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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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  • sleeksorrow
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Failed login

I just downloaded the app for linux and now when I go to log in I get a login failed message saying that my password/login name is incorrect. I can log into the website using the exact same login in info and password but for some reason the app is te...

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  • I just downloaded the app for linux and now when I go to log in I get a login failed message saying that my password/login name is incorrect.  I can log into the website using the exact same log...
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Setting for 320kbps in the web player on premium?

Hi allI've recently upgraded to premium on the £0.99 offer which I assume offers high quality streaming fromt he web player(On Linux). I can't see this option anywhere in the settings, so is it automatically set to 320kbps by default for premium? I s...

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  • Hi all I've recently upgraded to premium on the £0.99 offer which I assume offers high quality streaming fromt he web player(On Linux). I can't see this option anywhere in the settings, so is it aut...
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Solved!! [LINUX ]Spotify linux BETA and local files just crash the player - 1.0.17.75.g8f111100 (2015/12)

I reinstalled my computer (Debian testing/stretch) and installed latest Spotify client for it. Local files playback doesn't work, so I tried that existing solution:sudo wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/8593574/Spotify/ffmpeg/libavcodec.so.53 ...

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  • I reinstalled my computer (Debian testing/stretch) and installed latest Spotify client for it. Local files playback doesn't work, so I tried that existing solution: sudo wget https://dl.dropboxu...
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Solved!! Linux UI rendering issues

i386 Debian Jessiei3 window managerFree Spotify accountVersion 0.9.4.183.g644e24e0Console DumpFull Size Images I just installed the Linux version of Spotify through the official repo, and the UI does not seem to be rendering properly. Logging in work...

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  • i386 Debian Jessie i3 window manager Free Spotify account Version 0.9.4.183.g644e24e0 Console Dump Full Size Images   I just installed the Linux version of Spotify through the official re...
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Solved!! Can't login to spotify

Spotify won't let me log in on Linux, it keeps saying that my password is wrong. I logged in on the spotify multiple times using the same email and password, so there's obviously a bug in spotify.

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  • Spotify won't let me log in on Linux, it keeps saying that my password is wrong. I logged in on the spotify multiple times using the same email and password, so there's obviously a bug in spotify.
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Year in music and web player

Hi, I have a few questions. I used this year's "year in music" tool and I am not sure it works well. Stats from the web player do not seem to have been considered properly. Is it possible that it doesn't track all bands I listened to and the hours I ...

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  • Hi,   I have a few questions.   I used this year's "year in music" tool and I am not sure it works well. Stats from the web player do not seem to have been considered properly.   ...
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[Linux Desktop] Can't log in.

Hey, Since a recent reinstallation of the linux desktop app, I can't log in from it anymore.I'm currently using version 1.0.19.106. Every time, I get this error : If I start it from a shell, this is what I get :http://pastebin.com/g73Qk8Lk It would a...

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  • Hey,   Since a recent reinstallation of the linux desktop app, I can't log in from it anymore. I'm currently using version 1.0.19.106.   Every time, I get this error :   &nb...
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Solved!! Will Spotify still be for Linux 32-bit in the future?

Google Chrome will soon stop updating the 32 bit version on March 2016. Because Spotify is based on chromium, will Spotify be 64-bit only, too?

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  • Google Chrome will soon stop updating the 32 bit version on March 2016. Because Spotify is based on chromium, will Spotify be 64-bit only, too?
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PlayList Backup

I just developed playlistbackup.me to help people who wants to download your songs at Spotify. Regards!

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  • I just developed playlistbackup.me to help people who wants to download your songs at Spotify.   Regards!  
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Solved!! System logout issue with Ubuntu 14.04

Hey, MSI Ge60-2OE laptop, with Ubuntu 14.04Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): PremiumThe app version of Spotify you’re using: The newest, installed yesterdayBrief description of the issue: while trying to logout of system account when ...

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  • Hey,   MSI Ge60-2OE laptop, with Ubuntu 14.04 Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): Premium The app version of Spotify you’re using: The newest, installed yesterday Brief...
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Select album - select play - why doesn't it play track one?

As per the title, fancied a bit of Iron Maiden, selected Iron Maiden/Iron Maiden started playing Running Free, which it has as track 4 1998 Remastered releaseNo. Title Writer(s) Length 1."Prowler" 3:562."Sanctuary" Harris, Murray, Di'Anno3:163."Remem...

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  • As per the title, fancied a bit of Iron Maiden, selected Iron Maiden/Iron Maiden started playing Running Free, which it has as track 4   1998 Remastered release No. Title Writer(s) Length ...
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Huge stderr output on Linux client

Hi, I'm sorry if this was already reported but I couldn't find much posts searching with either stdout/stderr or .xsession-errors. The Linux spotify client (either 0.9.17.8.gd06432d.31-1 or 1:0.9.17.1.g9b85d43.7-1) outputs a *lot* of logs on stderr (...

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  • Hi,   I'm sorry if this was already reported but I couldn't find much posts searching with either stdout/stderr or .xsession-errors.   The Linux spotify client (either 0.9.17.8.gd0...
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Musixmatch integration issues

It seems there are currently multiple issues with the Musixmatch integration in Spotify for Windows: When editing songtexts Spotify changes into a mode where a song automatically is paused close to the end of the track. When one has finished editing,...

  • Casual Listener
  • It seems there are currently multiple issues with the Musixmatch integration in Spotify for Windows:   When editing songtexts Spotify changes into a mode where a song automatically is paused ...
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White box on desktop client using linux mint

I am running linux mint 17.2 and I get a large white box in the middle of the spotify window. It is not every time and sometimes it works just fine. I have tried disabling the hardware acceleration as was suggested. I installed spotify recently on th...

  • Casual Listener
  • I am running linux mint 17.2 and I get a large white box in the middle of the spotify window. It is not every time and sometimes it works just fine. I have tried disabling the hardware acceleration a...
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Linux client - can't read search box when using dark desktop theme

Hi, Search showed up a previous post about this issue specifically re. QT theme, but that was in 2013 and I'm using a GTK+ dark theme in GNOME. So apologies for the repost but I think it's worth rasiing the issue again. This is a common frustration f...

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  • Hi,   Search showed up a previous post about this issue specifically re. QT theme, but that was in 2013 and I'm using a GTK+ dark theme in GNOME. So apologies for the repost but I think it's w...
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unable to log in

Can someone please help me? I was using spotify by logging in true facebook.For some reason facebook thought my facebookpage was an non personal page but a business page and chaned it.Now I am unable to log in using my normal account.I am paying ever...

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  • Can someone please help me?   I was using spotify by logging in true facebook. For some reason facebook thought my facebookpage was an non personal page but a business page and chaned it. No...
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Solved!! Sound stops while playing track

Hi team, I have a strange one ... Issue:I start playing music, and after ~ 1:00 minute (1:04, 1:07, 1:03, 1:01, 1:04) the sound cuts out. All other system sounds are still working, just Spotify. If I restart Spotify it picks up where it left off, and...

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  • Hi team,   I have a strange one ...   Issue: I start playing music, and after ~ 1:00 minute (1:04, 1:07, 1:03, 1:01, 1:04) the sound cuts out. All other system sounds are still working...
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I'm confused

Hey~So I'm pretty sure I made an account through FaceBook, but I have no idea how to work this! I have a Linux computer, and I'm pretty sure I've downloaded spotify, but how do start using it? I have no idea. Thank you!

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  • Hey~ So I'm pretty sure I made an account through FaceBook, but I have no idea how to work this! I have a Linux computer, and I'm pretty sure I've downloaded spotify, but how do start using it? I ha...
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Certain songs in albums won't play

I will go to full albums and want a certain song but when I look at the album the song I want has gray letters not white like the others. When I try to click on them to play they won't do anything, can I just not get those songs but I can get other s...

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  • I will go to full albums and want a certain song but when I look at the album the song I want has gray letters not white like the others. When I try to click on them to play they won't do anything, c...
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Spotify Recommendations, go home, you're drunk

I don't have kids nor do I listen to accordeon music, I never share my credentials with others. Why are 90% of the recommendations suddenly albums for children and accordeon music? Is my account being hacked?

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  • I don't have kids nor do I listen to accordeon music, I never share my credentials with others. Why are 90% of the recommendations suddenly albums for children and accordeon music? Is my account...
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