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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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  • MattSuda
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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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  • MattSuda
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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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  • ckier
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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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  • sleeksorrow
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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 ?

  • Casual Listener
  • 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...
  • elapouya
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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)...
  • jooon
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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...

  • Regular
  • 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...
  • dylnmc
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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.

  • Casual Listener
  • 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...

  • Visitor
  • 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

  • Newbie
  • 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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Spotify Client For Linux on non Debian distributions

For those of you who wished to run Spotify Client on non Debian distributions,docker may be an alternative solution. See:https://hub.docker.com/r/yammelvin/spotify-client/

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  • For those of you who wished to run Spotify Client on non Debian distributions, docker may be an alternative solution.   See: https://hub.docker.com/r/yammelvin/spotify-client/  
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Public key error

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys BBEBDCB318AD50EC6865090613B00F1FD2C19886returns: gpgkeys: key BBEBDCB318AD50EC6865090613B00F1FD2C19886 can't be retrieved spotify-client could be downloaded and installed but logg...

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  • sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys BBEBDCB318AD50EC6865090613B00F1FD2C19886 returns:   gpgkeys: key BBEBDCB318AD50EC6865090613B00F1FD2C19886 can't be retri...
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Spotify 1:1.0.28.89.gf959d4ce-37 depend on both libssl 1.0.0 and 1.0.2?

➜ ~ ldd /usr/bin/spotify | grep ssl libssl.so.1.0.0 => not found libssl.so.1.0.2 => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libssl.so.1.0.2 (0x00007f45d7d60000)libssl 1.0.0 isn't available anymore in Debian testing, any particular reason to be dependent on both 1....

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  • ➜ ~ ldd /usr/bin/spotify | grep ssl libssl.so.1.0.0 => not found libssl.so.1.0.2 => /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libssl.so.1.0.2 (0x00007f45d7d60000) libssl 1.0.0 isn't available anymore in De...
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Can't post to tumblr

I'm trying to post music to my blog and I have never had this problem before. I tried to share music today and it said that there was an error. I've been reading around, it said for you to reset your permission and change my username. But I don't kno...

  • Newbie
  • I'm trying to post music to my blog and I have never had this problem before. I tried to share music today and it said that there was an error. I've been reading around, it said for you to reset your...
  • osornios
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Spotify-client on linux randomly doesn't play

I have spotify-client on linux ubuntu 16.04. It works properly but sometimes it fail to play song (generaly after a pause or I navigated through spotify-client links). Simply the play buttons doesn't work anymore and I have to restart spotify-client....

  • Casual Listener
  • I have spotify-client on linux ubuntu 16.04. It works properly but sometimes it fail to play song (generaly after a pause or I navigated through spotify-client links). Simply the play buttons doesn't...
  • osornios
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Login to client fails

Hi there I just signed up for spotify. Login to the webpage works. But when I use same credentials for the client I get a "The username or password is incorrect (Error code: 3)" error. Any suggestion?

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi there I just signed up for spotify. Login to the webpage works. But when I use same credentials for the client I get a "The username or password is incorrect (Error code: 3)" error. Any suggestion?
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Spotify Premium

Hi I'm signed up to spotify premium and it said before I signed up that you can listen offline? I've tried this and it won't work, can someone help please?Thanks

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  • Hi I'm signed up to spotify premium and it said before I signed up that you can listen offline? I've tried this and it won't work, can someone help please? Thanks
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Solved!! Spotify connect on Linux

Hi, Just installed the client on Linux and very upset to find spotify connect missing. Is this planned or is any working being done? On version 0.9.17.1.g~ I used this feature a lot with my speaker system (indeed i cancelled google play music because...

  • Casual Listener
  • Hi, Just installed the client on Linux and very upset to find spotify connect missing. Is this planned or is any working being done? On version 0.9.17.1.g~   I used this feature a lot with my ...
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