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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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  • sleeksorrow
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Won't Play Video Ads

My Spotify on Linux installation is not playing video ads, and stops everything. It shows the graphic in the Album Art box but doesn't load the video frame. Clicking the X doesn't help. Only way to get around it is to close Spotify at each video ad. ...

  • Casual Listener
  • My Spotify on Linux installation is not playing video ads, and stops everything. It shows the graphic in the Album Art box but doesn't load the video frame. Clicking the X doesn't help. Only way...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Install with libssl1.0.2

I have a quick question about your installation for spotify-client a Debian OS. Your client fails to install becaue of a dependency on libssl1.0.0, i have libssl1.0.2 installed at that is the latest version installed after a dist-upgrade. Any possibi...

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  • I have a quick question about your installation for spotify-client a Debian OS. Your client fails to install becaue of a dependency on libssl1.0.0, i have libssl1.0.2 installed at that is the latest ...
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Installing Spotify client on opensuse 42.2

https://github.com/aspiers/opensuse-spotify-installer "one click install" here did not work, it couldnt add the repository as far as I understood. The other solutions there where above my head https://www.spotify.com/de/download/linux/ Also above my ...

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  • https://github.com/aspiers/opensuse-spotify-installer   "one click install" here did not work, it couldnt add the repository as far as I understood. The other solutions there where above my he...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Desktop player's menu on Lubuntu

Hi folks,The player works fine, except that the right-top menu is notclickable. All the options are being shown but when I try to click, nothinghappens! I'm using Lubuntu 64-bits, and have followed (https://www.spotify.com/br/download/linux/) the ins...

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  • Hi folks, The player works fine, except that the right-top menu is not clickable. All the options are being shown but when I try to click, nothing happens!   I'm using Lubuntu 64-bits, and ...
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Solved!! [Linux] Tray icon missing in Gnome --> Have to kill Spotify process manually every time

Hello guys, I am currently running the Spotify Client 0.9.17 (even though I installed 1:0.9.17 from the package manager). Since the last one or two updates the tray icon in the top has gone missing and when I close the Spotify window, the music conti...

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  • Hello guys,  I am currently running the Spotify Client 0.9.17 (even though I installed 1:0.9.17 from the package manager).    Since the last one or two updates the tray icon in the ...
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Song Stats not updated in days (Spotify for Artists)

The Faninsights (aka Spotify For Artists) has not done any updates on SONG stats in days (Audience gets updated normally) I asked other artists, they report the same...

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  • The Faninsights (aka Spotify For Artists) has not done any updates on SONG stats in days (Audience gets updated normally)   I asked other artists, they report the same...    
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Don't add songs to my library when downloading them?

Is it possible to make Spotify not add songs to my library when downloading them?I think that's the way it used to work before.Thanks.

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  • Is it possible to make Spotify not add songs to my library when downloading them? I think that's the way it used to work before. Thanks.
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Solved!! Ubuntu 17.04: Getting "This song is not available" on every song

Right after downloading the linux version from here: https://www.spotify.com/se/download/linux/I tried playing a song: https://open.spotify.com/track/3VvBPkc24zC7x05mgJTyGOAnd got greeted by this wonderfoul blue bar telling me the song isnt available...

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  • Right after downloading the linux version from here: https://www.spotify.com/se/download/linux/ I tried playing a song: https://open.spotify.com/track/3VvBPkc24zC7x05mgJTyGO And got greet...
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Latency, Lag

I no longer have my premium and it seems the whole program changes... it now is lower graphics resolution (i expected a drop in audio quality but grahics intraface?) and the ad bar streaming across the bottom causes it to take about 3 seconds to regi...

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  • I no longer have my premium and it seems the whole program changes... it now is lower graphics resolution (i expected a drop in audio quality but grahics intraface?) and the ad bar streaming across t...
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Installing without root access

Hi, I've almost managed to install Spotify without having root access to the computer I am currently on (Ubuntu 10.04 x86). What I mean by this is that I have extracted the contents of the .deb-file, and manged to get the correct PATH and LD_LIBRARY_...

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  • Hi,   I've almost managed to install Spotify without having root access to the computer I am currently on (Ubuntu 10.04 x86). What I mean by this is that I have extracted the contents of the ....
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Solved!! How do you sort your Song or Artist list alphabetically?

How do you sort your Song or Artist list alphabetically? Is there a way to print out your song titles? Is there a way to save a song, artist, and CD title to a Firefox bookmark?

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  • How do you sort your Song or Artist list alphabetically?   Is there a way to print out your song titles?   Is there a way to save a song, artist, and CD title to a Firefox bookmark? &n...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution WM_CLASS window property on Linux

Device:LinuxOperating System Version: Debian Stretch (testing)Spotify Version: 1.0.17.75.g8f111100Description: Imposible to match Spotify window when it is created using WM_CLASS propety. WM_CLASS property is not set early enough at startup.To reprod...

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  • Device: Linux Operating System Version:  Debian Stretch  (testing) Spotify Version:  1.0.17.75.g8f111100 Description:  Imposible to match Spotify window when it is created ...
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Shearch feautuere doesn' t work in ofline mode

If I try to shearch any song that I is ofline available on spotfy it can' t find it. but it can play it if i find it in a play list.On my phone I am able to shearch though all my downloaded songs. What I have tried:Re-installing spotify.Deleteting ch...

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  • If I try to shearch any song that I is ofline available on spotfy it can' t find it. but it can play it if i find it in a play list. On my phone I am able to shearch though all my downloaded songs. ...
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[Linux] System sleeps even in playback.

Device: Laptop Siragon NB300 running Debian Stretch 9.1 x64Account type: PremiumApp info: Spotify version 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853Issue: When I'm not using my laptop but playing music, system inhibit sleep mode.Steps:1. My PC sleep time is 15 min.2. I'm ...

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  • Device: Laptop Siragon NB300 running Debian Stretch 9.1 x64 Account type: Premium App info: Spotify version 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 Issue: When I'm not using my laptop but playing musi...
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unable to install spotify on ubuntu 16.04 xenial xerus

whenever i try to enter the command "sudo apt-get update" i get the message as "E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 55 in source list /etc/apt/sources.listE: The list of sources could not be read."i have started using ubuntu a couple of weeks back an...

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  • whenever i try to enter the command "sudo apt-get update "     i get the message as "E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 55 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: The list of sources ...
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Premium Accounts

Hallo Community,kann mir wer sagen warum nur die Studenten das Premium-Konto für den vergünstigten Preis bekommen?Ich bin Berufschüler und verdiene genauso wenig wie Studenten. Ich hätte gerne eine vernünftige Erklärung!!Und evtl die Möglichkeit als ...

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  • Hallo Community, kann mir wer sagen warum nur die Studenten das Premium-Konto für den vergünstigten Preis bekommen? Ich bin Berufschüler und verdiene genauso wenig wie Studenten. Ich hätte gerne ei...
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[Linux] Different sample rate and resolution between Alsa and PulseAudio audio driver

Spotify Premium and Arch Linux user here. Spotify v1.0.59.395. Outputdevice: AudioQuest DragonFly v1.5 DAC. It supports the four sample rates 44100, 48000, 88200 and 96000 Hz. If PulseAudio is running when Spotify is started, it automatically switche...

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  • Spotify Premium and Arch Linux user here. Spotify v1.0.59.395. Outputdevice: AudioQuest DragonFly v1.5 DAC. It supports the four sample rates 44100, 48000, 88200 and 96000 Hz.   If P...
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Spotify Local Files won't play - Linux

I am aware there are a lot of thread already on this matter but after searching through them i could not find a fix, lots are also outdated. In Windows i can play local files fine, but in Ubuntu & KDE Neon i get the error message "This song is not av...

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  • I am aware there are a lot of thread already on this matter but after searching through them i could not find a fix, lots are also outdated.   In Windows i can play local files fine, but in Ub...
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Spotify for linux doesn' launch

I'm using Linux Mint 18.2 and I installed spotify, everything seem to be ok but after two weeks I can't launch the app I click the icon but nothing happen. I get this code when I type spotify %U spotify: error while loading shared libraries: /usr/lib...

  • Casual Listener
  • I'm using Linux Mint 18.2 and I installed spotify, everything seem to be ok but after two weeks I can't launch the app I click the icon but nothing happen. I get this code when I type spotify %U&nbsp...
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Solved!! ALL SONGS PLAY TOO FAST

All of my songs in my playlists and radio stations play too fast, as if I am fast forwarding them. Sounds like its skipping but its just playing super fast, the count is going faster than real time. Help! It sucks buttholes!

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  • All of my songs in my playlists and radio stations play too fast, as if  I am fast forwarding them. Sounds like its skipping but its just playing super fast, the count is going faster than real ...
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