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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 Sound Quality Very Poor (even on "high quality")

I have recently installed Linux Mint 18.2 64-bit on one of my desktops, and Spotify's sound quality is nearly unlistenable, even with high-quality enabled. Sounds like a very highly compressed source on every song I try. Other audio sources (YouTube ...

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  • I have recently installed Linux Mint 18.2 64-bit on one of my desktops, and Spotify's sound quality is nearly unlistenable, even with high-quality enabled. Sounds like a very highly compressed s...
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403 forbidden when trying to access repository for ubuntu

Hello,I want to get the spotify client for Ubuntu but I can't get around an error 403 when trying to access the repository.I tried accessing it via the command line from the official installation tutorial, from a browser (chrome) installed on my ubun...

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  • Hello, I want to get the spotify client for Ubuntu but I can't get around an error 403 when trying to access the repository. I tried accessing it via the command line from the official installation...
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XUBUNTU

I've installed Xubuntu 17-04-32-bit (Linux) on my notebook. Is there any Spotify suitable for this interface. If yes, would please give me the directions?

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  • I've installed Xubuntu 17-04-32-bit (Linux) on my notebook. Is there any Spotify suitable for this interface. If yes, would please give me the directions?
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Issues with the client on Archlinux

Hi,There is an issue with the client on spotify where after a while it stops responding (let's say you don't shut down the client for a day) due to it taking a while for loading images and other stuff I suspect.As soon as the albumart has been loaded...

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  • Hi, There is an issue with the client on spotify where after a while it stops responding (let's say you don't shut down the client for a day) due to it taking a while for loading images and other st...
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With latest spotify update, windowed mode is gone in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04.2

Exactly what the title says-- Spotify has, with this latest update, lost the ability to open in windowed mode-- mutter or metacity or whatever doesn't show. Even the panel is now absent the spotify window, and striking the mouse against the left hand...

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  • Exactly what the title says-- Spotify has, with this latest update, lost the ability to open in windowed mode-- mutter or metacity or whatever doesn't show. Even the panel is now absent the spotify w...
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Your Daily Mix Not Available Offline

I've been using Spotify for over 1 month now and I'm still unable to listen to my daily mix.I search for "daily mix" in the search bar at the top right of Spotify Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 which brings up the option "Your Daily Mix", however clicking o...

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  • I've been using Spotify for over 1 month now and I'm still unable to listen to my daily mix. I search for "daily mix" in the search bar at the top right of Spotify Desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 which br...
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Can't Find Discover Weekly

I occasionally have a _very hard time_ finding my Discover Weekly playlist. Today, for instance, it's up-to-date and available on my Android mobile app under the 'Jump Back In' section of my 'Home' page, but on my Desktop client, it's nowhere to be f...

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  • I occasionally have a _very hard time_ finding my Discover Weekly playlist. Today, for instance, it's up-to-date and available on my Android mobile app under the 'Jump Back In' section of my 'Ho...
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Share feature on Linux

Hello. Currently, when I'm trying to share track or album, to say, in Telegram, link for this opens in Firefox, despite the fact, that my default browser is Chrome and Firefox just happens to be on my machine. But the problem is, Firefox doesn't supp...

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  • Hello. Currently, when I'm trying to share track or album, to say, in Telegram, link for this opens in Firefox, despite the fact, that my default browser is Chrome and Firefox just happens to be on m...
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MPRIS properties Volume and Position are not populated

Hi, I'm poking into the MPRIS interface provided by the Spotify linux client, and the properties Volume and Position are not populated. It would be very helpful to have them. Thank you. In the attachment you can see the position and volume which are ...

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  • Hi,   I'm poking into the MPRIS interface provided by the Spotify linux client, and the properties Volume and Position are not populated.   It would be very helpful to have them. Thank ...
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Superuser Contribution Music doesn't stop after closing app - Linux

Description:After closing app music doesn't stop playing. If you reopen the app you are able to play multiple songs at the same time. Environment:Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit Application:Spotify version 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 Steps to Reproduce1. Open Spotify D...

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  • Description: After closing app music doesn't stop playing. If you reopen the app you are able to play multiple songs at the same time.    Environment: Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit   ...
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Discover weekly problem: discovers nothing

The new "discover weekly" playlist created for me yesterday is made by 90% with songs that I've already thumbed up previously. It simply mashes together the same things. Oh I'm glad it's all good music, but it's supposed to be "discover", i.e. sugges...

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  • The new "discover weekly" playlist created for me yesterday is made by 90% with songs that I've already thumbed up previously. It simply mashes together the same things.   Oh I'm glad it's all...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution spotify-client on Linux, update to libssl1.1

Hi, Is it possible to update the dependency of spotify-client linux to libssl1.1: https://packages.debian.org/stretch/libssl1.1 Also, libavcodec57 and libavformat57 Thanks, Thanks

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  • Hi,   Is it possible to update the dependency of spotify-client linux to libssl1.1: https://packages.debian.org/stretch/libssl1.1   Also, libavcodec57 and libavformat57 😉   Th...
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Local files still shows as unavailable (grey) songs in albums

If I have local files they become always available to play or add to playlists. But if I access the album songs still shows as unavailable (grey). This looks very weird, cause:- Songs are greyed- No play icon is shown on the left on hover- Song still...

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  • If I have local files they become always available to play or add to playlists. But if I access the album songs still shows as unavailable (grey).   This looks very weird, cause: - Songs are ...
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My main menu turns grey

Dear member of the Spotify-community, Recently I was listening to Spotify and suddenly, my 'main menu' (I don't know how to call it correctly) turned grey. Now I can not use it anymore, it seems like all the buttons are disabled.Here is a screenshot ...

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  • Dear member of the Spotify-community,   Recently I was listening to Spotify and suddenly, my 'main menu' (I don't know how to call it correctly) turned grey. Now I can not use it anymore, it s...
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2017 Linux desktop Spotify Connect stopped seeing Denon AVR s720W

For months I've been enjoying the Spotify Connect interface between my Ubuntu desktop and my Denon receiver. Suddenly it is no longer visible in Spotify Connect. Additionall, my phone when connected to the same network also can no longer see the Deno...

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  • For months I've been enjoying the Spotify Connect interface between my Ubuntu desktop and my Denon receiver. Suddenly it is no longer visible in Spotify Connect. Additionall, my phone when connected ...
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A Possible Problem

Hello, I have a problem and don't know if the Spotify Linux Player is the culpret or not,so bear with me a moment as I explain. The Spotify Linux Player was the last application I used and shut down last night before I shut down my computer. This mor...

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  • Hello,   I have a problem and don't know if the Spotify Linux Player is the culpret or not,so bear with me a moment as I explain.   The Spotify Linux Player was the last application I u...
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Superuser Contribution I miss Rdio, Spotify always too lazy to startup

Every time I think I want to listen to music and it depends on Spotify... oh my god! What a sacrifice to open it. Rdio was the best, I miss it too much. When the app opened all the content was there, right on the screen. Spotify keeps loading the fir...

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  • Every time I think I want to listen to music and it depends on Spotify... oh my god! What a sacrifice to open it. Rdio was the best, I miss it too much. When the app opened all the content was there,...
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Jack audio kit output support

Does anybody know if there is any support for Jack Audio Kit (jackd) in Spotify for linux client? I've currently subscribed to premium so I would like to avoid ALSA->jackd resampling if possible. There are several posts mentioning jack on this forum ...

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  • Does anybody know if there is any support for Jack Audio Kit (jackd) in Spotify for linux client?   I've currently subscribed to premium so I would like to avoid ALSA->jackd resampling if p...
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Cannot minimize to tray on Linux

Hello, I'm a Linux user and a big fan of Spotify, but one thing has been bothering me a lot. The option to minimize Spotify to the system tray is missing from the app settings, under "Startup and Window Behaviour". I've browsed old posts back from 20...

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  • Hello,   I'm a Linux user and a big fan of Spotify, but one thing has been bothering me a lot. The option to minimize Spotify to the system tray is missing from the app settings, under "S...
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