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Registered: ‎08-03-2012
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[ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

Hi,

 

Today we have released version 0.8.3.278 to our debian repository.

 

Installation instructions: 

 

http://www.spotify.com/se/download/previews/

 

New features:

  • Radio stations can be created from albums and playlists
  • New share dialog

As always, report any problems you have!

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Garage Band
Posts: 28
Registered: ‎09-02-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

All fixed and new version is now available for all platforms! :)

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Garage Band
Posts: 390
Registered: ‎24-03-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

Deleting all application data (when Spotify is not running), both ~/.cache/spotify and ~/.config/spotify have helped some.

SpotCommander - The most elegant, intuitive, feature-rich & universal remote control for Spotify, exclusive for Linux users!

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Registered: ‎08-03-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

1. Open Ubuntu Software Center

2. Go to menu Edit -> Software Sources

3. Go to tab "Other Software"

4. Click "Add", enter "deb http://repository.spotify.com stable non-free" in the box.

5. Enter your password in the authentication dialog that appears (note: this may not appear if you did some admin thing recently)

6. Locate the two entries containing http://repository.spotify.com that now appear in the list. Uncheck the one that ends in "(Source Code)"

7. Press "Close"

8. Enter "Spotify" in the search box in Ubuntu Software Center

9. Select "spotify-client", press "Install"

10. Pull up Unity, enter "spotify" and start the app.

11. Pin the icon in the launcher for easy access. (Right click and select "Lock to launcher").

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Gig Goer
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Registered: ‎19-05-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

[ Edited ]

I updated the public key and installed version 0.8.4.103 a moment ago. Looks good. All the problems I had with the previous version seems to have gone away. Thanks!

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Music Fan
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-05-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

Brilliant to see Linux preview updated on the same day as the Windows/Mac release!

 

Any news on [integrated] support for multimedia keys?

Moderator
Posts: 92
Registered: ‎08-03-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

Sorry, no media keys yet. Maybe next hackday! ;)

Garage Band
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Registered: ‎16-02-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

Thanks a lot! Don't worry for the media keys, we already have a nice way to do it ;)

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Posts: 92
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Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

Hmm, it seems that only amd64 has been updated, and not to the version I said. I'm working on pushing the right version, and for i386 as well.

Garage Band
Posts: 29
Registered: ‎16-02-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

When I go in the repository, it seems that only build 0.8.3.169 is available, for both platforms!

Moderator
Posts: 92
Registered: ‎08-03-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

It should be 0.8.3.278, I'm trying to fix that. Version 169 does not have the new share dialog.

Concert Regular
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎19-02-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

I also think it's very cool that you're keeping us in line with the Windows and Mac users.Keep up the good work!

Garage Band
Posts: 18
Registered: ‎29-03-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

This works for me. Grabs media keys and uses libnotify (ubuntu) for song information.

Get the script from http://code.google.com/p/spotify-notify/ and add it to startup applications with the parameter -s.

Music Fan
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎19-04-2012

Re: [ANNOUNCE]: Spotify 0.8.3 for GNU/Linux

So great to see that the GNU/Linux users get their share of the new version, thanks :)

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