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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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issue:spotify is not updating friend activity time properly

am having issue, spotify is not updating friend activity time properly using desktop plan:free

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Reports wrong Shuffle status to Dbus

PlanFreeCountryBelgiumDeviceLenovo IdeaPadOperating SystemLinux5.13.12-arch1-1Spotify versionspotify 1:1.1.56.595-1My Question or IssueSpotify reports wrong Shuffle status to Dbus, it always reports 0(False) even when Shuffle is enabled:dbus.String('...

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  • Plan Free Country Belgium Device Lenovo IdeaPad Operating System Linux5.13.12-arch1-1 Spotify version spotify 1:1.1.56.595-1 My Question or Issue Spotify reports wrong Shuffle status to Db...
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Spotify do not open or puts on dark screen.

Plan FreeCountry ColombiaDevice Samsung np535u3cOperating System Linux Mint mate My Issue: Hi, I installed Spotify a week ago and from the start, I notice that when I open it for second time or third time the program do not open or the screen puts co...

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  •   Plan Free Country Colombia Device Samsung np535u3c Operating System Linux Mint mate    My Issue: Hi, I installed Spotify a week ago and from the start, I notice that when ...
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Local Files not showing up

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceDell XPS 13Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 My Question or IssueI enable local files and add the proper directory, but clicking on the blue button for local files just shows any empty space with a message about enabling local ...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Dell XPS 13 Operating System Ubuntu 20.04   My Question or Issue I enable local files and add the proper directory, but clicking on the blue but...
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Unable To Play Local Files

Plan - PremiumCountry - USA DeviceAcer AspireOne AOD260Operating SystemBodhiLinux 5 32bit My Question or IssueI'm currently unable to play local files on my machine. The files appear, but I receive an error stating the files cannot be found. I have r...

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  • Plan - Premium Country - USA   Device Acer AspireOne AOD260 Operating System BodhiLinux 5 32bit   My Question or Issue I'm currently unable to play local files on my machine. ...
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a version of spotify for the arm based pine64 pinephone?

PlanPremium Devicepine64 pinephoneOperating Systemmanjaro-arm plasma mobile My Question or Issuethe snap and flatpak builds don't work because they are x86 only but it would be nice to have spotify on the go too and all what would be needed would be ...

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  • Plan Premium     Device pine64 pinephone Operating System manjaro-arm plasma mobile   My Question or Issue the snap and flatpak builds don't work because they are x86 only bu...
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Spotify crashes when the song ends

PlanPremiumCountryUSA DeviceCustom PCOperating SystemManjaro Linux My Question or IssueWhen Spotify finishes playing a downloaded of local song it crashes. This does not seem to effect streamed songs. Clearing cache and config does not help. I follow...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA   Device Custom PC Operating System Manjaro Linux   My Question or Issue When Spotify finishes playing a downloaded of local song it crashes. This does n...
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Solved!! 'Liked Songs' contains songs I didn't like on Pop!_OS client

PlanPremium CountryNetherlands Devicex86_64 desktop Operating SystemPop!_OS My Question or IssueI installed Pop!_OS on my desktop two days ago, and downloading Spotify was one of the first things I did. When I play songs from 'liked songs', songs tha...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Netherlands   Device x86_64 desktop   Operating System Pop!_OS   My Question or Issue I installed Pop!_OS on my desktop two days ago, and downl...
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[Linux Client 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de] Still not getting desktop client access from South Korea

Plan PremiumCountry South KoreaDevice Lenovo ThinkPad L14Operating System Kubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo with X11 and Kernel version 5.13.7My Question or Issue:Hello team, I know your team announced desktop client support in South Korea a few months ago...

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  • Plan Premium Country South Korea Device Lenovo ThinkPad L14 Operating System Kubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo with X11 and Kernel version 5.13.7 My Question or Issue: Hello team,   I know your...
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Menu no longer opens when you right-click on the album cover of the song playing in the web player

PlanPremiumDeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux (Deepin OS) My Question or IssueAbout two weeks ago the options menu (add to queue, go to music radio, artist page...) stopped opening when right mouse clicking on the album cover in the player. In the pl...

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  • Plan Premium Device Desktop Operating System Linux (Deepin OS)   My Question or Issue About two weeks ago the options menu (add to queue, go to music radio, artist page...) stopped openi...
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Cannot use web player

Cannot play anything on the web player. The play bar at the bottom is just blacked out. I am using a Linux system.

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  • Cannot play anything on the web player. The play bar at the bottom is just blacked out. I am using a Linux system.  
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Solved!! Ubuntu 20.04 - Local files missing?

PlanPremium CountrySlovakia DeviceLenovo T450s Operating SystemUbuntu 20.04 LTS Hello, have a problem with local files. Item not showing in sidebar in Spotify. Tried turn off / turned on local files in settings, have added local directory with my mp3...

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  • Plan Premium   Country Slovakia   Device Lenovo T450s   Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 LTS   Hello, have a problem with local files. Item not showing in sidebar in Spot...
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Linux Spotify Logout After Shutdown

Hi guys, i have problem with Spotify in my Linux.My Spotify automatically logout after laptop shutting down. I use 1:1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 version and distro Devuan Chimaera

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  • Hi guys, i have problem with Spotify in my Linux. My Spotify automatically logout after laptop shutting down. I use 1:1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 version and distro Devuan Chimaera
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[Desktop] Linux Client Boots Slowly

Linux client boots very slowly with graphical errors until launch is complete. I've found that running the commands below fixes the issue but I generally have to run this every login.cd ~/snap/spotify/common/.cache/spotifysqlite3 mercury.dbVACUUM;I'm...

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  • Linux client boots very slowly with graphical errors until launch is complete. I've found that running the commands below fixes the issue but I generally have to run this every login. cd ~/snap/spot...
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issues with spotify connect on linux desktop application

Hi! I have some issues when trying to control spotify that is playing on android from Linux desktop app. At first it works, but eventually the desktop application doesn't update the music that is playing or the time at the music. I don't know what re...

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  • Hi! I have some issues when trying to control spotify that is playing on android from Linux desktop app. At first it works, but eventually the desktop application doesn't update the music that is pla...
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Packet drop

PlanPremiumDevicePCOperating SystemKubuntu 21.04 x86_64Spotify versionTestet with snap version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 and 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de My Question or IssueEverytime I open Spotify, there are random network outages. It doesn't matter if I play d...

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  • Plan Premium Device PC Operating System Kubuntu 21.04 x86_64 Spotify version Testet with snap version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60 and 1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de   My Question or Issue Everytime I o...
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Cannot drag and drop to reorder playlists or songs

1:1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de on Debian. I am suddenly unable to reorder by drag and drop: - songs within my playlists - playlists in the sidebar or folders I have tried: - Turning on and off all the column sorting options (I understand that you cannot reor...

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  • 1:1.1.56.595.g2d2da0de on Debian.   I am suddenly unable to reorder by drag and drop:    - songs within my playlists  - playlists in the sidebar or folders   I have tr...
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Prevent 1 pixel window width

At least on Linux it's currently possible to resize the width of the desktop player window to just one 1 pixel. If for some reason it it in this state it can be very hard to locate. I've thought for months the Linux desktop player was broken because ...

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  • At least on Linux it's currently possible to resize the width of the desktop player window to just one 1 pixel. If for some reason it it in this state it can be very hard to locate.   I've tho...
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Wayland support

Hi,Can you release a linux package with ozone support built so that we can use the client under Wayland? There have been posts requesting this in the past because it is highly anticipated. It shouldn't be that complicated it seems:https://www.collabo...

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  • Hi, Can you release a linux package with ozone support built so that we can use the client under Wayland? There have been posts requesting this in the past because it is highly anticipated.   ...
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**bleep**ed UX design

See the attached screenshot. You cannot read folder names cause theres no contrast when default night mode blue light reduction is active. Fix the contrast. PlanFree/PremiumCountrySwedenDevicePCOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04 Linux My Question or Issue

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  • See the attached screenshot. You cannot read folder names cause theres no contrast when default night mode blue light reduction is active.   Fix the contrast.  Plan Free/Premiu...
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