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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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Offline download reset on only 2 devices

Spotify Username oldumbrella PlanPremiumCountryEngland, United Kingdom DeviceIphone 7plus Operating System(iOS 11.3.1 My Question or Issue I have this isssue when I download music to a second device it always resets the download on the 1st device mea...

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  • Spotify Username oldumbrella   Plan Premium Country England, United Kingdom   Device Iphone 7plus   Operating System (iOS 11.3.1   My Question or Issue  I hav...
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Solved!! Japanese characters don't get displayed anymore

Country JapanDeviceDesktopOperating SystemArchlinux My Question or Issue I was using Spotify a few hours ago with the interface configured to be displayed in Japanese. I then closed it for a few hours and when I opened it again I noticed that the Jap...

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  • Country  Japan Device Desktop Operating System Archlinux   My Question or Issue  I was using Spotify a few hours ago with the interface configured to be displayed in Japanese. ...
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can't drag and drop playlists anymore

I was reorganizing my playlist library creating folders and drag-n-dropping playlists from the sidebar of the Spotify Linux client. Then after ~10 minutes (and 5/6 folders created) I couldn't start a drag action anymore. If I restart the client, some...

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  • I was reorganizing my playlist library creating folders and drag-n-dropping playlists from the sidebar of the Spotify Linux client. Then after ~10 minutes (and 5/6 folders created) I couldn't start a...
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Banned song/artist played again despite of it's been banned already!

Hi folks, I'm user with mail *snip* I'm banned this song and its artis 3 days ago.https://open.spotify.com/track/6DFrYKmSxwvnHuxFFfwK8w?si=cq_di3_qRnaw-fbEIRmrWA but it's just played again in my daily mix! ok spotify worked fine so far and I am happy...

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  • Hi folks,   I'm user with mail *snip*   I'm banned this song and its artis 3 days ago. https://open.spotify.com/track/6DFrYKmSxwvnHuxFFfwK8w?si=cq_di3_qRnaw-fbEIRmrWA   but it's...
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Segfault in snap store version of spotify

Hi, I just noticed a seg fault in version: 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78-41 in the snap store (Rev 13, according to snap list). Unfortunately, all I got was in dmesg: May 19 17:56:24 smitten kernel: [2013406.174688] show_signal_msg: 63 callbacks suppressedMay...

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  • Hi,   I just noticed a seg fault in version: 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78-41 in the snap store (Rev 13, according to snap list). Unfortunately, all I got was in dmesg:   May 19 17:56:24 smitten...
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Sound not working after HDMI disconnect

Hello! I'm using laptop Lenovo G50-70 with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I have premium account. I'm using latest Spotify from Ubuntu Software (Snap). When I disconnect HDMI monitor with speakers, Spotify sounds stop working.Steps to reproduce this problem:Co...

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  • Hello!   I'm using laptop Lenovo G50-70 with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I have premium account. I'm using latest Spotify from Ubuntu Software (Snap).   When I disconnect HDMI monito...
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Run Spotify in Ubuntu with local files saved to seperate HDD

Hi! I'm running Spotify in Ubuntu on an SSD and would like to change the directory for offline songs storage to a larger HDD I have available. The HDD is mounted in /XXXX and the permissions to rwx it are for my standard user account.When I try to se...

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  • Hi!   I'm running Spotify in Ubuntu on an SSD and would like to change the directory for offline songs storage to a larger HDD I have available. The HDD is mounted in /XXXX and the permissions...
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Playlist displaying 0 songs

My main playlist with about 400 songs randomly stopped while I was listening to it, and when I when I clicked on the playlist to resume it said the playlist had 0 songs. I tried seeing if I could recover the playlist but it was not listed as one of t...

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  • My main playlist with about 400 songs randomly stopped while I was listening to it, and when I when I clicked on the playlist to resume it said the playlist had 0 songs. I tried seeing if I could rec...
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Linux cannot switch to online

Hi there, mi spotify client is offline and I cant swich it to online mode, I never press the Ctrl + Shift + O to go offline....

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  • Hi there, mi spotify client is offline and I cant swich it to online mode, I never press the Ctrl + Shift + O to go offline.... 
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Settings can't be opened

Hello, I'd like to report that I can't open the settings page from the Linux client. I click on the dropdown menu option, but nothing happens. The OS is Lubuntu 17.10, and the client version is 1:1.0.72.117.g6bd7cc73-35

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  • Hello, I'd like to report that I can't open the settings page from the Linux client. I click on the dropdown menu option, but nothing happens. The OS is Lubuntu 17.10, and the client version is ...
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Removed songs from my music, errors happen..

Hello, so today I removed old songs from Your Music in my Ubuntu client (from ppa).When I try to start the client again, it just shows black window even after reinstall.On the website it says Oooops, something went wrong while loading your songs. Rel...

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  • Hello, so today I removed old songs from Your Music in my Ubuntu client (from ppa). When I try to start the client again, it just shows black window even after reinstall. On the website it says&nbs...
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Discover Weekly not showing

Hello, I've been using Spotify for 2 months, but my Discover Weekly never showed up. So today I decided to search for Discover Weekly in the search bar and I found the playlist, I followed it and now it appears in my Playlists. But it bothers me a li...

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  • Hello,   I've been using Spotify for 2 months, but my Discover Weekly never showed up. So today I decided to search for Discover Weekly in the search bar and I found the playlist, I followed i...
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Spotify Connect does not work between 2 Linux computers

Hi all, I've been enjoying my premium subscription for almost 1 month but I still have some problems with Spotify Connect. My setup In my dorm room, I have a desktop computer and I'm sometimes working on my laptop. As I have better speakers on my des...

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  • Hi all,   I've been enjoying my premium subscription for almost 1 month but I still have some problems with Spotify Connect.   My setup   In my dorm room, I have a desktop compu...
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Spotify on Raspberry Pi Desktop stretch

I have just installed Spotify on my Raspberry Pi Desktop stretch (based on Debian GNU/Linux) machine using the Debian Package technique on the bottom of the page and Spotify works great. Frankly, I give Spotify for Linux developers a 10/10.

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  • I have just installed Spotify on my Raspberry Pi Desktop stretch (based on Debian GNU/Linux) machine using the Debian Package technique on the bottom of the page and Spotify works great. Frankly, I g...
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Cannot get it to Work on Fedora 28

Hi,I have tried to get Spotify Client running on my new Fedora 28 host. I will include the strace and stderr output. This forum is being very difficult in allowing me to post so I have deleted many of my details. Please reply if you need more info. I...

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  • Hi, I have tried to get Spotify Client running on my new Fedora 28 host. I will include the strace and stderr output. This forum is being very difficult in allowing me to post so I have deleted many...
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Unable-to-Add-a-Directory-to-Play-Local-Files-linux -- still not working - Ubuntu 17.10

Trying to add a local folder in the Linux Desktop Spotify App Preferences > Local Files > Add a Source But nothing happens: pretty much as described in https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Unable-to-Add-a-Directory-to-Play-Local-Files-linux...

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  • Trying to add a local folder in the Linux Desktop Spotify App   Preferences > Local Files > Add a Source   But nothing happens: pretty much as described in  https://com...
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