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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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Linux Spotify startup takes a long time, large cache

HiI use Spotify for Linux and for the last couple of months it has taken a very long time to start up. I finally decided to try and find out why today and found that the cache directory ($HOME/.cache/spotify) was 11GB big. Is that normal? After delet...

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  • Hi I use Spotify for Linux and for the last couple of months it has taken a very long time to start up.  I finally decided to try and find out why today and found that the cache directory ($HOM...
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Spotify Connect on Raspberry Pi 2 using Volumio

Hi, i wanted to install Spotify connect on my Raspberry running Volumio.There is a nice step by step instruction for that right here (in german): http://powerpi.de/spotify-connect-auf-dem-raspberry-pi-2-installieren-dein-smartphone-ist-die-fernbedien...

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  • Hi,    i wanted to install Spotify connect on my Raspberry running Volumio. There is a nice step by step instruction for that right here (in german):    http://powerpi.de/spo...
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Solved!! Linux Desktop - Couldn't Log In to Spotify Error [Resolved]

Running: Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon 64 Bit - Cinnamon version 3.4.4 - Linux Kernal 4.10.0.27-generic - Everything up to date I have Spotify Premium Issue: I install Spotify via the terminal as directed by the website. Once it's installed I go to login ...

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  • Running: Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon 64 Bit - Cinnamon version 3.4.4 - Linux Kernal 4.10.0.27-generic - Everything up to date   I have Spotify Premium     Issue: I install Spotify vi...
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[Linux] Loose all synchronised files when changing network

Hello, Since few monthes when i'm on journey spotify ask me to reconnet then all files synchronised are loosed. I must restart downloading one thousand songs.Is this a new feature against piracy or a bug?I'm using spotify on linux and android since f...

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  • Hello,   Since few monthes when i'm on journey spotify ask me to reconnet then all files synchronised are loosed. I must restart downloading one thousand songs. Is this a new feature agains...
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Black screen when launching spotify on Lubuntu 17.04

I used the 4 commands listed here, https://www.spotify.com/us/download/linux/, to install spotify, but when I run spotify I just get a black screen until I kill the program. The error in my console is:tohsaka@tohsaka:~$ spotify [0722/140652:ERROR:mai...

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  • I used the 4 commands listed here, https://www.spotify.com/us/download/linux/, to install spotify, but when I run spotify I just get a black screen until I kill the program.   The error in my ...
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Ubuntu Linux 16.04

Hello everyone! I just bought my new computer and I have Ubuntu Linux 16.04. I tried to follow all the istructions wich are really clear, but I have a problem at the last step. It says that "spotify-client" cannot be found. How can I solve it? Thank ...

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  • Hello everyone!   I just bought my new computer and I have Ubuntu Linux 16.04. I tried to follow all the istructions wich are really clear, but I have a problem at the last step. It says that ...
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Linux Spotify testing 1.0.59.395.ge6ca9946 segfaults

The testing version 1.0.59.395.ge6ca9946 segfaults when started in KDE from the .desktop file Jul 22 18:38:44 erebor kernel: [30472.360278] spotify[23164]: segfault at 33 ip 00007f0034c87ce4 sp 00007ffd97d69420 error 4 in libcef.so[7f0033521000+6e670...

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  • The testing version 1.0.59.395.ge6ca9946 segfaults when started in KDE from the .desktop file   Jul 22 18:38:44 erebor kernel: [30472.360278] spotify[23164]: segfault at 33 ip 00007f0034c...
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Linux Sound Quality Very Poor (even on "high quality")

I have recently installed Linux Mint 18.2 64-bit on one of my desktops, and Spotify's sound quality is nearly unlistenable, even with high-quality enabled. Sounds like a very highly compressed source on every song I try. Other audio sources (YouTube ...

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  • I have recently installed Linux Mint 18.2 64-bit on one of my desktops, and Spotify's sound quality is nearly unlistenable, even with high-quality enabled. Sounds like a very highly compressed s...
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Superuser Contribution Volume maxed on first play overrides GNOME Linux settings

GNOME 3.24. Launched latest Linux Client :spotify-client_1.0.53.758.gde3fc4b2-33_amd64.debTurned the master volume [GNOME System control volume] down low which the Spotify client responded to match as expected. Clicked on the first song and it maxed ...

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  • GNOME 3.24.   Launched latest Linux Client : spotify-client_1.0.53.758.gde3fc4b2-33_amd64.deb Turned the master volume [GNOME System control volume] down low which the Spotify client respond...
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403 forbidden when trying to access repository for ubuntu

Hello,I want to get the spotify client for Ubuntu but I can't get around an error 403 when trying to access the repository.I tried accessing it via the command line from the official installation tutorial, from a browser (chrome) installed on my ubun...

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  • Hello, I want to get the spotify client for Ubuntu but I can't get around an error 403 when trying to access the repository. I tried accessing it via the command line from the official installation...
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XUBUNTU

I've installed Xubuntu 17-04-32-bit (Linux) on my notebook. Is there any Spotify suitable for this interface. If yes, would please give me the directions?

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  • I've installed Xubuntu 17-04-32-bit (Linux) on my notebook. Is there any Spotify suitable for this interface. If yes, would please give me the directions?
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[Linux] Can't log in - "Log in with Facebook" button does nothing

Your device and operating system: White box, KDE Neon (Ubuntu 16.04 plus KDE, put together by the KDE team), which currently has KDE 5.7.2. This is a fresh install.Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): Premium + Family accountThe app vers...

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  • Your device and operating system: White box, KDE Neon (Ubuntu 16.04 plus KDE, put together by the KDE team), which currently has KDE 5.7.2. This is a fresh install. Type of Spotify account...
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With latest spotify update, windowed mode is gone in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04.2

Exactly what the title says-- Spotify has, with this latest update, lost the ability to open in windowed mode-- mutter or metacity or whatever doesn't show. Even the panel is now absent the spotify window, and striking the mouse against the left hand...

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  • Exactly what the title says-- Spotify has, with this latest update, lost the ability to open in windowed mode-- mutter or metacity or whatever doesn't show. Even the panel is now absent the spotify w...
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Solved!! [Linux] Can't log in, error code 2.

Hi there, I've been using spotify for a few weeks now. I recently tried to reinstall the desktop app on my Arch Linux system, while I was trying to fix a playlist issue, but since then, I can't log in with it any more. Before that, I could log in fin...

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  • Hi there,   I've been using spotify for a few weeks now.   I recently tried to reinstall the desktop app on my Arch Linux system, while I was trying to fix a playlist issue, but since t...
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Can't Find Discover Weekly

I occasionally have a _very hard time_ finding my Discover Weekly playlist. Today, for instance, it's up-to-date and available on my Android mobile app under the 'Jump Back In' section of my 'Home' page, but on my Desktop client, it's nowhere to be f...

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  • I occasionally have a _very hard time_ finding my Discover Weekly playlist. Today, for instance, it's up-to-date and available on my Android mobile app under the 'Jump Back In' section of my 'Ho...
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Spotify App-key Request Form

I filled in the form 5 times, but no app-key anywhere.@spotify: you should disable the form or repair the app-key-ordering form. I'm not the only one with this problem, tried different browsers. The copy of the form gets in my mailbox, but what then ...

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  • I filled in the form 5 times, but no app-key anywhere. @spotify: you should disable the form or repair the app-key-ordering form.   I'm not the only one with this problem, tried different bro...
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[Linux] Offline detection is broken

Hello, I became quite a fan of spotify in the last months. One Problem I observed:When switching the networks, spotify doesn't automatically detect that I'm connected to the Internet again. I personally switch often wireless networks and sometimes co...

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  • Hello, I became quite a fan of spotify in the last months. One Problem I observed: When switching the networks, spotify doesn't automatically detect that I'm connected to the Internet again.  ...
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Share feature on Linux

Hello. Currently, when I'm trying to share track or album, to say, in Telegram, link for this opens in Firefox, despite the fact, that my default browser is Chrome and Firefox just happens to be on my machine. But the problem is, Firefox doesn't supp...

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  • Hello. Currently, when I'm trying to share track or album, to say, in Telegram, link for this opens in Firefox, despite the fact, that my default browser is Chrome and Firefox just happens to be on m...
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Spotify volume too low

Hello guys, I really like Spotify but the volume is lower than deezer and the others music streaming services.In cellphone it doesn't really annoy me, but in the Windows app, it is really annoying, do you guys have a solution?

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  • Hello guys, I really like Spotify but the volume is lower than deezer and the others music streaming services. In cellphone it doesn't really annoy me, but in the Windows app, it is really annoying,...
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Superuser Contribution Music doesn't stop after closing app - Linux

Description:After closing app music doesn't stop playing. If you reopen the app you are able to play multiple songs at the same time. Environment:Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit Application:Spotify version 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 Steps to Reproduce1. Open Spotify D...

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  • Description: After closing app music doesn't stop playing. If you reopen the app you are able to play multiple songs at the same time.    Environment: Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit   ...
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