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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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Solved!! Pasting multiple song doesnt work only individually

Ok I am trying to import some playlist from spotibot and all seems broken with the new version this is what I am trying to paste spotify:track:47I4OhBZItIom866XGDK7S spotify:track:2K1vO0btANjqH1Vc8KVf43 spotify:track:40hHmaHKIzNRT166MjNV0q spotify:tr...

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  • Ok I am trying to import some playlist from spotibot and all seems broken with the new version   this is what I am trying to paste   spotify:track:47I4OhBZItIom866XGDK7S spotify:track:2...
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How is the Top 50 calculated?

Hello, I am from Italy and I have a very peculiar case of a song that is increasing by +50k in the number of streams on a daily basis. Despite that, this song never appears in the Top 50 Italy (entry #50 is usually around +17k). Now, these streams ar...

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  • Hello,  I am from Italy and I have a very peculiar case of a song that is increasing by +50k in the number of streams on a daily basis.  Despite that, this song never appears in the Top...
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Solved!! [Linux] Bug on Spotify desktop: can't maximize window

Hello, I've got a bug that did not appears on the first time I launched spotify but since the second time. When I click the maximize button, the window seems to be maximized but immediately comes back to its initial position and size. At the first la...

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  • Hello,   I've got a bug that did not appears on the first time I launched spotify but since the second time. When I click the maximize button, the window seems to be maximized but immediately ...
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Solved!! Globally changing cache directory

On a set of Linux systems I manage, my users want Spotify. I would like to oblige them, but caching their songs in their profiles (and thus, on my file server) is a bit too much, so I'd like to move it to a local directory. Is there any way in which ...

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  • On a set of Linux systems I manage, my users want Spotify. I would like to oblige them, but caching their songs in their profiles (and thus, on my file server) is a bit too much, so I'd lik...
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Solved!! How do I get Spotify on the go?

I have about as much knowledge of technology as the adverage 80 year, so I need things explaining simply! I've recently started listening to Spotify on my lap top at home but I would now like to be able to take it with me when I travel to work and th...

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  • I have about as much knowledge of technology as the adverage 80 year, so I need things explaining simply! 🙂   I've recently started listening to Spotify on my lap top at home but I would now ...
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[Linux, Beta, Premium] Workaround for switching to Offline Mode

Windows, Mac, iOS and Android versions of spotify have the option to go into offline mode whenever I want. That's needed if I'm on the road using smallband mobile internet for emails and stuff but don't want to have spotify draining my data plan. On ...

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  • Windows, Mac, iOS and Android versions of spotify have the option to go into offline mode whenever I want. That's needed if I'm on the road using smallband mobile internet for emails and stuff but do...
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Solved!! Can't play Local files in Spotify Linux (Manjaro 64bit)

Hi! I've seen several post regarding this issue but non of them applies to my problem. I'm using Manjaro Linux (Archlinux based distro), ffmpeg-full package for audio (on AUR) and I'm not able to play Local files. When I click "play", nothing happens...

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  • Hi! I've seen several post regarding this issue but non of them applies to my problem. I'm using Manjaro Linux (Archlinux based distro), ffmpeg-full package for audio (on AUR) and I'm not able to pla...
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Spotify don't show artists I'm following

I started to use Spotify today, first I follow some bands and singers I like, and when a click in My Profile > Following, all bands were there, but after I closed Spotify and restar my PC, Spotify shows I'm following 97 bands, but don't show a list o...

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  • I started to use Spotify today, first I follow some bands and singers I like, and when a click in My Profile > Following, all bands were there, but after I closed Spotify and restar my PC, Spotify...
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Spotify Connect on 32-bit linux

Hi, I've used a lot of time and energy setting up Spotify on an old laptop hoping to use it with Connect. It turns out Connect doesn't work on 32-bit computers for some reason (I wish it would've said so somewhere). Can I hope to see this fixed?

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  • Hi, I've used a lot of time and energy setting up Spotify on an old laptop hoping to use it with Connect. It turns out Connect doesn't work on 32-bit computers for some reason (I wish it would've sai...
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Solved!! High frequency noise during ads

I'm currently using spotify free and during the ads there is a high frequency noise. The ads are separated into music and some guy talking and it's when the guy's talking that I hear the noise in the background. The ads are in swedish and I hear the ...

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  • I'm currently using spotify free and during the ads there is a high frequency noise. The ads are separated into music and some guy talking and it's when the guy's talking that I hear the noise i...
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Solved!! Spotify 0.9.17 for GNU/Linux (and the upcoming 1.x beta!)

On 24 March 2015, we rolled out an update to the desktop client for GNU/Linux. For installation instructions, see: https://www.spotify.com/download/previews/ The version of the client is 0.9.17, and it will be the final 0.9.x client released for this...

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  • ...ill be made available for GNU/Linux users at the same time as users on other platforms - We will also make a public `testing` apt repository to house unstable beta builds for testing - However, we d...
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Cinnamon desktop hangs when I play a song on my friend activity feed

Environment is Linux Mint 17.2 with Cinnamon desktop on my Sager NP-9752 notebook. To reproduce:1. Open Spotify for Linux Desktop2. Play a song from your friend activity feed3. Note that your entire Cinnamon desktop is hung. Spotify does not crash: i...

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  • Environment is Linux Mint 17.2 with Cinnamon desktop on my Sager NP-9752 notebook.   To reproduce: 1. Open Spotify for Linux Desktop 2. Play a song from your friend activity feed 3. No...
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Wrong album dates

Why u even post wrong release date of album for example Enslaved 'Yggdrasill has under 2012 but this album came out in 1992.Why are you so derp?

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  • Why u even post wrong release date of album for example Enslaved 'Yggdrasill has under 2012 but this album came out in 1992. Why are you so derp?
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Linux - Spotify seg faulting

Hi Getting Spotify Linux on Kubuntu LTS (Trusty) randomly quitting, not sure where to file this an offical bug report. Output when run from terminal indicates a seg fault, said output below. Thanks,Jamie (process:9472): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not sup...

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  • Hi   Getting Spotify Linux on Kubuntu LTS (Trusty) randomly quitting, not sure where to file this an offical bug report. Output when run from terminal indicates a seg fault, said output below....
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Cant exit spotify on Debian 8.2 stable

I can't exit Spotify client on latest stable Debian. Clicking on the window close button doen't kill the spotify process, so music is still playing. problem solved.

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  • I can't exit Spotify client on latest stable Debian. Clicking on the window close button doen't kill the spotify process, so music is still playing.      problem solv...
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Web Player not working on Fedora

Hi, So I've been using the web player successfully without an issue for three months now with Firefox and Fedora 22, up until yesterday. Now, when I load player.spotify.com, the toolbar comes up, but none of my playlists render, and the browse sectio...

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  • Hi,   So I've been using the web player successfully without an issue for three months now with Firefox and Fedora 22, up until yesterday. Now, when I load player.spotify.com, the toolbar come...
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Spotify Liked Songs List Is Empty After Updating to 1.0.13.108.gcd94e7db

all of a sudden god knows how all the music that i had liked is empty now on both Windows and Mobile.i was listening to all my music right yesterday.after the new update got installed my whole list is empty!!Spotify i seriously cant remember 400-500 ...

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  •  all of a sudden god knows how all the music that i had liked is empty now on both Windows and Mobile. i was listening to all my music right yesterday. after the new update got installed my wh...
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[Info] Spotify want Adobe Flash player today on Linux

Today I see Window:To enjoy Spotify, please install Adobe Flash. It's free. I'm only surprised, and I just wanted to share this.Because on Linux Adobe nearly abandoned, flash player had a lot of holes,and best way was disable flash player and use HTM...

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  •   Today I see Window: To enjoy Spotify, please install Adobe Flash. It's free.     I'm only surprised, and I just wanted to share this. Because on Linux Adobe nearly abandon...
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