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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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Discover weekly problem: discovers nothing

The new "discover weekly" playlist created for me yesterday is made by 90% with songs that I've already thumbed up previously. It simply mashes together the same things. Oh I'm glad it's all good music, but it's supposed to be "discover", i.e. sugges...

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  • The new "discover weekly" playlist created for me yesterday is made by 90% with songs that I've already thumbed up previously. It simply mashes together the same things.   Oh I'm glad it's all...
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Superuser Contribution No toolbar menu on linux version

I can't zoom in or zoom out because there's no toolbar menu on linux version. And there's no option for it in the options menu.

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  • I can't zoom in or zoom out because there's no toolbar menu on linux version. And there's no option for it in the options menu.
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linux Rapberry pi

No disributionfor rapberry pi ( doesn't support architecture 'armhf' )

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  • No disributionfor rapberry pi ( doesn't support architecture 'armhf' )
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Local files still shows as unavailable (grey) songs in albums

If I have local files they become always available to play or add to playlists. But if I access the album songs still shows as unavailable (grey). This looks very weird, cause:- Songs are greyed- No play icon is shown on the left on hover- Song still...

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  • If I have local files they become always available to play or add to playlists. But if I access the album songs still shows as unavailable (grey).   This looks very weird, cause: - Songs are ...
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My main menu turns grey

Dear member of the Spotify-community, Recently I was listening to Spotify and suddenly, my 'main menu' (I don't know how to call it correctly) turned grey. Now I can not use it anymore, it seems like all the buttons are disabled.Here is a screenshot ...

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  • Dear member of the Spotify-community,   Recently I was listening to Spotify and suddenly, my 'main menu' (I don't know how to call it correctly) turned grey. Now I can not use it anymore, it s...
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Superuser Contribution I miss Rdio, Spotify always too lazy to startup

Every time I think I want to listen to music and it depends on Spotify... oh my god! What a sacrifice to open it. Rdio was the best, I miss it too much. When the app opened all the content was there, right on the screen. Spotify keeps loading the fir...

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  • Every time I think I want to listen to music and it depends on Spotify... oh my god! What a sacrifice to open it. Rdio was the best, I miss it too much. When the app opened all the content was there,...
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A Possible Problem

Hello, I have a problem and don't know if the Spotify Linux Player is the culpret or not,so bear with me a moment as I explain. The Spotify Linux Player was the last application I used and shut down last night before I shut down my computer. This mor...

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  • Hello,   I have a problem and don't know if the Spotify Linux Player is the culpret or not,so bear with me a moment as I explain.   The Spotify Linux Player was the last application I u...
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Solved!! Playlist curated by Spotify loading forever

From some time ago one "by Spotify" playlist is no longer usable. Each time I click on it nothing happens and also I cannot unfollow it. I can see "loading..." in place of its real name. Can you delete it for me? https://open.spotify.com/user/spotify...

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  • From some time ago one "by Spotify" playlist is no longer usable. Each time I click on it nothing happens and also I cannot unfollow it. I can see "loading..." in place of its real name.  ...
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Preferences not work in spotify linux.

Can fix this? Hi, enable feature spotify system tray for linux.

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  • Can fix this?   Hi, enable feature spotify system tray for linux.
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Linux: Offline mode thinks that my computer has a twin.

1. Platform and operating system Linux Mint 8.1 (a derivative of Ubuntu which is based on Debian). 2. Version of Spotify you're running 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 3. Is this happening over WiFi? 3G/4G? Both? Only in WiFi, I don't allow download on cellular...

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  • 1. Platform and operating system Linux Mint 8.1 (a derivative of Ubuntu which is based on Debian). 2. Version of Spotify you're running 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 3. I s this happening over WiFi? 3G...
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(temporarily) Cancel your subscription, it's the only thing that's going to help

For the last 2 years or so the spotify Desktop client has become gradually worse. They removed features we used daily, made the program much much slower (it used to be really snappy) and added little of value. You can be sure spotify watches subscrip...

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  •   For the last 2 years or so the spotify Desktop client has become gradually worse. They removed features we used daily, made the program much much slower (it used to be really snappy) and adde...
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SOLVED: MPRIS D-bus play/pause button not working on KDE Neon

Hi All,Had an issue where once I installed Spotify for Linux on KDE Neon, it would run but I couldn't get the play/pause button on my keyboard to work. The following also failed dbus-send --print-reply --dest=org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify /org/mpris...

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  • Hi All, Had an issue where once I installed Spotify for Linux on KDE Neon, it would run but I couldn't get the play/pause button on my keyboard to work.   The following also failed   db...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Spotify Linux won't play local mp3 files

Hello, After multiple Spotify versions since Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial has been released, Spotify still can't play local mp3 files.Is it ever going to happen!?

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  • Hello,   After multiple Spotify versions since Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial has been released, Spotify still can't play local mp3 files. Is it ever going to happen!?
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spotify get muted every time i change the volume Linux Arch

i have tried /etc/pulse/default.pa### Cork music/video streams when a phone stream is active # load-module module-role-corkbut my audio system crsh when i reboot and pulseaudio will not start

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  • i have tried  /etc/pulse/default.pa ### Cork music/video streams when a phone stream is active # load-module module-role-cork but my audio system crsh when i reboot and pulseaudio  ...
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Friend Feed not working since November 2016

Hi everyone.Unfortunately, since November 2016 my Friend Feed bar has not been working (disappear after one update). Since then I cannot track my friends' activity. I wrote to Spotify support 10 times, but it seems that they cannot help me with this ...

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  • Hi everyone. Unfortunately, since November 2016 my Friend Feed bar has not been working (disappear after one update). Since then I cannot track my friends' activity. I wrote to Spotify support 10 ti...
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Track notifications not working?

I'm using spotify-client package version 1:1.0.49.125.g72ee7853-111I do not see any notifications pop up on my Ubuntu 16.04 desktop with Unity DEFrom Display Options in Settings, I have the following enabled:Show unavailable songs in playlists Show d...

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  • I'm using spotify-client package version 1:1.0.49.125.g72ee7853-111 I do not see any notifications pop up on my Ubuntu 16.04 desktop with Unity DE From Display Options in Settings, I have the ...
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segfault when pressing play on linux client

Device and operating system:Dell E7440Ubuntu 16.04 LTSLinux 4.8.0-52-generic Type of Spotify account:Premium App version of Spotify:1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 Description of the issue:Spotify crashes with segfault after pressing the play button.This is ver...

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  • Device and operating system: Dell E7440 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Linux 4.8.0-52-generic   Type of Spotify account: Premium   App version of Spotify: 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853   Descripti...
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How to Block Windows / Linux Client ?

Hi all!. I am a network admin from Argentina who want to block the Windows / Linux Client because is killing our bandwidth. I have a firewall Linux-distro (IPCOP) and i did make a rule to drop all trafic from the next IP's range: - 78.31.8.0/21- 193....

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  • Hi all!. I am a network admin from Argentina who want to block the Windows / Linux Client because is killing our bandwidth. I have a firewall Linux-distro (IPCOP) and i did make a rule to drop all tr...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify 0.9.11 for GNU/Linux

Hi, fellow penguin fans! Today we've pushed version 0.9.11.26 of the Linux desktop client to our public repo. Just update your system! General release notes: http://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-Desktop-Linux-Mac-and/Release-Notes-Spotify-for-Desktop...

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  • Hi, fellow penguin fans!   Today we've pushed version 0.9.11.26 of the Linux desktop client to our  public  repo. Just update your system!   General release notes: ht...
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Solved!! Spotify Debian package for Jessie(testing)

The package that is on spotify repository is not working in Debian Jessie, this is happening because Debian Jessie has libssl1.0.0 and spotify works with libssl0.9.8. I removed the dependency for ssl from the package and i add to data folder the comp...

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  • The package that is on spotify repository is not working in Debian Jessie, this is happening because Debian Jessie has libssl1.0.0 and spotify works with libssl0.9.8. I removed the dependency for ssl...
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