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I've added spotify preview as my defualt music program, by doing this.

As doug suggested, simply add this line to your >~/.local/share/applications/mimeapps.list file in two places, like so:

[Default Applications] ... audio/x-vorbis+ogg=spotify.desktop

[Added Associations] ... audio/x-vorbis+ogg=spotify.desktop;

But the media buttons doesnt seem to wanna work. Is there any easy known way to fix this without binding special keys etc perhaps?

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Which computer are you using? Is it a laptop or a desktop? If it's a laptop please provide the model, if it's a desktop, please provide the keyboard model/ –  Томица Кораћ Oct 13 '12 at 11:01

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This is a known issue with the Spotify Linux client. It's something that the company is aware of, but in the meantime you can use the Spotify Gnome Integration software to get the media keys working.

Edit: Hooray, we added this feature in client version 0.9.4! It should now work, if it doesn't then please post a message on the community forums.

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Worked fantastically in quantal as well, latest build still doesn't appear to support the media keys. –  Aquatoad Apr 17 '13 at 21:51

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