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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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The music has low quality when played from Spotify Connect compared to Firefox

I am having this issue from day one. Currently I am running Arch Linux with Spotify 1.0.72.117-1. When I listen to music from "This Computer - Spotify Connect" the quality is extremely low. The sound is muffled, the volume is low and the high frequen...

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  • I am having this issue from day one. Currently I am running Arch Linux with Spotify 1.0.72.117-1. When I listen to music from "This Computer - Spotify Connect" the quality is extremely low. The sound...
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both spotify and KDE "Audio Volume" react to volume keys

I'm running spotify 1.0.72.117.g6bd7cc73 on Debian stable with KDE 5.8.6. My problem is that when I press the "multimedia" volume keys on my keyboard, both KDE's "Audio Volume" applet and spotify react to that, so that the music becomes suddenly much...

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  • I'm running spotify 1.0.72.117.g6bd7cc73 on Debian stable with KDE 5.8.6.   My problem is that when I press the "multimedia" volume keys on my keyboard, both KDE's "Audio Volume" applet a...
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Superuser Contribution Snap installation fails

Hello, i tried to install Spotify on my openSUSE 42.3 system. The installation fail with the following error message: snap install spotify error: cannot communicate with server: Post http://localhost/v2/snaps/spotify: dial unix /run/snapd.socket: con...

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  • Hello,   i tried to install Spotify on my openSUSE 42.3 system. The installation fail with the following error message:   snap install spotify error: cannot communicate with server: Pos...
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Solved!! My Spotify is reall broken. Only 'Browse' loads. Not even settings.

Upon opening Spotify on my Ubuntu system, I see the Browse tab, but then if I click on Settings, My Songs, anything, it just shows me this: Something broke. Failed to load https://errorThat is all. Nothing else I can do. It just can't connect to Spot...

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  • Upon opening Spotify on my Ubuntu system, I see the Browse tab, but then if I click on Settings, My Songs, anything, it just shows me this:   Something broke. Failed to load https://error Tha...
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Sound too low on Android... Any fix anywhere?

Hello, I have a Samsung S5 and wanted to try Spotify, but the sound is horribly low. It seems to be an old problem but I can't find any solution. Is there a thread somewhere with stuff to try or is it just the (bad) sound quality to expect? Regards, ...

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  • Hello,   I have a Samsung S5 and wanted to try Spotify, but the sound is horribly low. It seems to be an old problem but I can't find any solution. Is there a thread somewhere with stuff to tr...
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Can't change playlist photo on chromebook?

I can't download the app on my chromebook and so I can't change the photos on my playlists - what do i do?

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  • I can't download the app on my chromebook and so I can't change the photos on my playlists - what do i do?
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Spotify deleting all offline files and redownloading them

Hi All, I have spotify running on my (Linux) Desktop. I am using a prepaid (pay per MB or hour) internet connection and thus don't have the luxury of being online all the time. So I downloaded quite a few playlists for offline listening. My Desktop u...

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  • Hi All,   I have spotify running on my (Linux) Desktop. I am using a prepaid (pay per MB or hour) internet connection and thus don't have the luxury of being online all the time. So I downlo...
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Superuser Contribution APT repository: fix SSL certificate

https://repository.spotify.com/ is served with an invalid SSL certificate, preventing its use with APT. Serving APT repositories without TLS/SSL is a known security risk:https://blog.packagecloud.io/eng/2018/02/21/attacks-against-secure-apt-repositor...

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  • https://repository.spotify.com/ is served with an invalid SSL certificate, preventing its use with APT.  Serving APT repositories without TLS/SSL is a known security risk: https://blog.packagec...
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Spotify IRC Channel - How to Join

IRC provides a way of communicating in real time with people from all over the world. It consists of various separate networks (or "nets") of IRC servers, machines that allow users to connect to IRC. IRC is very similar to text messaging, but designe...

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  •   IRC provides a way of communicating in real time with people from all over the world. It consists of various separate networks (or "nets") of IRC servers, machines that allow users to connect...
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Settings page does not load while offline

Clicking on Settings does nothing in offline mode. I need the Settings page to turn off proxy, but it won't load Settings when it cannot connect. Deadlock, stupidly done.Once you set proxy, and next time you connect to a network without proxy, you ca...

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  • Clicking on Settings does nothing in offline mode.  I need the Settings page to turn off proxy, but it won't load Settings when it cannot connect. Deadlock, stupidly done. Once you s...
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Spotify not loading on Ubuntu Budgie 17.10

Worked fine untill Sunday, where the app would just refuse to open, giving me spinning dots.thelmgn ~ spotify --show-console Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "gail" Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "atk-bridge" Gtk-Message: Failed to load module ...

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  • ...veryone publisher: spotify contact: https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux/bd-p/desktop_linux license: unknown description: | Love music? Play your favorite songs and albums free on Linux w...
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Spotify doesn't show playlists in Recently Played

I have an issue after updating spotify to the latest version (1:1.0.72.117.g6bd7cc73-35). It doesn't show any recently played playlists. Does anybody know what's the matter?Here's a screenshot with the issue

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  • I have an issue after updating spotify to the latest version (1:1.0.72.117.g6bd7cc73-35). It doesn't show any recently played playlists. Does anybody know what's the matter? Here's a screenshot with...
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Spotify Client eats up all cpu when a playlist ends

This bug has been present at least some weeks now. If I listen music from a playlist and it runs out of music, Spotify goes to some sort of loop that hogs 2 of my cpu cores completely. I have the "autoplay similar songs when your music ends" set to o...

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  • This bug has been present at least some weeks now. If I listen music from a playlist and it runs out of music, Spotify goes to some sort of loop that hogs 2 of my cpu cores completely. I have the "au...
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Can't search local files by album title

I like that Spotify has local file support, as there are still a lot of songs not available in the Spotify database. Unfortunately, it still isn't quite as featured as I'd hope. While I'm able to search for a given band or song in local files, appare...

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  • I like that Spotify has local file support, as there are still a lot of songs not available in the Spotify database. Unfortunately, it still isn't quite as featured as I'd hope.   While I'm ab...
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Friend activity missing

I only have like 4 friends on spotify so I don't understand why one isn't showing up while the others are. Any ideas?

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  • I only have like 4 friends on spotify so I don't understand why one isn't showing up while the others are. Any ideas?
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Crashes When Opened

Hi I'm trying to launch Spotify on my Linux machine but it instantly crashes and logs me out of my machine. If I run it from the terminal, I see the following output briefly flash right before I'm signed out:Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canber...

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  • Hi   I'm trying to launch Spotify on my Linux machine but it instantly crashes and logs me out of my machine. If I run it from the terminal, I see the following output briefly flash right befo...
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Spotify linux app fixed audio quality (does not take pulseaudio config)

I changed audio quality in pulseaudio toFormat: float32leRate: 96 kHz But spotify app only work in this formatFormat: s16leRate: 44.1 kHz (Only web spotify takes float32le format with 44.1 kHz at maximum) (HQ audio in youtube web videos takes float32...

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  • I changed audio quality in pulseaudio to Format: float32le Rate: 96 kHz   But spotify app only work in this format Format: s16le Rate: 44.1 kHz   (Only web spotify takes float32le f...
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Superuser Contribution Is Spotify selling user data to google?

Hi all, I might sound a bit paranoid here. But I have noticed something really strange today. I have been chatting with my friend via voice channel in Discord. he has recommended a song to me. He didn't type the tilte or artist in the text chat, just...

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  • Hi all,    I might sound a bit paranoid here. But I have noticed something really strange today. I have been chatting with my friend via voice channel in Discord. he has recommended a son...
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Local Files not showing up in Spotify Desktop Linux

I can't make it to get my local mp3 showing up in Spotify Local Files. I tried many times opening/closing with checking/uncheking the folder in the settings, I even tried deleting the local-files.bnk and starting the procedure all over again but noth...

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  • I can't make it to get my local mp3 showing up in Spotify Local Files.   I tried many times opening/closing with checking/uncheking the folder in the settings, I even tried deleting the local-...
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