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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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Filtering playlist broken

PlanPremiumCountryPortugalDeviceDell LaptopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueWith the latest release (1.1.10.546.ge08ef575), filtering a playlist (e.g, searching for an artist) no longer filters the play queue. Example: having a playli...

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  • Plan Premium Country Portugal Device Dell Laptop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue With the latest release (1.1.10.546.ge08ef575), filtering a playlist (e.g, searchi...
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[ 1.0.98][1.1.0] Crash when using ALSA

PlanPremium DevicePCOperating SystemLinux My Question or Issue Seems like you broke alsa again. Client crashes when I press play. I can do control and play from client if I output on other device. No error message just "Segmentation fault"

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  • Plan Premium   Device PC Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue  Seems like you broke alsa again. Client crashes when I press play. I can do control and play from clien...
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[Feature Request] Option to start Spotify Linux as a Spotify Connect Service

Hello,First, thank's a lot for you Premium Linux APP.I have some requests to improve my using of the APP to listen high fidelity. 1) There are some good alternatives to create Spotify connect daemon on linux (spotifyd for exemple) but I would like to...

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  • Hello, First, thank's a lot for you Premium Linux APP. I have some requests to improve my using of the APP to listen high fidelity.   1) There are some good alternatives to create Spotify co...
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Multiple Instances of Spotify open every time I click on spotify in the top panel on elementary OS

Multiple instances of Spotify open when I click on the song from the volume tooltip from the top panel instead of opening the existing instance. It's very irritating. I'm on Spotify version 1.1.10.546.ge08ef575, Copyright (c) 2019, Spotify Ltd

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  • Multiple instances of Spotify open when I click on the song from the volume tooltip from the top panel instead of opening the existing instance. It's very irritating.    I'm on  Spo...
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Ubuntu App too Slow to respond

I use Kubuntu 18.04, Dell Precisión, Corei 7, 10gb of Ram.The Ubuntu app of spotify works slow when press any control, Play, Next, Close.The app takes 10 o more seconds to respond.

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  • I use Kubuntu 18.04, Dell Precisión, Corei 7, 10gb of Ram. The Ubuntu app of spotify works slow when press any control, Play, Next, Close. The app takes 10 o more seconds to respond.
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Spotify Debian Repo Secrue Connection (SSL)

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating SystemLinux Mint/Ubuntu My Question or IssueIs it possible to use the Spotify Debian Repo with SSL?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System Linux Mint/Ubuntu   My Question or Issue Is it possible to use the Spotify ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Linux: spotify-1.0.31 segfault when using alsa (without pulseaudio).

I and some are experiencing Spotify segfault when using it on alsa (without pulseaudio) on Gentoo. More detailed information here, including a strace file. Thanks!

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  • I and some are experiencing Spotify segfault when using it on alsa (without pulseaudio) on Gentoo.   More detailed information here, including a strace file.   Thanks!
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Save button for album does nothin

Recently I updated spotify-client to version 1.1.5.153.gf614956d. I noticed that Save button for album stopped working - when clicked text on button changes to Saved but files are not downloading. It worked in previous version. I still can download s...

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  • Recently I updated spotify-client to version 1.1.5.153.gf614956d. I noticed that Save button for album stopped working - when clicked text on button changes to Saved but files are not downloading. It...
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Albums not showing in Library songs section

A possible recent upsate seems to have change how things work recently. I can't find a simple way of saving multiple albums in a playlist - so they play in order one after another. It used to be the case that I could click save on the album, and in m...

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  •     A possible recent upsate seems to have change how things work recently. I can't find a simple way of saving multiple albums in a playlist - so they play in order one after another. &...
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Spotify flatpak is slow to start

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceHP Elite desktop system, oldOperating SystemFedora 30 My Question or IssueThe flatpak Spotify takes more than a minute, sometimes more than two, to load. Also, the "Preferences" button does nothing so I can't change any...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device HP Elite desktop system, old Operating System Fedora 30   My Question or Issue The flatpak Spotify takes more than a minute, sometimes more than two...
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search for movie sound track

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issuehow to find soundtrack to a movie?

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country   Device (iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016) Operating System (iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.)   My Question or Issue how to ...
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Only half of the songs will play, And the ones that do work cut out halfway.

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceSelf built X99 DesktopOperating SystemArch LinuxMy Question or IssueHello, I have been using Spotify for years, And it never gave me issues. Since today my music just quits out a lot, Half the songs won't play. It g...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Self built X99 Desktop Operating System Arch Linux My Question or Issue Hello, I have been using Spotify for years, And it never gave me issues. &nbs...
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Solved!! [SOLVED] Spotify connect to linux desktop stopped working

PlanPremiumCountryAustraliaDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemDebian 9 with Mate desktop with Spotify client 1:1.1.5.153 My Question or IssueI have spotify running on my desktop PC under Linux Debian 9, and since Thursday 4/7, I can't connect anymore to...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia Device Desktop PC Operating System Debian 9 with Mate desktop with Spotify client 1:1.1.5.153   My Question or Issue I have spotify running on my de...
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wouldn't be time to give Linux users a supported app???

Hi,we (Linux users) are not second class citizen "Note: Spotify for Linux is a labor of love from our engineers that wanted to listen to Spotify on their Linux development machines. They work on it in their spare time and it is currently not a platfo...

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  • Hi, we (Linux users) are not second class citizen   "Note: Spotify for Linux is a labor of love from our engineers that wanted to listen to Spotify on their Linux development machines. They w...
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[Media Key] Media Key not binded with Spotify on CENTOS

PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceThinkpad X240Operating SystemCentOS 7.6 (Last December 2018) with XFCE Desktop My Question or IssueMy issue is the spotify doesn't follow the key binding of my laptop. I tried to emulate also using xdotools(http://xmo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device Thinkpad X240 Operating System CentOS 7.6 (Last December 2018) with XFCE Desktop   My Question or Issue My issue is the spotify doesn't follow the...
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Possible clue/solution to audio quality issues (Linux Desktop)

Plan: PremiumCountry: NZDevice: PC; USB-connected Edirol UA-4FXOperating System: XUbuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Long story short: I think I have (accidentally) found a work-around for very scratchy audio quality from the Spotify desktop app. Basi...

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history disappeared?

since last update i cant find the song history anymore. has it bern removedPlan/PremiumCountrygermany/englishDevice(pcOperating System(linux mint My Question or Issue

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  • since last update i cant find the song history anymore. has it bern removed Plan /Premium Country germany/english Device (pc Operating System (linux mint   My Question or Issue  
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Another thread about greyed out songs

Plan: PremiumCountry USA Device(Macbook Pro late 2013)Operating System macOS 10.14.5 My Question or Issue When using Spotify on my Mac, playlists have roughly 50 percent of the songs greyed out. When using Spotify on Andoid or iOS, the same playlists...

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  • Plan: Premium Country USA   Device (Macbook Pro late 2013) Operating System macOS 10.14.5   My Question or Issue   When using Spotify on my Mac, playlists have roughly 50...
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Artist in library redirects to Artist home page instead of saved songs

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceHP Omen LaptopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueNormally, when I click on an artist in My library -> Artists it takes me to my saved songs of that artist but now it takes me to the Artist home page. I...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device HP Omen Laptop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue Normally, when I click on an artist in My library -> Artists it takes me ...
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Since latest update, Account/Settings button is dead

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Since the latest Spotify update I can't click on the Settings, Private Session, Account, Log Out buttons of the drop down menu of the application. This was not the case before...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue   Since the latest Spotify update I can't click on the Settings, Private Session, Account, Log Out...
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