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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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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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Solved!! Basic controls via command line

Hello everyone, I would like to be able to control some basic functions via command line like play/pause, could someone help? Thanks!

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  • Hello everyone,   I would like to be able to control some basic functions via command line like play/pause, could someone help?   Thanks!
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Grateful for the Linux port

Hi! I just wanted to tell you that I appreciate the Linux port (and in my case, the Debian package in particular)! Asbjorn Sabo

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  • Hi!   I just wanted to tell you that I appreciate the Linux port (and in my case, the Debian package in particular)!   Asbjorn Sabo
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Login Error - Incorrect username or password

Spotify took action against the modded apps by disabling them a few days ago. Many people got a mail for the same stating that the application has been disabled and if continued suspicious activity is noticed, they might ban the account. Ever since, ...

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  • Spotify took action against the modded apps by disabling them a few days ago. Many people got a mail for the same stating that the application has been disabled and if continued suspicious activity i...
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Solved!! Feature Request - Fix HiDPI scaling in linux

Scaling works great in Windows and MacOS. It's time to bring that same great feel in spotify over to the linux world! Right now, if one has a high-density display (read, high PPI) then the text becomes unreadable in the spotify application. I happen ...

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  • Scaling works great in Windows and MacOS. It's time to bring that same great feel in spotify over to the linux world! Right now, if one has a high-density display (read, high PPI) then the text becom...
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Forced disconnection from the internet provider

Hi all,Recently, I have the Problem that after the forced disconnection from the internet provider, the computer is no longer displayed in the devives. I use opensuse 4.4.144.42.Is there any ideas, i use the Computer for Multiroom-sound, so the daily...

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  • Hi all, Recently, I have the Problem that after the forced disconnection from the internet provider, the computer is no longer displayed in the devives.  I use opensuse 4.4.144.42. Is there a...
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Can't control spotify via command line

Recently I started to use Void Linux, and one of the first things that I did was download spotify, so I downloaded it following theses steps:Void Wiki Spotify Every time I start spotify, this weird message shows up:Image: https://i.imgur.com/VCc6vPf....

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  • Recently I started to use Void Linux, and one of the first things that I did was download spotify, so I downloaded it following theses steps: Void Wiki Spotify   Every time I start spotify, t...
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Keyboard shortcuts: Ctrl + Alt + x will delete song from playlist

I'm using "Ctrl + Alt + x" and "Ctrl + Alt + shift + x" to control the volume in my system. I have noticed that Spotify is mistaken "Ctrl + Alt + x" for "Ctrl + x", which will cut out songs from the current playlist. Its very annoying when tracks are...

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  • I'm using "Ctrl + Alt + x" and "Ctrl + Alt + shift + x" to control the volume in my system. I have noticed that Spotify is mistaken "Ctrl + Alt + x" for "Ctrl + x", which will cut out songs from the ...
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Why not implement minimize or close spotify to system tray in Linux Client?

As you can see, this option not appear in Linux Client, why Not? If older version Linux Spotify is implemented this funcinction but not in latest version? I believe that is easy implement this, but not implement for laziness? Why the function exists ...

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  •   As you can see, this option not appear in Linux Client, why Not? If older version Linux Spotify is implemented this funcinction but not in latest version?   I believe that is easy impl...
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Constant song interruption

Hello,I am using ubuntu mate 16.04.2. Since monday I am having continous interruptions of the songs stream.Any idea?

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  • Hello, I am using ubuntu mate 16.04.2. Since monday I am having continous interruptions of the songs stream. Any idea?
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Superuser Contribution 1.0.72 snap package availability?

Still Spotify 1.0.72 snap package seems not to be available (in Windows it is). When will it be released?Thank you

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  • Still Spotify 1.0.72 snap package seems not to be available (in Windows it is). When will it be released? Thank you
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Linux] Ubuntu 17.10 artful: play local files broken / avcodec version mismatch

So 6 months are over again and like every 6 months, Ubuntu releases a new distribution version and like every 6 months, spotify cannot play local files because of avcodec version mismatches. Spotify still searches for e.g. avcodec54, while artful bri...

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  • So 6 months are over again and like every 6 months, Ubuntu releases a new distribution version and like every 6 months, spotify cannot play local files because of avcodec version mismatches.   ...
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Spotify skips all the songs right away on Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed a fresh new Ubuntu 16.04 and then Spotify client. But when I choose some category or channel, nothing plays and all the songs start skipping so fast. I've tried a couple of solutions here and there but so far nothing helps. It is ...

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  • I've just installed a fresh new Ubuntu 16.04 and then Spotify client. But when I choose some category or channel, nothing plays and all the songs start skipping so fast. I've tried a couple of s...
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Superuser Contribution Change Download Location *Acces Denied*

Hey,quick question, my Download folder is overflowing, so I wanted to change its location to a different hard drive. When I'm trying to select it in Settings>Offline Songs Storage, I get a Permission Denied error when I'm navigating to that hard driv...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hey, quick question, my Download folder is overflowing, so I wanted to change its location to a different hard drive. When I'm trying to select it in Settings>Offline Songs Storage, I get a Permi...
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