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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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[Linux] Libinput kinetic scrolling

Spotify currently does not support libinputs kinetic scrolling. As this is now standard on both windows and MacOS, this should be supported for LibInput on wayland and X as well. As documented here: https://wayland.freedesktop.org/libinput/doc/latest...

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  • Spotify currently does not support libinputs kinetic scrolling. As this is now standard on both windows and MacOS, this should be supported for LibInput on wayland and X as well. As documented here: ...
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Spotify crashes on start. Icon showing in the dock/launcher.

Hi everyone, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and I'm new to Linux. I installed Spotify using the Ubuntu Software app. It installed successufully, but when I try to open Spotify, it just hangs. However, the Spofify icon shows up in the dock/launcher. Pressing ...

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  • Hi everyone, I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 and I'm new to Linux. I installed Spotify using the Ubuntu Software app. It installed successufully, but when I try to open Spotify, it just hangs. However, the Sp...
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Tip for Linux users: How to vastly improve sound quality.

Thought I should share to all Linux users what I have disovered:I have found a software that really improves the sound quality for all audio in Linux, including Spotify. It is the 'Pulseeffects' application. It comes with many custom setting options ...

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  • Thought I should share to all Linux users what I have disovered: I have found a software that really improves the sound quality for all audio in Linux, including Spotify. It is the 'Pulseeffects' ap...
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Can't play the current song (Ubuntu 18.04)

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceThinkPad T470pOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My IssueI was listening on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S8) and opened Spotify on my laptop, as I always do when getting to work. I switched the device, to listen on my laptop, but...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device ThinkPad T470p Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Issue I was listening on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S8) and opened Spotify on my laptop, as I always...
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Discover Weekly broken on Linux!

PlanFreeCountryIndiaOperating SystemUbuntu XFCE - 16.04.6 LTSApp Versions Tested on :Spotify version 1.1.0.237.g378f6f25 - Both Debian & Snap PackagesMy Question or Issue (s)1. Discover Weekly is broken on Linux - Debian versionMy Discover Weekly pla...

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  • Plan Free Country India Operating System Ubuntu XFCE - 16.04.6 LTS App Versions Tested on : Spotify version 1.1.0.237.g378f6f25 - Both Debian & Snap Packages My Question or Issue (s) 1. ...
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Full screen button

Hi, I use Spotify on Windows, Mac & now also Linux. I remember at one stage you had a function for "Fullscreen" on all three platforms, but since a good while, I am no longer able to find it. Was it moved to premium only, or is it hidden somewhere? T...

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  • Hi, I use Spotify on Windows, Mac & now also Linux. I remember at one stage you had a function for "Fullscreen" on all three platforms, but since a good while, I am no longer able to find it. &n...
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Superuser Contribution Enable search for Artist in Tizen app

TV app has no search functionality for artist. PlanPremiumCountrySwedenDeviceSamsung QE65Q9FN (2018)Operating SystemTizen My Question or IssueIn the Spotify App on my new Samsung tv (tizen) there is a search function. It can search for songs, albums,...

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  • TV app has no search functionality for artist.   Plan Premium Country Sweden Device Samsung QE65Q9FN (2018) Operating System Tizen   My Question or Issue In the Spotify App on m...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution "start radio" missing from Desktop client

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceDesktopOperating SystemDebian 9, non-snap installation 1:1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6b-10 My Question or Issue"Start playlist radio" or its equivalent is missing from the Desktop client. It is, however, still present for me in the An...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Desktop Operating System Debian 9, non-snap installation 1:1.0.98.78.gb45d2a6b-10   My Question or Issue "Start playlist radio" or its equivalent is mis...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Which other music streaming services still have "Start Radio" button?

After spotify removed "Start Radio" button from playlists it's became fully ususable to me.I know it's still possible to just scroll to the last song in the playlist, fast-forward it to the end and wait for it but it's just plain stupid to spend my t...

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  • After spotify removed "Start Radio" button from playlists it's became fully ususable to me. I know it's still possible to just scroll to the last song in the playlist, fast-forward it to the end and...
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Superuser Contribution Why? I’ve updated both apps but still the sharing music didn’t work well??

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Super happy with the Spotify Linux desktop client!

Just started Spotify Premium Plan.Since I am on Linux I am very happy to be able to use the Spotify desktop client, the only option for me. And I just want to express my thankfullness to the Spotify team for supporting Linux, thats great!Please keep ...

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  • Just started Spotify Premium Plan. Since I am on Linux I am very happy to be able to use the Spotify desktop client, the only option for me. And I just want to express my thankfullness to the Spotif...
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Desktop (Linux) - cannot play local files

PlanFree/PremiumCountry Device(iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy 9, Macbook Pro late 2016)Operating System(iOS 10, Android Oreo, Windows 10,etc.) My Question or Issue

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Spotify pauses on Ubuntu when screen turns off

Hi, I'm still having this issue. The Spotify client on Ubuntu pauses playback as soon as the screen goes blank. The computer doesn't suspend, just the screen turns off. If I used the Web Player, this didn't happen, even when the screen goes off.I thu...

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  • Hi,   I'm still having this issue. The Spotify client on Ubuntu pauses playback as soon as the screen goes blank. The computer doesn't suspend, just the screen turns off. If I used the Web Pla...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Play local files ends in crash on Fedora 29

PlanPremiumCountryDominican RepublicDeviceDell Vostro 1015Operating SystemFedora 29 My Question or Issue Play local files ends in crash in Spotify Snap on Fedora 29. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the snap, but I get the same result, assuming thi...

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  • Plan Premium Country Dominican Republic Device Dell Vostro 1015 Operating System Fedora 29   My Question or Issue   Play local files ends in crash in Spotify Snap on Fedora 29. I...
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Podcasts page is broken in Linux Mint client

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceLenovo Y700 laptopOperating SystemLinux Mint 18.3 (64-bit)(see attachments for details on OS, kernel, and Spotify client version) My Question or IssueThe Podcasts page in the client app always gives an error message (res...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Lenovo Y700 laptop Operating System Linux Mint 18.3 (64-bit) (see attachments for details on OS, kernel, and Spotify client version)   My Question ...
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Playlist is empty

PlanSwitched from premium to family CountryGermany Operating SystemUbuntu 19.04. + Android (unknown version) My Question or IssueOne of my playlists ("Fine Electronic") is empty but I did not empty it myself (at least not intentionally). Unfo it's no...

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  • Plan Switched from premium to family   Country Germany   Operating System Ubuntu 19.04. + Android (unknown version)   My Question or Issue One of my playlists ("Fine Electron...
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Premium / Downloads / HardDisks / SSD / HELP

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicespotify-clientOperating SystemDebian(non root) My Question or IssueI have an ssd that i have to mount every boot that I had my music saved to. When I open spotify it has to redownload all 3600 songs. I switched it to my nor...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device spotify-client Operating System Debian(non root)   My Question or Issue I have an ssd that i have to mount every boot that I had my music saved to. When...
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Fedora 29

Hi there. I'm at a family plan using Fedora 29.I've installed the default dnf package for Spotify, just downloaded. Turns out I am having the proxy error, (code 18) but I can't setup proxy for "No" option. When the select box is clicked, all options ...

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  • Hi there. I'm at a family plan using Fedora 29. I've installed the default dnf package for Spotify, just downloaded.   Turns out I am having the proxy error,  (code 18) but I can't setup...
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FLATPAK Linux

Alles **bleep**. Ich muss ständig den Client neustarten weil die Kack Werbung nicht abgespielt wird und wieso sind einige Titel grau hinterlegt wenn ich doch dafür bezahlt habe? Alles im allen: NOPE! Youtube ist besser

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  • Alles **bleep**. Ich muss ständig den Client neustarten weil die Kack Werbung nicht abgespielt wird und wieso sind einige Titel grau hinterlegt wenn ich doch dafür bezahlt habe? Alles im allen: NOPE!...
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KWin custom rules on KDE, WM_CLASS

Am not able to use KWin custom rules with Spotify. Other windows work. Up-to-date KDE with Xorg. I found this https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/WM-CLASS-window-property-on-Linux/m-p/1511491/highlight/true#M172494 Can this be solved nowad...

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  • Am not able to use KWin custom rules with Spotify. Other windows work. Up-to-date KDE with Xorg. I found this https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/WM-CLASS-window-property-on-Linux/m-p/1511...
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