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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!!Superuser Contribution Linux: Spotify crashes after login

Could you please fix this.https://forum.manjaro.org/t/spotify-crashes-after-login/14246> it crashes when I try to log me.Just experienced exactly that same issue, running openSUSE Linux 42.2 andspotify-client_1.0.45.186.g3b5036d6-95_amd64.debThis wor...

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  • Could you please fix this. https://forum.manjaro.org/t/spotify-crashes-after-login/14246 > it crashes when I try to log me. Just experienced exactly that same issue, running openSUSE Linu...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Linux client barely usable on HiDPI displays

I have a 4k display, and the Linux (at least?) client is practically unusable.Is HiDPI support on the roadmap?

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  • I have a 4k display, and the Linux (at least?) client is practically unusable. Is HiDPI support on the roadmap?
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Superuser Contribution Ubuntu How to change Offline songs storage folder to another directory on a mounted device.

I'm Trying to change the offline songs storage folder to one on a mounted device. But when I'm trying to do it it says:cannot read the contents of mediaerror opening directory '/media': Permission deniedI also tried to use a symbolic link, but that a...

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  • I'm Trying to change the offline songs storage folder to one on a mounted device. But when I'm trying to do it it says: cannot read the contents of media error opening directory '/media': Permissio...
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Why exist a button "Change Location" if we are stuck into /snap filesystem ?

Hello there, I'm trying change my cache location in a 17.10 Ubuntu box, with no luck at all. Using the GUI of spotify, we can click in "Change Location" button, and choose any location... INSIDE OF THE F*****K /snap filesystem, OR inside your $HOME. ...

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  • Hello there,   I'm trying change my cache location in a 17.10 Ubuntu box, with no luck at all.   Using the GUI of spotify, we can click in "Change Location" button, and choose any locat...
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Offline

Every time I try to go on Spotify on LTE is says offline and you need to connect to internet. I’ve deleted and reinstalled so many times. I also have Spotify on the computer. I have tried vpn and it doesn’t work. I have regular subscription no premiu...

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  • Every time I try to go on Spotify on LTE is says offline and you need to connect to internet. I’ve deleted and reinstalled so many times. I also have Spotify on the computer. I have tried vpn and it ...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify crashes and/or hang the computer

Hello! I'm using the Linux client on a Debian 8.10 installation running on an HP Elitebook 840G1. The client has been working flawlessly for me up until today. I was trying to listen to the podcast "Vetenskapsradion", today's episode and it won't wor...

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  • Hello!   I'm using the Linux client on a Debian 8.10 installation running on an HP Elitebook 840G1. The client has been working flawlessly for me up until today. I was trying to listen to the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: spotify hangs at startup due to OpenGL error

Output on my terminal:I'm using nvidia's proprietary driver and spotify snap version. It still works after updating the system. I think that spotify uses libGL of system instead of nvidia's and I noticed that the mesa packages has been updated.So ple...

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  • Output on my terminal: I'm using nvidia's proprietary driver and spotify snap version. It still works after updating the system. I think that spotify uses libGL of system instead of nvidia's and...
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Flatpak as cross-distribution solution

Can I ask why you don't distribute Spotify for GNU/Linux as flatpak or appimage package?

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  • Can I ask why you don't distribute Spotify for GNU/Linux as flatpak or appimage package?
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Ubuntu 16.04

Hello, I tried today to install Spotify on Ubuntu 16.04, after installing i see the login mask. After entering my login data Spotify Crashs. What can I do here? Thanks in advance.

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  • Hello,    I tried today to install Spotify on Ubuntu 16.04, after installing i see the login mask.    After entering my login data Spotify Crashs. What can I do here?   ...
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Music won't start from the begining

Every time I click to play the music it won't start from the beginning of the song, it cuts a second from the beginning. It was already reported at least twice in this forum since 2014 with no official answers from spotify members: https://community....

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  • Every time I click to play the music it won't start from the beginning of the song, it cuts a second from the beginning.   It was already reported at least twice in this forum since 2014 ...
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Installation for CentOS 7

Hello guys, Is there any stable version for CentOS 7. I found this topic, but the related file is empty and the source is dead. The official download link for Linux has just Ubuntu installation. I need a repository that works with yum command. I' ve ...

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  • Hello guys,     Is there any stable version for CentOS 7. I found this topic, but the related file is empty and the source is dead. The official download link for Linux has just Ubun...
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Snap package won't launch in Opensuse 42.3 (canberra-gtk-module)

Hi there!I installed the snap package in my opensuse 42.3 system, but it won't launch, presenting the following errors: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Trace/breakpoint trap (core dumped) Snapd version: snap 2.27.6-1.1 snapd ...

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  • Hi there! I installed the snap package in my opensuse 42.3 system, but it won't launch, presenting the following errors:   Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" Trace/bre...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution The return of the libssl trouble on Linux

Running Debian testing/sid (stretch), spotify-client from Spotify's testing repository no longer works. spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Looks like a recurring t...

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  • Running Debian testing/sid (stretch), spotify-client from Spotify's testing repository no longer works.   spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared obj...
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Spotify snap hangs on startup in Ubuntu 18.04

On starting spotify, it hangs forever with the spinning dots. Looking at the consol, it shows this errors: $ /snap/bin/spotify --show-console Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "gail" Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "atk-bridge" Gtk-Message: Faile...

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  • On starting spotify, it hangs forever with the spinning dots. Looking at the consol, it shows this errors:  $ /snap/bin/spotify --show-console Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "gail" Gtk-Mess...
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Pubkey Error

Hello I am getting pub key errors, pls help if you can.OS: Debian 9.4 Error:W: GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY EFDC8610341D941...

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  • ...erified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY EFDC8610341D9410 Although is should be fine: gpg --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com --search-key 'Spotify Public Repository Signing K...
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Solved!! My top Recommendations are makes no sense at all!!!

My top Recommendations in spotify, recommends Thailand music for me. It makes no sense based on what i listen, i normally listen rock, raggae, hip hop, and some eletronic music. Please someone help me!!!

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  • My top Recommendations in spotify, recommends Thailand music for me. It makes no sense based on what i listen, i normally listen rock, raggae, hip hop, and some eletronic music. Please someone help m...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Local files don't play

Hello Yesterday I was a free user but I decided today to suscibre to premium because Spotify is the only music service with a linux client. Mys OS is Xubuntu 16.10 and the Spotify client has been installed yesterday, I dont find the way to find the v...

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  • Hello Yesterday I was a free user but I decided today to suscibre to premium because Spotify is the only music service with a linux client. Mys OS is Xubuntu 16.10 and the Spotify client has been ins...
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Can't store offline songs on removable media with snap

Hi everybody,I'm using Spotify version (installed with Snap) : 1.0.72.117.g6bd7cc73-35 (6) on Fedora 27 KDE. I can't store offline songs on an external mounted partition. In spotify, the mount point (/mnt/my-drive) isn't displayed. It's a problem as ...

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  • Hi everybody, I'm using Spotify version (installed with Snap) : 1.0.72.117.g6bd7cc73-35 (6) on Fedora 27 KDE.   I can't store offline songs on an external mounted partition. In spotify, the m...
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How to use Spotify on Raspberry Pi?

There is no linux version of Spotify on ARM. Then I use Spotify web player, but why it doesn't support on Firefox ESR? I can run it on Firefox in Ubuntu and Windows 10. The same browser, just different OS, but I can't run it in Raspberry Pi. OK, then...

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  • There is no linux version of Spotify on ARM. Then I use Spotify web player, but why it doesn't support on Firefox ESR? I can run it on Firefox in Ubuntu and Windows 10. The same browser, just differe...
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Offline problem, error N° 4

Hi, I'm using Manjaro OS, since last week, my Spotify client can't connect, for some reason it doesn't detect my Internet connection, but in my Windows pc I have no problems at all. What can I do? I tried, reintalling the client, trying with the Prox...

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  • Hi, I'm using Manjaro OS, since last week, my Spotify client can't connect, for some reason it doesn't detect my Internet connection, but in my Windows pc I have no problems at all. What can I do? I ...
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