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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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Spotify Ubuntu wont go in background

Heyi just installed Spotify on my Ubuntu VM exactly how it is explained here.But the problem now is that if i try to minimize Spotify it looks like this. And i cant use anything else, because it always is in the forground. So i always have to close i...

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  • Hey i just installed Spotify on my Ubuntu VM exactly how it is explained here. But the problem now is that if i try to minimize Spotify it looks like this. And i cant use anything else, because it ...
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Messaging via Spotify

I had an Idea when I saw my friends currently listening to music at the same time I was. My idea is to be able to message your friends through spotify. It would be done by clicking on their profile, and right next to the 3 dots, there would be a smal...

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  • I had an Idea when I saw my friends currently listening to music at the same time I was. My idea is to be able to message your friends through spotify. It would be done by clicking on their profile, ...
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Different song on PC and mobile (Android and WP)

I've found out that this song (https://open.spotify.com/track/4pJK3wv0sGPRXJlUmNLdhL) is different on PC and any mobile system. I founded this song on YouTube and I was pretty upset, because on Spotify there was a different version. But now they have...

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  • I've found out that this song (https://open.spotify.com/track/4pJK3wv0sGPRXJlUmNLdhL) is different on PC and any mobile system. I founded this song on YouTube and I was pretty upset, because on Spoti...
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Spotify blocks all internet connections on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Hi there, When I play random song through Spotify all other programs which require internet connection stop working (e.g. internet Browser, Steam client, etc.). As soon as I close Spotify internet connection is restored on other apps. What could be t...

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  • Hi there,   When I play random song through Spotify all other programs which require internet connection stop working (e.g. internet Browser, Steam client, etc.). As soon as I close Spotify in...
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Scrolling in Playlist on Touchscreen behaves weird

Hi, now while the Desktop client works really well - a lot better than the Android version at least - there's a little something disturbing the experience: When on a touchscreen and giving a Playlist a nice flick to scroll down or up fast and far, it...

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  • Hi,   now while the Desktop client works really well - a lot better than the Android version at least - there's a little something disturbing the experience:   When on a touchscreen and...
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[Linux] Segfault in menu

Using version 1:1.0.32.96.g3c8a06e6-37 from the repo (http://repository.spotify.com testing non-free). The crash was triggered by clicking the back button at the top left. The current song was mid-song, so this is not the crash that happens when tryi...

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  • Using version 1:1.0.32.96.g3c8a06e6-37 from the repo (http://repository.spotify.com testing non-free).   The crash was triggered by clicking the back button at the top left. The current song w...
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Lost connection with my Onkyo receiver

Hello,I'm a premium member. It allows me to transfer my music from my PC (or my cell phone) to my receiver Onkyo TX-NR535. However, I always lose the connection after only 3-4 minutes of listening. So, I need to reset my receiver every time. What is ...

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  • Hello, I'm a premium member. It allows me to transfer my music from my PC (or my cell phone) to my receiver Onkyo TX-NR535. However, I always lose the connection after only 3-4 minutes of liste...
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Superuser Contribution DBus OpenUri issue...

For some reason I'm having a hard time with the DBus OpenUri command. It was working great and then I updated Spotify (I hadn't in a while) and it seems to play the appropriate song at first, and then when I issue the command to play a different song...

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  • For some reason I'm having a hard time with the DBus OpenUri command. It was working great and then I updated Spotify (I hadn't in a while) and it seems to play the appropriate song at first, and the...
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Solved!! Spotify down ?

I was listening music on my linux desktop, suddenly, Spotify is saying I am offline and the music stopped.The problem is that my internet is working fine.I tried to restart spotify and quit session and log-in again, but still not working Any idea ?

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  • I was listening music on my linux desktop, suddenly, Spotify is saying I am offline and the music stopped. The problem is that my internet is working fine. I tried to restart spotify and quit sessi...
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Solved!! Chromecast 2 support on Linux?

Is there any chromecast 2 support for the Linux client?Thanks!

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  • Is there any chromecast 2 support for the Linux client? Thanks!
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Superuser Contribution Rubberbanding Bug with Video Explanation

jean3601 recommended I post this over here in the Linux section. I'm not going to beret you guys about Linux support because I realize we're a smaller group of users (probably still profitable), but let me just say that by having a GNU/Linux client, ...

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  • jean3601 recommended I post this over here in the Linux section.  I'm not going to beret you guys about Linux support because I realize we're a smaller group of users (probably still profitable)...
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how to play spotify in my smart tv LG, which has not the app

Hi everyone, I really need Spotify in my smart tv and I can´t find the way to connect both of them. My LG is LF585 and I also have an Iphone 5. Maybe you have some ideas of how to connect those devices.Thank you so much for your help. Josefina from A...

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  • Hi everyone, I really need Spotify in my smart tv and I can´t find the way to connect both of them. My LG is LF585 and I also have an Iphone 5. Maybe you have some ideas of how to connect those devic...
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Superuser Contribution Client randomly resets on certain searches

When searching for songs in Spotify for Linux (version 1.0.31.56, running on Arch Linux) sometimes the entire screen fades out and resets to the "browse" screen, emptying the search bar. This is without submitting the search bar by pressing return or...

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  • When searching for songs in Spotify for Linux (version 1.0.31.56, running on Arch Linux) sometimes the entire screen fades out and resets to the "browse" screen, emptying the search bar. This is...
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Superuser Contribution Crash/refresh with specific search terms

Spotify on Linux. The client crashes (or at least the embedded web content refreshes and re-initialises) when searching for specific three-letter terms. Have encountered the issue with "spo" and "cat" so far. Here's a video: https://vid.me/2AC3

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  • Spotify on Linux. The client crashes (or at least the embedded web content refreshes and re-initialises) when searching for specific three-letter terms. Have encountered the issue with "spo" and "cat...
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Spotify-client does not start on ubuntu 14.04 lts

When I run the command at the terminal I got the following error message; [0614/124911:ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(203)] Running without the SUID sandbox! See https://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/LinuxSUIDSandboxDevelopment for more information on ...

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  • When I run the command at the terminal I got the following error message;   [0614/124911:ERROR:browser_main_loop.cc(203)] Running without the SUID sandbox! See https://code.google.com/p/chromi...
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Solved!! Segmentation fault on Arch Linux

Hi, I am unable to use Spotify on Arch Linux because when I log in a segmentation fault appears in the console and spotify gets terminated. 1. Device and OS 2. Type of accountI have a premium account 3. App version of Spotifyspotify 1.0.26.125-1 on A...

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  •    Hi,   I am unable to use Spotify on Arch Linux because when I log in a segmentation fault appears in the console and spotify gets terminated.   1. Device and OS &nbsp...
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Send Playlist using DBUS

Is there anyway to start playing from a playlist the same way you would play from an album using DBUS? I can't find anything using the documentation on the DBUS. I'm using Kubuntu and KDE.

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  • Is there anyway to start playing from a playlist the same way you would play from an album using DBUS? I can't find anything using the documentation on the DBUS. I'm using Kubuntu and KDE.
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[Linux] Linux Mint 17.3 - sudden crash after 15 minutes of playing

Hi,I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 on my Lenovo Thinkpad E540. Few days ago my Spotify started closing suddenly after about 15 minutes of playing. I've started it in terminal to see the logs waiting for the crash. These are the logs:09:19:41.441 I [cdn_chu...

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  • Hi, I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 on my Lenovo Thinkpad E540. Few days ago my Spotify started closing suddenly after about 15 minutes of playing. I've started it in terminal to see the logs waiti...
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Linux Spotify crash after one song

Hi, Debian 8 jessie - last version of spotyfy. After one song I get every time crash of programm. Any ideas? Regards, sbagger

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  • Hi,     Debian 8 jessie - last version of spotyfy. After one song I get every time crash of programm.   Any ideas?     Regards,   sbagger
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Spotify Connect - Windows to Linux, Shuffle is not shuffling

Windows client is controlling the linux client. Windows ver. 1.0.27.75.gdc223232Linux ver. 1.0.27.71.g0a26e3b2 Shuffle only uses ~100 songs around currently playing when shuffling. Not sure if it's this broken between two windows client as well and f...

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  • Windows client is controlling the linux client.   Windows ver. 1.0.27.75.gdc223232 Linux ver. 1.0.27.71.g0a26e3b2   Shuffle only uses ~100 songs around currently playing when shuffling...
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