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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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Superuser Contribution Rendering issues with Ryzen 2500U

I recently got a laptop with a 4K display, powered by a Ryzen 2500U. There's been some rendering bugs: Is there an option to use software rendering?--disable-gpudidn't do anything. (Fortunately, --force-device-scale-factor=1.5 works just fine.) This ...

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  • I recently got a laptop with a 4K display, powered by a Ryzen 2500U. There's been some rendering bugs:     Is there an option to use software rendering? --disable-gpu didn't do any...
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Solved!! Blank window after installing

Just installed on Kubuntu 18.04 LTS and it's not loading one bit, just sits there as a blank window. Terminal outputs this when trying to run Spotify:mkdir: cannot create directory '/run/user/0': Permission denied ln: failed to create symbolic link '...

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  • Just installed on Kubuntu 18.04 LTS and it's not loading one bit, just sits there as a blank window.   Terminal outputs this when trying to run Spotify: mkdir: cannot create directory '/run/u...
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Solved!! No more Linux support? Debian Linux installation key expired.

PlanPremiumCountryNL DevicePCOperating SystemKDE Neon 5.12 (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS) My Question or IssueDebian package installation description on page https://www.spotify.com/us/download/linux/ is out of date.The key for repository.spotify.com expired. Th...

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  • Plan Premium Country NL  Device PC Operating System KDE Neon 5.12 (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)   My Question or Issue Debian package installation description on page https://www.spotif...
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[Bug] Spotify shows the wrong time of freinds activities

PlanPremiumLinux Spotify client in the latest version (1.0.80.474.gef6b503e). The same problem occurs with the Windows client (link).

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  • Plan Premium Linux Spotify client in the latest version (1.0.80.474.gef6b503e).   The same problem occurs with the Windows client (link).
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Snap package missing

PlanPremium FamilyCountry North AmericaDeviceAcer Aspire A515-51-55FDOperating SystemXubuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue integral@ricestation:~$ sudo snap install Spotify [sudo] password for integral: error: snap "Spotify" not found integral@ricestati...

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Shuffle and Repeat buttons are replaced by Thumbs up and down and Spotify Desktop Linux

The Shuffle and Repeat buttons are replaced by thumbs up and down buttons on Spotify Desktop Ubuntu and I'm really annoyed.I want my control buttons back and I don't see the harm in having them both with the thumbs buttons together.I've found this si...

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  • The Shuffle and Repeat buttons are replaced by thumbs up and down buttons on Spotify Desktop Ubuntu and I'm really annoyed. I want my control buttons back and I don't see the harm in havin...
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Music playback pausing when screen turns off (Ubuntu)

PlanPremiumCountry CanadaDeviceComputerOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My Question or Issue I recently discovered that a Spotify client is available for Linux and I tried it. It works great, very nice for my Linux-based HTPC, but after approximately hal...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Canada Device Computer Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Question or Issue   I recently discovered that a Spotify client is available for Linux an...
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Spotify D-Bus issue - cannot send CLI commands

Please find below my detailed information regarding my problem, my desired result, and how to reproduce. PlanPremium CountryThe Netherlands Device ➜ ~ neofetch --stdout larry@gentoo --------------- OS: Gentoo/Linux x86_64 Kernel: 4.17.5-zen Uptime: 1...

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Solved!! Large Cache 256GB to save downloads, is it bad?

I have manually set my cache size to 256Gb are there any negative effects from this apart from what I have noticed. Slow initial start times and using more hard drive space PlanPremiumCountry AustraliaDeviceSamsung Galaxy s7 & Desktop customer build ...

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Can't drag to playlist from album view

Operating SystemUbuntu 16.04 My Question or Issue Title says it all - when on the album view, you cannot drag and drop a song into your playlists. This function does work when on the artist view or another playlist.

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  • Operating System Ubuntu 16.04   My Question or Issue  Title says it all - when on the album view, you cannot drag and drop a song into your playlists. This function does work when on th...
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Superuser Contribution Linux Spotify (installed from snap) mini icon tray, indicator sound menu

I recently install spotify from snap on Ubuntu 16.04, when playing music, the menu sound does not recognize spotify, so i cannot control music from menu sound.

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  • I recently install spotify from snap on Ubuntu 16.04, when playing music, the menu sound does not recognize spotify, so i cannot control music from menu sound.
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Mountpoints are not visible in local file source dialogue

PlanPremiumCountryUK DeviceDell XPS-15Operating SystemLinux - Ubuntu 18.04Installed version1.0.80.474.gef6b503e-7 My Question or Issue Hi there, I'm trying to add a local folder of music to my laptop's spotify install. The folder is:/dev/nvme0n1p7 on...

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  • Plan Premium Country UK  Device Dell XPS-15 Operating System Linux - Ubuntu 18.04 Installed version 1.0.80.474.gef6b503e-7   My Question or Issue  Hi there,   I'm tr...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution libcurl4

Hi, the upcoming LTS Release of Ubuntu (Bionic) uses libcurl4, and that conflicts with libcurl3.But the Spotify Desktop client depends on libcurl3... Would it be possible to rebuild (a version of) spotify against libcurl4 for the Debian/Ubuntu reposi...

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  • Hi,   the upcoming LTS Release of Ubuntu (Bionic) uses libcurl4, and that conflicts with libcurl3. But the Spotify Desktop client depends on libcurl3...   Would it be possible to rebui...
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Web Tool to randomize/rearrange tracks order inside of a playlist

This works on Windows/Linux/Mac (Only Desktop Version, does not work with the Web Player or Smartphone app) also. Here's the link: http://textmechanic.com/text-tools/basic-text-tools/sort-text-lines/ 1. Just go to the playlist you wanna randomize pre...

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  • This works on Windows/Linux/Mac (Only Desktop Version, does not work with the Web Player or Smartphone app) also. Here's the link: http://textmechanic.com/text-tools/basic-text-tools/sort-text-lines/...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [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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Spotify Arch Linux Segmentation Fault

First please fix this forum posting system so I don't need to retype all I typed once again if an error occures.Force scaling didn't work don't suggest then.aur-archlinux/spotify 1.0.80.480-1

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  • First please fix this forum posting system so I don't need to retype all I typed once again if an error occures. Force scaling didn't work don't suggest then. aur-archlinux/spotify 1.0.80.480-1
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Issue with Updating Profile Pic Within The App

When I try to update my profile pic within the app, it won't let me pic another directory other than "/home/"my_user_name"/Music". If I try to choose something from my pictures folder, it just tells me that the directory doesn't exist. Build Info:Fed...

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  • When I try to update my profile pic within the app, it won't let me pic another directory other than "/home/"my_user_name"/Music". If I try to choose something from my pictures folder, it just tells ...
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Friends list does not appear

Hi!I don't see my friends activity. I've tried reinstall spotify client but it doesn't work. I still see "Hmm, the Friend Feed failed to load". I've got the same problem on Windows too.

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  • Hi! I don't see my friends activity. I've tried reinstall spotify client but it doesn't work. I still see "Hmm, the Friend Feed failed to load". I've got the same problem on Windows too.
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Desaparece audio

Comienzo a escuchar una canción y a mitad desaparece el audio, sigue conectado via web, hay otros sonidos, descartado conexión y hardware.Esto no pasa en dispositivos MóvilesPlanFree/PremiumCountry ArgentinaDevicePC DesktopOperating SystemLinux 18 My...

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Ubuntu gets frozen when I run spotify

PlanPremiumCountry SpainDeviceDesktop -Aspire-M7811 Intel® Core™ i5 CPU 650 @ 3.20GHz × 4 Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic beaver My Question or Issue Hello to all members! I wish to thank you all for your great effort! Im very happy to be abl...

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