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Device: 86x64 Desktop Computer
Operating System Version: Linux Mint 17.3 (debian derivative)
Spotify Version: Cannot read this, since the Help menu options are UNDERNEATH some advertizement
Description: Fairly unusable! Had to reinstall several times, or restore from backup and start over again.
Workaround: Kick Spotify altogether
Additional information: I read somewhere, you would be using Linux interface yourselves at Spotify. So was optimistic - alas, no cookie
I intended to get this message out to the dev's, but couldnt find contact anywhere. After DAYS, i managed to contact the comunity. But unfortunately, that doesnt seem to be the right place.
Welcome to the Community and thanks for reaching out to us with your feedback.
We're marking this as "Not an Issue" right now, as we don't officially support Linux. But one of our Community members has posted this thread with some helpful info.
Version of Spotify - according to apt: 1:0.9.17.1.g9b85d43.7-1
as a matter of fact, i use Spotify very sparsely to search and listen for specific music titles, when a free account has always been sufficient.
Previously, i used the windows client via WINE from linux with success, until an update around mid-december killed that one.
Conclusion: either way no $$ to be made from users like me, at least not before serious work on useability has been done + the amount of work from my side got down.
Finally, apart from the recent contractor change, there is some work left concerning data safety. As a german user, i am not ok with all the data, spotify is collecting, while i am online. (For example, it knows about my entire local music collection.)