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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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Old songs in playlist?

Hello everyone, how can I get the old songs from a playlist before it get updated? I was listening very often a playlist with a certain songs, but 10 days ago, Spotify update the playlist with new songs and remove some of them. I want to hear the old...

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  • Hello everyone, how can I get the old songs from a playlist before it get updated? I was listening very often a playlist with a certain songs, but 10 days ago, Spotify update the playlist with new so...
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Segfaults when playing local files

Desktop PC, Ubuntu 15.10 using XFCEPremium1.0.23.93.gd6cfaeSegfaults when attempting to play local file.Steps to reproduce the issue: Open spotifyGo to local filesplay a local fileenjoy a segfault

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  • Desktop PC, Ubuntu 15.10 using XFCE Premium 1.0.23.93.gd6cfae Segfaults when attempting to play local file. Steps to reproduce the issue:   Open spotify Go to local files play a ...
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Solved!! Songs played stop suddenly

On my Nexus 5X Smartphone on Android 6.0.1 the playing suddenly pauses from time to time. I already did uninstall it and install it again today. Spotify has version 4.8.0.1004. Can anybody help? Btw, Why don't you have a lable for Android?

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  • On my Nexus 5X Smartphone on Android 6.0.1 the playing suddenly pauses from time to time. I already did uninstall it and install it again today. Spotify has version 4.8.0.1004. Can anybody help? Btw,...
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Spotify Not Working On Ubuntu 15.10

I had Ubuntu working fine on my Ubuntu 15.04 system and then 15.10 and then two weeks ago it just stopped working! When I double click on the icon Spotify comes up for about two seconds and then duisappears. I've tried everything that I could think o...

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  • I had Ubuntu working fine on my Ubuntu 15.04 system and then 15.10 and then two weeks ago it just stopped working!  When I double click on the icon Spotify comes up for about two seconds and the...
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Discover Weekly playlist cover

Hi!I have kind of a weird problem here. My Discover Weekly playlist's cover is my old Facebook profile pic, the one I was using when i created my spotify account. The problem is - that photo shows me and my ex-girlfriend Is there anything I can do to...

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  • Hi! I have kind of a weird problem here. My Discover Weekly playlist's cover is my old Facebook profile pic, the one I was using when i created my spotify account. The problem is - that photo shows ...
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Skip ”Mix Cut“ tracks in radio

I listen to a lot of Trance and the like with the Spotify Linux Desktop client. There I often use the radio with some artist. This works nice, except that a lot of the tracks are “Mix Cut” versions. Those are annoying in the context of radio as the i...

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  • I listen to a lot of Trance and the like with the Spotify Linux Desktop client. There I often use the radio with some artist.   This works nice, except that a lot of the tracks are “Mix Cut” v...
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Minimize to tray not working

The latest build disable the minimize to tray section in Spotify's options. Anyone with the same issue?

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  • The latest build disable the minimize to tray section in Spotify's options.   Anyone with the same issue?
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Solved!! Icon Tray and background

After the last update spotify icon doesn't show anymore (in the icon tray on the top-right of the screen). The app also doens't run on background so when I click on the close button, it stops playing.

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  • After the last update spotify icon doesn't show anymore (in the icon tray on the top-right of the screen). The app also doens't run on background so when I click on the close button, it stops playing.
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Solved!! [Help] [linux] Korean keyboard doesn't work in app

Dell Studio 1558 Laptop running linux (Fedora 23 64bit)Premium UserVersion 1.0.24.104.g92a22684I cannot type korean characters in the spotify application.I have to open a text editor, type in korean and then paste it into spotify in order to get it t...

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  • Dell Studio 1558 Laptop running linux (Fedora 23 64bit) Premium User Version 1.0.24.104.g92a22684 I cannot type korean characters in the spotify application. I have to open a text editor, type in...
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Dsiappointed in Spotify's "No WiFi Syncing" policy

To Whom It May Concern: I signed up for a Spotify Premium Trial, two weeks ago, with the hopes that I would be able to stream all my non-DRM'ed Audiobooks to my various laptops, either through WiFi or the Internet - after reading, on the Spotify foru...

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  • To Whom It May Concern:   I signed up for a Spotify Premium Trial, two weeks ago, with the hopes that I would be able to stream all my non-DRM'ed Audiobooks to my various laptops, either throu...
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[Linux] Spotify 1.0.24.104 on Kubuntu Xenial no local music files

Hello guys, since Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial is just around the corner I gave this a try in a virtual machine. I'm using the Kubuntu flavour. The good:Spotify runs out of the box, you can install, start, login, and play right away. The ugly:Spotify cannot o...

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  • Hello guys,   since Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial is just around the corner I gave this a try in a virtual machine. I'm using the Kubuntu flavour.   The good: Spotify runs out of the box, you ca...
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Update 2-03-2016 causing problems - Linux

Hi, After yesterday update Spotify stop to work properly also refresh over apt-get update command was stopeed and has affecting whole system updates.I remove spotify and try to install it one more time still the same. I try to do this now one more ti...

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  • Hi,    After yesterday update Spotify stop to work properly also refresh over apt-get update command was stopeed and has affecting whole system updates. I remove spotify and try to insta...
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Web Player doesn't work on Chromium (Lubuntu)

Hello people, i recently installed Lubuntu in my old netbook and I try to use Spotify Web Player in Chromium but it keeps asking me to install Adobe Flash and so I can't do anything else.If i use Firefox or Midori, the others browsers I have, everyth...

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  • Hello people, i recently installed Lubuntu in my old netbook and I try to use Spotify Web Player in Chromium but it keeps asking me to install Adobe Flash and so I can't do anything else. If i use F...
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Linux users: important update

Hello Linux users, We have an important update for you all that is effective as of today. You might get some warnings when running Spotify. To fix this problem, you'll need to run the following command: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ub...

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  • Hello Linux users,   We have an important update for you all that is effective as of today.   You might get some warnings when running Spotify. To fix this problem, you'll need to r...
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No system tray icon after upgrade Linux Mint 17.3 Xfce

Hi all,today i upgraded Spotify-free from version 0.9.17.1 to 1.0.23.93 and now i have no more a system icon of spotify in the tray nore i can minimize it without closing it. I'm running Linux Mint 17.3 Xfce edition, i don't know if this can help or ...

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  • Hi all, today i upgraded Spotify-free from version 0.9.17.1 to 1.0.23.93 and now i have no more a system icon of spotify in the tray nore i can minimize it without closing it. I'm running Linux Mint...
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Solved!! Musixmatch and social not available

Hi Guy'sI have on two linux mint pc' s Spotify. they are the same versions.On my first pc I have musixmatch, app finder and I can see what my friends listening.On my other linux mint pc I have only spotify without the extra'sThe versions are the same...

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  • Hi Guy's I have on two linux mint pc' s Spotify. they are the same versions. On my first pc I have musixmatch, app finder and I can see what my friends listening. On my other linux mint pc I hav...
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Error code 4 after changing wireless networks

Hello all, I'm using the desktop app on Fedora 23 with a premium account; my version is "Spotify version 1.0.23.93.gd6cfae15, Copyright (c) 2016, Spotify Ltd". The app is great, it works smoothly when I launch it, but when I switch wireless networks ...

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  • Hello all, I'm using the desktop app on Fedora 23 with a premium account; my version is "Spotify version 1.0.23.93.gd6cfae15, Copyright (c) 2016, Spotify Ltd".  The app is great, it works smooth...
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Solved!! Dear Spotify dev: Spotify 32-bit deb build should use libssl1.00 rather than libssl0.9.8

As the 32-bit build now has hard dependency on libssl0.9.8, this makes spotify unable to be installed on Ubuntu 15.10 and onwards as libssl0.9.8 is no longer available in their package repo and has been superceeded by libssl1.00. You should update sp...

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  • As the 32-bit build now has hard dependency on libssl0.9.8, this makes spotify unable to be installed on Ubuntu 15.10 and onwards as libssl0.9.8 is no longer available in their package repo and has b...
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Local mp3 files won't play on 15.10 wily - explosive rage

I thought I had already posted this but I can't fnd the message so I guess not. Apologies anyway if it's duplicated.I have seen similar problems set and sometimes solved for other versions, but not for Wily. I have some mp3 files which play fine in A...

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  • I thought I had already posted this but I can't fnd the message so I guess not. Apologies anyway if it's duplicated. I have seen similar problems set and sometimes solved for other versions, but n...
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I want a feedback form

I find it highly objectionable that in order to give feedback on Spotify, report a bug or request a feature I am forced on to a public forum. This means I have to either search for similar issues or risk posting a duplicate. Yes I realize that otherw...

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  • I find it highly objectionable that in order to give feedback on Spotify, report a bug or request a feature I am forced on to a public forum. This means I have to either search for similar issues o...
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