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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] Can we please have a key binding for closing application? :)

First of all thank you for working on a Linux version of spotify. I, and I assume many other Linux users, would love if you guys could add a key binding to close the applicaiton [ctrl + q]. I hope this simple request could make it to one of the upcom...

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  • First of all thank you for working on a Linux version of spotify.   I, and I assume many other Linux users, would love if you guys could add a key binding to close the applicaiton [ctrl + q]. ...
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Successful Linux Mint 17.3 install of Spotify from Software Manager

PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDevicei7 3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 88G RamAsus MBOperating SystemRelease Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 64-bit My Question or Issue Hi, Just wanted to post that I have successfully installed the Spotify app (spotify-client-0.9.17) from t...

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  •   Plan Premium Country  Australia Device i7 3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 8 8G Ram Asus MB Operating System Release Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 64-bit  My Question or Issue  Hi, &nbs...
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Massive memory leak under Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceIntel E5-1650v4 Xeon custom built home workstationOperating SystemUbuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit My Question or Issue After updating my system over the weekend (on 06/09/2018), I found by Wednesday (06/13/2018) Spotify was eating...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA  Device Intel E5-1650v4 Xeon custom built home workstation Operating System Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit   My Question or Issue  After updating my system ...
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Autoplay don't work on Linux

PlanPremiumCountry DeviceLaptopOperating SystemLinux Mint 18.3, Ubuntu 16.04 My Question or IssueThe autoplay option in Linux App has disappeared. I know that it returned in the desktop app in Windows, but in Linux don't. Do you know something about ...

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  • Plan Premium Country   Device Laptop Operating System Linux Mint 18.3, Ubuntu 16.04   My Question or Issue The autoplay option in Linux App has disappeared. I know that it returne...
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[Linux] Spotify desktop app freezes on startup

PlanPremiumCountryUSADeviceMultiple desktop devicesOperating SystemNixOS 18.09Spotify version 1.0.83.316.ge96b6e67 My Question or IssueAbout 30 minutes ago my Spotify desktop app stopped working. I clicked on a track to change the song and the audio ...

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  • ...ork, so I can verify that it is not a connectivity issue on my end. If I had to guess, I'd bet a public facing API on Spotify's end was changed at that time and the desktop client didn't like it. &n...
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[Podcast] Mark Podcasts episodes as Played

PlanPremiumCountryPoland DeviceXiaomi Mi5, Dell Laptop Operating SystemAndroid 8, Windows 10, Linux Kubuntu 18.04 My Question or IssueI try to migrate with my podcasts from other software to Spotify, but i can't find way to set old episodes as "playe...

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  • Plan Premium Country Poland  Device Xiaomi Mi5, Dell Laptop 🙂 Operating System Android 8, Windows 10, Linux Kubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue I try to migrate with my podcasts...
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External hard disk not selectable

PlanPremiumCountryBelgium DeviceLaptopOperating SystemLinux Mint 19 My Question or Issue Hi, I am trying to add my external hard disk as a source for local files.Unfortunately my mounted drive never gets shown. Tried to close and start Spotify, reboo...

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  • Plan Premium Country Belgium  Device Laptop Operating System Linux Mint 19   My Question or Issue  Hi,   I am trying to add my external hard disk as a source for local...
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spotify connect not working properly on linux

i have spotify on three devices:- my android phone- my manjaro linux laptop- my manjaro linux desktop spotify on both my laptop and desktop sees my phone. my phone sees both my laptop and desktop, but not at the same time. it only sees the one that o...

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  • i have spotify on three devices: - my android phone - my manjaro linux laptop - my manjaro linux desktop   spotify on both my laptop and desktop sees my phone.  my phone sees both my l...
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Problem Installing Spotify on Ubuntu 18.04

PremiumCountry: SwedenDevice: ComputerOperating System: Ubuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue: I cant install Spotify.This is what i have tested so far and the results:Searched for it on Ubuntu Software (app).Can't find it.Went to this page "https://www....

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  • ...e verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY A87FF9DF48BF1C90 Get:6 http://se.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main i386 DEP-11 Metadata [139 kB] Get:7 http://se.archive...
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My songs - library my music missing

PlanFreeCountry PolandDeviceDesktopOperating SystemKDE Neon My Question or IssueFor some time, the "My songs" tab has disappeared. There is also no "+" appearing when you hover next to the song to add it to "My Songs" that I can not see now.I attach ...

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  • Plan Free Country  Poland Device Desktop Operating System KDE Neon   My Question or Issue For some time, the "My songs" tab has disappeared. There is also no "+" appearing when yo...
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queue behavior inconsistent

Hi there!I am using Android, Android Auto and the Ubuntu Linux standard supplied Spotify client. For me it is rediculously complicated to find any support, as you never know where to put what question. And as the chat support looks to be vanished, I ...

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  • Hi there! I am using Android, Android Auto and the Ubuntu Linux standard supplied Spotify client. For me it is rediculously complicated to find any support, as you never know where to put what quest...
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Spotify on Linux Mint muting whenever a different program starts playback

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceDesktop PCOperating SystemLinux Mint 19 Tara 64-bit (MATE 1.20.1)Spotify Version1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3 My Question or IssueWhenever any process besides Spotify starts playback, Spotify gets muted (Playback continues, volume sl...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Desktop PC Operating System Linux Mint 19 Tara 64-bit (MATE 1.20.1) Spotify Version 1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3   My Question or Issue Whenever any process be...
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Cannot View Artist Pages

PlanFreeCountryBrazilDeviceCompaq Presario CQ40 Notebook PCOperating SystemUbuntu 16.04 My Question or Issue Starting last night I came across an issue where whenever I go onto an Artist, Browse or Radio tab I get an error simply stating "There was a...

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  • Plan Free Country Brazil Device Compaq Presario CQ40 Notebook PC Operating System Ubuntu 16.04   My Question or Issue  Starting last night I came across an issue where whenever I ...
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this radio station can't be started

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktopOperating SystemFedora 27Installed via Snaphttps://www.spotify.com/download/linux/Snap Versionsnap 2.35-1.fc27snapd 2.35-1.fc27series 16fedora 27kernel 4.18.16-100.fc27.x86_64Snap Listspotify 1.0.93.242.gc2341a27-15 24 stable ...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop Operating System Fedora 27 Installed via Snap https://www.spotify.com/download/linux/ Snap Version snap    2.35-1.fc27 snapd   2.35-1.fc...
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Superuser Contribution Where is Spotify located on Ubuntu?

I simply can not find where is Spotify located on my computer in order to add to the autostart. PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceAn Old PC Operating System(Ubuntu) My Question or Issue

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  • I simply can not find where is Spotify located on my computer in order to add to the autostart.   Plan Premium Country UK   Device An Old PC   Operating System (Ubuntu...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify is crashing when I try to play a local file

PremiumFranceAcer notebookUbuntu 18.04 Since the last update (version 1.0.92.390.g2ce5ec7d) spotify is crashing when I try to play local files although they are all well listed in 'local files' section.Here is the message i get from console :[mp3 @ 0...

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  • Premium France Acer notebook Ubuntu 18.04   Since the last update (version 1.0.92.390.g2ce5ec7d) spotify is crashing when I try to play local files although they are all well listed in 'l...
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Implement Input Method support

I am using Ubuntu 18.04, but I think this problem is common in all Linux distros. The search box (or the search "entry" in GTK's term) can't input any languages that need Input Method Support. This covers most non-latin languages. It's a lot. I can p...

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  • I am using Ubuntu 18.04, but I think this problem is common in all Linux distros.   The search box (or the search "entry" in GTK's term) can't input any languages that need Input Method Suppor...
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[Linux] Spotify Desktop Client Permission Denied To External Drive

PlanPremiumCountryCanadaDeviceDell XPS 13 9343Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue Settings > Local Files > Add Source : When navigating to an external drive (mounted to /media/user/drive) pop up window appears saying "Error opening dire...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada Device Dell XPS 13 9343 Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue  Settings > Local Files > Add Source : When navigating to an externa...
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Solved!! Ubuntu - Music partition not showing on Local Files popup

Ubuntu 18.10 64-bitSpotify version: 1.0.93.242.gc2341a27Plan: PremiumCountry: UKDevice: Dell Studio 17 laptopMy Question or Issue:Until recently I have been running Windows 10 with a separate music partition.When I replaced Windows with Ubuntu 18.10 ...

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  • Ubuntu 18.10 64-bit Spotify version: 1.0.93.242.gc2341a27 Plan: Premium Country: UK Device: Dell Studio 17 laptop My Question or Issue: Until recently I have been running Windows 10 with a sepa...
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