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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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Cannot update linux client higher than version 0.9.xxxx

Hey there! I have a problem regarding upgrading to version 1.0.xxxx from 0.9.xxxx on linux. Neither Synaptic PM UI or my bash shell seem to be able to upgrade higher than 0.9. What can you suggest I do? I'm running:3.11-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.11.8-1...

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  • Hey there!   I have a problem regarding upgrading to version 1.0.xxxx from 0.9.xxxx on linux. Neither Synaptic PM UI or my bash shell seem to be able to upgrade higher than 0.9. What can you s...
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What has happened with Spotify? Spotify should be about music!

Hi!This new updates is seriously getting worse and worse.Now my notification bar isn't loading for several days. And when it does, it's old notifications and I can only see 20 notifications, when I have many more. This is so annoying. How would they ...

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  • Hi! This new updates is seriously getting worse and worse. Now my notification bar isn't loading for several days. And when it does, it's old notifications and I can only see 20 notifications, wh...
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Spotify crashes when trying to play certain song

I am running spotify on Ubuntu 15.04 using the installation method given by equaint in this thread (I had the same problem as the person creating the thread):https://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-Desktop-Linux-Windows-Web/spotify-error-while-loading-...

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  • I am running spotify on Ubuntu 15.04 using the installation method given by equaint in this thread (I had the same problem as the person creating the thread): https://community.spotify.com/t5/Help-D...
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Spotify doesn't launch on Debian

Hello, I've just installed Spotify on my laptop Kali-Linux (Debian) by following the instructions on the Spotify website. The installation went well but Spotify doesn't launch... I don't know if it's a problem linked to missing dependencies or someth...

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  • Hello,   I've just installed Spotify on my laptop Kali-Linux (Debian) by following the instructions on the Spotify website. The installation went well but Spotify doesn't launch... I don't...
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Linux Spotify client keeps opening Facebook login dialog.

I just installed the Linux Spotify client for the first time a while and the Facebook login window keeps opening up after I dismiss it. I ended up just hooking up up to a dev account that is essentially a blackhole, but i really hope this isn't an in...

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  • I just installed the Linux Spotify client for the first time a while and the Facebook login window keeps opening up after I dismiss it. I ended up just hooking up up to a dev account that is essentia...
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Solved!! Linux: Serious graphics issue

Hi, I am a premium spotify member. I use it on my Linux mainly. My machine runs Ubuntu 14.04. I also tried purging and re-installing spotify. The problem remains. I also removed the "hardware acceleration" in settings. My problem is that after 20-30 ...

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  • Hi,   I am a premium spotify member. I use it on my Linux mainly. My machine runs Ubuntu 14.04. I also tried purging and re-installing spotify. The problem remains. I also removed the "hardwar...
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Solved!! Linux Open URL Fails

Issue: Opening a spotify playlist url will open the app, but not the playlist. Any fixes for this? I'm running Ubuntu 15.10Linux localhost 4.2.0-16-generic #19-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 8 15:35:06 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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  • Issue: Opening a spotify playlist url will open the app, but not the playlist. Any fixes for this?   I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 Linux localhost 4.2.0-16-generic #19-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 8 15...
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Solved!! Spotify doesn't start in Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

Hello, Just as the title says, doesn't even show anything, this only happened after I upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04, I tried to reinstall but it still doesn't work.

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  • Hello,    Just as the title says, doesn't even show anything, this only happened after I upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04, I tried to reinstall but it still doesn't work.
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Problem installing on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting an error while trying to update apt-get after adding the repo to /etc/apt/sources . Here's the console output: W: Failed to fetch http://repository.spotify.com/dists/stable/InRelease Unable to find expected entry 'non-free/binary-armhf/Pa...

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  • I'm getting an error while trying to update apt-get after adding the repo to /etc/apt/sources . Here's the console output:   W: Failed to fetch http://repository.spotify.com/dists/stable/InRel...
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Solved!! DBus OpenUri not playing

Hi: I am using spotify1.0.17.75.g8f111100 on Arch Linux. Whenever I try to play an album via DBus, for instance dbus-send --print-reply --session --type=method_call --dest=org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.spotify /org/mpris/MediaPlayer2 org.mpris.MediaPlayer2....

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  • Hi:   I am using spotify1.0.17.75.g8f111100 on Arch Linux. Whenever I try to play an album via DBus, for instance   dbus-send --print-reply --session --type=method_call --dest=org.mpri...
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Linux: Can't close window with Terms & Conditions

Hi everyone, since today I've got some perhaps unusual trouble with Spotify: When I opened the program there was an additional window opened with the terms and conditions (see picture). I haven't find a way to close it yet, and while it's open, I can...

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  • Hi everyone,   since today I've got some perhaps unusual trouble with Spotify: When I opened the program there was an additional window opened with the terms and conditions (see picture). I ha...
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Solved!! Ubuntu 15.04 ships with libgcrypt20, but spotify app version is not compatible with

Hi there, Just notice that the current spotify app version is not compatible with libgcrypt20.In http://askubuntu.com/questions/613081/spotify-has-stopped-working-on-the-latest-ubuntu-today-15-04 you find a quick solution, but I think that a new spot...

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  • Hi there,   Just notice that the current spotify app version is not compatible with libgcrypt20. In http://askubuntu.com/questions/613081/spotify-has-stopped-working-on-the-latest-ubuntu-toda...
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No Images and Text (Ubuntu 14.04)

I reinstall Spotify but same problem. Also i cleaned cache but it didn't fix.

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  •   I reinstall Spotify but same problem. Also i cleaned cache but it didn't fix.
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Unable to login to Premium Account with Facebook anymore

When trying to login via Facebook in a browser (Chrome and Firefox) I get a redirect loop problem. When I try to login via an app on my mobile phone it does not recognize my username. I have had a premium account for a number of years, and this is th...

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  • When trying to login via Facebook in a browser (Chrome and Firefox) I get a redirect loop problem. When I try to login via an app on my mobile phone it does not recognize my username. I have had a pr...
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Solved!! Facebook auth on Linux SSL error: weak, ephemeral Diffie-Hellman key

I'm trying to log in to Spotify Linux using Facebook, but I'm seeing the "Spotify desktop client communication failed" error. This is the URL that fails to load is https://login.spotilocal.com:4371/, which does correctly resolve to 127.0.0.1. I'm run...

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  • ...acebook, but via Spotify servers...   Chrome:     Server has a weak, ephemeral Diffie-Hellman public key ERR_SSL_WEAK_SERVER_EPHEMERAL_DH_KEY   Firefox:     A...
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Spotify Connect and iptables/netfilter

tl;dr: Spotify Connect doesn't work with iptables, please use fixed instead of random ports for mDNS and SSDP to facilitate a more secure firewall configuration. Long version:So I discovered that after enabling UFW (a iptables front-end), Spotify Con...

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  • tl;dr: Spotify Connect doesn't work with iptables, please use fixed instead of random ports for mDNS and SSDP to facilitate a more secure firewall configuration.   Long version: So I discover...
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Solved!! Spotify Connect not working (ubuntu 14.04 + iphone 6)

Hello Spotify team, I'm having some issues with spotify connect on the linux client. Basically here's my setup:- an iphone 6 (ios 8.4) that plays music from spotify to airplay speakers- a laptop running ubuntu 14.04 Both devices run the latest spotif...

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  • Hello Spotify team,   I'm having some issues with spotify connect on the linux client. Basically here's my setup: - an iphone 6 (ios 8.4) that plays music from spotify to airplay speakers - ...
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Solved!! Whiteout in Ubuntu with Spotify Preview

Hoping I'm not alone with this but I'm getting a whited-out screen when running the desktop client. I recently tweaked my theme but it appears that Spotify is not resetting back. Intel® Core™ i5-4460 CPU @ 3.20GHz × 4 PC (8GB RAM using the inbuilt In...

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  • Hoping I'm not alone with this but I'm getting a whited-out screen when running the desktop client. I recently tweaked my theme but it appears that Spotify is not resetting back.   Intel® Core...
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Saved songs not showing in desktop app

Recently installed spotify desktop app on my linux desktop and logged into my premium account but only like 15 of the songs I have "saved" on either my phone or mac have come up? I have tried logging out and back in and also clearing the cache but no...

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  • Recently installed spotify desktop app on my linux desktop and logged into my premium account but only like 15 of the songs I have "saved" on either my phone or mac have come up?   I have trie...
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Control Phone Client through Linux Desktop Client

I noticed that we can use spotify windows client to control the music while the music is still playing on the phone. However, linux client doesnt seem to be able to do that. Let me know if I am wrong or if there is anyway to work around in linux. Tha...

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  • I noticed that we can use spotify windows client to control the music while the music is still playing on the phone. However, linux client doesnt seem to be able to do that. Let me know if I am wrong...
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