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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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  • MattSuda
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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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  • MattSuda
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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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  • sleeksorrow
  • Roadie
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Solved!! Can't add a local folder on Linux

Plan: PremiumCountry: United StatesDevice: custom-built PC (Intel i7-12700K, RTX 3060, 64GB of RAM, using an external DAC for sound: Fosi Audio K5 Pro)Operating SystemUbuntu 22.04.4 LTS (Linux kernel 6.5.0-28-generic)KDE Plasma 5.24.7 running on X11S...

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  • Plan: Premium Country: United States Device: custom-built PC (Intel i7-12700K, RTX 3060, 64GB of RAM, using an external DAC for sound: Fosi Audio K5 Pro) Operating System Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS (Linux...
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spotify-desktop for aarch64-linux

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceMacbook M2 with Asahi Linux / Pinebook Pro / PineNoteOperating SystemLinux My Question or Issue Can we please get a aarch64-linux build of the spotify-desktop application? There's some nice ARM(64) hardware, but it's cu...

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Macbook M2 with Asahi Linux / Pinebook Pro / PineNote Operating System Linux   My Question or Issue   Can we please get a aarch64-linux b...
  • stereoscaper
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Forward and back keyboard shortcuts no longer working

Hello,It's probably a duplicate of Forward and back keyboard shortcut feature no longer working on Mac, but I cannot longer use Ctrl + Left Arrow and Ctrl + Right Arrow to change tracks on Linux. The regression seems to have appeared on version 1.1.6...

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  • Hello, It's probably a duplicate of Forward and back keyboard shortcut feature no longer working on Mac, but I cannot longer use Ctrl + Left Arrow and Ctrl + Right Arrow to change tracks on Linux....
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    regression
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Close button should minimize the Spotify window - Spotify won't minimize using Close button

PlanPremium FamilyCountryUnited Arab Emirates DeviceDesktopOperating SystemLinux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon My Question or IssueThere is an option in Advanced Settings for "Close button should minimize the Spotify window". This morning I discovered this and ...

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  • Plan Premium Family Country United Arab Emirates   Device Desktop Operating System Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon   My Question or Issue There is an option in Advanced Settings for "C...
  • Jack_l0
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Linux Mint freezing for ~+10 seconds at each track change

Premium member on Linux Mint 21.3 with Spotify version 1.2.31.1205.g4d59ad7cAt a recent update, and sometimes at certain versions then seeming like it goes away then comes back differently, this happens now: - In a playlist, I reach the end of one so...

  • Casual Listener
  • Premium member on Linux Mint 21.3 with Spotify version 1.2.31.1205.g4d59ad7c At a recent update, and sometimes at certain versions then seeming like it goes away then comes back differently, t...
  • digitalextremist
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Official support flatpak and the distribution on flathub

DevicePC Operating SystemLinux General My Question or IssueCurrently Spotifys distribution options are: Snap and general Debian apt-repository.If you do not run Ubuntu or Debian you have to do a lot of, sometimes strange, actions to make spotify work...

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  • Device PC   Operating System Linux General   My Question or Issue Currently Spotifys distribution options are: Snap and general Debian apt-repository. If you do not run Ubuntu or D...
  • Beryesa
  • Casual Listener
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Diffrences in playlist songs count and total time

Hello at first i want to say sorry for my English i'm form Poland. And now to the real issue. Why Spotify 0.9.17 on my Gentoo and Spotify 1.0.3 on my Windows 7 are showing differences in playlists? Different song count and diffrent total length. Linu...

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  • ...ifferences in playlists?   Different song count and diffrent total length.   Linux: 6,102 songs, 305 hours and 40 minutes. Windows: 6.096 songs and about ~450 hours. &n...
  • Sebasty
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Reorganizar playlists de forma aleatoria (Herramienta)

Hola gente,Aquí les traigo una herramienta que les servirá a aquellos que buscan una manera fácil de barajar o reorganizar las canciones de sus listas sin tener que usar los filtros, y sin tener que utilizar la función "aleatorio". Es una herramienta...

  • Roadie
  • ...pciones, la que utilizaremos en este caso será "RANDOM".   1. Lo que haremos es ir a nuestra aplicación Spotify de Escritorio WINDOWS/LINUX/MAC/ (Ojo: No funciona en versiones WEB).   2. Vamos a...
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Solved!! Spotify on OpenSUSE

How install spotify on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1? Att.Artur Barth

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  • How install spotify on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1?   Att. Artur Barth
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Spotify client falsely shows offline

PlanPremiumCountryUSDevice(Linux desktop)Operating System(Linux Mint 21.1 (Ubuntu 22.04 base)) My Question or IssueSpotify client won't play music as says it's "offline", but literally everything else on the computer is connect to the internet (steam...

  • Casual Listener
  • Plan Premium Country US Device (Linux desktop) Operating System (Linux Mint 21.1 (Ubuntu 22.04 base))   My Question or Issue Spotify client won't play music as says it's "offline", b...
  • OtterTom
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Solved!!Superuser Contribution Spotify opens too many connections to PulseAudio (Linux)

After some time Spotify for Linux starts to use too many connections to PulseAudio. This makes it impossible to use any sound on the computer. This shows an output after one day of usage:http://pastebin.com/E5AVQd62 Spotify version 1.0.36.120.g536a86...

  • Music Fan
  • After some time Spotify for Linux starts to use too many connections to PulseAudio. This makes it impossible to use any sound on the computer.   This shows an output after one day of usage: h...
  • unseenlarks
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Cover art not displaying properly on Artist page

In the "Popular" section of an Artists page the cover art gets replaced by this static green image. I have tried updating the App and my OS. I also emptied the local cache found under Settings -> Storage -> Cache PlanPremiumCountry EU I am currently ...

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  • In the "Popular" section of an Artists page the cover art gets replaced by this static green image.     I have tried updating the App and my OS. I also emptied the local cache found ...
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Reinstallation instructions for Ubuntu please

https://support.spotify.com/us/article/reinstallation-of-spotify/this doesn't contain any clues on how to completely reinstall spotify on linux (Ubuntu) distro.Can you update the doc?

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  • https://support.spotify.com/us/article/reinstallation-of-spotify/ this doesn't contain any clues on how to completely reinstall spotify on linux (Ubuntu) distro. Can you update the doc?
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Share downloads folder with Windows / Linux dualboot

Hi,I came accross this post recently that corresponds to my request.There are other posts but without any relevant information that could help me - that's why I'm making this post.My Offline downloads have gotten pretty huge lately - about 40GB "High...

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  • ...ffline downloads have gotten pretty huge lately - about 40GB "High" quality downloads. However, my Linux partition is only 200GB, and having a little more headroom could be great. I have the exact s...
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Can not download any playlist to listen offline

PlanPremium (Family)CountryMexicoDeviceCustom desktop computerOperating SystemDebian Bookworm (Testing) My Question or IssueI've recently installed Debian Testing after trying Fedora. Previously I had my songs downloaded and ready to listen in offlin...

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  • ...ttps://www.spotify.com/us/download/linux/
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Playlists with blank names are un-dragable in new library side view

PlanPremiumOperating SystemUbuntu 22.04, running snap version of Spotify, latest version. My Question or IssueAs per title, can't drag and drop a playlist who's name is blank (A playlist I'm following so can't rename it)

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Ubuntu 22.04, running snap version of Spotify, latest version.   My Question or Issue As per title, can't drag and drop a playlist who's name is blank (A play...
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Solved!! fake emails that came late

so im on chromebook and just now im getting late emails for the community and ya it's getting spam so please fix the timing on the emails/messages. and yes im getting more but im just lazy to screenshot them because i can only put 3 pictures and the ...

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  • so im on chromebook and just now im getting late emails for the community and ya it's getting spam so please fix the timing on the emails/messages. and yes im getting more but im just lazy to screens...
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Cannot play any file (everything is greyed out)

CountryGermany Your device and operating system:Dell Precision 5750 / Arch Linux / SwaywmType of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium):PremiumThe app version of Spotify you’re using:Spotify version 1.1.55.498.gf9a83c60Spotify version 1.1.56.595.g2...

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  • Country Germany   Your device and operating system: Dell Precision 5750 / Arch Linux / Swaywm Type of Spotify account you have (Free/ Premium): Premium The app version of Spotify y...
  • MetalGodwin
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CSS Bug in Linux Debian Client

PlanPremiumCountryGermanyDeviceLenovo Thinkpad T470sOperating SystemLinux Debian 11Version(spotify --version) Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819My Question or IssueWhen you have too many playlists the scrolling fails and it scrolls the entire page....

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  • Plan Premium Country Germany Device Lenovo Thinkpad T470s Operating System Linux Debian 11 Version (spotify --version) Spotify version 1.1.84.716.gc5f8b819 My Question or Issue When you h...
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Where does Spotify store data for playlists locally?

Where does Spotify store playlist data, e.g., how many tracks, song titles, artists, etc., locally? Is it stored in a specific file/format that I could easily parse? It'd be nice to be able to extract data from my playlists using a simple XML or JSON...

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  • ...appens from time-to-time).   I am using a Windows PC, but this type of knowledge would be nice to have for Linux/Mac if it's significantly different.
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