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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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Solved!! Commands to play songs and playlists from terminal

Hello, so I want to wake up listening to some music and I've found an app that lets me execute a command at a given time. I want that app to start spotify and automatically play a song or a playlist but I can't figure out a command to do that from th...

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  • Hello, so I want to wake up listening to some music and I've found an app that lets me execute a command at a given time. I want that app to start spotify and automatically play a song or a playlis...
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Solved!! Study/work auto time limits

Hi Spotify, just an idea, how about adding a function to set automatic time limits to your music playfeed? This could just be so that you can leave spotify playing and make sure it turns off if you go out or go to sleep. However, more usefully you co...

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  • Hi Spotify, just an idea, how about adding a function to set automatic time limits to your music playfeed?   This could just be so that you can leave spotify playing and make sure it turns o...
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Failing to login on linux client with passwords containing spaces

Hello I've encountered a problem with logging in to the linux client. I was sure that my password was correct and it still failed to login. It seems that the login dialog of the Linux client can't handle passwords containing spaces. While the website...

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  • Hello   I've encountered a problem with logging in to the linux client. I was sure that my password was correct and it still failed to login. It seems that the login dialog of the Linux clie...
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Both PC and tablet running Android version of Spotify

It did take me a while to dicide which forup to post on as it is to do with both Desktop and Android. I have just got a new tablet that I wanted to be able to run spotify on. I have Android 4.2.2 and I installed the latest version of Spotify. It work...

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  • It did take me a while to dicide which forup to post on as it is to do with both Desktop and Android.   I have just got a new tablet that I wanted to be able to run spotify on. I have Androi...
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Solved!! Controlling Spotify for Linux from the Android app

I have Spotify for Linux running on a PC and when I click "Connect" it can see my Android phone. However, in the Android app, when I choose Settings->Show available devices, it says "If another device becomes available, you can select it here". There...

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  • I have Spotify for Linux running on a PC and when I click "Connect" it can see my Android phone. However, in the Android app, when I choose Settings->Show available devices, it says "If another de...
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Linux (Kubuntu) 0.9.10.17.g4129e1c9 stops playing when screen off

When the screen saver kicks in, or later when the screen is turned off, spotify stops playing. Can't tell which of the cases it is, but it doesn't matter. There is no option to turn that off. Can't have this behaviour as I have long periods where I w...

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  • When the screen saver kicks in, or later when the screen is turned off, spotify stops playing. Can't tell which of the cases it is, but it doesn't matter. There is no option to turn that off. Can'...
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Solved!! BUG - version 0.9.10.17.g4129e1c9 - linux desktop

Dear, I have upgraded today (may 21 2014), via public repository, my linux desktop spotify to version 0.9.10.17.g4129e1c9 and encountered a bug. Whenever a new song starts playing or I resume playing after I paused the song, my system freezes. I have...

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  • Dear,   I have upgraded today (may 21 2014), via public repository, my linux desktop spotify to version 0.9.10.17.g4129e1c9 and encountered a bug.   Whenever a new song starts playi...
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Show artist in Linux notifications

I'm glad to see that Linux spotify client 0.9.10.17 now has desktop notifications. However, only the album and song is shown and not the artist. An ideal format is --

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  • I'm glad to see that Linux spotify client 0.9.10.17 now has desktop notifications. However, only the album and song is shown and not the artist. An ideal format is <artist>-<album>-<ti...
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Grey launcher, no Spotify icon on ubuntu 14.04

Hi!! With the two last Spotify versions, when I use the default Ubuntu icon theme there isn't the default Spotify icon on my Unity launcher, instead, there is a grey icon. But, if I change to another icon theme then is correctly shown: Please, could ...

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  • Hi!!   With the two last Spotify versions, when I use the default Ubuntu icon theme there isn't the default Spotify icon on my Unity launcher, instead, there is a grey icon.   ...
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Bug uncovered - unable to stream tracks I own when those tracks are unavailable

Background: I have a duel boot (linux and windows) laptop computer and an external harddrive. When at home, I plug into the harddrive to access my music collection. When I am away, I depend on internet streaming. I am unable to stream those tracks wh...

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  • Background: I have a duel boot (linux and windows) laptop computer and an external harddrive.  When at home, I plug into the harddrive to access my music collection.  When I am away, I depe...
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Major CD ripping failure.

HiThis is a very old problem that I hoped would be fixed by itself but now several years has passed. The encoding on at least the 160 Kbit/s version of these four songs are completely broken. (well the first 25 seconds of the first one works) spotify...

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  • Hi This is a very old problem that I hoped would be fixed by itself but now several years has passed. The encoding on at least the 160 Kbit/s version of these four songs are completely broken. (well...
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Advertisement blocks player

Greetings,I wanted to report something that has been hapenning regularly (about 1/2 times per day).There is this advertising that sometimes shows up and, unlike the other normal advertisings, this one has no sound and the player doesn't go forward. T...

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  • Greetings, I wanted to report something that has been hapenning regularly (about 1/2 times per day). There is this advertising that sometimes shows up and, unlike the other normal advertisings,...
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[Linux] Spotify sometimes freezes my desktop?

I've had this issue the entire year or so I've been using Spotify but never thought to ask if it's a known issue or anything, until now. I use the Spotify for Linux preview, and every so often it will freeze up my desktop - the music is still playing...

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  • I've had this issue the entire year or so I've been using Spotify but never thought to ask if it's a known issue or anything, until now.   I use the Spotify for Linux preview, and every so o...
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Linux Client Update?

as the title says, when can we expect an update for the Linux client that supports the new "My Music" functionality? I know it's only a preview at the moment but I'm sure I'm not the only one to use Spotify on both Linux and Windows. It has been a wh...

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  •   as the title says, when can we expect an update for the Linux client that supports the new "My Music" functionality? I know it's only a preview at the moment but I'm sure I'm not the only ...
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Solved!! Spotify doesn 't start after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

After my upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, Spotify doesn 't start up anymore. Nothing visible happens after 'clicking' on the application icon. I have tried to install Spotify again, but that doesn't work because the mesaage is that it already has bene instal...

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  • After my upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, Spotify doesn 't start up anymore. Nothing visible happens after 'clicking' on the application icon. I have tried to install Spotify again, but that doesn't work b...
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How do I update Spotify on Linux ElementryOS?

I installed the Linux preview, but I dont get pop ups saying its ready to update. I dont think it does that on linux, but I might be wrong. Is there a way to manually update it or is it supposed to pop up like it normally does?

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  • I installed the Linux preview, but I dont get  pop ups saying its ready to update. I dont think it does that on linux, but I might be wrong. Is there a way to manually update it or is it suppose...
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Solved!! Hacked or left it logged on

Someone is using my account take them off please

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Solved!! [Solved] [Linux] Spotify 0.9.4, no Local Files reproduction after system update

I'm using Sabayon Linux (Gentoo Overlay) From what I've read so far I think the problem is that libavcodec got updated to libavcodec.so.54 but it doesn't show with ldd /usr/bin/spotify: /opt/spotify/spotify-client/libcrypto.so.0.9.8: no version infor...

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  • I'm using Sabayon Linux (Gentoo Overlay)   From what I've read so far I think the problem is that libavcodec got updated to libavcodec.so.54 but it doesn't show with ldd   /usr/bin/...
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Force re-download of offline tracks

Is there a way to force Spotify to download an offline track again? I had a network "burp" during a previous download, and now the song is corrupted. I use Spotify 0.9.4.183.g644e24e0 on Ubuntu 12.04 (kept up-to-date) with a premium subscription, and...

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  • Is there a way to force Spotify to download an offline track again? I had a network "burp" during a previous download, and now the song is corrupted. I use Spotify 0.9.4.183.g644e24e0 on Ubuntu 12....
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BUG : Spotify client version 0.9.4.183 on Ubuntu 13.04 (and probalby other Ubuntu versions)

Spotify 0.9.4.183 keept scrolling to the top by itself, after draging a blok of a playlist from the bottom to the top. A restart of the Spotify client is the only escape. To reproduce the bug: Have a playlist of 100. Select the 90th or so Shift selec...

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  • Spotify 0.9.4.183  keept scrolling to the top by itself, after draging a blok of a playlist from the bottom to the top. A restart of the Spotify client is the only escape.   To reprod...
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