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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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Cannot select a value on dropdown buttons on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I just migrated from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. It's a fresh install, I completely reinstalled the system. I installed Spotify from snap source and deb package to test if the bug is present. On the both versions, I can't select a value fro...

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  • I just migrated from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. It's a fresh install, I completely reinstalled the system. I installed Spotify from snap source and deb package to test if the bug is p...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Spotify Notifications steals current windows focus on song changes

PlanPremiumCountryUSADevicePCOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa My Question or Issue Spotify Notifications steals current windows focus on initial song plays. The ability to turn off notifications from the Ubuntu desktop's notifications setting...

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  • Plan Premium Country USA Device PC Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa   My Question or Issue   Spotify Notifications steals current windows focus on initial song plays.&n...
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    Notifications
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[Firefox] Web player continues playing but no sound after 10 seconds

PlanPremiumCountryIndiaDeviceLenovoOperating SystemLinux, Ubuntu My Question or IssueNo music from web player after 10s, but it shows that music is playing. I tried:- private window,- clearing cookies I use firefox in linux as my primary driver and I...

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  • Plan Premium Country India Device Lenovo Operating System Linux, Ubuntu   My Question or Issue No music from web player after 10s, but it shows that music is playing.    I...
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Spotify takes 20 seconds to load on Ubuntu, use LZO compression to fix it

PlanPremiumDeviceAMD 3900X, 64 GB 3200 Mhz, NVME SSDOperating SystemUbuntu 20.04, installed through https://snapcraft.io/spotifyMy Question or IssueSpotify takes 20 seconds to fully load on a "cold start" when installed as a Snap. There's an easy fix...

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  • Plan Premium Device AMD 3900X, 64 GB 3200 Mhz, NVME SSD Operating System Ubuntu 20.04, installed through https://snapcraft.io/spotify My Question or Issue Spotify takes 20 seconds to f...
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Spotify crashes when adding a folder to local files

PlanPremiumCountryItalyDevicesamsung r540Operating Systemubuntu 20.04 lts My Question or IssueSpotify crashes when adding folder to local files. I installed the stable version and I also tried the version from ubuntu store but same problem. A few mon...

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  • Plan Premium Country Italy Device samsung r540 Operating System ubuntu 20.04 lts   My Question or Issue Spotify crashes when adding folder to local files. I installed the stable v...
  • JasonLG1979
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    LocalFiles
    Spotify
    ubuntu
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Tiny mouse pointer i HiDPI screen (only Snap package)

Plan PremiumOperating System Ubuntu 20.04My Question or Issue The mouse pointer looks extremely tiny when running the Snap version in a HiDPI screen. Notice that the problem is not related to the size of the text, the text can be correctly zoomed in ...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Ubuntu 20.04 My Question or Issue   The mouse pointer looks extremely tiny  when running the Snap version in a HiDPI screen. Notice that the p...
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Spotify desktop app wont launch

PlanPremium StudentCountryGreece/USDevicehp elitebook 8460pOperating SystemUbuntu Debian 18.04.5 LTS (Bionic Beaver) My Question or IssueI can't launch the spotify app. Ubuntu 18.04Spotify 1.1.42.622.gbd112320-37When I try open the app through termin...

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  • Plan Premium Student Country Greece/US Device hp elitebook 8460p Operating System Ubuntu Debian 18.04.5 LTS (Bionic Beaver)   My Question or Issue I can't launch the spotify app....
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Spotify keeps skipping songs

Plan - PremiumCountry -South AfricaDevice - Dell Latitude E5450Operating System - Ubuntu Mate Lastest LTS ( 20.04 ) My Question or IssueFor some reason my Spotify application keeps skipping all the songs. Until it reaches the end of the playlist and ...

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  • Plan - Premium Country -South Africa Device - Dell Latitude E5450 Operating System - Ubuntu Mate Lastest LTS ( 20.04 )   My Question or Issue For some reason my Spotify a...
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Ubuntu 19.10 - "Unknown Title" Shown in Gnome Menu Bar

PlanPremiumCountryUSDeviceIntel® Core™ i5-7500 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 4Operating SystemUbuntu 19.10 (5.3.0-42-generic) My Question or IssueThe Gnome menu bar only displays "Unknown Title" while Spotify 1.1.26.501.gbe11e53b is playing. The controls work, but...

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  • Plan Premium Country US Device Intel® Core™ i5-7500 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 4 Operating System Ubuntu 19.10 (5.3.0-42-generic)   My Question or Issue The Gnome menu bar only displays "U...
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Unusable on HiDPI screens

DeviceDell XPS 13 (9380) Operating SystemUbuntu 19.10 My Question or IssueOn a HiDPI screen with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 scaled 200% to 1920 x 1080 the Spotify app doesn't scale with the rest of the operating system. The work around is to edit th...

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  • Device Dell XPS 13 (9380)   Operating System Ubuntu 19.10   My Question or Issue On a HiDPI screen with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 scaled 200% to 1920 x 1080 the Spotify app d...
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migrate between spotify linux clients keeping spotify cache of downloaded songs

PlanPremiumOperating SystemLinux (any kind)mine is currently ubuntu but moving to manjaroMy Question or IssueHi. Because of the workflow I have I tend to change my operating systems a lot. And the thing about spotify that bothers me is that I can't f...

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  • Plan Premium Operating System Linux (any kind) mine is currently ubuntu but moving to manjaro My Question or Issue Hi. Because of the workflow I have I tend to change my operating systems a l...
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    Download
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    offline
    Spotify
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Solved!! Spotify is opening on startup and there is no option listed in the advances settings, to turn it off

Hi!As the title tells it: the desktop app opens, after starting up the laptop. In the advanced settings there is no option to turn this feature off. There's just a blank space under the 'Startup and Window behaviour'. I also tried to solve it in the ...

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  • Hi! As the title tells it: the desktop app opens, after starting up the laptop. In the advanced settings  there is no option to turn this feature off. There's just a blank space under the 'St...
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How to limit the cache directory size for snap-based Linux client

To limit the cache size under Ubuntu, edit the file:/home/$USER/snap/spotify/current/.config/spotify/prefsAdd the following line for the limit of 1024 MB (=1 GB)storage.size=1024

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  • To limit the cache size under Ubuntu, edit the file: /home/$USER/snap/spotify/current/.config/spotify/prefs Add the following line for the limit of 1024 MB (=1 GB) storage.size=1024
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    limit
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Can't play the current song (Ubuntu 18.04)

PlanPremiumCountryFinlandDeviceThinkPad T470pOperating SystemUbuntu 18.04 My IssueI was listening on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S8) and opened Spotify on my laptop, as I always do when getting to work. I switched the device, to listen on my laptop, but...

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  • Plan Premium Country Finland Device ThinkPad T470p Operating System Ubuntu 18.04   My Issue I was listening on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S8) and opened Spotify on my laptop, as I a...
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Solved!! [Desktop] Force Close When Playing Local Files

Spotify Version1.0.99.250.g936eab8d (Installed from Ubuntu Snap)PlanPremiumCountryIndonesiaDeviceHP Pavillion (Core i7 8550U)Operating SystemUbuntu 18.04.1 My Question or IssueI usually use Spotify on my Ubuntu 18.04, currently this application often...

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  • Spotify Version 1.0.99.250.g936eab8d (Installed from Ubuntu Snap) Plan Premium Country Indonesia Device HP Pavillion (Core i7 8550U) Operating System Ubuntu 18.04.1   My Question or I...
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Shuffle and repeat buttons disabled on linux-desktop

PlanPremiumCountry BrazilOperating SystemUbuntu 16.04LTSSpotify Version1.0.94.262.g3d5c231c My Question or IssueI can't use the shuffle button for some time now (I think a month) on linux-desktop spotify. It works normally on web, android and windows...

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  • Plan Premium Country  Brazil Operating System Ubuntu 16.04LTS Spotify Version 1.0.94.262.g3d5c231c    My Question or Issue I can't use the shuffle button for some time now (I...
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Solved!! Interface not scaling on HDPI screen based on System Settings [Ubuntu 18.04 and 18.10]

PlanPremiumCountrySingaporeDeviceHuawei Matebook X PROResolution : 3000x2000Scaling Factor: 200%Operating SystemUbuntu 18.10 (and 18.04) My Question or IssueThe Spotify interface doesn't follow the scaling factor set in the Gnome Settings (200%). Eve...

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  • Plan Premium Country Singapore Device Huawei Matebook X PRO Resolution : 3000x2000 Scaling Factor: 200% Operating System Ubuntu 18.10 (and 18.04)   My Question or Issue The S...
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Ubuntu Snap: Prevents connection of display through usb-c.

Hi guys,I've discovered that spotify prevents me from connecting a display through usb-c.If I close spotify it works fine.Ubuntu snap 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78-41 (13)Connection is usb-c -> apple usb-c to hdmi-adapter -> monitor. Relevant syslog:Apr 26 12...

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  •   Hi guys, I've discovered that spotify prevents me from connecting a display through usb-c. If I close spotify it works fine. Ubuntu snap 1.0.77.338.g758ebd78-41 (13) Connection is u...
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Superuser Contribution Ubuntu How to change Offline songs storage folder to another directory on a mounted device.

I'm Trying to change the offline songs storage folder to one on a mounted device. But when I'm trying to do it it says:cannot read the contents of mediaerror opening directory '/media': Permission deniedI also tried to use a symbolic link, but that a...

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  • ...ermission denied I also tried to use a symbolic link, but that also didn't work (same problem). I installed spotify with Ubuntu Software Center, and would prefer to keep it that way.   Does anyone h...
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    Music Storage
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