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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot play and/or sync local files that are not in the Spotify catalogue

I would just like to add to the community's consensus - It is completely illogical to have a feature that scans for 'local files' on a desktop PC and purports to sync them to all your Spotify devices, but then doesn't allow you to play said files tha...

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  • I would just like to add to the community's consensus - It is completely illogical to have a feature that scans for 'local files' on a desktop PC and purports to sync them to all your Spotify de...
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Solved!! Can't play the current track

I get that mesage all the time now. The track will play the first 2 seconds, and then stop with that message. Why!? D

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  • I get that mesage all the time now.   The track will play the first 2 seconds, and then stop with that message. Why!? D
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Errormessage for already existing songs in playlist

Hey there. So I'm missing a feature within the Desktop Clients (Linux/Win) which is already existing and very useful at your Android version of Spotify. I'm talking about that little message you get, if you try to add an track to a playlist, which al...

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  • Hey there. So I'm missing a feature within the Desktop Clients (Linux/Win) which is already existing and very useful at your Android version of Spotify. I'm talking about that little message you get...
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Adjust Font Size - Make Text Bigger for HDTV or MediaCenter

So you can't see the tiny font size on your HDTV or Mediacenter? This may seem complicated for the average user, but it's as simple as finding a folder, and a file within it. Once you find the file, you change two numbers, resave it, and you'll actua...

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  • So you can't see the tiny font size on your HDTV or Mediacenter? This may seem complicated for the average user, but it's as simple as finding a folder, and a file within it. Once you find the file, ...
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How can I remove an entire playlist from My Music?

I have a playlist with 3400 songs. Can I keep that playlist intact but remove the check marks from all the songs in it? This is an attempt to regain the ability to add songs to My Music until Spotify hopefully removes the 10k limit.

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  • I have a playlist with 3400 songs. Can I keep that playlist intact but remove the check marks from all the songs in it?   This is an attempt to regain the ability to add songs to My Mus...
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Solved!! Local files won't play on Debian Sid

luke@T410:~$ uname -a Linux T410 3.16-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.3-2 (2014-09-20) x86_64 GNU/Linux luke@T410:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux unstable (sid) Release: unstable Codenam...

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  • luke@T410:~$ uname -a Linux T410 3.16-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.3-2 (2014-09-20) x86_64 GNU/Linux luke@T410:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian...
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Liked from Radio playlist is language-based?

Hi, I run my Windows player in the italian language, while my Linux player is running in English language. I can find with both the players a playlist named "Scelto dalla radio" that contains all the tracks I liked while running a radio. I filled the...

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  • Hi, I run my Windows player in the italian language, while my Linux player is running in English language.   I can find with both the players a playlist named "Scelto dalla radio" that ...
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Tracks will not play

Hello all, not sure if I am in the right message board board, but since my spotify updated on October 8th 2014 I have not been able to play any tracks. Any ideas?

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  • Hello all, not sure if I am in the right message board board, but since my spotify updated on October 8th 2014 I have not been able to play any tracks. Any ideas?
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Fonts, images, icons problem in linux client

Hi I've updated the linux client to latest version. I have an Elementary OS luna installation (Ubuntu 12.04 equivalent) and now I'm facing some visual problems: I can't see some images, icons, album covers, artists. I think some icons are font-icons ...

Font problems
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  • Hi   I've updated the linux client to latest version. I have an Elementary OS luna installation (Ubuntu 12.04 equivalent) and now I'm facing some visual problems: I can't see some images...
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System hangs on logout if Spotify is open (Linux)

Hi, I don't know where to report bugs, so I'm gonna do it here. I have a small annoyance with Spotify. Basically when Spotify is open when I try to close my system user session (system shutdown/restart included), my system hangs there for a while ins...

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  • Hi,   I don't know where to report bugs, so I'm gonna do it here.   I have a small annoyance with Spotify. Basically when Spotify is open when I try to close my system user session ...
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How autostart Spotify minimized on Ubuntu?

Hi! I want to have Spotify in my autostart on Ubuntu (which is no problem), but minimized to systray. I installed "AllTray" in Ubuntu (14.04, 64bit) , wrote a shell script: #!/bin/bash alltray spotify & exit 0 made it executable, but Spotify still st...

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  • Hi! I want to have Spotify in my autostart on Ubuntu (which is no problem), but minimized to systray. I installed "AllTray" in Ubuntu (14.04, 64bit) , wrote a shell script:   #!/bin/bash a...
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Does Spotify pay royalties for streams via libspotify or only via the Desktop clients?

Does anyone know if royalties are paid when songs are streamed using a third-party applications built with libspotify, or only using the official Spotify-released desktop clients? There are many apps out there using libspotify. Does this mean that I'...

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  • Does anyone know if royalties are paid when songs are streamed using a third-party applications built with libspotify, or only using the official Spotify-released desktop clients?   The...
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sometimes launcher icon doubled in unity ubuntu

I draw the launch-button for spotify into the unity-launcher of ubuntu 14.04 - as You see in attached image. Sometimes, after fresh login, there pops up a second launch-icon after starting spotify, so the icon is doubled then. It is not always, but o...

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  • I draw the launch-button for spotify into the unity-launcher of ubuntu 14.04 - as You see in attached image. Sometimes, after fresh login, there pops up a second launch-icon after starting spotify,...
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Solved!! Installed Spotify Linux desktop doesn't function. Why?

Hi:I just added the spotify repository to my sources list, added the key, downloaded Spotify, installed it, opened Spotify,all from the command line. Everything worked, no hassle. I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on an AMD Phenom(tm) 9600B Quad-Core Pro...

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  • Hi: I just added the spotify repository to my sources list, added the key, downloaded Spotify, installed it, opened Spotify,all from the command line. Everything worked, no  hassle.   ...
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