mint My Question or Issue Alright gang. I've had this insanely obnoxious issue for ages now. For a long time I gave up and used the web player, but the web player isn't great so I'm trying t...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada  Device Acer R7 Operating System Linux Mint   My Question or Issue  Alright gang. I've had this insanely obnoxious issue for ages now. F...
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How does one move local files to a new location?

I run Spotify on the linux platform, and it works just fine - for a while, I was able to play my local files, then that capability suddenly went away; the files are still in the list, but not playable. I followed both sets of instructions, and it did...

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  • I run Spotify on the linux platform, and it works just fine - for a while, I was able to play my local files, then that capability suddenly went away; the files are still in the list, but not playabl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Linux] [Desktop] No emojis support in latest Spotify snap for Ubuntu

I know this isn't super important right now but my playlists look kinda boring with grey squares insted of emojis. If you guys could add emoji support to the snap version of Spotify, it'd be pretty cool. Thanks for the hard work, btw. EDIT: Japanese ...

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  • I know this isn't super important right now but my playlists look kinda boring with grey squares insted of emojis. If you guys could add emoji support to the snap version of Spotify, it'd be pretty c...
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spotify can't play this right now. if you have the file on your computer you can import it

PlanPremiumCountryAustralia DeviceHP Pavilion 14Operating SystemKubuntu Linux 18.04 My Question or Issue Hi, Im fairly new to linux. Spotify was working for a while however all of a sudden I get this error: "spotify can't play this right now. if you ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia  Device HP Pavilion 14 Operating System Kubuntu Linux 18.04   My Question or Issue   Hi,   Im fairly new to linux. Spotify was working ...
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Superuser Contribution Position / volume through dbus?

PlanPremiumCountrythe Netherlands DeviceCustom machine (https://ken.is-into.men/c0ba8d.png)Operating SystemArch Linux 4.17.6-1 My Question or IssueI've been playing around with Spotify's dbus integration, and I've noticed the Position and Volume valu...

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  • Plan Premium Country the Netherlands  Device Custom machine (https://ken.is-into.men/c0ba8d.png) Operating System Arch Linux 4.17.6-1   My Question or Issue I've been playing arou...
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Application scaling on Linux

I love that you guys are building and supporting the Spotify Linux app. I'm using Ubuntu with Gnome and a laptop with a 4K display. The support for 4K/HiDPI screens is getting better and better on Linux. Now a some apps even rescale automatically whe...

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  • I love that you guys are building and supporting the Spotify Linux app. I'm using Ubuntu with Gnome and a laptop with a 4K display. The support for 4K/HiDPI screens is getting better and better on Li...
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Friend activity issue

PlanPremiumCountrySpainOperating SystemUbuntu 16.10My Question or Issue Hi, my friends haven't been able to see my activity for the last two weeks aprox.This is only happening from the Linux client, since they can see my activity when I use the andro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Operating System Ubuntu 16.10 My Question or Issue  Hi, my friends haven't been able to see my activity for the last two weeks aprox. This is only happeni...
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Spotify logs out automatically after a few days, losing downloaded music.

PlanPremium (Family)CountryAustraliaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemLinux Mint 19 (Tara)Releasespotify-client/tara,stable,now 1:1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3-13 amd64 [installed] My Question or IssueOpening Spotify has a seemingly random chance to completely igno...

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  • Plan Premium (Family) Country Australia Device Laptop Operating System Linux Mint 19 (Tara) Release spotify-client/tara,stable,now 1:1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3-13 amd64 [installed]   My Que...
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Solved!! Unable to log in with Facebook in Fedora 28: Firewall may be blocking

Plan: FreeCountry: BrazilDevice: Inspiron 14R 5437OS: Fedora 28Issue: When I click in the button to log with Facebook I get the message: "A firewall may be blocking Spotify. Please update your firewall to allow Spotify. Additionally you could try cha...

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  • Plan: Free Country: Brazil Device: Inspiron 14R 5437 OS: Fedora 28 Issue: When I click in the button to log with Facebook I get the message: "A firewall may be blocking Spotify. Please update you...
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