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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 Unplayable music in suggestions

I live in the Netherlands and I like to listen to Enka music from Japan. Because of my listening experience I get suggestions for albums that are completely greyed out. Can Spotify please update their algorithm so I won't be dissappointed when I sele...

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  • I live in the Netherlands and I like to listen to Enka music from Japan. Because of my listening experience I get suggestions for albums that are completely greyed out. Can Spotify please update thei...
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Solved!! Two version of Spotify installed whit errors

When write spotify-client in terminal, say this[0330/133444:ERROR:main_delegate.cc(764)] Could not load cef_extensions.pak [0330/133444:ERROR:main_delegate.cc(764)] Could not load cef_extensions.pakIn this link, I found a command to say what version ...

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  • When write spotify-client in terminal, say this [0330/133444:ERROR:main_delegate.cc(764)] Could not load cef_extensions.pak [0330/133444:ERROR:main_delegate.cc(764)] Could not load cef_extensions.pa...
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Superuser Contribution Segfault on Flush Driver

Hello!I recently started using spotify on my linux machine (Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS) and the whole player is crashing. This is usually occuring when I'm skipping songs but it also occured once while pressing the green play button. It's most repeatable whe...

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  • Hello! I recently started using spotify on my linux machine (Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS) and the whole player is crashing. This is usually occuring when I'm skipping songs but it also occured once while pre...
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Superuser Contribution Spotify Installation

Hello, I've tried to update my spotify on my Ubuntu 12.04, but after that it doesn't open anymore. I used the exactly directions from the spotify web site.# 1. Add the Spotify repository signing key to be able to verify downloaded packages sudo apt-k...

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  • Hello,   I've tried to update my spotify on my Ubuntu 12.04, but after that it doesn't open anymore. I used the exactly directions from the spotify web site. # 1. Add the Spotify reposit...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Client crashes upon login

Since the last update to the client, Spotify kicks me back to login instead of remembering that I am logged in (it remembered previously). Then when I try to log in, it crashes (segfault). I fill in my username, fill in any password (correct or incor...

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  • Since the last update to the client, Spotify kicks me back to login instead of remembering that I am logged in (it remembered previously). Then when I try to log in, it crashes (segfault). I fill in ...
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Superuser Contribution TO ALL WHO CAN'T INSTALL SPOTIFY ON LINUX

Hi Everyone, as you may have noticed the repository for spotify probably isn't working for you. This is because, apparently, there are NO packages in the X86 section of the repos.There DOES seem to be some in AMD64. Since my computer won't run AMD64,...

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  • Hi Everyone,   as you may have noticed the repository for spotify probably isn't working for you.   This is because, apparently, there are NO packages in the X86 section of the repos. ...
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Superuser Contribution Fedora 25 wayland - cant click top right menu

HeyAfter deal with https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux-Windows-Web-Player/I-can-t-login-on-fedora-25/td-p/1551499 (what is not a solution but workaround only), I have the following issue: My Spotify is opened and I want to go "setting", bu...

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  • Hey After deal with https://community.spotify.com/t5/Desktop-Linux-Windows-Web-Player/I-can-t-login-on-fedora-25/td-p/1551499 (what is not a solution but workaround only), I have the following ...
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[Linux] spotify crash in daily mix

Your device and operating system: Debian 9 stretchType of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): FreeThe app version of Spotify you’re using: 1.0.44.100.ga60c0ce1-89 A brief description of the issue: Open Spotify and click "Your daily mix", client...

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  • Your device and operating system:    Debian 9 stretch Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium):    Free The app version of Spotify you’re using:    1.0.44.100....
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Superuser Contribution Cannot use settings popup on Linux

When clicking on the little downward arrow in the top right of Spotify, then clicking any of the items nothing happens. Sometimes it even clicks on the link beneath the item I'm trying to click on (see pictures). I'm running Spotify 1.0.45.186-1 on A...

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  • When clicking on the little downward arrow in the top right of Spotify, then clicking any of the items nothing happens. Sometimes it even clicks on the link beneath the item I'm trying to click on (s...
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Solved!! Cannot start spotify ubuntu 16.04

I've got this message on terminal [0107/120345:ERROR:main_delegate.cc(752)] Could not load cef_extensions.pak before spotify app appear but says no internet connection error 4 Any help?

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  • I've got this message on terminal [0107/120345:ERROR:main_delegate.cc(752)] Could not load cef_extensions.pak before spotify app appear but says no internet connection error 4 Any help?
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Superuser Contribution Previous next button overlap

System Information:OS: Debian 8Spotify Version: 1.0.44.100.ga60c0ce1Resolution: 1920 x 1080 The previous and next button on are top of each other instead of next to each other. It's quite annoying.

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  • System Information: OS: Debian 8 Spotify Version: 1.0.44.100.ga60c0ce1 Resolution: 1920 x 1080   The previous and next button on are top of each other instead of next to each other. It...
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Superuser Contribution How to download songs for offline listening on ubuntu?

Hi, I am a spotify premium user, and I use it on 3 devices, however, only one device appears in 'offline devices'in my account. How do I use another device for offline listening? In particular, how can I save songs in my ubuntu desktop? I cannot see ...

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  • Hi,   I am a spotify premium user, and I use it on 3 devices, however, only one device appears in 'offline devices'in my account. How do I use another device for offline listening? In particul...
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No wifi on PC, how do I sync local files to mobile?

I have a large amount of local music files on my PC and I would like the option to make them available to my mobile devices. The problem I have is that my PC does not have a wifi card so it is not able to be on the same wifi network as my mobile devi...

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  • I have a large amount of local music files on my PC and I would like the option to make them available to my mobile devices. The problem I have is that my PC does not have a wifi card so it is not ab...
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Start track at specific time

Hi, as early discussed here (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Closed-Ideas/Start-song-at-a-specific-time/idi-p/925163) I'm looking for a solution to start tracks from a predefined timestamp (no, I don't want to use the URI method). I saw this functio...

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  • Hi,   as early discussed here (https://community.spotify.com/t5/Closed-Ideas/Start-song-at-a-specific-time/idi-p/925163) I'm looking for a solution to start tracks from a predefined timestamp ...
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Embedded playlist won't load in both Chrome and Firefox on Linux (Ubuntu)

In both Chrome and Firefox on Ubuntu all I get is a placeholder with an error message where there should be an embedded playlist. Chrome error message: "open.spotify.com refused to connect."Firefox error message: "Unable to connect" It tried this usi...

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  • In both Chrome and Firefox on Ubuntu all I get is a placeholder with an error message where there should be an embedded playlist.   Chrome error message: "open.spotify.com refused to connect."...
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The Stars Who Left Us In 2016 playlist.

This is a great playlist to celebrate, with their art, the lives of the lost. However, a few artists are missing. These are:- John Berry- Phife Dawg- Joey Feek- Denise Katrina Matthews- Pete Huttlinger Thank you for reading.Also, sorry if this is in ...

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  • This is a great playlist to celebrate, with their art,  the lives of the lost. However, a few artists are missing. These are: - John Berry - Phife Dawg - Joey Feek - Denise Katrina...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution On Ubuntu 16.04 nothing happens when you click Settings

I have tried to delete my spotify contents from .local, .config and .cache, but the following behavior sticks. On Ubuntu 16.04, when opening Spotify, I can not access any of the entries in the top right dropdown menu. Most critical is Settings, but i...

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  • I have tried to delete my spotify contents from .local, .config and .cache, but the following behavior sticks.   On Ubuntu 16.04, when opening Spotify, I can not access any of the entries in t...
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PLEASE READ:Error 802 on some tracks

Hey all. We've seen quite few reports recently of error 802 when trying to play certain tracks, even though they will play on a mobile device and still show as available in the catalogue. Spotify are aware of the issue and are investigating so, hopef...

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  • Hey all. We've seen quite  few reports recently of error 802 when trying to play certain tracks, even though they will play on a mobile device and still show as available in the catalogue. Spoti...
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[Linux Client] Error loading Facebook friends

OS: Ubuntu Gnome 16.04Spotify Linux Client version: 1.x (latest from Spotify repo) Clicking FIND FRIENDS on the Friend feed shows this error screen. Does not occur on Spotify Linux Client version 0.9 from Ubuntu repo. It seems to be connected to FB. ...

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  • OS: Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Spotify Linux Client version: 1.x (latest from Spotify repo)   Clicking FIND FRIENDS on the Friend feed shows this error screen.   Does not occur on Spotify Linu...
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Installing Spotify Client on RASPBIAN JESSIE LITE

I´m trying to install a Spotify Client on Jessie Lite on my Raspberry Pi 3, but i always get the following error: W: Failed to fetch http://repository.spotify.com/dists/testing/InRelease Unable to find expected entry 'non-free/binary-armhf/Packages' ...

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  • I´m trying to install a Spotify Client on Jessie Lite on my Raspberry Pi 3, but i always get the following error:  W: Failed to fetch http://repository.spotify.com/dists/testing/InRelease Unabl...
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