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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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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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"Song is not unavailable"

When trying to play files from my local library, I get the message: "This song is not avaliable. If you have the file on your computer you can import it." I'm running on Ubuntu 17.04 with Spotify version: 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 Everyone online seems to...

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  • When trying to play files from my local library, I get the message: "This song is not avaliable. If you have the file on your computer you can import it."   I'm running on Ubuntu 17.04 with Sp...
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local files as a solution to huge playlist imports?

importing huge playlist files is a pain on spotify, it's nearly impossible (I have all the tracks on a hard drive)i tried various options, but they are all suboptimal now I was trying to work trough local filesit would be wonderful if, instead of pla...

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  • importing huge playlist files is a pain on spotify, it's nearly impossible (I have all the tracks on a hard drive) i tried various options, but they are all suboptimal   now I was trying to w...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify soft locked after premium expired.

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, my premium ended a couple of days ago. The window is covered by a blue overlay that says "Your last payment didn't work. Continue listening by adding a new payment method. It only takes a moment", followed by a button labeled "Up...

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  • I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, my premium ended a couple of days ago. The window is covered by a blue overlay that says "Your last payment didn't work. Continue listening by adding a new payment method. It onl...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution [Linux] Spotify URI only opens start page

Hi, I'm using Spotify version 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 on Linux Mint 18 with kernel 4.4.0-21-generic. I tried to open a track by clicking on a Spotify-URI in Slack (attached image below). Expected behaviour:Spotify should open and the track should be sel...

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  • Hi,   I'm using Spotify version 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 on Linux Mint 18 with kernel 4.4.0-21-generic.   I tried to open a track by clicking on a Spotify-URI in Slack (attached i...
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Superuser Contribution [Linux] Lyrics on Linux App

As you may know, you can see lyrics with build-in plugin (I belive) MusixMatch at Windows, and at Android you can also download MusixMatch and see the lyrics while listening a song. My question is that, any chance that Spotify Linux can get lyrics su...

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  • As you may know, you can see lyrics with build-in plugin (I belive) MusixMatch at Windows, and at Android you can also download MusixMatch and see the lyrics while listening a song. My question is th...
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Rather specific question for the Linux App devs.

First off, thank you for maintaining the Linux desktop app. I run it in Gnome over Ubuntu Studio and it works a dream. It works, in fact, better than Gnome is designed to work. Your app is written in such a way that it remembers its window position b...

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  • First off, thank you for maintaining the Linux desktop app. I run it in Gnome over Ubuntu Studio and it works a dream.   It works, in fact, better than Gnome is designed to work. Your app is w...
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[linux][spotify 1.0.xx][KDE]Spotify app settings by KWin rules

Hello, i`m using Spotify 0.9.17.8 for awhile on openSUSE 13.2 without problems. But now want to try to use spotify 1.0.xx (beta) but have some problems. For older version (0.9.17.8) I could easily set kwin window rules (maximized, open in desktop X, ...

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  • Hello,   i`m using Spotify 0.9.17.8 for awhile on openSUSE 13.2 without problems. But now want to try to use spotify 1.0.xx (beta) but have some problems.  For older version (0.9.17....
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spotify connect for linux client

hi, the windows & mac clients were updated to support spotify connect... wondering when the linux client will follow? cheers, chris

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  • hi,   the windows & mac clients were updated to support spotify connect... wondering when the linux client will follow?   cheers,   chris
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MPRIS Implementation is severely broken in the Linux client.

I am a contributor to https://github.com/eonpatapon/gnome-shell-extensions-mediaplayer Which is an MPRIS extension for the GNOME desktop.Your MPRIS Implementation is severely broken in the Linux client. It returns unchanging static values for many of...

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  • I am a contributor to https://github.com/eonpatapon/gnome-shell-extensions-mediaplayer Which is an MPRIS extension for the GNOME desktop. Your MPRIS Implementation is severely broken in ...
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Problems playing music with Spotify on Ubuntu Linux (17.04)

I can't play music on Linux Spotify Desktop now, it just says unable to play this song, and it is the same which song it is.. Web player is working but not the desktop application.

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  • I can't play music on Linux Spotify Desktop now, it just says unable to play this song, and it is the same which song it is..   Web player is working but not the desktop application.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Ubuntu 16 Error code 6

When I type sudo spotify in a terminal, it comes up just fine and works. When I just type spotify, I get an error code:6 message and the followin output:spotify[0411/220925:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] Failed to create /home/rvand516/.pki/nssdb directory.[...

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  • When I type sudo spotify in a terminal, it comes up just fine and works. When I just type spotify, I get an error code:6 message and the followin output:spotify [0411/220925:ERROR:nss_util.cc(94)] F...
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Search doesn't find anything

Hi, The search hasn't been working for a while now. I'm using version 0.9.4.183 on Linux. It's quite old, but the dark user interface on later versions is terrible.

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  • Hi,   The search hasn't been working for a while now.   I'm using version 0.9.4.183 on Linux. It's quite old, but the dark user interface on later versions is terrible.
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution King of Limbs crashes player

After double-clicking on any song from the album 'The King of Limbs' from Radiohead, my Spotify player crashes. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS running Spotify version 1.0.28.89.gf959d4ce Anyone experiencing the same behavior? Anyone with a solution? I tried...

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  • After double-clicking on any song from the album 'The King of Limbs' from Radiohead, my Spotify player crashes. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS running Spotify version 1.0.28.89.gf959d4ce   Anyon...
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Solved!! Linux Client - Gnome3 window decoration?

I'm running spotify-client for Fedora 23 (via Negativo17 RPM repo). Package: spotify-client-1.0.19.106.gb8a7150f-1.fc23.x86_64.rpm A recent update of the client has caused window borders to be removed i.e. there is no close buttons at the top-right. ...

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  • I'm running  spotify-client for Fedora 23 (via Negativo17 RPM repo). Package: spotify-client-1.0.19.106.gb8a7150f-1.fc23.x86_64.rpm   A recent update of the client has caused window borde...
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Oooops, something went wrong with the playback. Reload

I get this message "Oooops, something went wrong with the playback. Reload" and can't play anything on:- Fedora 25 / Chromium 56.0.2924.87- Fedora 25 / Firefox 50.1.0I can only do it on Windows with these browsers, but Windows is not my favorite OS. ...

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  • I get this message "Oooops, something went wrong with the playback. Reload" and can't play anything on: - Fedora 25 / Chromium 56.0.2924.87 - Fedora 25 / Firefox 50.1.0 I can only do it ...
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Switching Between Devices

What happened to the ease of moving from one device to the other? I see an update where this is "easier" for the desktop application, however if I shut down my laptop, jump in my car, open the Spotify app, I expect to see the song I was jsut playing ...

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  • What happened to the ease of moving from one device to the other?  I see an update where this is "easier" for the desktop application, however if I shut down my laptop, jump in my car, open the ...
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Solved!! Can't connect to Spotify, try again now (webplayer)

Hi there, After a while I got the message in topic. I use Ubuntu and Firefox 50.1.0.Hitting the F5 button solves (sometimes) the problem for about a song of 3.Any sollutions to the problem?Thanks in advance,Best regards,

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  • Hi there,   After a while I got the message in topic. I use Ubuntu and Firefox 50.1.0. Hitting the F5 button solves (sometimes) the problem for about a song of 3. Any sollutions to the probl...
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Thanks for providing linux client

I've been a spotify subscriber for 5 years and want to thank Spotify for giving me a linux client. Other providers like don't always offer solutions for linux users so I'm very happy that you do, and this is one of the reasons I've remained a paying ...

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  • I've been a spotify subscriber for 5 years and want to thank Spotify for giving me a linux client.   Other providers like don't always offer solutions for linux users so I'm very happy that yo...
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