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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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[solved] repeatedly getting error 2 while trying to sign in

plan: premiumcountry: australiadevice: hp probook 4740soperating system: arch linux, fedora, solus my question or issue for about three days, i've been getting error code 2 (additionally error code 7 for a few hours) whenever i've tried to sign in to...

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  • plan: premium country: australia device: hp probook 4740s operating system: arch linux, fedora, solus   my question or issue   for about three days, i've been getting error ...
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Spotify Advertising

PlanFreeCountry-United States DeviceHP laptopOperating SystemLinux My Question or IssueI have been noticing rather large amounts of advertisements as of today. Instead of 2 or 3 ads per 4-6 songs, I'm receiving 3-4 ads per 2-3 songs. Have you updated...

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  • Plan Free Country-United States   Device HP laptop Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue I have been noticing rather large amounts of advertisements as of today. Instead o...
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How do I remove my profile picture?

How do I remove my profile picture from spotify? Ps: Why does the pre-filled data in this forum ask me if I am logged in and have an account, when the forum software clearly know who I am ,and that I do have a premium subscription?

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  • How do I remove my profile picture from spotify?   Ps: Why does the pre-filled data in this forum ask me if I am logged in and have an account, when the forum software clearly know who I am ,a...
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Mouse input doesn't work with Wayland HiDPI Scaling (under XWayland)

PlanPremiumCountryNetherlandsDeviceThinkpad T470Operating SystemNixOS (Sway 1.0-rc1) My Question or IssueWhen opening the Spotify application on my HiDPI scaled monitor, it does not respond to any inputs. When I open it on my regular, non-scaled moni...

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  • Plan Premium Country Netherlands Device Thinkpad T470 Operating System NixOS (Sway 1.0-rc1)   My Question or Issue When opening the Spotify application on my HiDPI scaled monitor, it d...
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How to support on-going development of Linux client?

Hello. I am a Linux user and I would like to know if there are any avenues through which I can directly support the development of the Linux Spotify client either monetarily or otherwise? I am already a subscribed Premium user but I would like to mak...

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  • Hello.   I am a Linux user and I would like to know if there are any avenues through which I can directly support the development of the Linux Spotify client either monetarily or otherwise? &...
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[Manjaro][Error code: 2] Service is temporarily unavailable

PlanPremiumCountryBrazil DeviceLaptop Operating SystemManjaro My Question or Issue Hi everyone, Lately I'm unable to login since I updated a lot of packages and updated the kernel (4.19.13-1) in Manjaro system. Everytime I try to login I get the erro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Brazil   Device Laptop   Operating System Manjaro   My Question or Issue   Hi everyone,   Lately I'm unable to login since I updated a l...
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[Linux] Cannot access file alsa.conf

Operating SystemLinux, Manjaro i3 (18.0) Cannot access file /usr/share/alsa/alsa.confI have a fresh install of Manjaro i3 (18.0) and installed Spotify using Snap. When I tried to play a song it just skips every song immidietly and fast. The error it ...

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  • Operating System Linux, Manjaro i3 (18.0)   Cannot access file /usr/share/alsa/alsa.conf I have a fresh install of Manjaro i3 (18.0) and installed Spotify using Snap. When I tried to play ...
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Linux client and spotify connect

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDevice2 Linux computers (Ubuntu/Lubuntu) and an android smartphone Hi, I am having problems with spotify connect seeing the 2 linux computers that I have at home. However, the Android app does see one of the computers (always...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device 2 Linux computers (Ubuntu/Lubuntu) and an android smartphone   Hi,   I am having problems with spotify connect seeing the 2 linux computers th...
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Downloads desapareceram

PlanPremiumCountry BrasilDeviceMoto G 1Operating SystemAndroid My Question or IssueApós eu baixar minhas músicas meu celular acabou reiniciando e quando eu fui abrir o Spotify de novo os meus downloads tinham desaparecido! Fui conferi os dados do apl...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Brasil Device Moto G 1 Operating System Android   My Question or Issue Após eu baixar minhas músicas meu celular acabou reiniciando e quando eu fui a...
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Shuffle and repeat buttons disabled on linux-desktop

PlanPremiumCountry BrazilOperating SystemUbuntu 16.04LTSSpotify Version1.0.94.262.g3d5c231c My Question or IssueI can't use the shuffle button for some time now (I think a month) on linux-desktop spotify. It works normally on web, android and windows...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Brazil Operating System Ubuntu 16.04LTS Spotify Version 1.0.94.262.g3d5c231c    My Question or Issue I can't use the shuffle button for some time now (I...
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libcef.so No such file or library

PlanPremiumCountryTurkey DeviceAsus X555LOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04.1 LTS My Question or Issuefirst of all, I'm a beginner in linux.i've searched this issue in a lot of places but could't find anything. i'll be glad if you'll help, please keep in m...

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  •   Plan Premium Country Turkey  Device Asus X555L Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS   My Question or Issue first of all, I'm a beginner in linux. i've searched this issue ...
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Out of memory when indexing local files

PlanPremiumCountry UKDeviceLaptopOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueAdding local music collection as a source directory results in using up all available memory on an idling i7, 16 GB RAM machine. When it runs out of memory, the subproc...

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  • Plan Premium Country  UK Device Laptop Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue Adding local music collection as a source directory results in using up all available m...
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Spotify Web Player

Hello,I want to activate the Spotify web player so that I can use it to control Alexa Echo from my browser.After following the instructions on this linkhttps://support.spotify.com/ca-fr/using_spotify/system_settings/enable-the-spotify-web-player/It s...

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  • Hello, I want to activate the Spotify web player so that I can use it to control Alexa Echo from my browser. After following the instructions on this link https://support.spotify.com/ca-fr...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Scaling work around for Snaps breaks after an update

PlanPremiumCountryUnited KingdomDeviceDell XPS 9350Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 LTS My Question or IssueAs observed in this post, there is a workaround to fix the scaling setting for spotify installed using snaps by adding `--force-device-scale-facto...

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  • Plan Premium Country United Kingdom Device Dell XPS 9350 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 LTS   My Question or Issue As observed in this post, there is a workaround to fix the scaling set...
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Can't play the current song

PlanPremiumCountry IsraelDeviceAsus X510UROperating SystemUbuntu/Kubuntu 18.04 LTS, dual boot with Win 10 My Question or Issue Hi,I have spotify on my linux computer.for some reason, I cannot play any song when I'm on linux in my computer. after few ...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Israel Device Asus X510UR Operating System Ubuntu/Kubuntu 18.04 LTS, dual boot with Win 10   My Question or Issue  Hi, I have spotify on my linux compu...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify 1.0.96 is there but apt cannot see

Please check the Debian repository (Linux package). Yesterday you updated Spotify to 1.0.96 but apt cannot see it (the package is there...http://repository.spotify.com/pool/non-free/s/spotify-client/).Hopefully this must be the version that solves th...

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  • Please check the Debian repository (Linux package). Yesterday you updated Spotify to 1.0.96 but apt cannot see it (the package is there...http://repository.spotify.com/pool/non-free/s/spotify-client/...
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Cannot add mountpoints as source for local files

See: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Mountpoints-are-not-visible-in-local-file-source-dialogue/m-p/4520987 That thread was closed for inactivity due to being ignored by Spotify. I still want it fixed.

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  •   See: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/Mountpoints-are-not-visible-in-local-file-source-dialogue/m-p/4520987   That thread was closed for inactivity due to being...
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Listening on Android Client while Linux Desktop Client is active in Background ...

PlanPremiumCountryDEDeviceComputer Desktop / P20 Pro (Android)Operating SystemUbuntu 18 / Android My Question or Issue I'm running Spotify on my Android Phone and I'm listening via my Android Phone.I also got the Spotify Linux Client installed on my ...

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[Desktop] Podcasts shortcut has gone on Linux

PlanPremiumCountry BulgariaDeviceASUS laptopOperating SystemLinux Mint My Question or Issue I've just installed the latest version of desktop's client for Linux and noticed that Podcast shortcut has gone.Since it's so useful are there any plans to br...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Bulgaria Device ASUS laptop Operating System Linux Mint   My Question or Issue   I've just installed the latest version of desktop's client for Linux a...
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Volume normalization - horrible idea

Folks, never ever turn on volume normalization. It is simply amazing how much it damages the music quality. I don't even need any A/B compare, it's like nigh and day. It is on by default when you install. First thing to do - go to settings and turn i...

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  • Folks, never ever turn on volume normalization. It is simply amazing how much it damages the music quality. I don't even need any A/B compare, it's like nigh and day.    It is on by defau...
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