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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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How does one move local files to a new location?

I run Spotify on the linux platform, and it works just fine - for a while, I was able to play my local files, then that capability suddenly went away; the files are still in the list, but not playable. I followed both sets of instructions, and it did...

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  • I run Spotify on the linux platform, and it works just fine - for a while, I was able to play my local files, then that capability suddenly went away; the files are still in the list, but not playabl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Linux] [Desktop] No emojis support in latest Spotify snap for Ubuntu

I know this isn't super important right now but my playlists look kinda boring with grey squares insted of emojis. If you guys could add emoji support to the snap version of Spotify, it'd be pretty cool. Thanks for the hard work, btw. EDIT: Japanese ...

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  • I know this isn't super important right now but my playlists look kinda boring with grey squares insted of emojis. If you guys could add emoji support to the snap version of Spotify, it'd be pretty c...
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spotify can't play this right now. if you have the file on your computer you can import it

PlanPremiumCountryAustralia DeviceHP Pavilion 14Operating SystemKubuntu Linux 18.04 My Question or Issue Hi, Im fairly new to linux. Spotify was working for a while however all of a sudden I get this error: "spotify can't play this right now. if you ...

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  • Plan Premium Country Australia  Device HP Pavilion 14 Operating System Kubuntu Linux 18.04   My Question or Issue   Hi,   Im fairly new to linux. Spotify was working ...
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Superuser Contribution Position / volume through dbus?

PlanPremiumCountrythe Netherlands DeviceCustom machine (https://ken.is-into.men/c0ba8d.png)Operating SystemArch Linux 4.17.6-1 My Question or IssueI've been playing around with Spotify's dbus integration, and I've noticed the Position and Volume valu...

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  • Plan Premium Country the Netherlands  Device Custom machine (https://ken.is-into.men/c0ba8d.png) Operating System Arch Linux 4.17.6-1   My Question or Issue I've been playing arou...
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Application scaling on Linux

I love that you guys are building and supporting the Spotify Linux app. I'm using Ubuntu with Gnome and a laptop with a 4K display. The support for 4K/HiDPI screens is getting better and better on Linux. Now a some apps even rescale automatically whe...

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  • I love that you guys are building and supporting the Spotify Linux app. I'm using Ubuntu with Gnome and a laptop with a 4K display. The support for 4K/HiDPI screens is getting better and better on Li...
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Friend activity issue

PlanPremiumCountrySpainOperating SystemUbuntu 16.10My Question or Issue Hi, my friends haven't been able to see my activity for the last two weeks aprox.This is only happening from the Linux client, since they can see my activity when I use the andro...

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  • Plan Premium Country Spain Operating System Ubuntu 16.10 My Question or Issue  Hi, my friends haven't been able to see my activity for the last two weeks aprox. This is only happeni...
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Spotify logs out automatically after a few days, losing downloaded music.

PlanPremium (Family)CountryAustraliaDeviceLaptopOperating SystemLinux Mint 19 (Tara)Releasespotify-client/tara,stable,now 1:1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3-13 amd64 [installed] My Question or IssueOpening Spotify has a seemingly random chance to completely igno...

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  • Plan Premium (Family) Country Australia Device Laptop Operating System Linux Mint 19 (Tara) Release spotify-client/tara,stable,now 1:1.0.80.480.g51b03ac3-13 amd64 [installed]   My Que...
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Solved!! Unable to log in with Facebook in Fedora 28: Firewall may be blocking

Plan: FreeCountry: BrazilDevice: Inspiron 14R 5437OS: Fedora 28Issue: When I click in the button to log with Facebook I get the message: "A firewall may be blocking Spotify. Please update your firewall to allow Spotify. Additionally you could try cha...

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  • Plan: Free Country: Brazil Device: Inspiron 14R 5437 OS: Fedora 28 Issue: When I click in the button to log with Facebook I get the message: "A firewall may be blocking Spotify. Please update you...
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Multimedia keys not working with flatpak

Plan: PremiumCountry: Australia Device: Lenova T-Series laptopOperating System: Fedora-28 running spotofy flatpak: $ flatpak info com.spotify.Client/x86_64/stable Ref: app/com.spotify.Client/x86_64/stable ID: com.spotify.Client Arch: x86_64 Branch: s...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: Australia   Device: Lenova T-Series laptop Operating System: Fedora-28 running spotofy flatpak:   $ flatpak info com.spotify.Client/x86_64/stable...
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Discover Weekly broken overnight

I use Discover Weekly every week, and it's been fantastic for 1-2 years. I've explicitly liked ~200 songs, and Discover Weekly seemed consistent with those songs. One day, my 7-year-old daughter was singing along with a Disney song, and accidentally ...

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  •  I use Discover Weekly every week, and it's been fantastic for 1-2 years.  I've explicitly liked ~200 songs, and Discover Weekly seemed consistent with those songs.   One day, my 7-y...
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Downloaded songs and podcasts keep stopping after 10 minutes

Hi, for the last few weeks everytime i listen to songs and podcasts that have been downloaded the tracks keep stopping after 10 minutes. This is really frustrating whilst going out jogging as i am training for a race in 2-weeks time and this is a maj...

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  • Hi, for the last few weeks everytime i listen to songs and podcasts that have been downloaded the tracks keep stopping after 10 minutes.  This is really frustrating whilst going out jogging as i...
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Won't connect through facebook

I'm running Linux Mint on an Acer. I downloaded spotify via Snap. The program downloaded fine, but when I tried to sign in using my Facebook account, it said my Spotify was out of date and I needed to install the updates. I was unable to update it fr...

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  • I'm running Linux Mint on an Acer. I downloaded spotify via Snap. The program downloaded fine, but when I tried to sign in using my Facebook account, it said my Spotify was out of date and I needed t...
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Fedora 28: Offline behind Proxy

Hi,I've updated my spotify client on Fedora 28 and now I've got connection issues. I'm behind a proxy and usually it works fine after entering the proxy.But after the update I got 'No internet conection detected(...)' . I tried to set it on 'Auto Det...

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  • Hi, I've updated my spotify client on Fedora 28 and now I've got connection issues. I'm behind a proxy and usually it works fine after entering the proxy. But after the update I got 'No internet co...
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Playlists won't completely load on a Chromebook

PlanFree/PremiumCountry USDeviceDell Chromebook 11Operating SystemChrome OS My Question or Issue Hello there!I'm a forum helper on Chromebook Central (which is kind of why I'm using a Chromebook), and I frequently listen to Spotify. However, just rec...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  US Device Dell Chromebook 11 Operating System Chrome OS  My Question or Issue  Hello there! I'm a forum helper on Chromebook Central (which is kind...
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Link and Terminal code not working

PlanFree/PremiumCountry USADeviceUbuntuOperating System18.04 My Question or Issue I clicked on the link to install Spotify on my laptop, but it didn't work. Nothing happened when I approved of the download so I tried installing it through terminal an...

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  • Plan Free/Premium Country  USA Device Ubuntu Operating System 18.04   My Question or Issue  I clicked on the link to install Spotify on my laptop, but it didn't work. No...
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Superuser Contribution Can't drag whole albums to playlist

PlanPremiumCountry USADeviceLinux PCOperating SystemManjaro Testing (Kernel 4.18.4) My Question or Issue Whole albums cannot be dragged to playlists from Albums view. You have to go into the album and drag the songs instead. I'm not sure if this beha...

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  • Plan Premium Country  USA Device Linux PC Operating System Manjaro Testing (Kernel 4.18.4)   My Question or Issue  Whole albums cannot be dragged to playlists from Albums vie...
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Error On Linux Mint Cinnamon 19

PlanFree/PremiumCountryTurkey Device(MS-1632 AMD Turion(tm) 64 x2 Mobile Technology TL-64 * 2)Operating System(Linux Mint Cinnamon 19) My Question or Issue I have a error when i want to update my applications . It says : Err:10 http://repository.spot...

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  • ...bsp;I have a error when i want to update my applications . It says :   Err:10 http://repository.spotify.com testing InRelease The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public k...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify doesn't save queue state except on explicit exit

PlanPremiumCountryCanada DeviceLenovo Thinkpad T440pOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 (installed via snap) My Question or IssueWhen I restart my computer (or otherwise log out gracefully), my queue state is reset to what it was when I last explicitly exit...

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  • Plan Premium Country Canada  Device Lenovo Thinkpad T440p Operating System Ubuntu 18.04 (installed via snap)   My Question or Issue When I restart my computer (or otherwise log ou...
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How do I start Spotify minimized in Ubuntu (Mint 19)?

Plan PremiumCountry USADevice Linux PCOperating System Mint 19 My Question or IssueI had spotify set to start minimized in Mint 18 but after the upgrade to 19 it shows up right in the middle of my media player program. The system is a keyboardless me...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device Linux PC Operating System Mint 19   My Question or Issue I had spotify set to start minimized in Mint 18 but after the upgrade to 19 it shows up right in th...
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Superuser Contribution using RESTFUL API to get currently playing music

I use a Linux workstation all day long.I play Spotify through Sonos.Sonos doesn't support Linux, so I use an Android device to play Spotify through Sonos.I'd like to see on my Linux machine what song/artist is playing through Sonos.Using the Restful ...

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  • I use a Linux workstation all day long. I play Spotify through Sonos. Sonos doesn't support Linux, so I use an Android device to play Spotify through Sonos. I'd like to see on my Linux machine w...
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