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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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Superuser Contribution failed to fetch data on raspbian

hello,I have tried multiple times now to run the command required to download spotify on my raspberry pi. however the error failed to fetch data keeps coming up. any tips for a linux noob?

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  • hello, I have tried multiple times now to run the command required to download spotify on my raspberry pi.  however the error failed to fetch data keeps coming up.   any tips for a linu...
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Superuser Contribution [Arch-linux] can't change cache location

Hey guys I've installed spotify with the arch-linux AUR package, I'm guessing it's either the official one (looks pretty official) or it links to the apt one. Anyway, when I press on the change Location next to the cache, nothing happens. I'd like to...

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  • Hey guys   I've installed spotify with the arch-linux AUR package, I'm guessing it's either the official one (looks pretty official) or it links to the apt one.   Anyway, when I press o...
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Some local files get incorrect track information once imported

Tool does not allow their music on Spotify, so I ripped my CDs and tried to import them into the desktop application. When I did this however, I noticed that the desktop app is attempting to perform track matching based on the ID3 tag, which for some...

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  • Tool does not allow their music on Spotify, so I ripped my CDs and tried to import them into the desktop application. When I did this however, I noticed that the desktop app is attempting to perform ...
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Open Spotify URIs on Linux with xdg-open

Hi Spotify Community,I use the Spotify client for Linux, which is working great by now, thanks for that! A feature, I would like to be improved, would be to open Spotify URIs from a Browser or a chat client so that they can be opened with xdg-open.Cu...

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  • Hi Spotify Community, I use the Spotify client for Linux, which is working great by now, thanks for that! A feature, I would like to be improved, would be to open Spotify URIs from a Browser or a ch...
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[Linux] Spotify not showing in window list

Hi,on my two Antergos (Arch Linux) Machines, i cannot see spotify in my taskbar/window list. However, it's visible in Alt-Tab-List. 1.) Issue is occuring on my ThinkPad X220 and my desktop computer (AMD FX4300, 16GB DDR3 RAM, 4TB HDD), both using Ant...

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  •  Hi, on my two Antergos (Arch Linux) Machines, i cannot see spotify in my taskbar/window list. However, it's visible in Alt-Tab-List.   1.) Issue is occuring on my ThinkPad X220 and my d...
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Inbox Playlist

Wow, just wow. Again, what can I say. I've been a Spotify member since 2011 and a premium member since 2012. The whole removal of the inbox messaging functionality was a slap in the face. Especially since there was no proper warning. I had a solid 6 ...

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  • Wow, just wow.  Again, what can I say.  I've been a Spotify member since 2011 and a premium member since 2012.  The whole removal of the inbox messaging functionality was a slap in the...
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[INBOX] Can't send a song

I've just updated my Spotify and realised that you can't send a song via inbox to someone anymore. Any good reason why take this function off? How am I supposed to send a song to someone now? This makes no sense.

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  • I've just updated my Spotify and realised that you can't send a song via inbox to someone anymore. Any good reason why take this function off? How am I supposed to send a song to someone now? This ma...
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Solved!! Spotify connect not working reliable on Denon AVR via open-wrt router

I have a Denon receiver (AVR-x1200w) to which Android and iOS devices connect. Initially I tried to connect over my wifi access point then via a switch to the receiver. Did not work. I have open-wrt on the access point. Finally removed the wire conne...

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  • I have a Denon receiver (AVR-x1200w) to which Android and iOS devices connect. Initially I tried to connect over my wifi access point then via a switch to the receiver. Did not work. I have open-wrt ...
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****Spotify Bring back messages feature.*****

Removing the message feature from Spotify is a mistake. Your users, in large part, pay for your service to share music with friends in an easy, intuitive and intimate way. There is an emotional element to sharing music as I'm sure you are well aware....

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  • Removing the message feature from Spotify is a mistake.  Your users, in large part, pay for your service to share music with friends in an easy, intuitive and intimate way.  There is an emo...
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Superuser Contribution Unable to locate package spotify-client

I'm very frustrated, why? I had spotify app on my 32bit linux. On my second PC (64bit) I've installed spotify. I saw that new designs were made, so decided to upgrade spotify on my 32bit linux. I couldn't upgrade it, so decided to unistall it. Then w...

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  • I'm very frustrated, why?   I had spotify app on my 32bit linux. On my second PC (64bit) I've installed spotify. I saw that new designs were made, so decided to upgrade spotify on my 32bit lin...
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Auto-sync of playlist to "My Music"

Is there a way to auto-sync playlists to "My Music"? There are multiple playlists that I love, but the playlist authors (including Spotify), frequently update the playlist, adding and removing songs. Unless you're there to drag and drop the songs int...

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  • Is there a way to auto-sync playlists to "My Music"?   There are multiple playlists that I love, but the playlist authors (including Spotify), frequently update the playlist, adding and removi...
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Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavilion and Centipede Hz unavailable for me

Hello, all. I didn't know where else to post this, so I'm posting it here. I'm not sure why, but the Animal Collective albums Merriweather Post Pavilion (https://open.spotify.com/album/3Ew40olMfd5X4BvqfuFoqF) and Centipede Hz (https://open.spotify.co...

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  • Hello, all. I didn't know where else to post this, so I'm posting it here.   I'm not sure why, but the Animal Collective albums Merriweather Post Pavilion (https://open.spotify.com/album/3Ew40...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Playlist mysteriously became empty

This playlist which I was adding music to for a while became empty. I opened it up and saw the songs there and it became empty right before me. I didn't remove any songs. I'd really like to get these songs back. Is there currently a server issue? htt...

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  • This playlist which I was adding music to for a while became empty. I opened it up and saw the songs there and it became empty right before me. I didn't remove any songs. I'd really like to get these...
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Xubuntu 16.04 LTS - This song is not available. If you have it on your computer...

Hello, two days ago I upgraded my linux distribtion from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS.This is where spotify stopped working normally.Some songs still play fine, but for others which have been playing without any problem before, it says: "This song is not a...

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  • Hello,   two days ago I upgraded my linux distribtion from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS. This is where spotify stopped working normally. Some songs still play fine, but for others which have been ...
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Expand electronic music genres within the browse menu to offer a better search experience.

There are many forms of electronic music, therefore, users need an easier way of searching for their favourite genre. At the moment we only have EDM/Dance, which puts off many potential subscribers to Spotify who are looking to explore different genr...

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  • There are many forms of electronic music, therefore, users need an easier way of searching for their favourite genre. At the moment we only have EDM/Dance, which puts off many potential subscrib...
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No se puede reproducir la cancion

Buenas, tengo spotify premium y he intentado reproducir varias veces una cancion, pero no pasa nada, y se reproduce la siguiente cancion, y me sucede en el navegador y en mi android, me gustaria saber que pasa?

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  • Buenas, tengo spotify premium y he intentado reproducir varias veces una cancion, pero no pasa nada, y se reproduce la siguiente cancion, y me sucede en el navegador y en mi android, me gustaria sabe...
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Spotify Connect - Troubleshooting

I am trying to setup Spotify connect. I run the linux client on my desktop and the Android client on my smartphone. The smartphone is connected to the local WLAN. The desktop is connected to the same IP subnet via ethernet. The smartphone does not de...

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  • I am trying to setup Spotify connect. I run the linux client on my desktop and the Android client on my smartphone. The smartphone is connected to the local WLAN. The desktop is connected to the same...
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Superuser Contribution Linux/Windows 7 desktop client offline/will not log in

I have the Spotify Desktop Client on two Linux machines and a Windows 7 computer. In all three instances, the desktop player is not working properly. And by properly, I mean at all.Yesterday (feb 17), they all started with the offline error 2 code (c...

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  • I have the Spotify Desktop Client on two Linux machines and a Windows 7 computer. In all three instances, the desktop player is not working properly. And by properly, I mean at all. Yesterday (feb 1...
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Stuck in Ubuntu on advertising

1. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS2. Free account3. 1.0.49.125.g72ee78534. Spotify freezes (It does not respond to user actions, but the music continues to play) when displaying ads (I'm not sure, but I think that only when displaying kinder pingui ad).The applicat...

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  • 1. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 2. Free account 3. 1.0.49.125.g72ee7853 4. Spotify freezes (It does not respond to user actions, but the music continues to play) when displaying ads (I'm not sure, but I ...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution How use Offline mode in Ubuntu 16.04 64Bits?

Hi, I don't have the "File Menu", and in the options I don't see anything. So, how I can use the offline mode? Spotify version 1.0.48.103.g15edf1ec, Copyright (c) 2017, Spotify Ltd

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  • Hi,   I don't have the "File Menu", and in the options I don't see anything.   So, how I can use the offline mode?   Spotify version 1.0.48.103.g15edf1ec, Copyright (c) 2017, Spo...
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