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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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Snap seems to be out of date.

PremiumCountryUSDeviceWorkstationOperating SystemUbuntu My Question or IssueIs there a reason the snap app is pretty far out of date, been loving this so far I use this every day.

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  •   Premium Country US Device Workstation Operating System Ubuntu    My Question or Issue Is there a reason the snap app is pretty far out of date, been loving this so far I us...
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Can't Upload Custom Playlist Cover Photos in Chrome?

I'm working with a Google Chrome laptop, which I assume has a Linux OS. That's about as far as my tech knowledge goes. What I do know is I can no longer create my own playlist cover photos like I could on other computers. The option to add your own c...

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  • I'm working with a Google Chrome laptop, which I assume has a Linux OS.  That's about as far as my tech knowledge goes.     What I do know is I can no longer create my own playl...
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Spotify Scaling Broken [4K] [Ubuntu]

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceHP SpectreOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.2 LTS My Question or IssueI have a 4K laptop, and I cannot use Spotify. The UI is so horrendously small, its impossible for me to see anything. There should be automatic GUI scaling (...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device HP Spectre Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS   My Question or Issue I have a 4K laptop, and I cannot use Spotify. The UI is so horrendously sm...
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Interference/distortion in playback when browser is open

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceAsus G751JMOperating SystemDevuan Linux (Debian variant) My Question or IssueWhen I open my browser (firefox) I get distortion/crackling interference of some sort when the music is playing. It stops shortly after either pau...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Asus G751JM Operating System Devuan Linux (Debian variant)   My Question or Issue When I open my browser (firefox) I get distortion/crackling interferen...
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Linux client does not play some tracks

I have problem with linux desktop client as it does not play some tracks, still the same tracks and the set of non-playable tracks is getting bigger. I can play them on my Android Phone but still if I control my desktop client from android phone thos...

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  • I have problem with linux desktop client as it does not play some tracks, still the same tracks and the set of non-playable tracks is getting bigger. I can play them on my Android Phone but still if ...
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Desktop App very slow

Release Linux Mint 19 Tara 64-bitKernel Linux 4.15.0-54-generic x86_64MATE 1.20.1Intel® Core™ i7-7700 CPU @ 3.60GHzNo Graphics Card (integrated intelHD)Desktop settings: Compiz (tried others but nothing changed)Spotify Premium1:1.1.10.546.ge08ef575-1...

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  • Release Linux Mint 19 Tara 64-bit Kernel Linux 4.15.0-54-generic x86_64 MATE 1.20.1 Intel® Core™ i7-7700 CPU @ 3.60GHz No Graphics Card (integrated intelHD) Desktop settings: Compiz (tried other...
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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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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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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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