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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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Friend activity list missing on all Spotify installs

Hi all, My friend activity list has been missing for about 6 months now. That whole sidebar is simply missing. I have Spotify on Windows, Mac, and a linux machine. On all three versions, the friend's activity list is missing. I'm following ~70 facebo...

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  • Hi all,    My friend activity list has been missing for about 6 months now. That whole sidebar is simply missing. I have Spotify on Windows, Mac, and a linux machine. On all three ...
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Spotify failing to open skin on Linux

Hi, I know this has been posted before but I thought I would again because that post hasn't helped. Up until 3 months ago Spotify worked well on the latest Linux mint with KDE desktop (32bit) but I am now unable to open the desktop as I get failed to...

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  • Hi,   I know this has been posted before but I thought I would again because that post hasn't helped.   Up until 3 months ago Spotify worked well on the latest Linux mint with KDE d...
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[Bug, Linux] MPRIS2 Song Progress Cleared If Session Locked While Music is Paused

I've been using the Spotify Linux Preview build for the last few months, and have had a lot of success with it. It performs great, and the DBus and MPRIS2 integration is just fantastic. I have run into a bug with the MPRIS2 integration, though. It's ...

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  • I've been using the Spotify Linux Preview build for the last few months, and have had a lot of success with it. It performs great, and the DBus and MPRIS2 integration is just fantastic. I have run in...
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spotify doesn't search authors

Hi, my spotify only looks for albums or songs, but is unable to look for authors in the search bar (when clicking an author it does nothing). It only works if I click on an album or song. some ideas of why?? I have reinstalled it, the problem still r...

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  • Hi, my spotify only looks for albums or songs, but is unable to look for authors in the search bar (when clicking an author it does nothing). It only works if I click on an album or song.   ...
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Social my A$$. Let me see all my Facebook friends!

Half the reason I subscribed was the promise of seeing what my friends listen to. But I accidentally (Spotify does not warn you) x'd their names because I didn't feel like following them at the time. Turns out, you can NEVER find them again via spoti...

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  • Half the reason I subscribed was the promise of seeing what my friends listen to. But I accidentally (Spotify does not warn you) x'd their names because I didn't feel like following them at the time....
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How to search for items that have simple names?

Say, I want to search for the band named Band. How do I do it without getting the millions of bands with the word "band" in their name? (Yes, I know there is a band called The Band, but searching with the phrase artist:"the band" does not make the re...

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  • Say, I want to search for the band named Band. How do I do it without getting the millions of bands with the word "band" in their name? (Yes, I know there is a band called The Band, but searching w...
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spotify connect for linux client

hi, the windows & mac clients were updated to support spotify connect... wondering when the linux client will follow? cheers, chris

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  • hi,   the windows & mac clients were updated to support spotify connect... wondering when the linux client will follow?   cheers,   chris
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Solved!! spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libgcrypt.so.11

$ spotifyspotify: error while loading shared libraries: libgcrypt.so.11: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory $ A recent update depends on libgcrypt11 but debian only has libgcrypt20. Is there a solution to this? Or can I revert ...

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  • $ spotify spotify: error while loading shared libraries: libgcrypt.so.11: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory $   A recent update depends on libgcrypt11 but debian o...
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Spotify LINUX freezes any mouse interaction all other apps (including spotify itself) [Kubuntu KDE]

Hello, I'm using the last Kubuntu 14.10, with spotify 0.9.11.27. The client will randomly freeze any interaction with all apps. The mouse pointer still available, but I can't click anymore. The KDE app launcher is frozen too, and the rendered desktop...

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  • Hello,   I'm using the last Kubuntu 14.10, with spotify 0.9.11.27.   The client will randomly freeze any interaction with all apps. The mouse pointer still available, but I can't cl...
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BUG: The Discover tab looks so weird

I already have installed Spotify on Linux (Xubuntu) and I Try to find new music using "Generes and Modes" but i can't find that seccion. The version and the problem are on the next image. Thank you a lot for your reply.

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  • I already have installed Spotify on Linux (Xubuntu) and I Try to find new music using "Generes and Modes" but i can't find that seccion. The version and the problem are on the next image. Th...
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CLASSIFY application not up to par?

Hey guys, this is my second post here. I posted earlier about the DISCOVER tab not working well on the desktop application for Spotify. I have another concern that I'm not sure has been taken care or if anyone is even aware of it (not many people I k...

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  • Hey guys, this is my second post here. I posted earlier about the DISCOVER tab not working well on the desktop application for Spotify. I have another concern that I'm not sure has been taken care or...
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Solved!! Any updates on the DISCOVER tab?

Hey guys, so I scrolled down a little bit and I shuffled through a few of the pages on the thread that was revolving around the DISCOVER tab Spotify offered on it's desktop application. 1. I'm still not finding DISCOVER anywhere on my desktop app and...

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  • Hey guys, so I scrolled down a little bit and I shuffled through a few of the pages on the thread that was revolving around the DISCOVER tab Spotify offered on it's desktop application.  &nbsp...
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Spotify Client Eating CPU Cycles

The Spotify client on my PC is hitting my 4 core CPU extremely hard. Sometimes the CPU utilisation is up to 75% (ie 3 whole CPUs). The fan starts whirring like mad. This makes Spotify almost unusable. I am running the Windows client on Linux under Wi...

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  • The Spotify client on my PC is hitting my 4 core CPU extremely hard. Sometimes the CPU utilisation is up to 75% (ie 3 whole CPUs). The fan starts whirring like mad. This makes Spotify almost unusable...
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How do you train a radio station

Something that has always been unclear to me when using Spotify radio is how to train the radio station. When I start a new radio station and listen to a couple songs, it quickly gets off "topic" with the songs. Usually the songs are songs that I lik...

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  • Something that has always been unclear to me when using Spotify radio is how to train the radio station. When I start a new radio station and listen to a couple songs, it quickly gets off "topic" wit...
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Solved!! Linux client no longer starts

This started happeniing yesterday, ive tried removing and reinstalling from the repo. Using ubuntu 14.4.1 17:21:12.442 I [breakpad.cpp:107 ] Registered Breakpad for product: spotify 17:21:12.444 I [translate.cpp:139 ] Reloading language file 17:21:12...

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  • This started happeniing yesterday, ive tried removing and reinstalling from the repo. Using ubuntu 14.4.1     17:21:12.442 I [breakpad.cpp:107 ] Registered Breakpad for...
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Discovery bug: suggestions seriously degraded

I have been using the discovery tool with great success for a long time. I think it has been one of the best tools the Spotify team brought to the service, because it managed to very frequently suggest music that was similar to my tastes For reasons ...

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  • I have been using the discovery tool with great success for a long time.   I think it has been one of the best tools the Spotify team brought to the service, because it managed to very frequ...
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Solved!! How can I share playlist without using facebook?

Hi, I'm not using facebook, and also neither do my friends. But I'd like to give them access to my playlist(s). I know account names, but when I click "share", "send to", it says that friend of given name does not exist. So, what are my options? How ...

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  • Hi, I'm not using facebook, and also neither do my friends. But I'd like to give them access to my playlist(s). I know account names, but when I click "share", "send to", it says that friend of g...
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Ubuntu icon indicator

Hello dear spotify users, developers, i'm a spotify user on my ubuntu 14.10 desktop, as every one know we can change themes on ubuntu very easily but the spotify indicator icon is not themable,because its not following icon location standards... a sc...

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  • Hello dear spotify users, developers, i'm a spotify user on my ubuntu 14.10 desktop, as every one know we can change themes on ubuntu very easily but the spotify indicator icon is not themable,be...
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Solved!! "Failed Loading Skin" sudo/root works, other users don't - Arch linux

So on Tuesday, my spotify stopped working, starting up with the message "Failed Loading Skin". This problem seems to have many causes, but no solution I found worked for me. System: Arch Linux 64bit Kernel: 3.16.4/3.17.1 (both don't work) DE: gnome-s...

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  • So on Tuesday, my spotify stopped working, starting up with the message "Failed Loading Skin". This problem seems to have many causes, but no solution I found worked for me.   System: Arch...
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Disable announcements and notifications

Please add an option to disable announcements. I don't care if Pitbull paid to promote his music on Spotify. The reason I paid for Spotify is to stop seeing such advertisements. I would happily pay even more just to stop seeing these things. Please r...

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  • Please add an option to disable announcements. I don't care if  Pitbull paid to promote his music on Spotify. The reason I paid for Spotify is to stop seeing  such  advertis...
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